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Description of a fine-looking man, | Disquisition, 341.
note, 174.

how it differs from a Diss er
of the elephant, 175.

tation, 341.
" of natural scenery, 175 and L " Ethical, political, scientific,
176.

and literary, 342.
• Use of Epithets in, note, 175. " Ethical, Example of, on “The
Descriptive, Introduction and 300.

strict application of Moral
** Poetry, instances of, 299.

Rules to the Policy of
Dialogue (simple), 7 and 324.

States," 342.
“ about dogs, 12.

Dissertation, 338.
Diction, Poetic, 77.

" Example of, on “ The Causes
Didactic, Introduction and 300.

which, independently of
« Poetry, instances of, 299.

their Merit, have contrib-
Diæresis, 27, 31, and 77.

uted to elevate the Ancient
Diamond Type, 312.

Classics,” 381.
Difference, 105.

« Bowdoin Prize, on the Life
Diminution, or Liptotes, note, 142.

and Character of Dr. John-
Directions, Grammatical, 88.

son, 381.
for the Division of a Subiect, « Subjects for, 414.
· 215.

Distich, or Couplet, 230.
for acquiring a Good Style, Distinction, 105.
302.

Divisions of a Subject, 215.
" for revising and correcting " of a Sermon, 392.

Compositions, 303. Double Pica, note, 312.
" in Letter Writing. [See Drama, 296.'
Letters.]

“ 'Rules for the construction of
“ for Superscriptions and Forms

the, 296.
of Address to Persons of Dramatic Composition, kinds of, 296.

every Rank, note, 190. Dramatic Poetry, 294.
Discussion, 344.

Duet, note, 287.
6 Different kinds of, as philos- Duodecimo, 313.

ophical, literary, political,
moral, &c., 344.

Echo Verses, 243.
« Philosophical, Example of, on Eclogue, 290.

the Expediency of making | how it differs from Idyl, 290.
Authorship a Profession, Ellipsis, 28, 30, 77.
345..

Elegiac Poetry, 289.
us a Literary, on “ The merits of Elegy, Gray's, written in a Country

the Histories of Hume and Church-yard, 291.
Lingard,” 349.

Elision, 76.
& Deliberative, on Liberal Emblem, note, 122.

Principles as affecting the “ Foundation of Simile and
Strength of Government,

Comparison, note, 123.
350.

Empire of Poetry, by Fontenelle, 133.
" Subjects for, 408 and 410. English Oration, 362.
Disputation, 355.

66 on Public Station, 362.
" Philosophical and Forensic, 16 " The Utilitaria
355.

“ Cui Bono,”: 367.
6 Forensic, Example of, on the " " Public Opinion," 371.

question, " Whether Pop " Valedictory, The Spirit that
ular Superstitions, or En

should accompany our Re-
lighted Opinion, be most

publican Institutions, 374.
favorable to the growth of English Primer, note, 312.

Poetical Literature,” 355. English Verse, specimens of different
" Philosophical, Example of a kinds of, 235.

on the question,“ Whether " how divided, 231.
Intellectual Improvement " how they terminate, 232.
be favorable to the produc- English, Language of the, 61.
tions of the Imagination,” Enallage, 77.
359.

Enigma, or Riddle, 131.

| Fable and Apologue, how they differ
y of the Sphinx, note, 139.

from a Tale, 136.
" of the letters H, M, and E, Farce, 296.

138, and note, 139. Faults destructive of clearness, 94.
Epic, 295.

Feet, Poetical, 231.
6 Poetry, 294.

16 Kinds of, 231.
“ Poem, Examples of, 295. 4 what kinds most frequently
Epicurean, by Thomas Moore,

used, 231.
noticed, note, 230 and 295.

6 Secondary, 231.
Epigram, 288.

Figurative Language, 111 and 283.
* its characteristic is precise " and Plain, difference between,
ness, 288.

113.
Epilogue, 296.

4 translation of Plain into, 115.
Episode, 295.

Figure, Definition of a, 111.
Epistolary Correspondence, or Letter « Etymological, Syntactical and
Writing, 183.

Rhetorical, 111.
Epitaph, 290.

| Figures, as enumerated by Holmes,
« Remarks on, note, 290.

note, 111.
Epithalamium, 289.

"' Use of, 112.
Epithets, 282.

" Faults of, note, 112.
6 Kinds of, 283.

Folding of a Letter, 188 and 189.
" Simple and Compound, 283. " of Notes, &c., 194.
" Judicious Application of, a Folio, 313.

great beauty in Poetry, Forensic Disputation, 355.
283.

" Example of a, 355.
Epode, 286.

“ Subjects for, 409.
Epopea, or Epopoeia, 296.

Form of a Letter, 186.
Esquire, title of, when to be applied, Formal Letter, Example of a, 188.
191.

Formation of Compound Sentences
'ssay, 329.

from Simple ones, 58.
it' Examples of an, on “Literat- Forms for Cards, &c., 195.

ure," 331.
on “ The Pleasures derived Generalization of a Subject, 227

from the Fine Arts by the Genus, 105.
Artist and the Common Ginevra, 81 and 84.
Spectator," 333.

Governor of a State, Title by which
on “The Sentiment of Loy-lhe is to be addressed, 190.
alty,” 334.

| Grammatical Propriety, 88.
6 filled out from heads, outlines, Great Primer, note, 312.

or abstracts, 213.
Etymological Figures, 111.

Harmony, 94 and 99.
Euphemism, 63.

" Rules of, 100.
Euphonic Letters, 35.

" Higher Kind of, 101.
Events, Objects and, 5.

4 of a Verse, how destroyed,
Evening, Invitation for, Form of, 193.

238.
Example, 209.

Heads of Departments, their Titles,
Exclamation, as a point, 28 and 29. 190.
" as a rhetorical figure, 145.

or Divisions, of a Subject, in
Exercises, College, Specimens of, 324.

argumentative discussions,
Exordium, 362.

in persuasive, descriptive,
Expansion of an Idea, 21.

narrative, and didactic
Expansion of Narrative Writing, note,

writing, 216.
159.

Hemistich, 230."
Explanations and Paraphrase, 153. Heroic Measure, note, 232.
Expletives, cautions against 'use of, " the principal Metre of the
note, 241.

English Language, nots,
Expression, Variety of, 73.

240.
Expressions, Selection of, 92.

Heroic Verse, 296.
Fable and Apologue, 136.

Heroics, Mock, 297.

187.

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Forms of a,

Higher Species of Poetry, 294. Language, English, of the, 61.
Honorable, Title of, when to be ap * Low rendered copious and ex
plied, 190 and 191.

pressive, 35.
Humming Bird and Butterfly, Alle- Legend of Modena, 53.
gory of, 135.

Letter Writing, or Epistolary Corres
Hyperbaton, 77.

pondence, 183.
Hyperbole, 141.

“ with explanation of its parts,
" Reverse of, note, 142.
Purpose of, note, 148.

4 Directions in Writing, 187.
Hymns, 206.

" in what person to be written
Hypermeter, 232.

184.
Hyphen, 2 and 30.

« Date, Signature, and Super

scription of, 185.
Lambic Verse, or Measure, 231.

" the particulars it should em
of what it consists, 232.

brace, 155.
how accented, 232.

4 Date of, where to be written
Lambus, 231.

185.
Idyl, or Idyllium, 290.

" Complimentary Address, body
Illustration of a subject, 219.

of the Letter, Style or
Impromptu, 259.

Complimentary Closing,
Impropriety, 92.

Signature, Title, &c., 185.
Improprieties, Colloquial, note, 54.
Independence, different senses in " Directions for Addressing to
which it is used, 108.

Persons of every Rank,
Index, 420.

note, 190.
Indian Reasoning, remarkable in « Directions for Sealing. 195.
stance of, note, 220.

4 of Introduction, 198.
Inquiry, political, philosophical, &c., u of Condolence, 199.
Subject for, 410.

Letters, Euphonic, 35.
Interrogation (as a point), 28 and 29. 46 Radical, 35.
" (as a rhetorical figure), 144.

frequency of their recurrence,
Invitation, notes of, 192.

312.
6 forms of, 193.

Licenses, Poetical, 76.
Inversion and Transposition, Methods Lieutenant-Governor of a State, his
of, 50.

Title, 190.

Lines addressed to Lady Byron, 285.
« proper subjects of, 150. Liptotes, or Diminution, note, 142.
It, the neuter pronoun, useful in | List of Works consulted in the pro

altering the arrangement of a gen- paration of this Volume, 419
tence, note, 56.

Literature, Essay on, 331.
Italic Words in Old and New Testa Logogriph, 288.
ment, 313.

Long Metre, note, 230.
Ivanhoé, Extract from, note, 62. * Primer, 312.

Lord Chesterfield, his disapprobation
Jablonski's Welcome of Stanislaus, of wafers, note, 195.
note, 87.

Lyric Poetry, 284.
Jardine's Remarks on the manage-
ment of a Subject, 204.

Machinery of a Poem, 295.
" Remarks on the Fourth Order | Madrigal, 288.
of Themes, 219.

Marks used by Printers in Correc-
Jests and Jokes, note, 140.

tions of the Press, 310 and 311.
“ difference between, note, 140. Mary, Queen of Scots, Description
Judges, Titles of, 190.

T of, 172.
Justice, Poetical, 296.

Massachusetts, Titles recognized by

Law in, note, 190.
King, how to be addressed, note, 190. Maxim, note, 154.
Knight, The, and the Lady, 275. Mayor, the Title of a, 190.

Measure, Heroic, note, 232.
Lampoons, 300.

Megan, Story of, 160.

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374.

Members of a House of Represent-1 Ode, The Greek, 286.

atives, and of a Board of Aldermen, Official Documents, how folded, note,
how to be addressed, 190.

| 188.
Metaphors, meaning of, 112 and 113, | Onomatopeia, or Onomatopy, 104.
and note, 113.

66 Instances of, 235.
6 Rules of, 117.

Oration, 361.
Metre, 230.

• its meaning, 361.
"'Long, Common, Short, and 6 the Parts of an, 362.
Particular, note, 230.

6 English, on « Public Sta-
Methods of Inversion and Transpo-

tion, 362.
sition, 50.

" on “The Utilitarian Syg.
Minion, 312.

tem;" " Cui Bono,'' 367.
Mock Heroics, 297.

• Public Opinion, 371.
Modena, Legend of, 83.

6 Valedictory,“ The Spirit that
Monologue, 289.

should accompany our
Music of a Sentence, and on what it

Republican Institutions,"
depends, 101.
Musical Construction, 101.

" Latin, Valedictory, 379.

16 Subjects for, 416.
Names, Exercise on, 6.

Outlines in Narrative, 155.
Narration Expanded, 159.
66 and Description United, in the Pæans, 286.

Story of the Son, 178. Parable, 136.
Narrative, Introduction, and 300. Paragoge, 77.
6 Outlines in, 155.

Parallel, 28, 32, and 128.
6 Connected, from scattered a between Pope and Dryden,
facts, 157.

128.
" Writing, plan in, note, 159.

6 between Jay and Hamilton
Expansion of, note, 159.

130.

Paragraph, 28 and 32.
Nelson, Admiral, Lord, Anecdote of, Paranomasia, note, 139 and 140.
note, 195.

Paraphrase, or Explanation, 153.
Newton, Sir Isaac, his use of Ana Parody and Parodies, 297.
grams, note, 87.

Particulur Metre, note, 230.
Nobility, The, how to be addressed, Pasquinade, 300.
note, 191.

Pastoral Poetry, 289.
Nonpareil, 312.

Pastorals, 289.
Nonsense Verses, 238.

Pathetic,'Introduction and 300.
Notes of Invitation, 192.

Patience, An Allegory, 132.
" Forms of, with the Reply, 193. Pearl, (type), 312,
Notice, Critical, 317.

Peculiarities and Improprieties, note,
« Obituary, 313.

54.
Novels, 295.

Period, its meaning and use, note, 27,

and 29.
Obituary Notice, 314.

Periphrase or Periphrasis, 63.
Obelisk, 28 and 32.

76 useful to avoid repetition of
Double, 28 and 32.

the same word, 64.
Objects, and their Parts, 1.

4 apt to run into bombast, 64.
" their Qualities and Uses, 2. Perspicuity, 92.
6 their Parts, Qualities, Uses, Persuasive, Introduction and 300.

and Appendages, 3. Philosophical Discussion, Subjects
" and Events, 5.

for, 410.
Object of a Verb, how expressed, 19. Phrases, 92.
Objective Nouns, with Preposition of, “ clauses, &c., 17.
when inelegant, note, 53.

" and clauses, difference be-
Obsolete Words, note, 77.

tween, 18.
Octavo, 313.

Pica, 312.
Octodecimo, 313.

6 small, double, two line, three
Ode, 286.

line, &c., note, 312.
36*

Pickbourne, on the use of the parti- ( Prosopopeia, its use to poetical wri-
ciple, note, 89.

ters, 118.
Plain Language and Figurative, dif «' different degrees of, 119.
ference between, 113.

“ beautiful instances of, from
* Translation of into Figura-

Thomson's Seasons, note,
tive, 115.

118, and Milton's Paradise
Plan of a Composition, 218.

Lost, note, 120.
Pleonasm, 71 and 77.

6 how the genders should be
Poem, College, Example of, on the

applied, note, 121.
pleasures and pains of the Stu- Provençal or Provincial dialect, 295.
dent, 336.

Prosthesis 77.
6 Machinery of, 295.

Proverb, note, 154.
" Subjects for, 414.

Psalms, 256.
Poetical Justice, 296.

Pun, note, 139.
“ Feet, 231.

" sometimes appears as an er
" " kinds of, 231.

igram, note, 140.
" " what kinds most frequent- Punctuation, 27.
ly used, 231.

“ importance of, note, 27.
Poetry, sentimental, note, 299.

" Rules of, 28.
« instances of, note, 299.

4 Exercises in, 32.
" Lyric, 251.

Purity, 92.
46 Pastoral and Elegiac, 289. Pyrrhic, 231.
" higher species of, 294.
“ Epic and Dramatic, 294. Quantity of a syllable, 231.
“ Didactic and Descriptive, 294. Quartette, note, 287.
6 Empire of, an Allegory, by Quarto, 313.
Fontenelle, 13

Quatrains, 287.
6 and Versification, 230. Quotation, 209.
" deals largely in figurative lan “ marks of, 27 and 30.

guage, 230.
" True, what it consists in, note, Radical letters, 35.
230.

Reason or Argument, 209.
Poetic diction, 77.

Reasoning powers of the Indians, re-
" licenses, 76.

markable instance of, note, 220
Political Discussion, Subjects for, 410. Rebus, note, 139.
Possessive nouns, when inelegant, Redundancy, 71.
note, 53.

Refutation of an objection, 225.
Precision, 92 and 93.

Regular subjects, 200.
“ how promoted, note, 93. Remarks and Analysis on a speci
u opposed to Tautology and men of argumentative writing, 225.
*Pleonasm, note, 93.

Repetition, 144.
Prefix, 35.

Representatives of the United States,
Prefixes, Alphabetical synopsis of, 36. their titles, 190.
Prepositions, what ones to be used Revolutionary Story, 162.

with certain words, note, 53. Rhetorical figures, 111.
President of the United States, the Rhyme, 241.

title by which he is to be address u useful as an aid to memory,
ed, 190.

152.
Primer, Long, 312.

" where it must always com-
Primitive words, 34.

mence, 232 and 241.
Printers' marks for the correction of 6 Rules of, 241.
the press, 310 and 311.

" not essential in poetry, note,
Privy Counsellors, how addressed,

241.
note, 191.

" kinds of, 242.
Prologue, 296.

Rhymes, Vocabulary of, 243.
Proposition or narrative, 208.

directions for finding, 243. .
Propriety, 92 and 93.

• Rules of, note, 244.
" Grammatical, 88.

6 suggestion to students with
Prosopopeia, or Personification, 118. I regard to, 274.

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