||or, the principles of English grammar, methodically digested into plain rules, and adapted to the capacities of children: after the plan of Mr Ruddiman's Latin rudiments. Containing, I. Orthography,-Which treats of Letters, and the due Pronunciation and Spelling of Syllables and Words in the English Language. II. Etymology,-Which treats of the Nature and Properties of Words. III. Syntax, or Construction,-Which is the right ordering of Words in Speech; or joining them regularly in a Sentence. IV. Prosody,-Which treats of the Quantities of Syllables, and of Verse. To which are added, English Exercises, or Examples, on the most useful New Plan; to be rectified by the Rules of Orthography, Etymology, and Syntax. With Proper Directions and Address from Inferiors to Persons of Distinction: And also a Table of Abbreviations, with an Explication of them; &c. The second edition, revised, corrected, and improved, by L. Metcalfe, Curate at Middleham, in the County of York.