Speaking Writing Articles
Don't confound the two. Eat is present, ate is past. "I eat t...
"Don't say, These kind; those sort. Kind and sort are each si...
Strength is that property of style which gives animation, ene...
Ten Greatest American Poets
Bryant, Poe, Whittier, Longfellow, Lowell, Emerson, Whitman, ...
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wagstaff request the
The first requisite of style is choice of words, and this com...
Good Conversation Conclusion
Good conversation, then, is like a well-played game of whis...
Sequence Of Tenses
When two verbs depend on each other their tenses must have a ...
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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