When the chart and compass are present, however, in the form of rules and principles scientifically laid down, the sea is one that can be navigated with both pleasure and profit.

Copyright infringement liability can be quite severe. teach children how to comprehend thought when expressed in language ; and, since there is little or no thinking without lan- guage, the development of the power to comprehend involves the development of the power to think and of the power to express thought. — Predicate Noun and Adjective XXXVIII.— Apposition XXXIX.— The Personal Pronoun XL.

About Google Book Search Google's mission is to organize the world's information and to make it universally accessible and useful. John Stuart Mill calls grammar *' elementary logic." Mr. — Exercises in Review XXXIV.— The Interjection XXXV.

The teacher may have the pupils read this introduction, and may make it the subject of a series of questions ; or she may use it as a model, according to which she will introduce the topic with exercises altogether oral.

But even in this latter case it should be carefully read and questioned upon, as a resume of the oral exercises.

Next comes the rule or definition, which should be committed to memorj^ with the utmost accuracy.

The objection to learning rules and definitions by heart applies only where they are learned with- out being understood. — Analysis and Synthesis XI.— The Noun XII.— The Noun XIII. Whether a book is still in copyright varies from country to country, and we can't offer guidance on whether any specific use of any specific book is allowed. Those who have been dissatisfied with the results of teach- ing technical grammar seem to me, while I admit that their complaint is not without foundation, to have fallen into funda- mental error as to the purpose of teaching grammar. Please do not assume that a book's appearance in Google Book Search means it can be used in any manner anywhere in the world. Taking their cue from Lindley Murray, they seem to think the sole end and aim of this study is to teach children to " speak and write the English language with propriety." A more correct view I hold to be that the chief purpose of studying grammar is to" iv PREFACE. A public domain book is one that was never subject to copyright or whose legal copyright term has expired. — A phrase is a collection of words rightly put together, but not used as a statement, a question, or a command or entreaty. Whether a book is in the public domain may vary country to country. Words may be arranged in groups and used as parts of sentences, and yet these groups may not, by themselves, make known our thoughts. As to the method of presentation, attention is invited to the following features, which, it is confidently believed, will rec- ommend it as a working text-book : 1.