English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an Appendix, Containing Rules and Observations for Assisting the More Advanced Students to Write with Perspicuity and Accuracy ...
Brown & Peters, 1829 - 312 Seiten
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accent according action active adding adjective admit adverb agree appear applied attention auxiliary beginning better called common compound conjunction connected considered consists consonant construction contains denote derived distinct distinguished English examples express frequently future gender give governed Grammar grammarians idea imperfect importance improve indicative indicative mood infinitive instances kind king language Lord loved manner mark means mind mood nature neuter never nominative noun objective observations occasions participle particular pause perfect person phrases plural position possessive preceding preposition present present tense principal pronoun proper properly propriety reason refer regular relates relative Repeat require respect rule sense sentence short signifies simple singular sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive substantive syllable tense termination thing third person thou tion tive understood verb virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Seite 300 - Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
Seite 290 - Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours : and our enemies laugh among themselves. 7 Turn us again, O God of hosts, and cause thy face to shine ; and we shall be saved. 8 Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt : thou hast cast out the heathen, and planted it.
Seite 219 - Israel is slain upon thy high places : how are the mighty fallen ! Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon ; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.
Seite 290 - Thou preparedst room before it, And didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land. The hills were covered with the shadow of it, And the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. She sent out her boughs unto the sea, And her branches unto the river.
Seite 301 - And it came to pass at noon that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud : for he is a god ; either he is talking or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
Seite 42 - 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...
Seite 231 - When through the clouds he drives the trembling doves; As from the god she flew with furious pace, Or as the god, more furious...
Seite 286 - Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.
Seite 297 - He has visited all Europe ;^not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts, but to dive into the depths of dungeons; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forgotten,...