An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the Language, Illustrated by Appropriate Exercises, and a Key to the Exercises
Collins & Company : Collins & Hannay : Samuel Wood & Sons : G. & C. & H. Carvill : White, Gallaher & White, 1829
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accent according action active adjective admit adverb agree appears applied arrangement attention auxiliary beginning better called Chap circumstances common conjunction connected considered consists consonant construction contains denote derived distinct effect English examples Exercises expression figure frequently future give governed grammar happy ideas imperfect importance indicative mood instances kind language learned less live loved manner marked means mind mood nature never nominative noun object observations occasions participle particular past perfect person phrases pleasure plural position possessive preceding preposition present principles produce pronoun proper properly propriety reader reason refer relation relative require respect rule sense sentence sentiments short signify simple singular sometimes sound speak speech substantive syllable tense thing third person thou thought tion verb virtue voice vowel whole words writing
Seite 331 - 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 336 - Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob ; Which turned the rock into a standing water, the flint into a fountain of waters.
Seite 322 - The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.
Seite 325 - 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 368 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is...
Seite 203 - Or aught thy goodness lent. Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see : That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
Seite 274 - She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying, How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge ? Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
Seite 254 - 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...