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LONDON: JOHN RUSSELL SMITH, 36, SOHO SQUARE.
CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
1.- Verse mistaken for prose, and the converse
II.-Compound words improperly resolved
III.-Arrangement of words, natural, but grammatically
IV.-Inaccurate use of words in Shakespeare
VI.-Peculiar construction with relative words
VII.-Lines lost in Shakespeare .
VIII.--Shorter forms supplanted by longer
IX.- Ee'r for ever, ne'er for never, &c.
X.-A interpolated, and sometimes omitted, in the first
XI.-Certain words used with reference to the agent
XII.-Ingenious, engin, gin, &c. .
XIII.—Writing of the letter 0.
XIV.-A peculiar mode of rhyming
XV.-Another peculiar mode of rhyming
XVI.—A third peculiar mode of rhyming
XVII.-As in the sense of to wit
XVIII.--Inversion of the indefinite article
XIX.--Certain preterites used as participles
XX.--Occasional licences of rhyme, more especially as re-
* gards the interchange of m and n
XXI.— Wistly, wistfully
XXIII.-Ovid's influence on Shakespeare
XXIV.-Meaning of clamour in Shakespeare
XXV.-Shrew pronounced shrow in Shakespeare
XXVII.—Peculiar construction with the adjective
XXVIII.— Adjectives in ive used in a passive sense
XXIX.–Adjectives in able and ible used in an active sense . 183
•XXX.-Far and near used as comparatives
-Spirit a monosyllable
XXXII.—Please as a personal and impersonal verb
XXXIII.—When, &c. and relative pronouns with the sub-
1.-The word God omitted or altered
XXXV.—Terminations, attached to one adjective, affecting
XXXVI.-Sometimes, something, nothing, with a shifting
1.-Double forms of some proper names
XXXVIII.-Final s frequently interpolated and omitted in
the first folio.
XL.—Metre affected by the pronunciation of ion final . 269
XLI.-- Littlest ; gooder and goodest; badder and baddest . 271
XLII.-Assure and affy
XLIII.-Substitution of words