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Appeal from the absurdities and contradictions which prevade, and deform the old theory of English grammar, to the true constructive principles of the English language


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dc.creatorBrown, James
dc.date.accessioned2016-11-17T20:21:42Z
dc.date.available2016-11-17T20:21:42Z
dc.date.created1850
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11200/48676
dc.descriptionThis book was written by James Brown and published by J. T. Lange, Philadelphia, in 1850. It introduces a theory and method of teaching English grammar, different from that in vogue at the time.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsChapter I. The old definition of a noun; Chapter II. Case in English; Chapter III. Nominative case; Chapter IV. Possessive case; Chapter V. Objective case; Chapter VI. Pronoun; Chapter VII. Number, person, and gender; Chapter VIII. Nouns, common, and proper; Chapter IX. Adjective; Chapter X. Verb; Chapter XI. Mood; Chapter XII. Tense; Chapter XIII. Number, and person, of verbs; Chapter XIV. Principal, and auxiliary verb; Chapter XV. Participle; Chapter XVI. Adverb; Chapter XVII. Preposition; Chapter XVIII. Conjunction; Chapter XIX. Article; Chapter XX. Interjection; Chapter XXI. Syntax; Chapter XXII. A collective noun is always singular, unless it has the plural form; Chapter XXIII. Truth, and knowlege; Chapter XXIV. The word, grammar; Chapter XXV. Definition of grammar; Chapter XXVI. Etymology; Chapter XXVII. A sentence; Chapter XXVIII. The old theory of English grammar not a system; Chapter XXIX. Parts of speech; Chapter XXX. Parsing; Chapter XXXI. Murray's English Grammar, not compiled to conform to the genius of other languages; Chapter XXXII. A synoptical view of the defects of the old theory; Chapter XXXIII. Style; Chapter XXXIV. An attempt to demonstrate the utter inutility of the old theory of English grammar, by showing that its makers, menders, and its other advocates can not use the English language with propriety. Joseph Chandler; Chapter XXXV. John S. Hart, Principal of the Philadelphia High School; Chapter XXXVI. John Frost, A. D. Bache, Goold Brown, John Comly, Samuel Kirkham, W. S. Cardell, --- Greenleaf, A. Picket, Roswell C. Smith, Joab Bruce, Peter Bullions, M. Roche's lecture on grammar, B. F. Ellis, Remarks on education, A reply to Rev. Robert J. Breckinridge, The questions to be decided;en_US
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dc.publisherPhiladelphia : J. T. Langeen_US
dc.relationIntellectual Underpinnings of the Civil Waren_US
dc.rightsThis document is the property of the Auburn University Libraries and is intended for non-commercial use. Users of the document are asked to acknowledge the Auburn University Libraries.en_US
dc.sourceAuburn University Librariesen_US
dc.subjectEnglish language -- Grammaren_US
dc.subjectEnglish language -- Grammar -- Historyen_US
dc.titleAppeal from the absurdities and contradictions which prevade, and deform the old theory of English grammar, to the true constructive principles of the English languageen_US
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