I have, therefore, received a very good education, and have been treated by these kidnappers very much as the slaves were treated in Asia Minor, whose masters made them grammarians
, doctors, and philosophers, in order that they might fetch a higher price in the Roman market." Monte Cristo smiled with satisfaction; it appeared as if he had not expected so much from M.
A single comma, for which grammarians
tell us to 'count one'!" (I felt no doubt that the Professor had kindly put back the time for me, to the exact point at which I had gone to sleep.)
Its plural is said to be We , but how there can be more than one myself is doubtless clearer the grammarians
than it is to the author of this incomparable dictionary.
There are different sorts of words, distinguished by the grammarians
; and there are logical distinctions, which are connected to some extent, though not so closely as was formerly supposed, with the grammatical distinctions of parts of speech.
Thus the grammarian
derives his name from the word 'grammar', and the courageous man from the word 'courage'.
or that he who errs in arithmetic or grammar is an arithmetician or grammarian
at the me when he is making the mistake, in respect of the mistake?
Could a linguist, could a grammarian
, could even a mathematician have seen what she did, have witnessed their appearance together, and heard their history of it, without feeling that circumstances had been at work to make them peculiarly interesting to each other?How much more must an imaginist, like herself, be on fire with speculation and foresight!especially with such a groundwork of anticipation as her mind had already made.
(28) Apollonius `the Crabbed' was a grammarian
of Alexandria under Hadrian.
I replied that I had been educated as a grammarian
and a poet, but that my great gift was writing.
His name is mentioned by Avienus; by Suidas, a celebrated critic, at the close of the eleventh century, who gives in his lexicon several isolated verses of his version of the fables; and by John Tzetzes, a grammarian
and poet of Constantinople, who lived during the latter half of the twelfth century.
1 English Grammar (1795), by Lindley Murray (1745-1826), the most authoritative American grammarian
of his day.
How wearisome the grammarian
, the phrenologist, the political or religious fanatic, or indeed any possessed mortal whose balance is lost by the exaggeration of a single topic.