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
Oliver D. Cooke, 1805 - 336 páginas
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accent active verb adjective admit adverb agreeable Amphibrach appear auxiliary better circumstances comma common substantive compound conjugated conjunction connected connexion consonant construction copulative denote derived diphthong distinct distinguished duodecimo ellipsis emphasis English language examples express following instances following sentence frequently future tense genitive give governed grammar grammarians guage happy hath ideas imperative mood imperfect tense improper improperly indicative mood infinitive mood interrogative kind king learner Lord loved manner means mind names nature nominative noun object observations octavo participle passive pause perfect personal pronoun perspicuity plural number possessive Potential Mood preceding preposition present tense principal proper properly propriety relative pronoun render Repeat respect Sect sense sentiment short signifies simple singular number sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive mood syllable tences termination thing third person singular tion tive Trochee understood verb active verse virtue voice vowel wise words and phrases writing
Página 323 - Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob ; Which turned the rock into a standing water, the flint into a fountain of waters.
Página 320 - Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt; thou hast cast out the heathen and planted it. 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 325 - 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 321 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Página 304 - Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?
Página 245 - 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 240 - Askelon lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph. Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain upon you, nor fields of offerings; for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil.
Página 315 - 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.