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And With The Relative
Never use and with the relative in this manner: "That is the ...

The English Language In A Nutshell
All the words in the English language are divided into nine g...

Participles
Present Past Perfect ...

(present Tense Only)
Sing. Plural ...

Requirements Of Speech
It is very easy to learn how to speak and write correct...

Thesethose
"Don't say, These kind; those sort. Kind and sort are each si...

Am Comehave Come
"I am come" points to my being here, while "I have come" inti...

Choice Of Words
In another place in this book advice has been given to ...


SYLLABLES AND WORDS




Divisions of Grammar Definitions - Etymology.

A syllable is a distinct sound produced by a single effort of
[Transcriber's note: 1-2 words illegible] shall, pig, dog. In every
syllable there must be at least one vowel.

A word consists of one syllable or a combination of syllables.

Many rules are given for the dividing of words into syllables, but the
best is to follow as closely as possible the divisions made by the organs
of speech in properly pronouncing them.





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