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absolute. iv. Nouns governed in the Possessive case ; v. in the Objective case. vi. Concord of Noun and Pronoun; vii. of Noun Substantive and its definitive. viii. Adjectives used substantively and infinitively. ix. Concord as regards Verb and Verb. X. Government of a verb in the Subjunctive mood; xi. of a verb in the Infinitive ; xii. of a verb in its shape of Participle. xii. Concord of Adverb with Verb, &c. xiv. Government of nouns, &c. by Prepositions. xv. Concord of Conjunctions with each other. xvi. Apparent government of nouns by Interjections. CHAP. II. PeINCIPLES OF GRAMMATICAL CONSTRUCTION EXTENDED AND MODIFIED BY LOGIC. i. General differences of Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric. ii. Co-operation of Logic with Grammar. iii. Logical Combinations used in place of mere grammatical parts of speech. iv. Logic considered as affecting the purely grammatical rules of Syntax. CHAP. III. INTERFERENCE OF RHETORIC WITH LOGIC AND GRAMMAR. i. Introductory. ii. Influence of Rhetorie in varying the forms of sentences. ii. Nature and limits of Ellipsis commonly deemed grammatical. iv. Anomalies of Logic and Grammar justified to some extent by Rhetorio. CHAP. IV. PUNCTUATION. i. Principles investigated. ii. Grammatical punctuation. iii. Rhetorical punctuation.
PROSODY. CHAP. I. INTRODUCTORY, CHAP. II, THE AUDIBLE PROPERTIES OF SPEECH GENERALLY CONSIDERED. i. Melody. ii. Synepy. ii. Modulation or inflectional Accent, iv, Cadential aocent. v. Numbers or Rhythm, quantitative and syllabic. CHAP. III. STRUCTURE OF ENGLISH VERSE, i, Single lines. ii. Stanzas and Poems.
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MANUAL OF RHETORIC. INTRODUCTION. CHAP. I. INVENTION : 1. Arguments named from the capacity, knowledge, ordinary motives, &c. of the persons addressed ; 2. from the topics whence the arguments are taken. Examination questions. CHAP. II. DISPOSITION : Parts of an oration. Examination questions. CHAP. III. DICTION (anciently called ELOCUTION): Kinds of Style-Figurative and plain periods—figures and tropes described—Examination questions- Alphabetical Index to the figures and tropes, with
etymological explanations. APPENDIX to Chapter III., containing exercises for ta improvement of style or diction. CHAP. IV. DELIVERY (more commonly car ELOCUTION, anciently PRONUNCIATION): Constituent powers in a good deliveryManner and expression belonging to different purposes and different emotions. Examination questions. CHAP. V. SUPPLEMENTARY SUGGESTIONS FOR EXERCISES D RHETORIC, SUBJECTS FOR EXERCISE-Personal subjects Subjects from Engla history—from Roman history--from Grecian history—for descriptions-for famua letters--for embryo orators. Key to the exercises for the improvement of styles diction.
MANUAL OF LOGIC. CHAP. I. OUTLINE THEORY OF LOGIC. CAAP. II. INDUCTIVE LOGIC. Theuy. inductive logic. Practical instructions based on the theory. Recapitulation of tinctions and differences. Suggestions for avoiding, during the inductive procesa the delusions of the rhetorical sophist. CHAP. III. DEFINITION. Theory of det. tion. Practical distinctions and directions grounded on the theory. CHAP. 17 DEDUCTIVE LOGIC. Theory of deductive logic. Practical distinctions and directions Names of arguments from the topics whence they are taken from the data on whic they rest—from the forms of language in which they are developed. Exercises so gested for improvement in practical logic. CHAP. V. ERRORS TO WHICH LEARSEN ARE LIABLE IN ATTEMPTS TO DEVELOP KNOWLEDGE. Errors under the general .. of Verbiage—under the general head of Confused reasoning—under the general besa: of Disjointed reasoning. CHAP. VI. THE SYLLOGISM OF FORMAL LOGIC. Some amo of that peculiar syllogism. Recapitulation of the doctrine of the informal syllogica APPENDIX : Outline of an introductory course of instruction in Logic, consisting : subjects for themes, examination questions, &c. ALPHABETICAL INDEX TO TER MANUAL OF RHETORIC AND THE MANUAL OF Logic, adapted not only for reference but occasional further instruction.
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