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TUESDAY.

9. Give the feminines of fox, spinner, wizard, beau, Czar, Sultan, and Landgrave.

10. Give the plurals of stigma, genius, terminus, crisis, seraph, stratum, mouse, house, catastrophe, father-in-law, and step-son.

11. Give the genitive or possessive singular and plural of echo, cherub, success, and son-in-law.

12. Give the comparatives and superlatives of late, troublesome, little, much, and many.

13. Write out in full the present tense of go, fly, and flee.

14. Give the perfects of ring, swim, put, send, and sit. 15. Give the perfect participles of tell, grow, be, go, and meet.

16. Analyse:

"He went to town for me, which was very kind of him."

WEDNESDAY.

17. Define orthography; and state what changes e mute and y undergo in declension, and conjugation, and in the formation of derivatives.

18. How many genders are there in English? What special modes have we of marking them?

19. Define a case. How many are there in English? Distinguish between boys, boy's, and boys'.

20. To what parts of speech are the following words severally referable :-few, each, betimes, the, whither, twice, a, ten, hers?

21. Define the terms:-transitive, intransitive, mood, tense, participle.

22. Give three specimens of defective verbs, and decline their present and imperfect tenses in full.

23. Define a preposition and conjunction. Into what two classes can the latter be divided? Enumerate some of each class.

24. Analyse:

"The train started before I reached the station."

THURSDAY.

25. What difference is there between English and Latin as respects gender?

26. What mode have we in English of marking gender? Give the feminines that correspond to the masculines ram, stag, wizard, steer; and the masculines that correspond to the feminines vixen, roe, duck, goose.

27. How many cases are there in English? Name and define them. When is 's added to form the possessive plural?

Write

28. Enumerate and classify the pronouns. down the various forms of those that admit of declension.

29. Explain, and illustrate by examples, the use of the subjunctive mood.

30. Write down all the forms in use of the verbs can and may.

31. Give the first person singular of the preterite tense, and the past participle, of the verbs fly, say, see, draw, seek, teuch, flee, put, go, tell.

32. Analyse:—

"The Pharisees did all their religious works that they might receive praise from men."

FRIDAY.

33. How many letters are there in the English language? Are any redundant? Classify the mutes.

34. What do adjectives denote ? Enumerate and classify those denoting quality?

35. What is meant by a relative pronoun? Enumerate them, and illustrate their use by examples.

36. Define an affix and a prefix. Point out the affixes in the following words, and state to what language they are to be severally referred:-mixture, crisis, redness, wisdom, insolvent, logarithmic, homeless, whiten.

37. Define an impersonal verb.

38. What is meant by the imperfect and pluperfect tenses? Is there any difference in meaning between "I wrote a letter,” and “I have written a letter."

39. Explain and illustrate what is meant by the extension of the subject and the extension of the predicate.

40. Analyse:

"I asked him why he did so, but he gave me

no answer.

SATURDAY.

41. Define proper, common, and abstract nouns. Give three examples of each.

42. By what affixes borrowed from the Latin are adjectives formed?

43. What is meant by a mood? How many are there in an English verb? Define and illustrate each.

44. Give nine Greek prefixes in use in English.

45. Which are the auxiliaries of tense? Decline them.

46. Define a preposition. What was their primary purpose?

47. Classify the adverbs of place.

48. Analyse

"Death is the chief hero of poetry, though life

be its perpetual theme."

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