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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners
Sin vista previa disponible - 2016
accent according to Rule action active verb admit adverb agreeable Amphibrach Anapaestic appear auxiliary better circumstances comma common substantive compound conjugated conjunction connected connexion consonant construction copulative denote derived diphthong distinct distinguished ellipsis emphasis English language examples expressed following instances following sentence frequently future tense genitive give governed grammarians happy ideas imperative mood imperfect tense improperly indicative mood infinitive mood interrogative kind king learner Lord loved manner means mind nature nominative noun object observations occasions Octavo Grammar participle pause perfect personal pronoun perspicuous phrase Pluperfect Tense plural number possessive Potential Mood preceding preposition present tense principal proper properly propriety relative pronoun render respect sense sentiments short signifies simple singular number sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive mood syllable tence termination thing third person singular thou tion tive Trochee understood verb active verse virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Página 161 - serve as an example of what has been said on this subject. *The beauty of 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
Página 183 - sentences depends on the former, all of them, except the first, may begin with a small letter : as, " How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity ? and the scorners delight in their scorning? and fools hate knowledge?" "Alas! how different! yet how like the same !" 4 Proper names of persons, places, streets, mountains, rivers
Página 226 - Know then this truth, (enough for man to know,) Virtue alone is happiness below : The only point where human bliss stands still ; And tastes the good, without the fall to ill: Where only merit constant pay receives, is hless'd in what it takes, and what it gives; The joy unequall'd, if its end it gain, And if it lose,
Página 169 - of the Trochee, to form the first foot of an heroic verse: as, Favours to none, to all she smiles extends, O'ft she rejects, but never once offends. Each of these lines hegins with a Trochee; the remaining feet are in the Iambic movement. In the following line of
Página 171 - sources of beauty in harmony. Warms' in the sun" refreshes' in the breeze, Glows' in the stars" and blossoms' in the trees ; Lives' through all life" extends' through all extern, Spreads' undivided" operates
Página 207 - the following from Milton's Treatise on Education: '• We shall conduct you to a hill-side, laborious indeed, at the first ascent.; but else so smooth, so green, so full of goodly prospects and melodious sounds on every side, that the harp of
Página 144 - We have the power of retaining, altering, and compounding those images which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision." It is very proper to say, " altering and compounding those images which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision ;
Página 98 - The following sentences are variations from this rule : " A man may see a metaphor or an allegory in a picture, as well as read them in a description ;" " read it." " Neither character nor dialogue were yet understood;" "was yet." "It must indeed be confessed, that a lampoon or a satire do not carry in them
Página 215 - shall rejoice and blossom as the rose." Milton thus describes the immediate effects of eating the forbidden fruit. Terror produces the figure. Earth trembled from her entrails, as again In pangs, and nature gave a second groan; Wept, at completing of the mortal sin.