The institutes of English grammar, methodically arranged: with examples for parsing, questions for examination, false syntax for correction, exercises for writing, observations for the advanced student, and a key to the oral exercises : to which are added, four appendixes : designed for the use of schools, academies, and private learners

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Samuel S. & William Wood, 1856 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 311 pages
 

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