English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an Appendix Containing Rules and Observations for Assisting the More Advanced Students to Write with Perspicuity and Accuracy
H. & E. Phinney, 1825 - 264 páginas
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accent according action active adjective admit adverb agreeing appear applied attention auxiliary beauty begin better called circumstances comma common conjunction connected considered consists consonant construction contains denote distinct distinguished effect emphasis English examples expressed figure frequently future give governed Grammar happy ideas imperfect importance improper indicative indicative mood infinitive instances kind language loved manner mark meaning mind mood names nature neuter never nominative noun object observed occasions participle particular pause perfect phrases pleasure plural possessive preceding preposition present present tense principal pronoun proper properly propriety reason refer regular relation relative render Repeat require respect rest rule sense sentence separated short signified simple singular sometimes sound speak speech substantive syllable tense termination thing third person thou thought tion Trochaic understood verb virtue voice vowel words writing
Página 242 - 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.
Página 239 - Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.
Página 190 - Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees : Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent...
Página 180 - Israel is slain upon thy high places : how are the mighty fallen ! Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon ; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.
Página 251 - Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
Página 258 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is...
Página 191 - Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me...
Página 233 - Homer was the greater genius; Virgil, the better artist; in the one, we most admire the man; in. the other, the work. Homer hurries us with a commanding impetuosity; Virgil leads us with an attractive majesty. Homer scatters with a generous profusion; Virgil bestows with a careful magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a sudden overflow; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a constant stream.