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A HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH GRAMMAR by George M. Jones, L. E. Horning, John D. Morrow

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Our 3. Manner: acted, as we did. as you wish (to do) about that matter. They have Do 4. Cause : because we were friends. Since you have helped me, I shall help you. They came, 5. Purpose : They came, in order that they might help us. Neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they Matthew vii. 6. trample them under their feet. 6. Condition: If you help me, I shall help you. If our friends were here, we should rejoice. 7. Concession : Even if help came now, we should fail. Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him.

The Tower (of London) has held 6. D A many notable prisoners. proper noun, on the other hand, becomes a ENGLISH GRAMMAR 34 common noun when applied to all the members of a class of things. There are two Titians in this gallery. Several budding Miltons are in this class. 7. When some lifeless thing, some lower animal, some quality, or some emotion is personified, a common noun becomes a proper noun, and is written with a capital. These shall the fury Passions of the mind, tear, The Vultures Disdainful Anger, pallid Fear, And Shame that skulks behind.

7. When some lifeless thing, some lower animal, some quality, or some emotion is personified, a common noun becomes a proper noun, and is written with a capital. These shall the fury Passions of the mind, tear, The Vultures Disdainful Anger, pallid Fear, And Shame that skulks behind. GRAY, On a Distant Prospect of Eton College, 37. Nouns are sometimes CONCRETE, classified as but the distinction An is ABSTRACT of little or and no value in the name of a quality, grammar. condition, or relation that has no material existence.

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