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Paragraph-Writing (Paperback): Fred Newton Scott

Paragraph-Writing (Paperback)

Fred Newton Scott

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Then the march of the army, without a general, went on again. Soon it became the story of a general without an army; before very long there was neither general nor army. It is idle to lengthen a tale of mere horrors. The straggling remnant of an army entered the Jugdulluk Pass ? a dark, steep, narrow, ascending path between crags. The miserable toilers found that the fanatical, implacable tribes had barricaded the pass. All was over. The army of Cabul was finally extinguished in that barricaded pass. It was a trap; the British were taken in it. A few mere fugitives escaped from the scene of actual slaughter, and were on the road to Jellalabad where Sale and his little army were holding their own. When they were within sixteen miles of Jellalabad the number was reduced to six. Of these six, five were killed by straggling marauders on the way. One man alone reached Jellalabad to tell the tale. Literally, one man, Dr. Brydon, came to Jellalabad out of a moving host which had numbered in all some sixteen thousand when it set out on its march. The curious eye will search through history or fiction in vain for any picture more thrilling with the suggestion of an awful catastrophe than that of this solitary survivor, faint and reeling on his jaded horse, as he appeared under the walls of Jellalabad, to bear the tidings of our Thermopylae of pain and shame. ? McCarthy: A History of our Own Times, Vol. I. p. 199. Find paragraphs, in Appendix B, in which the topic-sentence is implied. Discover the theme in each of these paragraphs and state it in a brief sentence or phrase suitable for a title. The student may also be given useful practice in locating the topic-sentences of the paragraphs quoted in the introductory chapter of this book. In each case he should phrase a brief and app...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Fred Newton Scott
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-73870-5
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 0-217-73870-2
Barcode: 9780217738705

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