The English Prosody: With Rules: Deduced from the Genius of Our Language, and the Examples of the Poets (Classic Reprint)

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Orthography, with its appendages, is the fundamental part of gram mar, and the most useful part to be studied by all classes. And, - a class one grade above the dead level, etymology and syntax m} be useful. And I may here remark, not every one who engagesfi the study of these attains enough to be much benefited by it. Bl Prosody is a higher branch, and may not be studied so generally! Those last mentioned. But to those who have a competent geni and to such as compose the higher classes in literature, this may In a useful study. To every professed scholar, and to those who all teachers of grammar, some knowledge of Prosody may be usefi and necessary, as Prosody is one part of grammar, which stands at useted with the foregoing parts, and completes the system.

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