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Bones rules, or, Skeleton of English grammar
Original Title Bones rules, or, Skeleton of English grammar
Author Tabb, John B. (John Banister), 1845-1909
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Topics English laguage — Grammar, English language — Grammar — Outlines, syllabi, etc, English language
Publisher New York, Cincinnati [etc.] Benziger Bros.
Collection folkscanomy_miscellaneous, folkscanomy, additional_collections
Language English
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CONTENTS
PART I.— PARTS OF SPEECH.
The Parts of Speech 11
The Noun 11
The Verb 11
The Adjective 12
The Adverb 12
Examples 12
Kinds of Verbs 13
Active Verbs 13
Passive Verbs 13
Neuter Verbs 13
Transitive Verbs 13
Intransitive Verbs 14
The Object and the Attribute 14
PART II. — NOUNS AND PRONOUNS.
Kinds of Nouns 17
Proper and Common Nouns 17
The Pronoun 17
Properties of Pronouns and Nouns 17
Gender 18
Number 18
Person 18
Case 18
Kinds of Pronouns 19
Personal Pronouns 19
Relative Pronouns 21
Interrogative Pronouns 22
Adjective Pronouns 22
Remarks upon the Noun 23
Absolutes 23
PART III.— VERBS.
Conjugation 25
Moods 25
Tense 26
The Participle 28
Principal Parts of the Verb 28
Conjugation of “To be” 29
Remarks on Conjugation 34
Formation of Passive Verbs 35
Some Irregular Verbs 35
Suggestion to Teacher 41
PART IV.— REMARKS UPON ADJECTIVES, ADVERBS, CONJUNCTIONS, AND PREPOSITIONS.
Remarks upon Adjectives 42
“Comparison” of Adjectives 42
Memory Lines 43
Remarks upon Adverbs 43
“Comparison” of Adverbs 43
Memory Lines 43
Conjunctions and Prepositions 44
Apposition 44
List of Prepositions 45
PART V.— THE SENTENCE AND ITS KINDS.
The Sentence 46
The Member and the Phrase 47
Forms of Nouns, Adjectives, Adverbs 49
The Three Kinds of Sentences 50
Introductory Words 52
The Subject of the Infinitive 52
The Infinitive Member S’?
“That” 55
“It” 56
“When,” “Where” 56
“Than” 56
Absolutes 57
“Questions” 57
Participle Phrases 58
Infinitive Phrases 58
Complex Sentences 59
Antecedent or Relative Understood 60
Indirect Questions 61
Absolutes 62
Sign of Infinitive Understood 63
Sentences to be Corrected 64
PART VI.— RULES FOR PARSING, AND REMARKS UPON THE CASES.
Rules for Parsing 65
Remarks upon the Cases 66
Special Remarks on the Negative, the Participle, the Relative, Joint Reference, and Comparison 68
An Anomaly 70
Compound, Complex, and Long Simple Sentences 70
Examples of Bad English 90
Analysis and Correction 91-93
Sentences to be Corrected 94
PART VII. — RULES FOR PUNCTUATION.
The Period 105
The Colon 106
The Semicolon 107
The Comma 107
The Dash 113
Curves 114
Capitals and Hyphened Words, and Apostrophe. 115
Sentences to be Punctuated 116
Subject Members 116
Attribute Members 116
Apposition Members 117
Object Members 118
Sentences to be Punctuated 118
Bad English Corrected , and Punctuation Made, and Accounted for in the Diagram 126
Questions 129
Narration (Direct and Indirect) 131
Analysis of Latin Sentences 132-134
Poems for Analysis and Punctuation.
The Raven 135
The Brook 143

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