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Essentials Of English Grammar
In order to speak and write the English language correc...

Arrangement Of Words In A Sentence
Of course in simple sentences the natural order of arrangemen...

Propriety
Propriety of style consists in using words in their proper se...

Each Otherone Another
Each other refers to two, one another to more than two. "Jone...

Expressive Of Writer
Style is expressive of the writer, as to who he is and what h...

Punctuation
Lindley Murray and Goold Brown laid down cast-iron rule...

A Good Library
Besides the works mentioned everyone should endeavor to have ...

Sequence Of Tenses
When two verbs depend on each other their tenses must have a ...


STRENGTH




Diction - Purity - Propriety - Precision.

Strength is that property of style which gives animation, energy and
vivacity to language and sustains the interest of the reader. It is as
necessary to language as good food is to the body. Without it the words
are weak and feeble and create little or no impression on the mind. In
order to have strength the language must be concise, that is, much
expressed in little compass, you must hit the nail fairly on the head and
drive it in straight. Go critically over what you write and strike out
every word, phrase and clause the omission of which impairs neither the
clearness nor force of the sentence and so avoid redundancy, tautology
and circumlocution. Give the most important words the most prominent
places, which, as has been pointed out elsewhere, are the beginning and
end of the sentence.





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