free ebooks

A Handbook of the English Language by Latham

Syntax 294 413


CHAPTER XXIX.

THE PRESENT PARTICIPLE.

344. Forms in -ing 251 345. Forms in -ung 252

CHAPTER XXX.

THE PAST PARTICIPLE.

346. Forms in -en 254 347, 348. _Drunken_ 254 349. _Forlorn_ 255 350. Forms in -ed 255 351. The prefix Y 256

CHAPTER XXXI.

COMPOSITION.

352-357. Nature of compounds 258-261 358-361. Accent 261-266 362. Obscure compounds 266 363-365. Exceptions 266, 267, 268 366. _Peacock_, _peahen_ 269 367. _Nightingale_ 269 368. Improper compounds 270 369. Decomposites 270 370. Combinations 270, 271

CHAPTER XXXII.

ON DERIVATION AND INFLECTION.

371-373. Their nature 272-275

CHAPTER XXXIII.

ADVERBS.

374, 375. Their division 276 376-379. Adverbs of deflection 277 380. _Darkling_ 278

CHAPTER XXXIV.

ON CERTAIN ADVERBS OF PLACE.

381-384. _Hither_, _thither_, &c 279 385. _Hence_, &c. 280 386. _Yonder_ 280 387. _Anon_ 281

CHAPTER XXXV.

ON WHEN, THEN, AND THAN.

388, 389. Their origin 282

CHAPTER XXXVI.

PREPOSITIONS AND CONJUNCTIONS.

390. Prepositions 283 391. Conjunctions 283 392. _Yes_, _No_ 283 393. Particles 283

CHAPTER XXXVII.

ON THE GRAMMATICAL POSITION OF THE WORDS _mine_ AND _thine_.

394-407. Equivalent to _meus_ and _tuus_, rather than possessive cases 284-290

CHAPTER XXXVIII.

ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE WEAK PRAETERITE.

408. Grimm's view 291 409, 410. Remarks of Dr. Trithen 291-293

PART V.

SYNTAX.

CHAPTER I.

ON SYNTAX IN GENERAL.

411, 412. Syntax 294 413. Personification 294 414. Ellipsis 295 415. Pleonasm 295 416. Zeugma 295 417. _Pros to semainomenon_ 296 418. Apposition 296 419. Collectiveness 297 420. Reduction 297 421. Determination of part of speech 298 422-424. Convertibility 298, 299 425. _The Blacks of Africa_ 299 426. _None of your ifs_ 300 427. Convertible words numerous in English 300


eBook Search
Social Sharing
Share Button
About us

freefictionbooks.org is a collection of free ebooks that can be read online. Ebooks are split into pages for easier reading and better bookmarking.

We have more than 35,000 free books in our collection and are adding new books daily.

We invite you to link to us, so as many people as possible can enjoy this wonderful free website.

© 2010-2013 freefictionbooks.org - All Rights Reserved.

Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Contact Us