English Grammar in Familiar Lectures, Accompanied by A Compendium: Embracing a New Systematick Order of Parsing, a New System of Punctuation, Exercises in False Syntax, and a System of Philosophical Grammar in Notes: to which are Added an Appendix, and a Key to the Exercises: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners
M'Elrath, Bangs & Herbert, 1833 - 228 strani
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according action active added adjectives adverbs agree appears applied become belong better called common compound conjugation conjunction connected considered construction correct definite denotes derived employed ending English examples EXERCISES express FALSE SYNTAX gender give governed grammar idea illustrate imperative implies important indicative mood John kind knowledge language learner lecture live loved manner meaning mind mood nature neuter never nominative Note noun object parsing participle particular passive past perfect pers person philosophical phrase Plur plural position possessive practical preceded preposition present principles pronoun proper question refer relation relative represents respect Rule sense sentence short signifies Sing singular sometimes sound speak speech stand syllable tense termination thing third thou thought tion understood verb virtue walk wish words write
Stran 223 - Thou preparedst room before it, And didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land. The hills were covered with the shadow of it, And the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. She sent out her boughs unto the sea, And her branches unto the river.
Stran 170 - Look on its broken arch, its ruin'd wall, Its chambers desolate, and portals foul : Yes, this was once Ambition's airy hall, The dome of Thought, the palace of the Soul: Behold through each lack-lustre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of Wisdom and of Wit And Passion's host, that never brook'd control : Can all saint, sage, or sophist ever writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement refit ? VII.
Stran 167 - What conscience dictates to be done, Or warns me not to do, This, teach me more than hell to shun, That, more than Heaven pursue. What blessings Thy free bounty gives, Let me not cast away; For God is paid when man receives, T
Stran 194 - God by faith: that I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto His death; if by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.
Stran 224 - God is not a man that he should lie; nor the son of man, that he should repent...
Stran 221 - By greatness, I do not only mean the bulk of any single object, but the largeness of a whole view, considered as one entire piece.
Stran 129 - Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale, She all night long her amorous descant sung...
Stran 177 - Rapt into future times, the bard begun : A virgin shall conceive, a virgin bear a son ! From Jesse's root behold a branch arise, Whose sacred flower with fragrance fills the skies ; The ethereal spirit o'er its leaves shall move, And on its top descends the mystic dove.
Stran 209 - PUNCTUATION is the art of dividing a written composition into sentences, or parts of sentences, by points or stops, for the purpose of marking the different pauses, which the sense and an accurate pronunciation require. The Comma represents the shortest pause ; the Semicolon, a pause double that of the comma ; the Colon, double that of the semicolon ; and the Period, double that of the colon.
Stran 169 - Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame? a fancied life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death.