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The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

PRELIMINARY MATTERS.

 Preface to the Grammar of English Grammars
 This Table of Contents
 Catalogue of English Grammars and Grammarians

INTRODUCTION.

 Chapter I. Of the Science of Grammar
 Chapter II. Of Grammatical Authorship
 Chapter III. Of Grammatical Success and Fame
 Chapter IV. Of the Origin of Language
 Chapter V. Of the Power of Language
 Chapter VI. Of the Origin and History of the English Language
 Chapter VII. Changes and Specimens of the English Language
 Chapter VIII. Of the Grammatical Study of the English Language
 Chapter IX. Of the Best Method of Teaching Grammar
 Chapter X. Of Grammatical Definitions
 Chapter XI. Brief Notices of the Schemes of certain Grammars

THE GRAMMAR OF ENGLISH GRAMMARS.

 Introductory Definitions
 General Division of the Subject

PART I. ORTHOGRAPHY.

 Chapter I. Of Letters
   I. Names of the Letters
   II. Classes of the Letters
   III. Powers of the Letters
   IV. Forms of the Letters
   Rules for the use of Capitals
   Errors concerning Capitals
   Promiscuous Errors of Capitals
 Chapter II. Of Syllables
   Diphthongs and Triphthongs
   Rules for Syllabication
   Observations on Syllabication
   Errors concerning Syllables
 Chapter III. Of Words
   Rules for the Figure of Words
   Observations on Figure of Words
   On the Identity of Words
   Errors concerning Figure
   Promiscuous Errors in Figure
 Chapter IV. Of Spelling
   Rules for Spelling
   Observations on Spelling
   Errors in Spelling
   Promiscuous Errors in Spelling
 Chapter V. Questions on Orthography
 Chapter VI Exercises for Writing

PART II. ETYMOLOGY.

 Introductory Definitions
 Chapter I. Of the Parts of Speech
   Observations on Parts of Speech
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis I
 Chapter II. Of the Articles
   Observations on the Articles
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis II
   Errors concerning Articles
 Chapter III. Of Nouns
   Classes of Nouns
   Modifications of Nouns
     Persons
     Numbers
     Genders
     Cases
   The Declension of Nouns
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis III
   Errors concerning Nouns
 Chapter IV. Of Adjectives
   Classes of Adjectives
   Modifications of Adjectives
   Regular Comparison
   Comparison by Adverbs
   Irregular Comparison
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis IV
   Errors concerning Adjectives
 Chapter V. Of Pronouns
   Classes of the Pronouns
   Modifications of the Pronouns
   The Declension of Pronouns
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis V
   Errors concerning Pronouns
 Chapter VI. Of Verbs
   Classes of Verbs
   Modifications of Verbs
     Moods
     Tenses
     Persons and Numbers
   The Conjugation of Verbs
   I. Simple Form, Active or Neuter
   First Example, the verb LOVE
   Second Example, the verb SEE
   Third Example, the verb BE
   II. Compound or Progressive Form
   Fourth Example, to BE READING
   Observations on Compound Forms
   III. Form of Passive Verbs
   Fifth Example, to BE LOVED
   IV. Form of Negation
   V. Form of Question
   VI. Form of Question with Negation
   Irregular Verbs, with Obs. and List
   Redundant Verbs, with Obs. and List
   Defective Verbs, with Obs. and List
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis VI
   Errors concerning Verbs
 Chapter VII. Of Participles
   Classes of Participles
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis VII
   Errors concerning Participles
 Chapter VIII. Of Adverbs
   Classes of Adverbs
   Modifications of Adverbs
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis VIII
   Errors concerning Adverbs
 Chapter IX. Of Conjunctions
   Classes of Conjunctions
   List of the Conjunctions
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis IX
   Errors concerning Conjunctions
 Chapter X. Of Prepositions
   List of the Prepositions
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis X
   Errors concerning Prepositions
 Chapter XI. Of Interjections
   List of the Interjections
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis XI
   Errors concerning Interjections
 Chapter XII. Questions on Etymology
 Chapter XIII. Exercises for Writing

PART III. SYNTAX.

 Introductory Definitions
 Chapter I. Of Sentences
   The Rules of Syntax
   General or Critical Obs. on Syntax
   The Analyzing of Sentences
   The several Methods of Analysis
   Observations on Methods of Analysis
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis XII
 Chapter II. Of the Articles
   Rule I. Syntax of Articles
   Observations on Rule I
   Notes to Rule I; 17 of them
   False Syntax under Notes to Rule I
 Chapter III. Of Cases, or Nouns
   Rule II. Of Nominatives
   Observations on Rule II
   False Syntax under Rule II
   Rule III. Of Apposition
   Observations on Rule III
   False Syntax under Rule III
   Rule IV. Of Possessives
   Observations on Rule IV
   Notes to Rule IV; 5 of them
   False Syntax under Notes to Rule IV
   Rule V. Of Objectives after Verbs
   Observations on Rule V
   Notes to Rule V; 8 of them
   False Syntax under Rule V
   Rule VI. Of Same Cases
   Observations on Rule VI
   Notes to Rule VI; 2 of them
   False Syntax under Rule VI
   Rule VII. Of Objectives after Prepositions
   Observations on Rule VII
   Note to Rule VII; 1 only
   False Syntax under Rule VII
   Rule VIII. Of Nominatives Absolute
   Observations on Rule VIII
   False Syntax under Rule VIII
 Chapter IV. Of Adjectives
   Rule IX. Of Adjectives
   Observations on Rule IX
   Notes to Rule IX; 16 of them
   False Syntax under Rule IX
 Chapter V. Of Pronouns
   Rule X. Pronoun and Antecedent
   Observations on Rule X
   Notes to Rule X; 16 of them
   False Syntax under Rule X
   Rule XI. Pronoun and Collective Noun
   Observations on Rule XI
   Notes to Rule XI; 2 of them
   False Syntax under Rule XI
   Rule XII. Pronoun after AND
   Observations on Rule XII
   False Syntax under Rule XII
   Rule XIII. Pronoun after OR or NOR
   Observations on Rule XIII
   False Syntax under Rule XIII
 Chapter VI. Of Verbs
   Rule XIV. Verb and Nominative
   Observations on Rule XIV
   Notes to Rule XIV; 10 of them
   False Syntax under Rule XIV
   Rule XV. Verb and Collective Noun
   Observations on Rule XV
   Note to Rule XV; 1 only
   False Syntax under Rule XV
   Rule XVI. The Verb after AND
   Observations on Rule XVI
   Notes to Rule XVI; 7 of them
   False Syntax under Rule XVI
   Rule XVII. The Verb with OR or NOR
   Observations on Rule XVII
   Notes to Rule XVII; 15 of them
   False Syntax under Rule XVII
   Rule XVIII. Of Infinitives with TO
   Observations on Rule XVIII
   False Syntax under Rule XVIII
   Rule XIX. Of Infinitives without TO
   Observations on Rule XIX
   False Syntax under Rule XIX
 Chapter VII. Of Participles
   Rule XX. Syntax of Participles
   Observations on Rule XX
   Notes to Rule XX; 13 of them
   False Syntax under Rule XX
 Chapter VIII. Of Adverbs
   Rule XXI. Relation of Adverbs
   Observations on Rule XXI
   Notes to Rule XXI; 10 of them
   False Syntax under Rule XXI
 Chapter IX. Of Conjunctions
   Rule XXII. Use of Conjunctions
   Observations on Rule XXII
   Notes to Rule XXII; 8 of them
   False Syntax under Rule XXII
 Chapter X. Of Prepositions
   Rule XXIII. Use of Prepositions
   Observations on Rule XXIII
   Notes to Rule XXIII; 5 of them
   False Syntax under Rule XXIII
 Chapter XI. Of Interjections
   Rule XXIV. For Interjections
   Observations on Rule XXIV
   False Syntax Promiscuous
   Examples for Parsing, Praxis XIII
 Chapter XII. General Review
   False Syntax for a General Review
 Chapter XIII. General Rule of Syntax
   Critical Notes to the General Rule
 General Observations on the Syntax
   False Syntax under the General Rule
   False Syntax under the Critical Notes
   Promiscuous Examples of False Syntax
 Chapter XIV. Questions on Syntax
 Chapter XV. Exercises for Writing

PART IV. PROSODY.

 Introductory Definitions and Observations
 Chapter I. Punctuation
   Obs. on Pauses, Points, Names, &c.
   Section I. The Comma; its 17 Rules
   Errors concerning the Comma
   Section II. The Semicolon; its 3 Rules
   Errors concerning the Semicolon
   Mixed Examples of Error
   Section III. The Colon; its 3 Rules
   Errors concerning the Colon
   Mixed Examples of Error
   Section IV. The Period; its 8 Rules
   Observations on the Period
   Errors concerning the Period
   Mixed Examples of Error
   Section V. The Dash; its 3 Rules
   Observations on the Dash
   Errors concerning the Dash
   Mixed Examples of Error
   Section VI. The Eroteme; its 3 Rules
   Observations on the Eroteme
   Errors concerning the Eroteme
   Mixed Examples of Error
   Section VII. The Ecphoneme; its 3 Rules
   Errors concerning the Ecphoneme
   Mixed Examples of Error
   Section VIII. The Curves; and their 2 Rules
   Errors concerning the Curves
   Mixed Examples of Error
   Section IX. The Other Marks
   Mixed Examples of Error
   Bad English Badly Pointed
 Chapter II. Of Utterance
   Section I. Of Articulation
     Article I. Of the Definition
     Article II. Of Good Articulation
   Section II. Of Pronunciation
     Article I. Powers of Letters
     Article II. Of Quantity
     Article III. Of Accent
   Section III. Of Elocution
     Article I. Of Emphasis
     Article II. Of Pauses
     Article III. Of Inflections
     Article IV. Of Tones
 Chapter III. Of Figures
   Section I. Figures of Orthography
   Section II. Figures of Etymology
   Section III. Figures of Syntax
   Section IV. Figures of Rhetoric
   Section V. Examples for Parsing, Praxis XIV
 Chapter IV. Of Versification
   Section I. Of Verse
   Definitions and Principles
   Observations on Verse
   Section II. Of Accent and Quantity
   Section III. Of Poetic Feet
   Critical Observations on Theories
   Section IV. Of the Kinds of Verse
 Order I. Iambic Verse; its 8 Measures
 Order II. Trochaic Verse; its Nature
   Observations on Trochaic Metre
   Trochaics shown in their 8 Measures
 Order III. Anapestic Verse; its 4 Measures
   Observations on the Short Anapestics
 Order IV. Dactylic Verse; its 8 Measures
   Observations on Dactylics
 Order V. Composite Verse
   Observations on Composites
   Section V. Improprieties for Correction
 Chapter V. Questions on Prosody
 Chapter VI. Exercises for Writing

KEY TO THE ORAL EXERCISES.

THE KEY.--PART I.--ORTHOGRAPHY.

 Chapter I. Of Letters; Capitals
   Corrections under each of the 16 Rules
   Promiscuous corrections of Capitals
 Chapter II. Of Syllables
   Corrections of False Syllabication
 Chapter III. Of the Figure of Words
   Corrections under each of the 6 Rules
   Promiscuous corrections of Figure
 Chapter IV. Of Spelling
   Corrections under each of the 15 Rules
   Promiscuous corrections of Spelling

THE KEY.--PART II--ETYMOLOGY.

 Chapter I. Of the Parts of Speech
   Remark concerning False Etymology
 Chapter II. Of Articles; 5 Lessons
 Chapter III. Of Nouns; 3 Lessons
 Chapter IV. Of Adjectives; 3 Lessons
 Chapter V. Of Pronouns; 3 Lessons
 Chapter VI. Of Verbs; 3 Lessons
 Chapter VII. Of Participles; 3 Lessons
 Chapter VIII. Of Adverbs; 1 Lesson
 Chapter IX. Of Conjunctions; 1 Lesson
 Chapter X. Of Prepositions; 1 Lesson
 Chapter XI. Of Interjections; 1 Lesson

THE KEY.--PART III.--SYNTAX.

 Chapter I. Of Sentences; Remark
 Chapter II. Of Articles. Corrections under the 17 Notes to Rule 1
 Chapter III. Of Cases, or Nouns
   Cor. under Rule II; of Nominatives
   Cor. under Rule III; of Apposition
   Cor. under Rule IV; of Possessives
   Cor. under Rule V; of Objectives
   Cor. under Rule VI; of Same Cases
   Cor. under Rule VII; of Objectives
   Cor. under Rule VIII; of Nom. Absolute
 Chapter IV. Of Adjectives. Corrections under the 16 Notes to Rule IX
 Chapter V. Of Pronouns. Corrections under Rule X and its 16 Notes
   Corrections under Rule XI; of Pronouns
   Cor. under Rule XII; of Pronouns
   Cor. under Rule XIII; of Pronouns
 Chapter VI. Of Verbs. Corrections under Rule XIV and its 10 Notes
   Cor. under Rule XV and its Note
   Cor. under Rule XVI and its 7 Notes
   Cor. under Rule XVII and its 15 Notes
   Cor. under Rule XVIII; of Infinitives
   Cor. under Rule XIX; of Infinitives
 Chapter VII. Of Participles. Corrections under the 13 Notes to Rule XX
 Chapter VIII. Of Adverbs. Corrections under the 10 Notes to Rule XXI
 Chapter IX. Of Conjunctions. Corrections under the 8 Notes to Rule XXII
 Chapter X. Of Prepositions. Corrections under the 5 Notes to Rule XXIII
 Chapter XI. Promiscuous Exercises. Corrections of the 8 Lessons
 Chapter XII. General Review. Corrections under all the preceding Rules
   and Notes; 18 Lessons
 Chapter XIII. General Rule. Corrections under the General Rule; 16
   Lessons
 Corrections under the Critical Notes
 Promiscuous Corrections of False Syntax; 5 Lessons, under Various Rules

THE KEY.--PART IV.--PROSODY.

 Chapter I. Punctuation
   Section I. The Comma; Corrections under its 17 Rules
   Section II. The Semicolon; Corrections under its 8 Rules
   Mixed Examples Corrected
   Section III. The Colon; Corrections under its 8 Rules
   Mixed Examples Corrected
   Section IV. The Period; Corrections under its 8 Rules
   Mixed Examples Corrected
   Section V. The Dash; Corrections under its 8 Rules
   Mixed Examples Corrected
   Section VI. The Eroteme; Corrections under its 3 Rules
   Mixed Examples Corrected
   Section VII. The Ecphoneme; Corrections under its 3 Rules
   Mixed Examples Corrected
   Section VIII. The Curves; Corrections under their 2 Rules
   Mixed Examples Corrected
   Section IX. All Points; Corrections
   Good English Rightly Pointed
 Chapter II. Utterance; no Corrections
 Chapter III. Figures; no Corrections
 Chapter IV. Versification. False Prosody, or Errors of Metre, Corrected

THE FOUR APPENDIXES.

 Appendix I. (To Orthography.) Of the Sounds of the Letters
 Appendix II. (To Etymology.) Of the Derivation of Words
 Appendix III. (To Syntax.) Of the Qualities of Style
 Appendix IV. (To Prosody.) Of Poetic Diction; its Peculiarities

INDEX OF MATTERS.

FOOTNOTES.