Maud Wood Park Papers (Woman's Rights Collection). Personal and Biographical. "Journal for the year 1880.". WRC-Pa, folder Pa-1. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

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Maud M Wood Maud M Wood

Journal Jour for the year 1880 Journal for the year

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From [Acens?] fewer explanations

A sentence is a set of words making a complete statement.

Begin every sentence with a capital and end it with a period.

In every sentence the thing talked about is called the subject.

The thing stated is called predicate.

Every sentence must contain a subject and a predicate.

The principal word in the subject of a sentence is a name-word, because it represents the thing named.

The principal word in the predicate is a statement-word, because it represents the thing stated or said.

Name-words are called Nouns.

Statement words are called Verbs.

A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun.

Adjectives describe or limit things.

Adverbs describe actions and qualities.

Prepositions are words used to show the relation between a foollowing noun or pronoun.

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and some other word. Conjunctions connect words or statements. Interjections express sudden feeling.

of life or literature but even a cat may look a king you know, Harry wondered as he thought of the conversation how it happened that a girl who appeared to have so little unhappiness or care as May could speak so earnestly of the tragedies sorrow & misery in the world. May who always regretted having given anybody a chance to even guess at the things that troubled her tried to make up for the indiscretion by more than usual gayety. Toward the end of the evening she was Mr Saunders came to her & with the air of having made up his mind to do something unpleasant but necessary which he always had when showing any special attention to girls asked her if she wouldn't like to look at some new photographs in the library. [Jim?] had his sister's lack of fluent speech but if he were once started he could be very entertaining. May knew this for always they had been friends until the last year or two indeed [Jim?] had been one of her boyish admirers & she tried to find a subject in which he was interested. But it was in vain he continued to show her the photographs in a dutiful way but beyond outside the most commonplace topics he would not talk. She was just going into the other room when with what appeared to be a most tremendous effort he said wait a minute if you don't mind I want to speak to you & then hurriedly

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A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun I my mine myself me we our ourselves ours us you your yourself yours ye thou thyself thine thee he his him himself she her herself hers it itself its they theirs them themselves who whose whom which what that

I suppose you think something is the matter that I don't come to see you now the way I used to. May broke in with an indignant [illegible] indeed but he went [illegible] isn't that but after I once stopped for a while I didn't know how to begin & if you don't mind if you'll let me I'd like to come now & then. You know I always liked you. Why of course replied May considerably taken aback we have been friends all our lifes & I don't know any reason why we shouldn't be now. I don't mean just that said he clumsily, I mean I like you better than I do other girls. May had literally nothing to say to this avowal & he appreciated the situation to ask her if she woul like to go into the other room.

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