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- In illustration of my topic, and for the sake of literary justice, I have selected that honoured " Compiler" to show the abuses of praise; let the history of this his vaunting modifier cap the climax of vanity. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
- But, in the phrase, " more than five years afterwards," he would call the same words " a secondary modifier;" i. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
- R. C. Smith, an other modifier of Murray, having the same false notion of ellipsis, says, To, the usual sign of this mood, is sometimes understood; as, 'Let me go, ' instead of, 'Let me to go. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.