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Preface, .....

Introduction, .........................

Objects and their parts......

Objects, their qualities and uses, .....

III. Objects, their parts, qualities, properties, uses, and

appendages, .........

IV. Events

Events, ...........................

V. Objects and Events, ........................

VI. Names, :................................

VII. Simple Dialogue, or Conversation, ..........

VIII. Words, .......

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IX. Of Phrases, Clauses, and Sentences, .........

X. Use of Words, Phrases, and Clauses, in the expan-

sion of an idea, .......

XI. Of the Parts and Adjuncts of a Sentence,...... •

XII. Of Sentences, ....

XIII. Of Capital Letters,...................

XIV. Of Punctuation, ....

XV Derivation and Composition of Words; ..........

XVI. Synonymes, ...............................

XVII. Methods of Inversion and Transposition,........

XVIII. Formation of Compound Sentences, from Simple

ones, ......................

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XIX. Of the English Language, .....

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Periphrase, Periphrasis, or. Circumlocution, Eu-

phemism, and Antonomasia,..................

XXI. Tautology and Catachresis, .........

XXII. Pleonasm, Verbosity, and Redundancy,.........

XXIII. Variety of Expression,......

Translation, or Conversion of Poetry into Prose,

XXV. Anagrams, ............

XXVI. Of Grammatical Propriety, ...................

XXVII. On the selection of Words and Expressions,.:...

XXVIII. Of the Construction of Sentences, .......

XXIX. Of Clearness, .......................

XXX. Of Unity,............

XXXI. Of the Strength of a Sentence, .....


XXXII. Of the Harmony of a Sentence,.............

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XXXII Onomatopeia, or Sound adapted to the Sense, · 104

XXXIV. Definition and Distinction, or Difference, ...... 105

XXXV. Analogy, .........crrrrrrrr

XXXVI. Figurative Language, ...................... 111

XXXVII. Translation of Plain into Figurative Language, 116

XXXVIII. Rules relating to Metaphors,...

117

XXXIX. Prosopopæia, or Personification,...

118

Ho XL. Simile, or Comparison,.......

122

XLI. Antithesis, ...............

.... 125

XLII. Parallel,.................

128

XLIII. Allegory,...:

131

XLIV. Apologue and Fable, ......

136

XLV. Riddle, or Enigma, .......

138

XLVI. Charade, .....

139

XLVII. Hyperbole, ..........

141

XLVIII. Apostrophe,.....

XLIX. Interrogation, :

144

So-L. Repetition, ...

144

LI. Exclamation,...

LII. Vision, ........

146

LIII. Climax, ......

147

LIV. Anticlimax, ...

149

LV. Allusion, .......

... 149

LVI. Irony, ..........

150

LVII. Alliteration,.........

151

LVIII. Paraphrase, or Explanation,.............. 153

LIX. Outlines in Narrative, ........

155

6. LX. Connected Narrative from scattered Facts, 157

LXI. Narration expanded, : .......

.... 159

LXII. Description, ::::

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LXIII. Narration and Description united, ............ 178

LXIV. Epistolary Correspondence, or Letter Writing,. 183

LXV. Regular Subjects, ...........

... 200

LXVI. Themes,.............

203

LXVII. Abstracts, .................

211

XVIII. Essays from Abstracts,......

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LXIX. Divisions of a Subject,............... ..... 215

70 LXX. Amplification, ..........

... 218

LXXI. Illustration of a Subject, .......

219

LXXII. On the Treatment of a Subject,

222

LXXIII. Generalization of a Subject,

227

LXXIV. Poetry and Versification,....

230

LXXV. Vocabulary of Rhymes,........

243

LXXVI. Epithets, ....................

282

LXXVII. Lyric Poetry, ...... ........

284

LXXVIII. Pastoral and Elegiac Poetry, .....

289

LXXIX. Of the higher species of Poetry, ........ 294

So LXXX. Style,.......

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