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This Muchthus Much
"This much is certain" should be "Thus much or so much is cer...

Present Perfect Tense
Sing. Plural ...

Riseraise
These verbs are very often confounded. Rise is to move or pas...

Purity
Purity of style consists in using words which are reputable, ...

Past Perfect Tense
Sing. Plural ...

That For So
"The hurt it was that painful it made him cry," say "so painf...

Lessfewer
Less refers is quantity, fewer to number. "No man has less vi...

Subscription
The Subscription or ending of a letter consists of the term o...


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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