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282; quoted, 246-^7, 298; citea,

^ 65, 75, 4i8» 419

Swinburne, A. C.^ quoted, 433

Symonds, J. A., Cited, 176

Synecdoche, 197

Syntax, 182

System in note-taking; 55-96

Take, 192

Take to the woods, 199

Take up, 192

Tasty, 189

Tautology, 200

Taylor, T. R., 311

Technical words, 189

Temperament. 199

Tennyson, A., quoted, 219, 43a

433, 436, 437. 440, 448, 449; citeit,
^ 17, 19, 437, 438, 452, 468, 471
Tenses, 488-489
Terms, 64, 370
Terza rima, 438-4^9
Thackeray, W. M., ii, 73, 75, 115,

282, 316, 317, 322, 330; quoted.



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^2, 298, 448; cxied, ift 25, 66,
^319, 32S» 330, 334
T/ian, 227
That, V, 487, 493
7*^,486

Themes, form of, 50
They, 232

Thomson, J., cited, 440
Thoreau, H. D., 66; cited, 86, 419
Thorndike, a. H, quoted, 189,

197, 47S^493

TArow/ 191

Though, 493

Thought, 208

Timidity, 192

Titles, 25-29: — agreeable, 26; al-
literative, 26-27; argumentative
and expository, 25-26 ; examples
of, 26-27; exercises in, 27-29;
imaginative, 27; name, 27; nar-
rative and descriptive, 26-27;
need of good, 25-26 ; place, ^ ;
poetical, 26-27; principles of
choice in, 25-27

To, 492

TcH-STOY, L., 61, 330; cited, 319

Too few words, 202

Topic sentence^ 108-109

Topical analysis, 80

Torn along, 194

Touch, 192

Transitions, 102-105

Transaction, 16-18

Transpire, 190, 206

Tremendous, 154

Trevelyan, G. O., cited, 317

Trislet, 462-463

Trochee, 427

Trolley, 189

Trollope, a., 10, n, 20, 24, 317

Tropes, 197-199

Truth, meaning of, 365-366

Try out, 201

Turn in, 193

Turpitude, 209

Tyndall, J., cited, ^62, 363

U.

Units of composition, 78-79
Unity, in composition, 64-66;



meaning of, 230-232, J23-326;
in narration, ^23-326 ; in para-
graphs, IJ4; in sentences, 230-
232, 254-255; variety of, 325-
326

Unless, 227

Up against it, 199

Usage, as a convention, 39-40;
present, national, and reputable,
179

Usher into the world, 193

Utterly incapable, 208

V.

Vague words, 190-192

Vale of tears, 199

Variety, in paragraph?, 105-108;
of poetical forms, 452-453; of
sentences, 264-270; in verse,
428-433; in wording, 196-197

Vaughan, H., quoted, 444

Verbs, common errors m, 487-
491; irregular, 488; number in,
489-490 .

Verbal nouns, 487

Verbosity, 201

Vernon Lee, see Paget, V.

Verse (see also Poetry and Versi-
fication) : alliteration in, 433-
434; artijficial forms of, 4$^
466; assonance in, 434-455;
binding of, 433-441 ; description
of, 432-433; catalectic, 431;
compared with prose, 303, 451-
470; exercises in, 441-450, 470-
475; forms of, 451-455; mover
ment of, 455-46i5; refrain in,
440-441 ; rime in, 435-437 ; stan-
za in, 437-440; structure Of,
451-466; style of, 466-469; varir
ations in, 428-433

Versijfication (see also Poetry,



Verse, etc.), 425-475 ^ — accent

I 425 . .
exercises in, 441-450 ; the foot.



in, 426; criticism of, 425-4^;



426-428; meter in, 426-428;
quantity in, 426 ; rhythm in, 426-

433
Vex, 190
Victimise, 206



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ViUaneUe, 463

Villon, F^ translated, 46^-^5

Vocabtdary (see also Words),

JQ3-J0C; acquiring of, 204-205;

examples of, 206-224; kinds of.

203-204
Vulgarisms, 189, 487-488

W.

Wagner, R., 24

Waits and Taylor, ciUd, 334

Wake, 488

Walk, 192 .

Walton, I^ 66

Ward, Mrs. H., cited. 318

Ward, T. H^ The English Poets,

Washstand. 193

Watson, w., cited, 176

Washington, G., 24

Went, 102

Wills, H. G., 316; cited, 85. 419

Wenmll, B., 281; quoted, 175,
^S; cited, 14

Westcott, E. N., cited, 388

When. 2S2

Whether, 493

Which, 227, 487

Whitman, y/., quoted, 221-222

Whitney, J. D^ cited, 347, 36a,
363

Who, whom. 226, 487

Wildest enthusiasm, 211

Will, V, 227, 248-249^ 490-491

Win out, 201

With, 232, 492

Wither, G., quoted, 445; cited,
470

Without, 227

Wolfe, C, ««o/^* 44?, 473 ^

Words (see also Vocabulary, Sen-
tences, etc.). 188-225, 262-^99:
— abbreviations, 189 ; accurate
use of, I90>igi5; barbarisms,
189; cacophony in, 200; denota-
tion, 194-195; euphemism and
fine writing, 193-194; exercises



in, 224-225, 272-299; foreign,
i8q ; fundamental questions,
188; general, 19^-193; hack-
nered, 199-200; harmony in,
238-240; improprieties, 190; in-
crement of meaning in, 195-200;
Latin. 185, 195-190; localisms,
189; long, 195-196; meaning of,
190-195; new, 189; number of,
200-205; obsolete, 189; redun-
dant, 200-202; Saxon, 195-196;
sentences and, 18^-186, 262-299;
short, 195-196; short cuts, 202-
203; slang, 189, 190; specific,
192-193; tautology, 200; tech-
mcal, 189; too few, 202; tropes,
197-199; vague, 190-192; vanc^
in, 19^197 ; verbosity, 201 ; vul-
garisms, 189

Wordsworth. W., 383, 457, 461;
quoted, 448, 450, 455-456, 467;
Cited, 19, 452, 455, 47i

Worm will turn, 199

Wotton, H., quoted, 444, 456-457;
cited, 470

Would, 3^, 24S-249, 491

Write, 488

Writing, as a bodjr of material,
4-5; call for, 5-0; classification
of, 303-306; compared with
speakmg, 3-^; conditions of,
6-7; kinds of, 5; material for.
30-33 ; nature of, 3-15 ; occasion
of, 5-8 ; as a process, 4 ; process
of, 8-13; psychology of, 4, 7;
as regard for audience, 9-10;
revision of, 13; rhetoric in, 13-
15; subjects for, 16-25; use of
forms in, 7-8

Wyatt, T., quoted, 441



Y.



You was, 487



Zola, E,, cited, 314



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