English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an Appendix, Containing the Rules and Observations, for Assisting the More Advanced Students to Write with Perspicuity and Accuracy ...
Collins and Perkins, 1807 - 332 páginas
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accent according action active adjective admit adverb agreeable appear applied attention auxiliary beginning better called circumstances common compound conjunction connected considerable considered consists consonant construction contains denote derived distinct distinguished divided effect English examples express following sentence frequently future give governed grammar idea imperfect importance improved indicative indicative mood instances joined kind king language Lord loved manner mark means mind mood nature necessary never nominative noun object observations occasions participle particular perfect person phrases plural position possessive preceding preposition present present tense principal pronoun proper properly propriety reason refer relation relative Repeat require respect rule sense sentence sentiments 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 wise words writing
Página 22 - Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear : Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood. Th...
Página 196 - 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 203 - That changed through all, and yet in all the same, Great in the earth as in the ethereal frame, 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 256 - 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.
Página 252 - OUR sight is the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses. It fills the mind with the largest variety of ideas, converses with its objects at the greatest distance, and continues the longest in action without being tired or satiated with its proper enjoyments.
Página 266 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Página 265 - Thou preparedst room before it, and didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land.
Página 140 - God by faith: that I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto His death; if by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.