1864 printing of 1862 copyrighted text. Author is credited with a Master of Arts, as Principal of the Collegiate Schools, NY, and as the author of several other texts. A new and distinct system of grammar that combines practice with theory and example with precept to make the subject more interesting and teachable. The book contains fifty one short lessons, each followed by an exercise. Words are classified as parts of speech solely according to their use. A simple method of analyzing sentences is also presented as are sections on punctuation, rhetorical figures, and prosody. The Schultz Archive is roughly the complete 288 page text.
1864 printing of 1864 copyrighted text. Author is credited with a Master of Arts, as Principal of the Collegiate Schools, NY, and as the author of several other texts. A grammar handbook that explains rules through question/answer format. The same system from the author's larger grammar but for young beginners. The text aims to awaken students' interest, teach them to think, enable them to understand as they learn, lead them through natural steps, and give practical application to every abstract principle. The Schultz Archive copy is roughly the complete 120 page text.
1864 printing of the 1864 copyrighted text. The preface states the methods of the text are the result of eight years of classroom experience and testing. The text is written as a teaching guide with advice on lessons and providing feedback to encourage composition in younger students. The text's method is to introduce composition through the presentation of various forms of writing rather than simplified rhetorical principles. These forms include letters (epistles), diary writing, news items, advertisements, and extempore writing. The Schultz Archive's copy is roughly the complete text.