A Short Introduction to English Grammar

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Book Cover: A Short Introduction to English Grammar
Part of the English Grammars series:
Excerpt:

Several grammar books were published during the 18th century. They fulfilled the demand among a growing middle class for guidance on how to use ‘polite’ or ‘correct’ English. Robert Lowth, an academic and Anglican bishop, compiled this extremely successful work that was re-issued around 45 times between 1762 and 1800.

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