This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...2. Beasts roam in the forest. 3. Waves dash on the.shore. 4. Apples ripen on the trees. 5. Birds sing in the woods. 6. Snow was falling fast ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...2. Beasts roam in the forest. 3. Waves dash on the.shore. 4. Apples ripen on the trees. 5. Birds sing in the woods. 6. Snow was falling fast. 7. Leaves lie everywhere. 8. Berries are ripe. 9. Trees are bare. Exercise 2.--Enlarge these sentences by adding possessive modifiers to the subject: 1. The hat is on the hook. 2. The book is on the floor. 3. dress is blue. 4. The rays warm the earth. 5. army was defeated. 6. The tides rise and fall. 7. acting was superb. 8. The winds are cold. Exercise 3.--Make these sentences express good ideas, by inserting modifying words: 1. A death generally awaits animals. 2. A ship is not for a voyage. 3. Boys do not like hair, nor girls hair. 4. No man has fingers, nor toes, nor teeth. 5. If a horse had feet he would be a curiosity. 6. A book is not for boys to read. 7. Food is not fit to eat. 8. A clock cannot keep time. Exercise 4.--Enlarge these sentences by adding a phrase modifier to the subject of each. (See page 42.) 1. The key is at Mt. Vernon. 2. The men lay down to sleep. 3. Food was becoming scarce. 4. The frost was on his hair. 5. The climate is severe. 6. The beasts and the birds can take care of themselves. 7. The negroes have their own songs. 8. The people should eat fruit and vegetables. Exercise 5.--Enlarge these sentences by adding a clause modifier to the subject of each. (See page 44.) 1. The wind howled all night. 2. The mocking bird is a sweet songster. 3. The sailors were safely brought to shore. 4. The man will succeed. 5. General Sherman was an officer in the Northern army. 6. The Bible is the greatest of books. 7. The house was destroyed by fire. 8. The volcano burst forth in fury. Exercise 6.--Using these simple sentences as bases, expand each subject by adding modifiers of any sort you choose. Make...Read Less
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New. 263 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1908 edition. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher: New York, Cincinnati [etc. ] American book company)
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