A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on the Use of Capitals, a List of Abbreviations, Hints on the Preparation of Copy and on Proof-reading, Specimen of Proof-sheet, Etc
J. Wilson & son, 1855 - 334 Seiten
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abbreviated accent according adjective adverb apostrophe beauty beginning capitals character Christian clause colon comma composition compositor compound conjunction consists construction dash diaeresis distinguished divine earth ellipsis English language example exclamation exhibit expression feel following sentences genius grammatical grave accent happiness heart heaven honor human hyphen imperfect tense inserted intellectual interrogation John James Tayler Knight Knight of St language live marks of parenthesis mind mode of punctuation moral nature nominative noun omission omitted ORAL EXERCISES parenthetical participle passage pause philosopher placed poet poetry portion preceding preposition principles printers pron pronoun pronunciation proper names quotation reference relative clause relative pronoun religion Remark g rhetorical Rule semicolon separated small letters Society sometimes soul spirit syllable things thou thought tion truth verb virtue vocative voice word or phrase writers written or printed
Seite 51 - Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
Seite 164 - Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honor's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death?
Seite 68 - And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them. Then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst and said, Peace be unto you.
Seite 95 - For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning. For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
Seite 167 - Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above ;) or, Who shall descend into the deep ? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.) But what saith it ? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart : that is, the word of faith which we preach ; that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
Seite 259 - These are thy glorious works, Parent of good, Almighty, thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair; thyself how wondrous then ! Unspeakable, who sitt'st above these heavens, To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.
Seite 134 - A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them : a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate, or beg, and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own.
Seite 182 - Alice's little right foot played an involuntary movement, till, upon my looking grave, it desisted — the best dancer, I was saying, in the county, till a cruel disease, called a cancer, came, and bowed her down with pain ; but it could never bend her good spirits, or make them stoop, but they were still upright, because she was so good and religious.
Seite 171 - For I say unto you, that unto every one which hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not, even that he hath shall be taken away from him. But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them before me.