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OBs. 5.-- When the same word is qualified by two or more Adjectives, the one denoting the most definite quality should be placed next it; and, when one Adjective specifies and the other qualifies, the Qualifying Adjective is placed next the Noun. EXAMPLES.-1. An industrious YOUNG man.

2. A large SWEET apple.
3. “Sound the LOUD timbrel o'er Egypt's DARK Bea.

NOTE V.-An Adjective in Predicate is placed immediately after its Verb or Participle. EXAMPLES.—1. “Which MAKETH glad the heart of man.”

2. “ Canst thou grow sad as earth grows bright pa
3. “His palsied hand WAXED strong.
4. “And the eyes of the sleepers WAXED deadly and chill.
5. “How various his employments whom the world

CALLS idle."

OBS. 1.-EXCEPTION.—When the Verb is Transitive, its Objeet is sometimes--not always—placed between it and the Adjective in Pro dicate. EXAMPLES.—1. “Vanity often RENDERS man contemptible."

2. “Winter MAKETH the light heart sad.

Obs. 2.—EXCEPTION 2.-For the sake of euphony, for emphasis, or for rhythm, the Adjective is sometimes placed before the Verb. EXAMPLES.—1. “ Hard is my fate, cried the heart-broken stranger."

2. “ Bloodless are these limbs, and cold.”
3. Hard, hard, indeed, was the contest for freedom."

OBs. 3.—This construction should be carefully distinguished from that in which the Adjective qualifies the Object of the Verb.

EXAMPLES.—1. “But we left him alone with his glory."



234.–What is an Adjunct ?

What may be the forms of Adjuncts !

1. “A man who has talents, will succeed in business." Condense this by replacing the Sentence Adjunct by a Phrase. Replace the Phrase by an equivalent Word.

Are all Adjunct Words, Phrases, and Sentences interchangeable! 235.—What Elements of Sentences may be affected by Adjuncts !

How are Adjuncts of Substantives to be parsed? 236.—How are Logical Aljuncts commonly construed!

Repeat Rule 7.—Make Sentences to illustrate.
• In what distinct methods do Adjectives describe Substantives !
Is Word used Adjectively in one Sentence, always an Adjective!
Wherein do Adjectives commonly differ in form from Substantives

of similar signification?
238.—Repeat Note I.—Make Sentences to illustrate.

What Adjectives are commonly used in Comparisons of Equality ? 239.—What Word introduces the second term of the Comparison!

Supply the proper Words omitted in the following Sentences.

2. “Anna is—tall as Clarissa."

3. “Rachel is not-tall as Mary.”
Repeat Note II.—Make Sentences to illustrate.
What Word introduces the second term of a Comparison of In

equality ?
4. “Delia is taller-Isabella, but not fairer-Helen."

Supply the proper Words in the above Sentence. 240.—Repeat Note III.—Make Sentences to illustrate. Correct the following Sentences, and give proper authority for

each criticism : 5. “Shakspeare is more faithful to the true language of Nature,

than any writer.”—Blair. 6. “Cibber grants it to be a better poem of its kind than ever

was written.”Pope. 7. “The Christian religion gives a more lovely character !

God, than any religion ever did.”—Murray. 8. “Of all other nations, ours has the best form of government:

It is, of all others, that which most moves us."--Sheridan




241.-Repeat Note IV.-Make Sentences to illustrate. Correct the following errors by the Note, or by the Observations:

“Northern Spy is fine specimen of an apple.” 10. “Lawrence is abler mathematician than a linguist.” 11. “The highest title in the State is that of the Governor." 12. “Organic chemistry treats of the animal and vegetable

kingdom.” 13. “The north and south poles are indicated on the map.” 14. “Mary, widow of the late Col. Clark, and the mother of

the Governor, resides with us.”

242.-Repeat Note V.-Make Sentences to illustrate. 15. “ Substitutes have three Persons; the First, Second, and the

Third." --Pierce's Grammar. 16. “In some cases we can use either the Nominative or Accu

sative, promiscuously.”—Adam's Latin Grammar. 17. “I doubt his capacity to teach either the French or English

languages.” 18. “The passive and neuter verbs I shall reserve for some

future consideration.”Ingersoll's Grammar. 19. “E has a long and short sound.”-Bicknell's Grammar. 20. “The perfect participle and imperfect tense ought not to

be confounded.”—Murray. 21. “There is, however, another, and a more limited sense.”

Adam's Rhetoric. 22. “Novelty produces in the mind a vivid and an agreeable

emotion.”-Blair. 23. « Jewell the poet and the professor of English literature,

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343.--Repeat NotE VII.—Make Sentences to illustrate.

Correct the following errors :
24. “I have not been in London this five years."

Webster's Grammar 25. “If I had not left off troubling you about those kind of

26. “They are these kind of gods which Horace mentions.”

Addison 27. “Many things are not that which they appear to be.”

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243.—Repeat Note VIII.- Make Sentences to illustrate.

Correct the following errors:

28. “The wall is ten foot high.”—Harrison's Grammar.
29. “A close prisoner, in a room twenty foot square.”—Locke
80. “These verses consist of two sort of rhymes.”—Formey.

81. “ 'Tis for a thousand pound.”— Cowper.
Repeat Rule 7.-Make Sentences to illustrate.
Correct the following errors :

32. “ I have neither John nor Eliza's books."-Nixon.
33. “James relieves neither the boy nor the girl's distress."
34. "Which, for distinction sake, I shall put down severally."
35. “King James translators merely revised former transla-

tions."Frazee's Grammar.
244.-Repeat Note I.-Make Sentences to illustrate.
245.—Repeat Note II.- Make Sentences to illustrate.

Correct the following errors:
36. “The General in the army's name, published a declara

87. “The bill passed the Lord's house, but failed in the Com.

mons." 38. “It is curious enough that this Sentence of the bishop in

itself, ungrammatical.”—Cobbett's Grammar. 89. “ We should presently be sensible of the melody suffering." 40. “This depends on their being more or less emphatic, and

on the vowel-sound being long or short.” • 41. “Whose principles forbid them taking part in the adminis

tration of the government.”Liberator. 248.-Repeat NOTE III.- Make Sentences to illustrate. 850.-Repeat Note IV.—Make Sentences to illustrate.

Correct the following errors :
42. “The group of little misses appeared most lovely and

43. “Heaven opened widely her everlasting gates."

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44. “The poor girl feels very badly about it."--Hawley.
46. “The sight appeared terribly to me.”
46 “Did uot Lois look must beautifully at the lecture ?"


RULE 9.—Adverbs belong to Verbs, Adjectives, and other Adverbs which they modify.

Obs. 1.–An Adverb may consist of a Word, a Phrase, or a Sentence

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OBs. 2.-An Adverb may modify a Word, a Phrase, or a Sentence.

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NOTE I.-In the use of Adverbs, that form should be adopted which is in accordance with the best authority.

OBs. 1.—Most Adverbs are derivative words, and are generally formed by adding ly (formerly written lie--a contraction of like) to its Primitive. EXAMPLES. —A just man will deal justly.

A foolish man will act foulishly.

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