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Rhymes, singular kinds of, 275.. Simile, how it differs from metaphor,
Riddle or Enigma, 138.

note, 122.
1 of the Sphinx, note, 139. Simple words, 35.
Romance, 295.

To Dialogue or Conversation, 7.
Rondean, rondo, roundo, roundel, or Sketch, Biographical, 322.
roundelay, 288.

Small Pica, 312.
Root of a word, 35.

Solecism, 92.
Rules of Propriety, 92.

Sonnet, 287.
6 Unity, 95.

to one beloved, 287.
6 Strength, 97.

Sound adapted to the sense, instan-
" Harmony, 100 and 101. ces of, ( See Onomatopeia), 102 and
" Metaphors, 117.

104.
4 Comparisons, 123.

Specimens of different kinds of Eng-
" Antithesis, 126.

lish verse, 235.
" for the mechanical execution Spectator, No. 411, Dr. Blair's Criti

of written exercises, 304. cism of, 318.
« General, of a Sermon, 391. Speech, 361.
Running title, 313.

Spondee, 231.

Stanza and Stave, note, 230.
Sarcasm, 150.

Story of Megan, 160.
Satires, 300.

Strength, 94 and 97.
Scott, 'Sir Walter, his accuracy in Ho Rules of, 97.
description, note, 167.

Strophe, 286.
Secondary feet, 231.

Style, 92 and 300.
Section, 28 and 32.

• Different kinds of, as diffuse,
Selection of words and expressions,

concise, nervous, feeble,
92.

dry, plain, neat, elegant.
Semicolon, its meaning and use, 27 flowery or florid, simple,
and 28.

affected, vehement, barren,
Sentences, 17.

luxuriant, forcible, elevat-
6 Parts of, 18.

ed, dignified, idiomatic, ea
46 Kinds of, 19.

sy, animated, &c., 301. La-
6 Simple and Compound, 19.

conic, note, 301.
66 Parts and Adjuncts of, 22. 16 Directions for forming a good.

forming a good,
Construction of, 93.

302.
Essential properties of per-| u of Simple Narration, 75.
fect, 94.

" of Passionate Exclamation,
6 Unity of, 95.

75.
66 What kind should not succeed 6 loose, source of, 93.
one another, 101.

Subject of a verb, how expressed, 19
Senators, their titles, 190.

« Illustration of a, 219.
Sentimental Poetry, note, 299.

" Treatment of a, 222.
" instances of, note, 299.

4 Generalization of a, 227.
Sermon, Composition of a, 390. Subjects and methods of treating

66 General Rules of a, 391. them, 200.
66 of connexion of a, 391.

“ 'for Compositions of all sorts,
" Divisions of a, 392.

399.
" Discussion in'a, 393.

6 for Conferences, 405.
" Explication of terms in a, 393. 4 Colloquys or colloquial dis-
" Explication in a, of two sorts,

cussions, 408.
393.

66 Dissertations, 414.
4 Skeletons of a, 396 and 398. " Forensic and Philosophical
Shakspeare as a dramatic writer, 296.

Disputations, 409.
Sherwood, Mrs., Social Tales, Ex 66 Deliberative, Political, Criti-
tracts from, 205.

cal, Philosophical, and Lit-
Short metre, note, 230.

erary Discussions, Disqui
Simile and Comparison, 122 and 209.

sitions, Inquiries, &c., 410.
16 Distinction between, note,

4 for Orations, Essays, &c., 416.
122.

Poems, 414.

Suggestions to teachers with regard | Unity, 94 and 95.

to the written exercises of stu * how sometimes preserved, gal
dents, 304.

of action, what it requires
Superscription of a Letter, titles

290.
proper for, 190.

66 of time and place, 296.
Synæresis, 77.
Syncategorematica, 393.

Variety of expression, 73.
Synonymes, 40.

Verbosity, 71.
Synonymous words, 93.

Versification, 230.
Syntactical figures, 111.

« first exercise in, 238.
Tale, 295.

Verse, 230, and note, 230.

«' Alexandrine, note, 232.
Tautology, 69.

without rhyme, 241.
Teachers, suggestions to, with regard

6 Onomatopeia, a great beauty
to written exercises, 304.

in, 235.
Technical terms, relating to books, Verses

lating to Dooks, Verses, English, how divided, 231.
313.

| how they terminate, 232.
Terms suitable for Descriptions, 166.

6 specimens of different kinds
Terzines, 287.

of, 235.
Testimony or Quotation, 209.

6 of what kinds of feet they
Texts, choice of, 390.

may be composed, 231.
Theme, Example of a College, 324.

4 Iambic, 231.
Themes, 203.

u " how accented, 232.
6 how divided, 203.

56 Trochaic, 231.
" Simple, 203.
4 Complex, 204.

" 6 how accented, 232.

u
" Proof of, 208.

Anapæstic, 231.
46 Proposition of, 208.

" " of what they consist, 233.
Thesis, 329.

Dactylic, 231.
Title, Running, 313.

" are properly defective An-
6 Page, 313.

apæstic, 232.
Tmesis, 77.

" pure lambic, what they con-

tain, 232.
Tract, 329.

4 Iambic, forms of, 232.
Tragedy, 296.

s in which the secondary feet
Translation of plain into figurative

are admitted to give varie
language, 115.
« or conversion of poetry into

ty, 237...
« Nonsense, 238.

“ Echo, 243.
Transposition and Inversion, methods
of, 50.

specimens of various kinds
Travesties, 297.

of, 235.

Vice-President of the United States,
Treatise, 329.
Treatment of a subject, 200.

the title by which he is to be ad
Tribrach, 231.

dressed, 190.

Vignette, 313.
Trio, note, 287.
Trochee, 231.

Vision, 146.
Trochaic verse, 231.

Vivacity of style, how sometimes at
6 how accented, 231.

tainable, note, 58.
" how it terminates, note, 233.
Trope, meaning of, 112 and 113. Wafers, 195.
Tropes, faults of, note, 111.

Walker's Directions for the divisions
Troubadours, 295.

of a subject, 200.
« Tales of, 295.

" Directions for Themes, 208.
Tutor and his Pupils, A Dialogue, 8. " Rules Versified, 201 and 209.
Types, names of different sizes of, Waverley, Author of, his misuse of

the tenses, 89.

Webster, Hon. Daniel, remarkable
Unities, the three, as they are called, for the Saxon force and purity of
296.

| his language, note, 62.

prose, 76.

312.

Winged Worshippers, the, 284. Words, Similar in sound, and differWords, 15 and 92.

ent in spelling and signifi « as affected by accent, 16.

cation, note, 49. " to be arranged in a sentence, " What kinds of most pleasing 24.

to the ear, 101. Derivation and Composition " Sounds of, for what they may of, 34.

be employed to represent, 56 Primitive and Derivative, 34.

102. " Simple and Compound, 35. | « when used literally and when Reducible to groups or fami

figuratively, lies, 35.

Works consulted in the preparation * Selection of, 92.

of this volume, 419.

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