accent adjective adverbs aimé aimer allé aperçu appear avoir bien C'est called cent CLASS CONDITIONAL conjugated consonant derivatives deux dressed elle ending enfant English été été aimé être examples Exercise expressed faire fait faut fear feminine final formed France French friends FUTURE give going grand habillé homme imperative IMPERFECT INDEFINITE INDICATIVE INDICATIVE MOOD interrogatively J'ai jour language less letter livre loved m'en means mille mute n'est necessary NOTE noun nous ourselves Paris participle PAST PAST DEFINITE perceive perdu person PLUPERFECT plural Position preceding PRESENT pronouns qu'elle qu'il que vous Read réjouis rendered rules s'en singular sister sounded soyez speak SUBJUNCTIVE substantive syllable temps termination thing third Thou Thou hadst tout translate travail verb vowel wish write
Seite 409 - ... than thine eye, or even thine imagination can extend itself. These are the mansions of good men after death, who according to the degree and kinds of virtue in which they excelled, are distributed among these several islands, which abound with pleasures of different kinds and degrees, suitable to the relishes and perfections of those who are settled in them ; every island is a Paradise accommodated to its respective inhabitants. Are not these, O Mirza, habitations worth contending for?
Seite 398 - British earth, that the ground on which he treads is holy, and consecrated by the genius of universal emancipation. No matter in what language his doom may have been pronounced — no matter what complexion, incompatible with freedom, an Indian or an African sun may have burnt upon...
Seite 409 - The islands, said he, that lie so fresh and green before thee, and with which the whole face of the ocean appears spotted as far as thou canst see, are more in number than the sands on...
Seite 408 - on man in the first stage of his existence, in his setting out for eternity, but cast thine eye on that thick mist into which the tide bears the several generations of mortals that fall into it.
Seite 407 - On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer.
Seite 407 - I had been often told that the rock before me was the haunt of a genius ; and that several had been entertained with music who had passed by it, but never heard that the musician had before made himself visible. When he had raised my thoughts by those transporting airs...
Seite 408 - I observed some with scimitars in their hands, and others with urinals, who ran to and fro upon the bridge, thrusting several persons on trapdoors which did not seem to lie in their way, and which they might have escaped had they not been thus forced upon them. ' The genius seeing me indulge myself in this melancholy prospect, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it : " Take thine eyes off the bridge," said he, " and tell me if thou yet seest anything thou dost not comprehend.
Seite 409 - Is death to be feared that will convey thee to so happy an existence? -Think not man was made in vain, who has such an eternity reserved for him.
Seite 398 - I speak in the spirit of the British law, which makes liberty commensurate with, and inseparable from, British soil ; which proclaims even to the stranger and the sojourner, the moment he sets his foot upon British earth, that the ground on which he treads is holy, and consecrated by the genius of universal emancipation.