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First Lessons in Composition in Connection with the Principles of Grammar
George Payne Quackembos
Sin vista previa disponible - 2016
adding adjective adverb answer antecedent arrangement CALIFORNIA called capital changed classes clause comma commencing common complete composition compound compound sentence conjunction connected consist consonant containing Copy Correct dash derivatives describe dictionary EXAMPLE EXERCISE express father final following sentences Give given hand happiness hard head History insert interjection interrogative introduced James John kind language learned LESSON letter LIBRARY live manner marks Mary mean Mention mind natural noun object Observe occurs participle person placed practical preceded preposition present Price primitive principal pronoun proper punctuate pupil question regard relates relative relative clause relative pronoun Repeat respecting Rule sense short sound speech stand style suffix syllable teacher tell thing tion unite UNIVERSITY verb virtue vowel walking whole words Write
Página 64 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit...
Página 105 - The swain responsive as the milkmaid sung, The sober herd that lowed to meet their young, The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool, The playful children just let loose from school; The watchdog's voice that bayed the whispering wind, And the loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind; These all in sweet confusion sought the shade, And filled each pause the nightingale had made.
Página 148 - IN that pleasant district of merry England which is watered by the river Don, there extended in ancient times a large forest, covering the greater part of the beautiful hills and valleys which lie between Sheffield and the pleasant town of Doncaster.
Página 149 - Roman soldiery, flung their gnarled arms over a thick carpet of the most delicious green sward ; in some places they were intermingled with beeches, hollies, and copsewood of various descriptions, so closely as totally to intercept the level beams of the sinking sun ; in others they receded from each other, forming those long sweeping vistas, in the intricacy of which the eye delights to lose itself, while imagination considers them as the paths to yet wilder scenes of sylvan solitude.
Página 64 - Jane, he'll set his pinafore afire !) Thou imp of mirth and joy ! In love's dear chain so strong and bright a link, Thou idol of thy parents...
Página 181 - Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
Página 173 - Long to my joys my dearest lord is lost, His country's buckler, and the Grecian boast : Now from my fond embrace, by tempests torn, Our other column of the state is borne : Nor took a kind adieu, nor sought consent...
Página 106 - It scarce deserved his verse. With nature's self He seemed an old acquaintance, free to jest At will with all her glorious majesty. He laid his hand upon " the ocean's mane," And played familiar with his hoary locks.