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note, 190.

Higher Species of Poetry, 294. Language, English, of the, 61.
Honorable, Title of, when to be ap- Eow rendered copious and ex
plied, 190 and 191.

pressive, 35.
Humming Bird and Butterfly, Alle- Legend of Modena, 83.
gory of, 135.

Letter Writing, or Epistolary Corres
Hyperbaton, 77.

pondence, 183.
Hyperbole, -41.

" with explanation of its parts.
" Reverse of, note, 142.

187.
Purpose of, note, 148.

" Directions in Writing, 187.
Hymns, 286.

in what person to be written
Hypermeter, 232.

184.
Hyphen, 28 and 30.

" Date, Signature, and Super

scription of, 185.
lambic Verse, or Measure, 231.

" the particulars it should em
of what it consists, 232.

brace, 185.
“ how accented, 232.

Date of, where to be written
lambus, 231.

185.
Idyl, or Idyllium, 290.

Complimentary Address, body
blustration of a Subject, 219.

of the Letter, Style or
Impromptu, 289.

Complimentary closing,
Impropriety, 92.

Signature, Title, &c., 185.
Improprieties, Colloquial, note, 54. 6 Forms of a, 186.
Independence, different senses in Directions for Addressing to
which it is used, 108.

Persons of every Rank,
Index, 420.
Indian Reasoning, remarkable in- 6 Directions for Sealing. 195.
stance of, note, 220.

of Introduction, 198.
Inquiry, political, philosophical, &c., " of Condolence, 199.
Subject for, 410.

Letters, Euphonic, 35.
Interrogation (as a point), 28 and 29. Radical, 35.
(as a rhetorical figure), 144.

frequency

of their recurrence,
Invitation, notes of, 192.

312.
forms of, 193.

Licenses, Poetical, 76.
Inversion and Transposition, Methods Lieutenant-Governor of a State, his
of, 50.

Title, 190.

Lines addressed to Lady Byron, 285.
proper subjects of, 150. Liptotes, or Diminution, note, 142.
It, the neuter pronoun, useful in List of Works consulted in the pre
altering the arrangement of a sen- paration of this Volume, 419
tence, note, 56.

Literature, Essay on, 331.
Italic Words in Old and New Testa-Logogriph, 288.
ment, 313.

Long Metre, note, 230.
Ivanhoe, Extract from, note, 62.

Primer, 312.

Lord Chesterfield, his disspprobetina
Jablonski's Welcome of Stanislaus, of wafers, note, 195.

Lyric Poetry, 284.
Jardine's Remarks on the manage-
ment of a Subject, 204.

Machinery of a Poem, 295.
Remarks on the Fourth Order Madrigal, 288.
of Themes, 219.

Marks used by Printers in Correo
Jests and Jokes, note, 140.

tions of the Press, 310 and 311.
difference between, note, 140. Mary, Queen of Scots, Description
Judges, Titles of, 190.
Justice, Poetical, 296.

Massachusetts, Titles recoguized by

Law in, note, 190.
King, how to be addressed, note, 190. Maxim, note, 154.
Knight, The, and the Lady, 275. Mayor, the Title of a, 190

Measure, Heroic, nuté, 232
Lampoons, 300.

Megan, Story of, 160.

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note, 87.

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Members of a House of Represent- Ode, The Greek, 286.

atives, and of a Board of Aldermen, Official Documents, how folded, note,
how to be addressed, 190.

188.
Metaphors, meaning of, 112 and 113, Onomatopeia, or Onomatopy, 104.
and note, 113.

Instances of, 235.
Rules of, 117.

Oration, 361.
Metre, 230.

its meaning, 361.
“' Long, Common, Short, and the Parts of an, 362.
Particular, note, 230.

“ English, on i Public Sta
Methods of Inversion and Transpo-

tion," 362.
sition, 50.

“ The Utilitarian Sys
Minion, 312.

tem;

“ Cui Bono," 367.
Mock Heroics, 297.

Public Opinion, 371.
Modena, Legend of, 83.

Valedictory,“ The Spirit that
Monologue, 289.

should accompany
Music of a Sentence, and on what it

Republican Institutions,“
depends, 101.

374.
Musical Construction, 101.

“ Latin, Valedictory, 379.

" Subjects for, 416.
Names, Exercise on, 6.

Outlines in Narrative, 155.
Narration Expanded, 159.

and Description United, in the Pæans, 286.

Story of the Son, 178. Parable, 136.
Narrative, Introduction, and 300. Paragoge, 77.
Outlines in, 155.

Parallel, 28, 32, and 128.
Connected, from scattered between Pope and Dryden,
facts, 157.

128.
" Writing, plan in, note, 159. " between Jay and Hamilton
Expansion of, note, 159.

130.

Paragraph, 28 and 32.
Nelson, Admiral, Lord, Anecdote of, Paranomasia, note, 139 and 140.

Paraphrase, or Explanation, 153.
Newton, Sir Isaac, his use of Ana- Parody and Parodies, 297.
grams, note, 87.

Particulur Metre, note, 230.
Nobility, The, how to be addressed, Pasquinade, 300.

Pastoral Poetry, 289.
Nonpareil, 312.

Pastorals, 289.
Nonsense Verses, 238.

Pathetic, Introduction and 300.
Notes of Invitation, 192.

Patience, An Allegory, 132.
" Forms of, with the Reply, 193. Pearl, (type), 312,
Notice, Critical, 317.

Peculiarities and 'Improprieties, note,
“. Obituary, 313.

54.
Novels, 295.

Period, its meaning and use, note, 27,

and 29.
Obituary Notice, 314.

Periphrase or Periphrasis, 63.
Obelisk, 28 and 32.

useful to avoid repetition of
" Double, 28 and 32.

the same word, 64.
Objects, and their Parts, 1.

apt to run into bombast, 64.
1 their Qualities and Uses, 2. Perspicuity, 92.
" their Parts, Qualities, Uses, Persuasive, Introduction and 300.

and Appendages, 3. Philosophical Discussion, Subjects
" and Events, 5.

for, 410.
Object of a Verb, how expressed, 19. Phrases, 92.
Objective Nouns, with Preposition of clauses, &c., 17.
when inelegant, note, 53.

and clauses, difference be
Obsolete Words, note, 77.

tween, 18.
Octavo. 313.

Pica, 312.
Octodecimo, 313.

small, double, two line, thre
(de, 286.

line &c., note, 312.
36*

note, 195.

note, 191.

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Pickbourne, on the use of the parti-| Prosopopæia, its use w poetical wri

ciple, note, 89.
Plail Language and Figurative, dif- different degrees of, 119.
ference between, 113.

6 beautiful instances of, from
" Translation of into Figura-

Thomson's Seasons, note,
tive, 115.

118, and Milton's Paradise
Plan of a Composition, 218.

Lost, note, 120.
Pleonasm, 71 and 77.

" how the genders should be
Poem, College, Example of, on the applied, note, 121.

pleasures and pains of the Stu- Provençal or Provincial dialect, 295
dent, 336.

Prosthesis 77.
Machinery of, 295.

Proverb, note, 154.
Subjects for, 414.

Psalms, 286.
Poetical Justice, 296.

Pun, note, 139.
Feet, 231.

sometimes appears as an ep
kinds of, 231.

igram, note, 140.
6 " what kinds most frequent- Punctuation, 27.
ly used, 231.

importance of, note, 27.
Poetry, sentimental, note, 299.

Rules of, 28.
'instances of, note, 299.

4 Exercises in, 32.
" Lyric, 284.

Purity, 92.
“ Pastoral and Elegiac, 289.

Pyrrhic, 231.
" higher species of, 294.
“ Epic and Dramatic, 294. Quantity of a syllable, 231.

Didactic and Descriptive, 294. Quartette, note, 287.
“ Empire of, an Allegory, by Quarto, 313.
Fontenelle, 133.

Quatrains, 287.
and Versification, 230. Quotation, 209.

deals largely in figurative lan- marks of, 27 and 30
" True, what it consists in, note, Radical letters, 35.
230,

Reason or Argument, 209.
Poetic diction, 77.

Reasoning powers of the Indians, re
4 licenses, 76.

markable instance of, note, 220
Political Discussion, Subjects for, 410. Rebus, note, 139.
Possessive nouns, when inelegant, Redundancy, 71.

kefutation of an objection, 225.
Precision, 92 and 93.

Regular subjects, 200.
how promoted, note, 93. Remarks and Analysis on a speci
opposed to Tautology and men of argumentative writing, 225
Pleonasm, note, 93.

Repetition, 144.
Prefix, 35.

Representatives of the United States,
Prefixes, Alphabetical synopsis of, 36. their titles, 190.
Prepositions, what ones to be used Revolutionary Story, 162.

with certain words, note, 53. Rhetorical figures, iíi.
President of the United States, the Rhyme, 241.
title by which he is to be address-

'useful as an aid to memory,
ed, .90.

152.
Primer, Long, 312.

where it must always com
Primitive words, 34.

mence, 232 and 241.
Printers' marks for the correction of " Rules of, 241.
the press, 310 and 311.

not essential in poetry, note,
Privy Counsellors, how addressed,

241.

kinds of, 242.
Prologue, 296.

Raymes, Vocabulary of, 243.
Proposition or narrative, 208.

directions for finding, 243
Propriety, 92 and 93.

Rules of, note, 244.
Grammatical, 88.

suggestion to students with
Prosopopeia, or Personification, 118.

regard to, 274.

guage, 230.

note, 53.

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Rlymes, singular kinds of, 275. Sinile, how it differs from metaphor
Ri Idle or Enigma, 138.

of the Sphinx, note, 139. Simple words, 35.
R 'mance, 295.

". Dialogue or Conversation, '.
Rindeau, rondo, roundo, roundel, or Sketch, Biographical, 322.
roundelay, 288.

Small Pica, 312.
not of a word, 35.

Solecism, 92.
1 ales of Propriety, 92.

Sonnet, 287.
Unity, 95.

to one beloved, 287.
" Strength, 97.

Sound adapted to the sense, instan
" Harmony, 100 and 101. ces of, (See Onomatopæia), 102 and
6 Metaphors, 117.

104.
Comparisons, 123.

Specimens of different kinds of Eng.
“ Antithesis, 126.

lish verse, 235.
for the mechanical execution Spectator, No. 411, Dr. Blair's Criti

of written exercises, 304. cism of, 318.
6. General, of a Sermon, 391. Speech, 361.
Lunning title, 313.

Spondee, 231.

Stanza and Stave, note, 230.
Sarcasm, 150.

Story of llegan, 160.
Satires, 300.

Strength, 44 and 97.
Scott, Sir Walter, his accuracy in « Rules of, 97.
description, note, 167.

Strophe, 286.
Secondary feet, 231.

Style, 92 and 300.
Section, 38 and 32.

Different kinds of, as diffuse,
Selection of words and expressions,

concise, nervous, feeble,
92.

dry, plain, neat, elegant
Semicolon, its meaning and use, 27

flowery, or florid, simple,
and 28.

affected, vehement, barren,
Sentences, 17.

luxuriant, forcible, elevat
Parts of, 18.

ed, dignified, idiomatic, ea
Kinds of, 19.

sy, animated, &c., 301. La
" Simple and Compound, 19.

conic, note, 301.
Parts and Adjuncts of, 22.

Directions for forming a good
Construction of, 93.

302.
Essential properties of per- " of Simple Narration, 75.
fect, 94.

of Passionate Exclamation
6 Unity of, 95.

75.
What kind should not succeed loose, source of, 93.
one another, 101.

Subject of a verb, how expressed, 19
8snators, their titles, 190.

Illustration of a, 219.
Sentimental Poetry, note, 299.

Treatment of a, 222.
instances of, note, 299.

Generalization of a, 227.
Sermon, Composition of a, 390. Subjects and methods of treating
General Rules of a, 391.

them, 200.
of connexion of a, 391.

for Compositions of all sorts,
1 Divisions of a, 392.

399.
Discussion in a, 393.

for Conferences, 405.
" Explication of terms in a, 393. Colloquys or colloquial dis
" Explication in a, of two sorts,

cussions, 408.
393.

4 Dissertations, 414.
Skeletons of a, 396 and 398. " Forensic and Philosophical
Shakspeare as a dramatic writer, 296.

Disputations, 409.
Sherwood, Mrs., Social Tales, Ex- 6 Deliberative, Political, Criti-
tracts from, 205.

cal, Philosophical, and Lit.
Short metre, note, 230.

erary Discussions, Disqui
Simile and Comparison, 122 and 209.

sitions, Inquiries, &c., 410.
Distii ction between, note, for Orations, Essays, &c., 416

Poems, 414.

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Suggestions to teachers with regard | Unity, 94 and 95.

to the written exercises of stu- how sometimes preserved, som
dents, 304.

u of action, what it requirsı
Superscription of a Letter, titles

296.
proper for, 190.

" of time and place, 296
Synæresis, 17.
Syncategorematica, 393.
Synonymes, 40.

Variety of expression, 73
Synonymous words, 93.

Verbosity, 71.
Syntactical figures, 111.

Versification, 230.

first exercise in, 238.
Tale, 295.

Verse, 230, and note, 230.
Tautology, 69.

« Alexandrine, note, 232.
Teachers, suggestions to, with regard

without rhyme, 241.
to written exercises, 304.

" Onomatopeia, a great beauty
Technical terms, relating to books, Verses, English, how divided, 231.

in, 235.
313.
Terms suitable for Descriptions, 166.

how they terminate, 232.
Terzines, 287.

" specimens of different kinds
Testimony or Quotation, 209
Texts, choice of, 390.

of what kinds of feet they
Theme, Example of a College, 324.

may be composed, 231.
Themes, 203.

" Iambic, 231.
how divided, 203.

how accented, 232.
" Simple, 203.

Trochaic, 231.
" Complex, 204.

how accented, 232.
« Proof of, 208.

“ Anapæstic, 231.
5 Proposition of, 208.

of what they consist, 233
Thesis, 329

" Dactylic, 231.
Title, Running, 313.

are properly defective An
" Page, 313.

apæstic, 232.
Tmesis, 77.

pure Iambic, what they con
Tract, 329.

tain, 232.
Tragedy, 296.

6 Iambic, forms of, 232.
Translation of plain into figurative

in which the secondary feet
language, 115.

are admitted to give varie
or conversion of poetry into

ty, 237.

“ Nonsense, 238.
Transposition and Inversion, methods

“ Echo, 243.
of, 50.

specimens of various kinds
Travesties, 297.

of, 235.
Treatise, 329.

Vice-President of the United States,
Treatment of a subject, 200.

the title by which he is to be ad
Tribrach, 231.

dressed, 190.
Trio, note, 287.

Vignette, 313.
Trochee, 231.

Vision, 146.
Trochaic verse, 231.

Vivacity of style, how sometimes at
how accented, 231.

tainable, note, 58.
“ how it terminates, note, 233.
Trope, meaning of, 112 and 113. Wafers, 195.
Tropes, faults of, note, 111.

Walker's Directions for the divisiona
Troubadours, 295.

of a subject, 200.
Tales of, 295.

Directions for Themes, 208.
Tutor and his Pupils, A Dialogue, 8. Rules Versified, 201 and 209.
Types, names of different sizes of, Waverley, Author of, his misuse of
312.

the tenses, 89.

Webster, Hon. Daniel, remarkable
Uuties, the three, as they are called, for the Saxon force and purity of
246

his language, note. 62

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prose, 76.

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