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The American system of English syntax

developing the constructive principles of the English phrenod or language

by Brown, James grammarian

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Published by J. Blackmarr in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar,
  • English language,
  • Syntax

  • Edition Notes

    On spine: Brown"s syntax.

    Statementby James Brown
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1109 .B886 1837
    The Physical Object
    Pagination442 p. :
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25091288M
    LC Control Number10024676
    OCLC/WorldCa6281561

    syntax meaning: 1. the grammatical arrangement of words in a sentence: 2. the structure of statements or elements. Learn more.


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