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HONORARY M.A. OXFORD,
Author of "Historical Outlines of English Accidence,"
[The Right of Translation and Reproduction is Reserved.]
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 his
torical 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