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
J.J. Williams, 1821 - 310 páginas
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accent action active verb admit adverb agreeable Anapaests appear auxiliary verb comma common substantive compound conjugated conjunction connected connexion consonant copulative degree denote derived diphthong distinct distinguished ellipsis English language examples express following sentence frequently future tense gender genitive governed grammarians guage happy hath ideas imperative mood IMPERFECT TENSE improperly indicative mood infinitive mood instances interrogative irregular verb king learner letters Lord loved manner means mind names nature nominative noun object observations Octavo Grammar participle passion passive pause peculiar perfect personal pronoun perspicuous phrases PLUPERFECT PLUPERFECT TENSE plural number possessive Potential Mood preceding preposition present tense principal verb proper properly propriety relative respect rule sense sentiments short signifies singular number sometimes speak speech subjunctive mood superlative syllable tence termination thing third person singular tion tive tongue Trochee verb active verb neuter virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Página 308 - 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.
Página 244 - 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 230 - 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.
Página 318 - 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!
Página 309 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Página 234 - And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew, Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain.
Página 288 - But there is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty, which immediately diffuses a secret satisfaction and complacency through the imagination, and gives a finishing to any thing that is great or uncommon. The very first discovery of it strikes the mind with an inward joy, and spreads a cheerfulness and delight through all its faculties.
Página 244 - That, chang'd thro' all, and yet in all the same, Great in the earth, as in th' ethereal frame, Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees, Lives thro...