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AND ADAPTED TO THE PRESENT MODE OF INSTRUCTION IN
THIS BRANCH OF SCIENCE
BY ENOCH POND
PUBLISHED BY DORR, HOWLAND, AND CO.
HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY
GIFT OF THE
AUG 9 1934
DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, to wit:
District Clerk's Office BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the fourteenth day of January, A. D. 1829, in the fifty-third year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Dorr and Howland of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit: “ Murray's System of English Grammar. Improved and adapted to the present mode of instruction in this branch of science. Larger Arrangement. By Enoch Pond.” - In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, “ An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned,” and also to an act entitled " An act supplementary to an act, entitled, an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints." INO, W. DAVIS, S Clerk of the District of
Two years ago, the Compiler published an epitome of grammar, designed particularly for those who are commencing the study in common English Schools. It was intended to “ contain all that would be necessary, with the assistance of an Instructer, in order to parse English with propriety-and no more.” Accordingly it embraced little more than general principles, excluding for the most part those explanations and critical remarks, which are absolutely necessary for the accomplished grammarian. The work, thus far, is supposed to have answered the end for which it was designed, and has shared, to a flattering extent, the approbation and patronage of the public. The arrangement has been thought, by good judges, to present peculiar facilities to the learner, and to be specially fitted for the use of classes in common schools. .
It has occurred to the Compiler, since the publication of that little work, that a much larger one might be prepared, on the same general plan, and that the benefits of the arrangement there introduced might in this way be extended. This suggestion has given rise to the follow