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THE ORIGIN OF THE ENGLISII ALPIIABET ACCOUNTS FOR ITS DEFECTS.

Section

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153. The Origin of the English Alpha 161. The Greek Alphabet...

bet accounts for its Defects.... 73 162. The Roman Alphabet..

15). The Invention of Letters........ 74 163. The Anglo-Saxon Alphabet..

160. The Hebrew Alphabet.

74164. Old English Alphabet..

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214. The Article

107 216. The Article "an" or "a".

107

215. Relation of the Articles to the 1217. The Article "the"

108

Proposition

...... 107/218. Comparative Etymology

108

CHAPTER V.

THE PRONOUN.

219. The Pronoun

109 232. Self used with the Personal

220. Classification

109

Pronouns as a Reflective Pro-

221. The Extent of Pronouns

110

noun

115

222. The Value of Pronouns ........ 110 233. Self a Substantive ............ 115

223. Personal Pronouns,

110 234. “Self" emphatic

224. Declension of Personal Pronouns 111 235. Demonstrative Pronouns.

116

225. Pronouns of the First Person... 111 236. Comparative Etymology

117

226. Substitution of Plurality for 237. Relative Pronouns.

117

Unity...

112 238. Compound Relatives.

119

227. Pronouns of the Second Person 112 239. Subjunctive and Prepositive Pro.

228. Substitution of Plurality for

nouns......

119

Unity...

113 240. Interrogative Pronouns

119

229. Pronouns of the Third Person .. 113 241. Comparative Etymology

120

230. The German Usage

114 242. Adjective Pronouns.

120

231. Emphatic and Prepositive Forms 243. Reciprocal Pronouns

of the Possessive Case ....... 114 244. Indeterminate Pronouns ....

122

CHAPTER VI.

THE VERB.

245. The Verb

123 270. Classification of Auxiliary Verbs 134

246. Becker's Views

123 271. Derivation of Auxiliary Verbs .. 134

247. Classification of Verbs

123 272. Classification of Auxiliary Verbs,

248. Transitive Verbs..

124

in respect to their Mode of

249. Intransitive Verbs

124

Construction

136

250. The Attributes of Verbs. 125 273. Conjugation of the Auxiliary

251. The Persons of Verbs....

125

Verbs....

136

252. Numbers of Verbs

126 274. The Verb Substantive.

138

253. Tenses of the Verb...

126 275. Conjugation of the Verb "to be" 139

251. Forms for the Present Tense ... 127 276. The Ancient or Strong Conjuga-

255. Forms for the Past Tense

127

tion ..

141

256. Forms for the Future Tense... 127 277. Conjugation of the Strong Verb

257. Forms for the Present Perfect

« to take"

145

Tense...

128 278. Two Forms of the Subjunctive

258. Forms for the Past Perfect Tense 128

Mode.

146

259, Forms for the Future Perfect 279. Progressive Forms.

150

Tense.

129 280. Emphatic Forms

150

260. Modes of the Verb....

129 281. Interrogative Forms

151

261. The Anglo-Saxon Modes

130 282. The Modern or Weak Conjuga-

262. The Characteristics of the Modes 131

tion ..

151

263. Inflection of the Infinitive 131 283. Conjugation of the Weak Verb

264. The Number of Modes

132

"to love".

151

265. The Participles. ....

132 284. Irregular Verbs.

266. The Present Participle..

132 285. Derived Verbs..

161

267. The Past Participle.

133 286. Reflective Verbs

............. 161

268. Conjugation .....

133 287. Impersonal Verbs.............. 162

269. Auxiliary Verbs

134 288. Defective Verbs................ 163

CHAPTER VII.

ADVERBS.

289. Adverbs...

164 294. Adverbial Phrases

166

290. Origin of Adverbs

165 295. Comparison of Adverbs.

291. Adverbial Pronouns...

165 296. Classification of Adverbs

167

292. Adverbs from Cases..

166 297. Primitive Adverbs of Place, with

293. Adverbs having the same Form

the analogous formations from

as Adjectives.......

166

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