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PRESIDENT OF THE PHILOLOGICAL SOCIETY, LONDON,
Author of “ Historical Outlines of English Accidence,”
The present treatise has been drawn up at the
urgent request of numerous teachers, who asked for
easier and more elementary work than my “Historical Outlines of English Accidence," pub
lished some two years ago.
I have endeavoured
to the best of my ability to produce a short historical grammar that might be advantageously used
as an introduction to my larger book.
I have not, however, made a new book by cutting
down and compressing the old one.
These “ Ele
mentary Lessons" constitute an entirely indepen