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The Verb
A verb is a word which implies action or the doing of somethi...

Three Essentials
The three essentials of the English language are: Purity, Per...

Ten Greatest American Poets
Bryant, Poe, Whittier, Longfellow, Lowell, Emerson, Whitman, ...

Attraction
Very often the verb is separated from its real nominative or ...

The Parts Of Speech
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Errors
In the following examples the word or words in parenthe...

Prepositions And The Objective Case
Don't forget that prepositions always take the objective case...

Pronoun
A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun; as, "John gave h...


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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