The Grammar of English Grammars

The Grammar of English Grammars
by Goold Brown

Current Wikisource text based on the sixth edition; the scan referred to is of the tenth edition. See also Table of Contents.

THE

GRAMMAR

OF

ENGLISH GRAMMARS,

WITH

AN INTRODUCTION

HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL;

THE WHOLE

METHODICALLY AMANGED AND AMPLY ILLUSTRATED;

WITH

FORMS OF CORRECTING AND OF PARSING, IMPROPRIETIES FOR CORRECTION, EXAMPLES FOR PARSING, QUESTIONS FOR EXAMINATION, EXERCISES FOR WRITING, OBSERVATIONS FOR THE ADVANCED STUDENT, DECISIONS AND PROOFS FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTED POINTS, OCCASIONAL STRICTURES AND DEFENCES, AN EXHIBITION OF THE SEVERAL METHODS OF ANALYSIS,

AND

A KEY TO THE ORAL EXERCISES:

TO WHICH ARE ADDED

FOUR APPENDIXES,

PERTAINING SEPARATELY TO THE FOUR PARTS OF GRAMMAR.



By GOOLD BROWN,
AUTHOR OF THE INSTITUTES OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR, THE FIRST LINES OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR, ETC.


"So let great authors have their due, that Time, who is the author of authors, be not deprived of his due, which is, farther and farther to discover truth."—Lord Bacon.


TENTH EDITION—REVISED AND IMPROVED.


ENLARGED BY THE ADDITION OF

A COPIOUS INDEX OF MATTERS.

BY SAMUEL U. BERRIAN, A.M.

NEW YORK:

WILLIAM WOOD & COMPANY,

56 & 58 Lafayette Place.

1882

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1851,
BY GOOLD BROWN,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts



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This work was published before January 1, 1927, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.