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remedy for such a state of things; and, in the hope of contributing to the furtherance of so desirable an object, the writer offers the present work to the consideration of the public.

THE PRESENT EDITION has been carefully revised and corrected by the author.

CONTENTS.

PART 1.

IDEAS, WORDS, AND PROPOSITIONS.

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Introduction

Ideas.
Concrete and Abstract Terms

Abstraction
Generalisation
Common Names
Proper Names
Primary and Secondary Senses

Analogy
Propositions

Compound Subjects.
Compound Predicates
Complements .

Classification of Complements
Complements of Circumstance
Complements of Time
Complements of Place
Complements of Manner
Complements of the Object
Complements of the Agent

Complements of the Person
Complementary Propositions.

Propositions used as Complements .
Analysis

Forms of Sentences
Forms of Sentences for Imitation
Examination Questions on Part I.

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ENGLISH STYLE

OR

A COURSE OF INSTRUCTION

FOR THE

ATTAINMENT OF A GOOD STYLE OF WRITING.

WITH

Ar Historical Sketch of the English Language

AND BRIEF

REMARKS ON ITS NATURE AND GENIUS.

Intended for the Higher Classes in Schools and Colleges.

BY

G. F. GRAHAM,

Author of 'English, or the Art of Composition,' 'English Synonymes,'

A Book about Words,' &c.

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LONDON: PRINTED BY SPOTTISWOODE AND CO., NEW-STREET SQUARE

AND PARLIAMENT STREET

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