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OF

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THE NEW CODE-COUNTIES AND RAILWAYS.

Enlarged Edition, 180 pages, 1s., or with 5 Maps, 1s. 3d. RUDIMENTS OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY,

with an Outline of Sacred Geography, and Directions for the Construction of Maps. By ALEX. REID, LL.D.

The Names of Places are accented, and accompanied with short descriptions, and occasionally with the mention of some remarkable event. To the several Countries are appended notices of their Physical Geography, Productions, Government, and Religion.

This Edition has been thoroughly revised and enlarged by 36 pages of extra information regarding the Counties and Principal Railways of the United Kingdom.

ETC.

** A Specimen Copy will be sent to Teachers post-free, on receipt of half the retail price in stamps, by OLIVER AND BOYD, Edinburgh.

EDINBURGH: OLIVER AND BOYD.
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EDINBURGH:
OLIVER AND BOYD, TWEEDDALE COURT.
LONDON : SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, AND CO.

1872.

Price 1s.; or bound with the ADVANCED TEXT-Book, 2s. 6d.

OF

ENGLISH COMPOSITION,

BASED ON GRAMMATICAL SYNTHESIS.

BY

WALTER SCOTT DALGLEISH, M.A. EDIN.,

LATE ENGLISH MASTER IN THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE,
AUTHOR OF "THE PROGRESSIVE ENGLISH GRAMMAR," "GRAMMATICAL ANALYSIS," ETC.

NINTH EDITION, REVISED.

EDINBURGH:
OLIVER AND BOYD, TWEEDDALE COURT.
LONDON : SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, AND CO.

1872.

Price is.; or bound with the ADVANCED TEXT-BOOK, 25. 6d.

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OUTLINES OF ENGLISH COMPOSITION,

For ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS; with EXERCISES. 6d.
INTRODUCTORY TEXT-BOOK OF ENGLISH COMPOSITION;

BASED ON GRAMMATICAL SYNTHESIS:
Containing SENTENCES, PARAGRAPHS, and SHORT Essays. 18.
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Treating of STYLE, PROSE THEMES, and VERSIFICATION. 2s.

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OUTLINES OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND ANALYSIS,

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PROGRESSIVE ENGLISH GRAMMAR, WITH EXERCISES. 2s.
From Dr Josqph Bosworth, Professor of Anglo-Saxon in the University of Oxford;

Author of the Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, etc., etc.
“Quite a practical work, and contains a vast quantity of important information, well
arranged, and brought up to the present improved state of philology. I have never
seen so much matter brought together in so short a space.”

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PREFACE.

This Book is intended as a sequel to the ordinary Text-Books on English Grammar and Analysis. It takes up the subject where analysis leaves it; and as its method is synthetical throughout, its processes form the natural and necessary complement to those of analysis.

The process of grammatical Synthesis which forms the fundamental peculiarity of the work (vide § 55, et seq.), will be found to differ widely from the so-called synthesis hitherto in use. This latter process, which is little else than the conversion of a series of similar simple sentences into one complex or compound sentence, corresponds rather with what in the following pages is termed Contraction (§ 31), -an exercise which, however useful incidentally, neither requires great skill, nor conduces to much mental exertion. This work, on the contrary, aims at making the building up of sentences by Synthesis, as exact and useful a discipline as the breaking down of sentences by Analysis is now admitted to be. Accordingly, in the following exercises, especially will this be noticed in those on complex and compound sentences,-each element in the data has a specific function to perform; so that if the sentence, constructed according to the

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