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23.

Ling. Angs. Iramat. 9.1312.

AN

ESSAY

Towards a PRACTICAL

English Grammar,

DESCRIBING THE

GENIUS and NATURE

OF THE

ENGLISH TONGUE;

Giving likewife

A Rational and Plain ACCOUNT of
GRAMMAR in General, with a fa-
miliar EXPLANATION of its Terms.

By JAMES GREENWOOD,
Sur-Mafter of St. Paul's-School,

Extera quid quærat, fua qui Vernacula nefcit?

The FIFTH EDITION.

LONDON:

Printed for J. NOURSE, at the Lamb, oppofite Katherine-
freet in the Strand. MDCCLIII.

BIBLIOTHECA

REGIA

MONACENSIS.

ΤΟ

Dr. Richard Mead,

Fellow of the College of

Phyficians in London, and
FELLOW of the ROYAL
SOCIETY.

SIR,

Y

OUR giving me leave to put the First Edition of this Effay under your Protection, encourages me to lay the Fourth there alfo: And indeed it would be great Ingratitude as well as Imprudence in me, to offer to remove it from that Shade, under which it has received both Strength and Security. Befides, I could not deny my felf the Pleafure of taking Notice, that as your good Senfe, quick Apprehenfion, your ready and folid Judgment have diftinguished

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