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# They who are learning to compose and arrange their sentences with
accuracy and order, are learning, at the same time, to think with accuracy
andorder."

Blair,

: BY LINDLEY MURRAY...

From the latest improved London Edition.

NEW-YORK.

PRINTED AND SOLD BY MSAKLANE ANE LONG,

NO. 308 Broadway:

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PART I. ORTHOGRAPHY: ...

CHAP. I. Of letters.

Sect. 1. of the nature of the letters, and of a perfect alphabet. - 9

General observations on the sounds of the letters. -

3. The nature of articulation explained. .. . ..

CHAP. II. Of syllables, and the rules for arranging them. 29
CHAP. IH. Of words in general, and the rules for spel-
ling them. - .. •


PART II..ETYMOLOGY.

CHAP. I. "A general view of the parts of speech. .

CHAP. II. Of the articles. .

CHAP. III. Of substantives."

Of substantives in general. . . .

Of gender. -

Of number.

O case .,

CHAP. IV. Of pronouns. .

Sect. 1. Of the personal pronouns.

of relative pronouns

of the adjective pronouns.

CHAP. V. Of adjectives. .

Sect. 1. of the nature of adjectives, and the degrees of comparison.

Remarks on the subject of comparisons. - '

SHAP. VI. Of verbs.

Of the nature of verbs in gene

Of number and person. •

Of moods and participles. -

Remarks on the potential mood

of the tenses. .

The conjugation of the auxiliary verbs-to haveand to be.

The auxiliary verbs conjugated in their simple form ; wi

servations yn their peculiar nature and force,

The conjugation of regular verbs.

9... Observations on passive verbs.

..
Of irregular verbs.

11. Of defective verbs; and of the different ways in which verbs

are conjugated.

W CHAP. VII. Ofradverbs... - ;.. .

CHAP. VIII. Of prepositions. •; .

107

CHAP. IX. Of conjunctions. ; - - . - 108

CHAP. X. Of interjections .

1. CHAP. XI: Of derivation,

O Sect. d. Of the various ways in which words are derived from one ano..

ther.

1 2." A skeich of the steps, by which the English language bas...

sisen to it present state of refinement, : -

PART III.-SYNT AX; or

Of the syntax of the article.- i -' • .. . 144

Of thecayntauof the noun.. . .

Of several nouns joined by copulatines ... •.
Of nouns connected by disjunctives.
Of nouns of multitude

Of one noun governing another in the
Of the syntax of the pronoun.'s
of pronouns agree og with their antecedente . ...

128
Of the relative being noininative to the verb.

of the relative preceded by nominatives of different persons. ·
Of the sydtax of the adjective.

101
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