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Series of Instructions and Examples. New Edition, revised and corrected
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Book for the Higher Classes in Schools or for Home Teaching.. 12mo. 78.
STUDIES from the ENGLISH POETS: A Reading
the Attainment of a good Style of Writing : With an Historical Sketch of the English Language, and brief Remarks on its Nature and Genius. By G. F. GRAHAM. Intended for the Higher Classes in Schools and Colleges..
... Fcp. 78. This work, which is specially adapted | style-Purity, Propriety, Precision, &c., for self-instruction, contains a complete are here discussed at length, and errors course of the study of English style. Part against these principles are illustrated by I. treats of Words in their primary and examples. Part VI. is on Sentences, as secondary senses, together with Propo- simple or complex: the latter being subsitions in all their forms; and Exercises divided into Periods and Loose Sentences. on Forms of Sentences. In Part II. the These are followed by observations on the subjects treated are Definitions, Descrip- Unity, Strength, and Harmony of Sention, Narrative, Letter-writing, Despatches, tences- also illustrated by examples. Then and Reports. Part III. consists of expla- in Part VII. follow explanations and rules nations and exercises on various Forms of on the application of Figurative Language Argument; such as Enumeration, Con- to prose composition. The whole closes trast, Cause and Effect, Experience, with Part VIII., an Historical Sketch of Example, &c. Part IV. begins with re- our Language, with Specimens of its Conmarks on the nature of subjects for com- dition from the earliest to the present position, and concludes with Sketches of time: to which are added remarks on its Themes on a great variety of subjects, to nature and characteristics.-Each Part is be used as helps to the student. Part v. followed by Examination Questions on the is on Style. The various qualities of matter of which it treats.
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AUTHOR OF ENGLISH ; OR, THE ART OF COMPOSITION"
HELPS TO ENGLISH GRAMMAR"
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WITH CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS BY THE AUTHOR.
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