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 ...
Gales & Seaton, 1811 - 308 páginas
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accent according action active adjective admit adverb agree appear applied attention auxiliary beginning better called circumstances common compound conjunction connected considered consists consonant construction contains denote derived distinct distinguished effect English examples express frequently future give governed Grammar ideas imperfect importance improved indicative indicative mood instances joined kind king language Lord loved manner marked means mind mood names nature neuter never nominative noun object observations occasions participle particular pause perfect person phrases plural position possessive preceding preposition present present tense principal pronoun proper properly propriety reason refer regular relation relative render Repeat require respect rule sense sentence separated serve short signifies simple singular sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive substantive syllable tense termination thing third person thou tion understood verb virtue voice vowel words writing
Página 228 - tis madness to defer: Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time ; Year after year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene.
Página 299 - 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 155 - Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him four-fold. 9 And Jesus said unto him. This day is salvation come to this house, forasmuch as he also is a son of Abraham.
Página 294 - 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 299 - The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it. Return, we beseech thee, O God of Hosts : look down from heaven, and behold, and visit this vine; And the vineyard which thy right hand hath planted, and the branch that thou madest strong for thyself.
Página 237 - 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 254 - WISDOM crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets : she crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying, "How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge? turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
Página 302 - O could I flow like thee! and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme ! Tho
Página 237 - That, chang'd thro' all, and yet in all the same, Great in the earth, as in th' ethereal frame, Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees, Lives thro...