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

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

Kinds Of Style
Style has been classified in different ways, but it admits of...

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

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

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

Present Perfect Tense
Sing. Plural ...

Furtherfarther
Further is commonly used to denote quantity, farther to denot...


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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