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Converse and love mankind might strongly draw
RULE III. In Latin there are six cases namely the nominative the genitive the
dative the accusative the vocative and the ablative. Most English nouns form the plural by adding 8 as boy boys nation
nations king kings bay bays. Bodies are such as are endued with a vegetable soul as plants a sensitive
soul as animals or a rational soul as the body of man.
Copy the following sentences, and insert the comma, the semicolon, and the colon where they are required.
piness is somewhere to be found. A melancholy enthusiast courts persecution and when he cannot obtain
it afflicts himself with absurd penances but the holiness of St. Paul
Observe his awful port and admire
not what they do.” On his cane was inscribed this motto “Festina lente."
IV.- The Period.
Copy the following sentences, and insert the comma, the semicolon, the colon, and the period, where they are required.
RULE I. Then appeared the sea and the dry land the mountains rose and the
rivers flowed the sun and moon began their course in the skies herbs and plants clothed the ground the air the earth and the waters were stored with their respective inhabitants at last man was
made in the image of God In general those parents have most reverence who most deserve it for
he that lives well cannot be despised
RULE II. Civil accomplishments frequently give rise to fame but a distinction is
to be made between fame and true honor the statesman the orator
V.-The Dash. Copy the following sentences, and insert the dash, and such other points as are required.
RULE I. You say famour very often and I don't know exactly what it means a
famous uniform famous doings What does famous mean O why famous means Now don't you know what famous means It means
It is a word that people say It is the fashion to say it It means it means famous
RULE II. But this life is not all there is there is full surely another state abiding
us And if there is what is thy prospect O remorseless obdurate Thou shalt hear it would be thy wisdom to think thou now hearest the sound of that trumpet which shall awake the dead Return O yet return to the Father of mercies and live
The future pleases Why The present pains
VI.-Note of Interrogation. Copy the following sentences, and insert the note of interrogation, and such other points as are required.
Is she the friend of stern control
Or fetters she the free-born soul
VII.-Note of Exclamation. Copy the folloring sentences, and insert the note of exclamation, and such other points as are necessary.
VIII.-Marks of Parenthesis. Copy the following sentences, and insert the marks of parenthesis, and such other points as are necessary.
IX.-Promiscuous. Copy the following sentences, and insert the points which they require. As one of them opened his sack he espied his money They cried out the more exceedingly Crucify him The soldiers counsel was to kill the prisoners It is my son's coat an evil beast hath devoured him Peace of all worldly blessings is the most valuable By this time the very foundation was removed The only words he uttered were I am a Roman citizen Some distress either felt or feared gnaws like a worm How then must I determine Have I no interest If I have not I am sta
tioned here to no purpose Harris In the fire the destruction was so swift sudden vast and miserable as to
have no parallel in story
There are no tricks in plain and simple faith
who retires remains calm
To whom can riches give repute or trust