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Author: Walker, William, 1623-1684.
Title: Some improvements to the art of teaching especially in the first grounding of a young scholar in grammar learning. Shewing a short, sure, and easie way to bring a scholar to variety and elegancy in writing Latine. Written for the help and ease of all ushers of schools, and country school-masters, and for the use and profit of all younger scholars. The second edition with many additions. By William Walker, B.D. author of the Treatise of English particles.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Some improvements to the art of teaching especially in the first grounding of a young scholar in grammar learning. Shewing a short, sure, and easie way to bring a scholar to variety and elegancy in writing Latine. Written for the help and ease of all ushers of schools, and country school-masters, and for the use and profit of all younger scholars. The second edition with many additions. By William Walker, B.D. author of the Treatise of English particles.
Walker, William, 1623-1684.

London: printed by J.M. and are to be sold by Tho. Sawbridge at the Three Flower-de-luces in Little Britain, 1676.
Alternate titles: Art of teaching improved in the grounding of a young scholar.
Notes:
Running title: The art of teaching improved in the grounding of a young scholar.
With an undated imprimatur on verso of title page.
Last page of text is unnumbered.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
Subject terms:
Latin language -- Study and teaching -- Early works to 1800.
Latin language -- Grammar -- 1500-1799.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A67291.0001.001

Contents
title page
imprimatur
TO THE RIGHT REVEREND FATHER IN GOD WILLIAM By Divine Providence Lord Bishop OF LINCOLNE, My very good Lord and Diocesan, WILLIAM WALKER Rector of Colsterworth, wisheth all happi∣ness both temporal and eternal.
THE Preface to the Reader.
A Summary Account of the ensuing Treatise.
THE ART OF TEACHING, Improved in the grounding of a young Scholar in the Latine TONGUE.
CHAP. I. Of the Forming of Nouns.
The Terminations of all the Cases in every Declension.
Of the various Terminations of Cases in several Declensions.
CHAP. II. Of the Comparing of Adjectives.
Of Irregular Comparisons.
Of Defective Comparisons.
Of Redundant Comparisons.
CHAP. III. Of the Forming of Verbs.
Of Verbs Defective.
CHAP. IV. Of Translating English into Latine.
Of Points.
Of Pointing.
1. Of a Period.
2. Of a Colon.
3. Of a Comma.
Of a Semi-Period.
Of a Semi-Colon.
Of a Semi-Comma.
Of a Note of Interrogation.
Of a Note of Admiration.
Of a Parenthesis.
Of a Parathesis.
General Rules touching the Natural Order of Words.
Particular Rules for the Natural or Grammatical Order of Words.
Directions for making plain Latine.
Of the Ablative absolute.
English Examples framed according to the Rules of the Three Latine Concords.
THE FIRST CONCORD. Concordantia Nominativi & Verbi.
THE SECOND CONCORD. Concordantia Substantivi & Verbi.
THE THIRD CONCORD. Concordantia Relativi & Antecedentis.
English Examples framed according to the Rules of the Syntaxis of Substantives and Adjectives.
Substantivorum Constructio.
Adjectivorum Constru∣ctio.
GENITIVUS.
DATIVUS.
ACCUSATIVUS.
ABLATIVUS.
CHAP. V. Of the Artificial Order and Elegant placing of Words.
Rules of Placing Words.
Secondly of Words in a Sentence.
Thirdly of Clauses in a Period.
CHAP. VI. Of the Ʋse of Phrases.
Sect. 1. Ch. 1.
Sect. 1. Ch. 1.
Sect. 2.
Sect. 3.
Sect. 1.
Lib. 3. Sect. 2.
Lib. 3. Sect. 3.
Lib. 3. Sect. 4.
chapter 1
CHAP. VII. Of Variation of Phrases.
Rules of Variation.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Elegancies of the Particles.
Of Particles elegantly used where other Expressions are not Elegant.
Of Particles elegantly used where others also may be used elegantly.
Of Particles which are elegantly used toge∣ther with others.
CHAP. IX. Of the Idioms of English and Latine.
Certain Idiomatical Dialogues, contrived on purpose by the Translation of them to bring off Children from the baldness of a Verbal Translating.
DIALOGUE I.
DIALOGUE II.
DIALOGUE III.
DIALOGUE IV.
DIALOGUE V.
DIALOGUE VI.
DIALOGUE VII.
DIALOGUE VIII.
DIALOGUE IX.
DIALOGUE X.
DIALOGUE.
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