Usage examples for grammatical

  1. Oh, I know that is not very grammatical, father, but it's just as true as if it were! – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  2. And, indeed, a day never passed without her getting in her lesson and some grammatical work, though it sometimes had to come before breakfast or after supper. – Barbara in Brittany by E. A. Gillie
  3. The classical and grammatical movement of the Renaissance which had begun so well under the patronage of Juan de Cisneros, Cardinal Ximenes, the great minister of Charles V., and the chief monument of which is the Complutensian Polyglot Bible of 1514- 17, and its greatest scholar, Antonio de Nebrija, soon died away, and the Spanish universities, which for a while had been the admiration, became, in the eighteenth century, the laughing- stock of Europe. – Spain by Wentworth Webster
  4. The same may be said of the grammatical notices comprised in the Latin " Proemium" to Bruyas' Iroquois dictionary. – The Iroquois Book of Rites by Horatio Hale
  5. But it is a lesson of orthography, to lead the children to make the few changes which there are in English words, to denote grammatical modifications. – Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy. by Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann
  6. Would there were more such histories, even if the writing be not always grammatical. – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns
  7. They came from all over the country, and hardly anybody could speak a grammatical sentence. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  8. Franziska answered in very fair English, a little slow and formal, but quite grammatical. – Stories By English Authors: Germany by Various
  9. No. I'm only grammatical. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  10. How can you expect people who have been strictly devoted to business to be grammatical? – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  11. It cannot toil nor spin; it can hardly put together ten words in a grammatical sequence. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  12. They studied grammatical construction much as they studied the tracks and the habits of wild animals. – Bobby of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
  13. Never in all my life shall I say that beautiful and grammatical phrase again. – Life's Minor Collisions by Frances Warner Gertrude Warner
  14. I have known more than one individual, who became a good writer from this practice, with little aid from grammatical rules; and without any direct instruction at all. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  15. His language was less grammatical than his friend's, but his instincts were better. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  16. A writer should never be brief at the expense of being clear, to say nothing of being grammatical. – The Art of Literature by Arthur Schopenhauer
  17. The vast majority of the changes are unimportant grammatical corrections, some of them obviously right, others as obviously wrong. – An Introduction to Shakespeare by H. N. MacCracken F. E. Pierce W. H. Durham