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But, 369, 930, p. 316.

Correlatives, 963; antecedent term of,
By, p. 317.

964; list of, 966; position of, 967; sub-

sequent term of, 965.
Capital letters, 90.
Caret, 119.

Dash, 110.
Case, apposition and predication, 508- Dative, 491.

520; definition of, 451; nominative, Debates, 1032.
456-469; objective, 490-505; posses- Declension, 313, 527 ; of nouns, 528; of
sive, 472-485.

pronouns, 530, etc.
Certain, 760.

Descriptions, 938, 998; of objects, 939;
Checks, 1046.

of persons, 945; of places, 941 ; of
Classes and properties of the parts of

processes, 943.
speech, p. 107.

Dialogues, 1035.
Clauses, abridged, 271-274; definition Diaries, 850.

of, 51; how introduced, 248; position Dictionary, 287, II.
of, 927-929; punctuation of, 95; un- Divers, 760.
abridged, 270; uses of, 253–257, 275, Don't, 82.
276.

Double negatives, 816, 3, 4.
Colon, 101.

Drafts, 1045.
Comma, 95.

Duebills, 1044.
Comparison, adjectives not compared,

777; comparative degree, 770; defini-
tion of, 313; degrees of, 768; double Each, 373, 515, 760; each other, 377.

Either, 374.
comparatives, 776; irregular, 787; of

Elements of sentences, 143, 144; ele-
adjectives, 767-788; of adverbs, 827-

ments of speech, p. 7.
830; positive degree, 769; rules for
expressing, 780-786; superlative de Else, 480, 760, 798, p. 327.

Enough, 836, p. 317.
gree, 773-775.
Complements, definition of, 156; kinds Errors of speech, p. 317.

Essays, 1027.
of, 172; position of, 518, 519.
Composition, definition of, 87; material Etymology, grammatical, 74; of gram-

matical terms, p. 349.
for, 88; miscellaneous subjects for,

Every, 760, p. 317.
1048; rules, 89; suggestions for compo-

Exclamation point, 65, 109.
sition classes, p. 350.
Conjugation, 313; definition of, 716; of Expletives, p. 318.

be, 718; of see, 721.
Conjunctions, cautions, 960; classes of Far, p. 318.

coördinate, 954; classes of subordinate, Farewell, p. 318.
955; coördinate, 47, 950; correlatives, Few, 756, 760.
963-967; definition of, 46, 948; pars- Figures of speech, 293, 294; apostrophe,
ing, 974; position of, 951, 953; rules 295, 8; cautions, 296; hyperbole, 295,6;
for, 968-973; subordinate, 54, 952; irony, 295, 7; metaphor, 295, 2; me-
uses of, 226–228.

tonymy, 295, 3; personification, 295, 5;
Conjunctive pronouns, 355 ; adjectives, 394; 395; simile, 295, 1; synecdoche,
748, 4; adverbs, 820, 2; p. 317.

295, 4.
Construction, 147, note; of sentences, First, p. 318.
552; rules of, p. 345.

For, p. 318.
Constructions, abbreviated, 1001-1008; Foreign expressions, 287, 10; 291.

irregular, 1009-1011; mathematical, Forms of tenses, common, 695; defini-
1013-1026; poetical, 1012.

tion of, 694; emphatic, 696; passive,
Contractions, 80-82.

698; progressive, 697.

Forms of verbals, 883-885; infinitive, duction to, 212; of application, 264;
884; participial, 885.

of friendship, 262; parts of, 191; salu-
Full, p. 318.

tation, 214; signature, 232; super-

scription, 243; titles used in, 213.
Gender, common, 388, 393; definition of, Like, 814, note; p. 321.

383; feminine, 387; how applied, 384; Little, 760, 815, p. 321.
how sex is distinguished, 396; in other | Low, p. 321.
languages, 395, note; masculine, 386;
neuter, 389; note on, p. 318; of col- Make, p. 321.
lective nouns, 391; of personified Many, 756; many a, 760.

nouns, 394, 395; sex disregarded, 392. Mathematical constructions, 1013; alge-
Gerund, p. 319.

braic and geometric expressions, 1023,
Grammar, definition of, 72, p. 319; divi- etc.; fundamental rules, 1019, etc.;
sions of, 74.

numbers, 1015, etc.

Methinks, meseems, 703, p. 321.
Had, p. 320.

Modify, 25, 26; modifiers, 27, p. 321.
Half, p. 320.

Mood, definition of, 626; imperative, 639-
Hard, p. 320.

643; indicative, 628-631; infinitive,
High, p. 320.

644-647; participial, 648-650; poten-
Historical sketches, 911, 913.

tial, 636–638, p. 323; subjunctive, 632-
History of English language, p. 353.

635; tenses of each mood, 658–692;
However, p. 320.

used interrogatively, 631, 638.
Hundred, 756.

More, p. 321.
Hyphen, 118.

Names, abbreviations of, p. 348; of days
Idea, 67, 285.

of week, 15; of months and seasons,
Infinitives, p. 320; see also mood and

15; particular, 12, 14.
verbals.
Inflection, definition of, 311; of parts of Narratives, 808, 998.

Near, p. 321 ; nearly, p. 322.
speech, 312.

Needs, p. 322.
Initial letter, 13.
In order, p. 321.

Neither, 374; 819, 9, note; 966.

No, p. 322.
Interjection, classes of, 986; definition of,

Notes of invitation, etc., 280.
64,985; parsing of, 993 ; rule for, 992; Notes, miscellaneous, p. 315; on con-
words used as, 987.

junctive adverbs, p. 317; on factitive
Interrogation point, 106.

predicate, p. 318; on gender, p. 318;
Interrogative adjective, 748, 3; 749; ad-

on gerund, p. 319; on infinitives,
verb, 820, I; pronoun, 351-354.

p. 320; on non-finite verbs and verbals,
Invitations, 281.

p. 322; on participles, p. 322; on po-
Invoices, 1041.

sition, p. 323; on potential mood,
Irregularity, IOII, 1014.

p. 323; on properties, p. 324; on strong
Is building, 697

and weak verbs, p. 325.
It, 348, p. 321.

Nouns, abstract, 330; adverbial objects,
Journals, 850.

183, 497, 501; appositive, 153, 508-

520; case of, 451, etc.; classes of,
Language, 67; history of English, p. 353. 320-330; clauses used as, 257, 276;
Language tables, 549, 729, 730.

collective, 329; common, 323-327;
Let, p. 321.

become proper, 326-328;
Letters, 189; answers to, 265; body of, compound, 334; declension of, 528;

260; business, 263; conclusion, 230; definition of, 8, 316; derivative, 335;
folding, 242; heading, 208-210; intro- direct objects, 166, 167, 493, 499, 500;

common

third, 410.

145, etc.

21.

gender of, 382-403; indirect objects, / Parts of speech, definition of, 68; enu-
174-181, 496, 499; material, 324; num- meration of, 69, 301; how determined,
ber of, 412-441; objective predicate, 70; inflection of, 312; properties of,
170, 508; objects of prepositions, 185, 311.
498, 503; parsing of, 541-544; person Period, 103.
of, 404-410; phrases used as, 240; | Personification, 296, 394, 395.
position of, 458, 475, 499, 516; posses- Person of nouns and pronouns, defini-
sive, 150, 472–485; proper, 321, 327, tion of, 405; first, 408; second, 409;
328; proper become common, 325;
properties of, 381; rules for, p. 345; Person of verbs, 700–709.
subject of verb, 145, 456; subjective Phrase adverbs, 815.
predicate, 159, 162; used absolutely, Phrases, definition of, 38; position of,
164, 467-469; used as complements, 927–929: punctuation of, 95, 4, 5; uses
155, 156, 159, 162, 164, 166; used in-

of, 235-241.
dependently, 187, 464-466; uses of, Pleonasm, 466.

Poetical constructions, 1012.
Number, definition of, 413; irregular Position of parts of speech, 73, p. 323.

plurals, 426, 445; of collective nouns, Predicate, definition of, 21; incom-
439; of foreign nouns, 440, 441; of plete, 157, 172; grammatical and
letters, figures, and signs, 421; of logical, 144; of sentence, 147; verb,
nouns and pronouns, 412, etc.; of pro-
nouns, 445-448; of this and that, Predicate adjectives, factitive, p. 318;
792; of verbs, 700-708; plural, 417; objective, 200; subjective, 193, 196.
plurals of compound nouns, 430; plu- Predicate nouns and pronouns, objec-
ral nouns, 438; plurals of proper tive, 170; position of, 518-520; rules
nouns, 430; rules for, 419-421; singu- for, 510-512; subjective, 159, 162;
lar, 416; singular nouns, 437.

verbs used with objective, 171.

Prefixes, 307, 335, 606, 762, p. 358.
O, oh, 90, 11; 109.

Prepositions, cautions, 921 ; definition of,
Objects, adjectives and adverbs used 39, 916; list of, 930, 931; object of,

with indirect, 181; adverbial, 183; 40, 917, 918; object of, omitted, 920;
classes of, 491; definition of, 490; parsing of, 934; position of, 924, etc.;
direct, 166; how found, 167, 175, 180; rules for, 932, 933; words combined
indirect, 174, 176, 179, 181; of prepo-

with, 292.
sition, 185; position of, 499-505; verbs Professor, 213, 216.
used with indirect, 176.

Promissory notes, 1043.
Omitted words, 85.

Pronouns, adjective, 371-378; anteced-
Once, p. 322.

ent of, 339, 524; declension of, 530
One, 376; one another, 377.

534; definition of, 9, 337 ; case of, 451,
Only, 204, 838, p. 322.

etc.; classes of, 343; classes of adjec-

tive, 378; compound conjunctive, 358,
Orations, 1030.

359; compound personal, 346, 347 ;
Orders, 1047

conjunctive, 355-370; interrogative,
Other, 376.

351-354; gender of, 382–396; number
Own, 760.

of, 445-448; parsing of, 541-544; per-

sonal, 344-346; person of, 404-410;
Paragraphs, 734, 735.

position of (see nouns, Index); rela-
Parenthesis, marks of, 111.

tive, 356-370; rules for, p. 345; uses
Parsing, 540, etc.

of (see uses of nouns).
Participles, see mood and verbals; also Properties, definition of, 310; number of,
p. 322.

how determined, p. 324; of adjectives

Or, 970.

and adverbs, 767; of nouns, 381; of Spelling, rules for, 315.
verbs, 608; of verbals, 873.

Statements, 4; combined, 566; empha-
Punctuation, definition of, 93; members sized, 564; punctuation of, 4; sepa-

of a sentence, 95, 10; 101, 2; of ap- rated, 568.
positive nouns and adjective clauses, Style, old or solemn, 350.
95, 3; of declarative and imperative Subject, grammatical and logical, 144;
sentences, 103; of elliptical expres- of sentence, 21, 22, 147; of verb, 20,
sions, 95, 8; of exclamations, 109; of 145; position of, 458-463.
interrogative sentences, 106; principal Subordinate conjunctives, position of,
points, 94.

953; rules for, 971-973; uses of, 247–

251; words used as, 249.
Questions, 5.

Substantives, 10.
Quotation marks, 113.

Suffixes, 308, 335, 606, 762, p. 358.

Suggestions, for composition classes, p.
Reading, course of, p. 362.

350; to teachers, p. 6.
Receipts, 1040.

Sundry, 760.
Redundancy, examples of, 287. 7. Synopsis, definition of, 717; of be, 719.
Reference marks, 120.

Syntax, 74.
Responsives, affirmative, 981; classes of,

980; definition of, 62, 978; negative, Tautology, examples of, 287, 7.

982; parsing of, 984; rule for, 983. Tense, definition of, 654; forms of, 693-
Rules, for spelling, 315; of construction, 697; future, 670; future perfect, 671;
p. 345.

how expressed, 656, 657; number and

form, 658, 659; of verbals, 888–894;
Selection of words, 287.

past, 667, 677, 682; past perfect, 669,
Semicolon, 98.

678, 683; past tense of verbals, 892;
Sentences, abbreviated, 1001; analysis present, 664, 665, 675, 680, 688, 691;

of, 140, etc.; classes of, 125, 134; com- present perfect, 666, 676, 681, 686, 689,
plex, 127; commands made less em- 692; present perfect tense of verbals,
phatic, 562; composition of, 570-574; 891; present tense of verbals, 890;
compound, 128; construction of, 552; simple and relative, 672, 673; use in
contracted compound, 130; declara- each mood, 663-692.
tive, 135; definition of, 2, 123; ex- Than, 370, 955, 960, 965.
clamatory, 138; elements of, 142–144; | That, 364-366, 375, 532, 534, 792, p. 324.
elliptical, 1002; first word of, 3; im- The, 750–759, p. 324.
perative, 137 ; interrogative, 136; mem-

Then, p. 325.
bers of, 129; partial compound, 131; | There, 206; 819, 2, 10.
phraseology changed, 555; predicate This, 375, 534, 792.
of, 21, 594; rules for construction, 552, Thou, 349, 350.
553; simple, 126; statements com- Thought, 67, 571-574.
bined, 556; statements emphasized, | Till, p. 325.
564; statements separated, 568; struc- Titles, capitalized, 90, 6; list of, p. 347.
ture changed, 553; subject of, 21, 144; Transposition, 73.
suggestions for writing, 575; thoughts Twofold use of words, p. 325.

expressed by, 571-574.
Shall, 609, 712, 713, p. 324.

Up with it, etc., 813.
Short stories, 1035.
Should, 609, 714, 715.

Verb phrase, p. 325.
Signs, 317.

Verbs, auxiliary, 609; classes according
Slang phrases, 287, 5.

to form, 582; classes as related to
So, p. 324

objects, 597; classes as related to sub-

jects, 591; conjugation of, 718-721; 876, 878; definition of, 611; of verbals,
complements of, 172; compound, 604, 875–880; passive, 614; passive voice
etc.; defective, 586; definition of, 18, form, 616; passive voice of verbals,
578; derivative, 606, etc.; finite, 592; 877, 879; passive voice form of verbals,
intransitive, 599; irregular, 584; list 880; subject of passive verb, 615, 620-
of irregular, 587; mood of, 626-650;; 622; tests for passive, 616, note; use
non-finite, 593 ; parsing of, 727; per- of passive, 618.
son and number of, 700-703; position
of, 458-462; principal parts of, 581; Was laughed at, 622.
properties of, 608; redundant, 585; Weigh, p. 325.
regular, 583; rules for, 704–709; strong Well, p. 325.
and weak, p. 325; subject of, 20; What, 354, 363, 760, p. 325.
synopsis of, 717, 719; tense of, 654-Which, 362, 365, 760, p. 326.

698; transitive, 598; voice of, 611-622. While, p. 326.
Verbals, adjective use of, 221, 900; ad- Who, 361, 365, p. 326.

verbial use of, 223, 901; classes of, | Will, 609, 712, 713, P. 326.
856, 861, 867; complements of, 162, Words, classed according to form, 303;
164, 196, 198; definite, 862; definition compound, 305; derivative, 306; sim-
of, 58, 854; form of, 883-885; indefi- ple, 304; classed according to use, 69,
nite, 864; irregular, 858; intransitive, 70; combined with prepositions, 292;
869; noun use of, 219, 896; objects of, composition and derivation of, 302;
871; parsing of, 907; position of, 903; frequently misused, 287, 1; ideas ex-
properties of, 873; regular, 857; re- pressed by, 67, 285; rules for selecting,
mark, p. 325; special rule for, 905; 287; use of, 285.
tense of, 888–894; transitive, 868; uses Worth, p. 326.
of, 219-225, 896–904; voice of, 875- | Would, 609, 714, p. 326.

880.
Very, 760, p. 325.

Yesterday, p. 326.
Vocabulary, how acquired, 287, 11. Yet, p. 326.
Voice, active, 613; active voice of verbals, | Yon, yonder, 760.

TYPOGRAPHY BY J. S. CUSHING & Co., Norwood, Mass.

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