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The Paragraph
The paragraph may be defined as a group of sentences that are...

First Personal Pronoun
The use of the first personal pronoun should be avoided as mu...

Ellipsis
Errors in ellipsis occur chiefly with prepositions. His ob...

Ten Greatest English Essayists
Bacon, Addison, Steele, Macaulay, Lamb, Jeffrey, De Quincey, ...

Past Tense
Sing. Plural ...

Participles
Present Past Perfect ...

N. Y.
In writing to the President the superscription on the envelop...

Preposition
A preposition connects words, clauses, and sentences together...


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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