A short view of English grammar.
|Secondary Title||In a method intirely new. Containing, I. The Doctrine of the Eight Parts of Speech, together with their Signs to know them. II. The Declension of Substantives, Regular, Irregular, Defective, and Redundant, with their Articles and Signs. III. A Table of Adjectives in the three Degrees of Comparison; and how they form Abstracts and Adverbs. IV. The Declension of Pronouns, Substantive and Adjective, Simple and Compound. V. A Table of the Themes of Verbs, with their Government; also their Conjugation and Application of their Signs. VI. A Table of Participles of all Kinds, together with the Gerunds. Vii. The most remarkable Original Adverbs, Simple and Compounded, disposed Alphabetically. Viii. Prepositions and their Government: Also those called Inseparable, and other Syllables borrowed from the Latin in Words compounded. IX. A Summary of Syntax, shewing the Concord and Government of Words join'd in Speech. X. Prosody, shewing the various Ways of accenting Words. XI. The principal and ornamental Rules of Rhetoric, necessary to understand an English Author in Prose or Poetry. XII. Lastly, The Terms explain'd; and an Account of the Stops and Marks in Writing. For the use of schools. By John Stirling, M. A. Vicar of Great Gaddesden in Hertfordshire, and Chaplain to his Grace the Duke of Gordon.|
|Author||Stirling, John, d. 1777|
|Publisher||T. Astley at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-Yard|
|View on Gale Primary Sources||CW0113168182|