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" though not verbally Latin, yet it is the outcome of the Latin grammatical doctrine that the verb to be takes the same case after it as before it. This is a plain instance of the invasion of idiom by grammar. "
State Normal Monthly - Page 26
by Kansas State Teachers College of Emporia - 1897
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The Academy: A Journal of Secondary Education, Volume 6

1892
...Roman and the Latin. When we say 'It is me' we do but translate 'c'est moi' ; and as for 'It is I,' though not verbally Latin, yet it is the outcome of...plain instance of the invasion of Idiom by Grammar." While it seems to us possible to question the correctness of Professor Earle's treatment of the history...
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English Prose: Its Elements, History, and Usage

John Earle - 1890 - 530 pages
...and the Latin. When we say ' It is me ' we do but translate ' c'est moi ' ; and as for ' It is I,' though not verbally Latin, yet it is the outcome of...doctrine that the verb to be takes the same case after it before it. This_is_a,j>lain instance of that invasion of Idi by Grammar which has been spoken of above....
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Studies in English Composition: With Lessons in Language and Rhetoric

Harriet Louise Keeler, Emma C. Davis - 1891 - 210 pages
...the city. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Wrong Case of the Pronoun after the Verb To Be. The verb to be takes the same case after it as before it. This rule holds good when there is a noun or pronoun in the objective case before the infinitive. Examples...
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Studies in English Composition: With Lessons in Language and Rhetoric

Harriet Louise Keeler, Emma C. Davis - 1896 - 210 pages
...the city. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Wrong Case of the Pronoun after the Verb To Be. The verb to be takes the same case after it as before it. This rule holds good when there is a noun or pronoun in the objective case before the infinitive. Examples...
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The Academy: A Journal of Secondary Education, Issued Monthly ..., Volume 6

1892
...Roman and the Latin. When we say 'It is me' we do but translate 'c'est moi'; and as for 'It is I,' though not verbally Latin, yet it is the outcome of...plain instance of the invasion of Idiom by Grammar." While it seems to us possible to question the correctness of Professor Earle's treatment of the history...
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The Florida School Journal, Volumes 8-9

1895
...conjunction, and joins pc<ice aud bread. Lot is a common noun, nominative case; the predicate noun after the verb to be takes the same case after it as before it. My is a possessive pronoun, modifies lot. An Ancient Proverb. Self-Education—Thoughts From Pestalozzi....
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A Manual of Language Lessons

Franklin Reinhardt Heath - 1896 - 279 pages
...Pronouns. Rule T. A pronoun agrees in person, number and gender with the word that it represents. Rule 2. The verb to be 'takes the same case after it as before it. EXERCISE 4. Copy the following sentences, correcting errors. i. Let each esteem others better than...
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Manual of Business Correspondence and English ...

Peirce School, Philadelphia - 1896 - 275 pages
...Pronouns. Rule i. A pronoun agrees in person, number and gender with the word that it represents. Rule 2. The verb to be takes the same case after it as before it. EXERCISE 4. Copy the following sentences, correcting errors. i. Let each esteem others better than...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 117

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1908
...intervention of a clause containing another verb. It would never be made if one simple fact were kept in mind. The verb to be takes the same case after it as before it. If one of the THE CORRECT USE OF WORDS. finite tenses be used, both the subject and the subject predicate...
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The Song of Hyacinth, and Other Stories

John Oxenham - 1908 - 298 pages
...jumped. • " It's him," said Miss Georgie. " He!" said Miss Pauline, with a sparkle of amusement. "The verb 'to be' takes the same case after it as before it." fired off an objectionable word on her own account at Prince Charlie on the opposite headland, and...
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