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Higher Lessons in English: A Work on English Grammar and Composition, in Which the Science of the Language Is Made Tributary to the Art of Expression, ... Adapted to Every Day Use (Classic Reprint)


Higher Lessons in English: A Work on English Grammar and Composition, in Which the Science of the Language Is Made Tributary to the Art of Expression, ... Adapted to Every Day Use (Classic Reprint) by Forgotten Books at Translate This Website. MPN: black & white illustrations. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Children are not enthusiastic in praise of grammar, most parents recall without pleasure their own trials with it, and many men of culture and of


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Children are not enthusiastic in praise of grammar, most parents recall without pleasure their own trials with it, and many men of culture and of wisdom openly advise its banishment from the school-room, But two causes can be assigned for this wide-spread aversion to grammar. There must prevail a belief either that there is another and a better way to correct expression than that along which grammar conducts one, or that the difficulties in this, the only path to it, are so serious that few ever surmount them and reach the desired goal. There is, we believe, no other and better way to correct writing and speaking ;turning a child loose into the fields of literature will not, we are sure, put his feet upon such a road. De Quincey says that through a circuit of prodigious reading he has met with only two or three writers who did not sometimes violate the accidence or the syntax of English grammar, and any one knows that ordinary writers trip on almost every page.
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