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Altogether existence grew brighter, and when she was left alone with the teacher for her grammar lesson she had nearly recovered her equanimity, which was more than Miss Dearborn had.
He was to do this without the help of any written or printed specimens, with nothing in the shape of a grammar or analysis, but merely by oral communication with his Indian instructor, or with other natives, who, however comparatively intelligent, must from the nature of the case have been very imperfect teachers.
In fact, one of the saddest things I saw during the month of travel which I have described was a young man, who had attended some high school, sitting down in a one-room cabin, with grease on his clothing, filth all around him, and weeds in the yard and garden, engaged in studying a French grammar.
Garth was a trifle too emphatic in her resistance to what she held to be follies: the passage from governess into housewife had wrought itself a little too strongly into her consciousness, and she rarely forgot that while her grammar and accent were above the town standard, she wore a plain cap, cooked the family dinner, and darned all the stockings.
I taught myself the language, or began to do so, when I knew nothing of the English grammar but the prosody at the end of the book.
Then we have the Grammar Pills--one before each meal--and the Spelling Pills, which are taken whenever needed.
But now, having demonstrated that she knew more grammar than did business men and college graduates, she became an individual.
You should go back and finish grammar school, and then go through to high school and university.
He's that kind that if he didn't like you, or if you criticised his grammar or arithmetic, he'd kick your dog to get even .
I dare say; but if your French grammar was no better than your English, I think the praise was not deserved, my dear.
I shall not copy the uncouth language, full of needless repetitions (and, if I know anything of the subject, not guiltless of bad grammar as well), in which my innocent husband was solemnly and falsely accused of poisoning his first wife.
I had gone through the grammar school long ago, so I entered the Oakland High School.
And so keenly did men feel the human interests of such things as were now taught, that we have come to call grammar, rhetoric, poetry, Greek and Latin the Humanities, and the professor who teaches these thing the professor of Humanity.
I shall always study my grammar lesson," I wrote--I, who loathed grammar with a deadly loathing.
Both he and his wife study whenever they have a spare moment, and there is a tradition that she stirs her puddings with one hand and holds a Latin grammar in the other, the grammar, of course, getting the greater share of her attention.