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Rebecca took goodly raiment, and put them on Jacob.
Take up the tongs, and put it in its place.
Let each esteem others better than themselves.
A person may make themselves happy without riches.
Every man should try to provide for themselves.
The mind of man should not be left without something on
which to employ his energies.

I.
Many words they darken speech.
These praises he then seemed inclined to retract them.
These people they are all very ignorant.
Asa his heart was perfect with the Lord.
Who, instead of going about doing good, they are perpetually

intent upon doing mischief. Whom ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of

Pontius Pilate.- Acts. Whom, when they had washed, they laid her in an upper cham

ber.---Acts. What I have mentioned there are witnesses of the fact. What he said he is now sorry for it. The empress, approving these conditions, she immediately

ratified them. This incident, though it appears improbable, yet I cannot doubt the author's veracity.

II.
Thou art my father's brother, else would I reprove you.
Your weakness is excusable, but thy wickedness is not.
Now, my son, I forgive thee, and freely pardon your fault.

You draw the inspiring breath of ancient song,
Till nobly rises emulous thy own.-Thomson.

HII.

This is the horse whom my father imported.
Those are the birds whom we call gregarious.
He has two brothers, one of which I am acquainted with.
What was that creature whom Job called leviathan ?

Those which desire to be safe, should be careful to do that

which is right. A butterfly which thought himself an accomplished traveler,

happened to light upon a bee-hive. There was a certain householder which planted a vineyard.

IV. The races who anciently invaded Europe were Aryans. The court, who has great influence upon the public manners,

ought to be very exemplary. The Persian armies whom the Greeks defeated had been considered invincible.

V. Judas (who is now another name for treachery) betrayed his

master with a kiss. He alluded to Phalaris—who is a name for all that is cruel.

VI.
He was the first who entered.
He was the drollest fellow whom I ever saw.
This is the same man whom we saw before.
Who is she who comes clothed in a robe of green ?
The wife and fortune whom he gained, did not aid him.
Men who are avaricious never have enough.
All which I have is thine.
Was it thou or the wind who shut the door ?
It was not I who shut it.
The babe who was in the cradle appeared to be healthy.

VII.
He is a man that knows what belongs to good manners, and

who will not do a dishonorable act. The friend who was here, and that entertained us so much,

will never be able to visit us again. The curiosities which he has brought home, and that we shall have the pleasure of seeing, are said to be very rare.

VIII.
Observe them in the order they stand.
We proceeded immediately to the place we were directed.

My compan.on remained a week in the state I left him
The
way I do it, is this.

IX.
Remember the condition whence thou art rescued.
I know of no rule how it may be done.
He drew up a petition, where he too freely represented his

own merits. The hour is hastening, when whatever praise or censure I have

acquired, will be remembered with equal indifference.

X. Many will acknowledge the excellence of religion, who cannot

tell wherein it consists. Every difference of opinion is not that of principle. Next to the knowledge of God, this of ourselves seems most worthy of our endeavor.

XI. Thou art thyself the man that committed the act, who hast

thus condemned it. There is a certain majesty in simplicity, which is far above

the quaintness of wit. Thou hast no right to judge who art a party concerned. It is impossible for such men as those, ever to determine this

question, who are likely to get the appointment. There are millions of people in the empire of China, whose

support is derived almost entirely from rice.

XII.
I had no idea but what the story was true.
The post-boy is not so weary but what he can whistle.
He had no intimation but what the men were honest.

XIII. Some men are too ignorant to be humble; without which

there can be no docility. Judas declared him innocent, which he could not be, had he

in any respect deceived the disciples.

Be accurate in all you say or do, for it is important in all the

concerns of life. Every law supposes the transgressor to be wicked, which in

deed he is, if the law is just.

Promiscuous. Did you commit the same mistake which I corrected

you

for? Let every one of them attend to their own affairs. The elephant whom they have tamed was brought from Africa. That is the worst crime which could have been perpetrated. They should have no aid from others who are negligent and

slothful. Solomon was the wisest man whom the world ever saw. All which beauty, all which wealth ever bestowed must finally

pass away. Do unto others as thou wouldst have others do unto you. Thou art the man who hast committed the crime, but it is I

who has suffered. The man was arrested by the officers who committed that

dreadful deed.

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Parsing. Parse all the pronouns in the sentences of the preceding exercise, and in the following.

EXAMPLE. —“I that speak unto thee am he.”

I is a personal prononn, of the first person, singular number, masculine gender (from the context), and the nominative case, being the subject of the verb am, according to the rule,-A noun or pronoun, etc.

That is a relative pronoun, and agrees with its antecedent I in the first person, singular number, and masculine gender, according to the rule, --A pronoun must agree with its antecedent, etc.; it is in the nominative case, because it is the subject of the verb speak ; according to the rule, etc.

Thee is a personal pronoun, of the second person, singular number, common in gender, and in the objective case, being the object of the preposition unto.

He is a personal pronoun, of the third person, singular number, masculine gender, and the nominative case, being the attribute after am, and agreeing with the subject I ; according to the rule, - Active-intransitive, passive, and neuter verbs, etc.

All that live must die. Thrice is he armed that hath his quarrel just. There is no law but can be evaded. Who reasons wisely is not always wise. Let such teach others who themselves excel. What will become of us

without religion ? He who does what he knows to be wrong is a sinner. Let him be who he may, he is not the person that he seemed. What are we to do? Whom did you suppose me to be ? Call imperfections what thou fanciest such. He gave freedom to such as desired it. Thou who speakest to me art she. Whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

Rule XV.-Collective Antecedent. When the antecedent is a collective noun conveying the idea of plurality, the pronoun must agree with it in the plural number; but when it conveys the idea of unity, the pronoun must be singular; as, “The council disagreed in their sentiments.”_"The nation will enforce its laws."

[See Observation under Rule IX.]

False Syntax, EXAMPLE.—The jury will be confined till it agrees on % verdict.

FORMULE.—Not proper, because the pronoun it is of the singular number, and does not correctly represent its antecedent jury, which is a collective noun conveying the idea of plurality. But, according to Rule XV., “When the antecedent is a collective noun, conveying the idea of plurality, the pronoun must agree with it in the plural number." Therefore, it should be they; thus, The jury will be confined till they agros on a verdict. In youth, the multitude eagerly pursue pleasure, as if it were

its chief good. The council was not unanimous, and it separated without any

decision. This court is famous for the justice of their decisions. I saw all the species thus delivered from its sorrows. A strange incident happened to the army, and put it in great

consternation. The company have lost several of their members. A nation seldom duly reward their noblest benefactors. The new board of directors have elected their officers. The parliament will consider the matter at their next session. The army was eating its dinner, when they were attacked by

the enemy, and having been defeated, a large part of it was slain.

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