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An Abridgment of the History of England by the Rev. Dr. LINGARD, with Continuation from 1688 to the Reign of Queen Victoria, adapted for the Use of Schools. By James BURKE, Esq., B.A., Barrister-at-Law. 648 pages, 12mo. bound, 5s.

Ancient History, from the Dispersion of the Sons of Noe to the Battle of Actium, and Change of the Roman Republic into an Empire. By PETER FREDET, D.D., Professor of History, Baltimore. Fifth edition, carefully revised and enlarged, half-bound, leather back, 12mo. 4s.

Modern History, from the Coming of Christ, and the Change of the Roman Republic into an Empire, to the year of our Lord 1850. By PETER FREDET, D.D., Professor of History, Baltimore. Twelfth edition, enlarged and improved, half-bound, leather back, 12mo. 4s.

A Compendium of Ancient and Modern History, with Questions, adapted to the use of Schools and Academies ; also an Appendix, containing the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, a Biographical Sketch of Eminent Personages, with a Chronological Table of Remarkable Events, Discoveries, Improvements, &c., from the Creation to the year 1850. By M. I. KERNEY. Tenth edition, large 12mo. half-bound, 4s. 6d.

The Physical and Historical Geography of the British Empire. 300 pages, 8vo. 2s. 6d. By a Certificated Teacher.

Elementary Algebra. By the Rev. B. Sestini, S.J., Author of " Analytical Geometry,” Professor of Natural Philosophy in Georgetown College. Second edition, 12mo. bound, 2s. 6d.

The main object of this Treatise is to render the Science of Algebra intelligible to pupils whose minds are yet unaccustomed to such studies.

A Treatise on Algebra. By the Rev. B. Sestini, S.J., Author of “ Elementary Algebra." Second edition, 12mo. bound, 4s.

This work is divided into two parts, the first embracing Algebraical Operations, and many other interesting questions connected with them; the second contains the most important Theorems.

The Catholic Publishing and Bookselling Company, Limited,

CHARLES DOLMAN, MANAGER, 61, New Bond Street, & 6, Queen's Head Passage, Paternoster Row.

ENGLISH GRAMMAR:

CALCULATED TO

PERFECT STUDENTS IN THE KNOWLEDGE OF

GRAMMAR, PARSING, DERIVATION, AND THE

PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION.

By M. D. KAVANAGH,
• OF UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, LONDON,

LONDON:
Catholic Publishing & Bookselling Company, Limited,

CHARLES DOLMAN, MANAGER,
61, NEW BOND ST., & 6, QUEEN'S HEAD PASSAGE, PATERNOSTER ROW.

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PREFACE.

To render the English language easy and advantageous to students, the Grammars from which they are taught should possess the utmost simplicity of matter, combined with systematic arrangement. But it is well known to the instructors of youth that almost all the elementary English Grammars are deficient in this respect, and that such as do possess any claim to systematic arrangement are also wanting in construing and parsing, without which a perfect knowledge of the language cannot be acquired. To remedy these defects this Grammar has been compiled.

According to this system the parts of speech are clearly and concisely defined ; parsing lessons and exercises, containing their application, are next prescribed; then come the rules of syntax, with appropriate examples to illustrate them. Each rule is followed by a

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