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TABLE I.

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A GENERAL VIEW OF THE CLASSIFICATION OF WORDS.

NOTE.—In the table the word things is employed in its philosophical sense, as including all the independent objects of thought, whether persons, material things, or mere abstractions.

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Of manner,

Demonstrative.
Properties
IV.

Connective.
of actions,

Of degree,
ADVERBS,

Of place,
&c.

Interrogative.

Of time, &c. (Indetinite, &c.
Relations

V.
C.
of things,

PREPOSITIONS.
Connective
Elements. Relations

VI.
of

CONJUNCTIONS. sentences, D.

VII. Instinctive { Emotions,

INTERJECTIONS. Elements.

Without its essential elements, language could not exist at all ; without its descriptive elements, it would be vague and meagre; without its connective elements, it would be disjointed ; and without its instinctive elements, it would want sensibility and passion.

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I. SUBSTAN

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TIVES

DECLINED,

Number,

1. Singular. 2. Plural.

Case,

1. Nominative. 2. Possessive. 3. Objective.

III. ADJECTIVES

IV. ADVERBS

COMPARED,

Degree,

(1. Positive.
2. Comparative.
3. Superlative.

Voice,

1. Active.
{2. Passive.

Tense,

1. Present.
2. Imperfect.
3. Perfect.
4. Pluperfect.
5. Future.
6. Future Perfect.

II.
VERBS

CONJUGATED,

Mode,

1. Indicative.
2. Potential.
3. Subjunctive.
4. Imperative.
5. Infinitive.
6. Participial.

Person,

1. First.
2. Second
3. Third.

Number,

1. Singular.
2. Plural.

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TABLE IV.

2. OF SENTENCES.

I. Describe the Sentence.

It is

{

Intellec- ( Declarative, Actual, PosSimple,

tive, ( Interrogative, ( Contingent, (NegDistinct,

Positive.
Com-

Volative,
pound,

Negative.

Substantive.
Incorporated in the sentence as a

Adjective.

Coördinate Sentence. connected by to-, as a

Subordinate clause, performing following - by simple succession.

s

Substantive. of a Adjective.

Adverb.

itive;

ative;

the offi

II. Describe the Parts of the Distinct Sentences.

2.

1. Primary,

Compellative.
Subject.
Predicate.

Adjectives. | Modifiers Adverbs. Secondary, ( Primary, Adjuncts.

Appositives. Dependent clauses.

of the

III. Logical and Grammatical Divisions.

s Compellative The Logical Subject is containing the

{ Compound Predicate

Gram

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Adjective
Compellative

Adverb matical Subject

modified by the{ Appositive Predicate

Adjunct

Dependent clause Show how these are modified, and analyze Subordinate or Incorporated clauses, until the Sentence is exhausted.

CLASS BOOK

OF

PROSE AND POETRY.

PART I. -PROSE.

EXERCISE I.

Journey of a Day; a Picture of Human Life.Jouxson.

OBIDAH, the son of Abensina, left the caravansary early in the morning, and pursued his journey through the plains of Indostan. He was fresh and vigorous with rest; he was animated with hope; he was incited by desire; he walked swiftly forward over the valleys, and 5 saw the hills gradually rising before him. As he passed along, his ears were delighted with the morning song of the bird of paradise; he was fanned by the last flutters of the sinking breeze, and sprinkled with dew from groves of spices. He sometimes contemplated the tow- 10 ering height of the oak, monarch of the hills; and sometimes caught the gentle fragrance of the primrose, eldest daughter of the spring: all his senses were gratified, and all care was banished from his heart.

Thus he went on till the sun approached his meridian, 15 and the increasing heat preyed upon his strength; he then looked round about him for some more commodious path. He saw, on his right hand, a grove that seemed to wave its shades as a sign of invitation; he entered it,

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