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 ...
Collin and Son, 1805 - 328 páginas
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accent according to rule action active verb adjective admit adverb agreeably appear aster auxiliary better cæsura comma common substantive compound conjugated conjunction connected connexion consonant copulative denote derived desinite diphthong disserent distinct ellipsis English language examples express faid fame following instances following sentence frequently future tense genitive grammar grammarians guage hath idea imperative mood impersect tense improperly indicative mood insinitive mood interrogative irregular verb neuter king learner liaries lise Lord loved manner means names nature nominative noun object observations participle passive pause persect personal pronoun perspicuous phrase plural number possessive Potential Mood preceding preposition present tense principal proper properly propriety relative pronoun render reser respect Sect seet sense signisies sigure singular number sirst person sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive mood sussicient syllable tence Tenfe termination thing third person singular tion tive Trochee virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Página 318 - Why hast thou then broken down her hedges, So that all they which pass by the way do pluck her ? The boar out of the wood doth waste it, < And the wild beast of the field doth devour it.
Página 323 - O 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 311 - But God be thanked, his pride is greater than his ignorance, and what he wants in knowledge, he supplies by sufficiency. When he has looked about him as far as he can, he concludes there, is no more to be seen; when he is at the end of his line, he is at the bottom of the ocean; when he has shot his best, he is sure, none ever did nor ever can shoot better or beyond it. His own reason is the certain measure of truth, his own knowledge, of what is possible in nature...
Página 321 - O thou sword of the Lord, how long will it be ere thou be quiet ? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
Página 267 - For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth; but if the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.
Página 315 - For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.
Página 146 - ... all the virtues that have been ever in mankind are to be counted upon a few fingers, but his follies and vices are innumerable, and time adds hourly to the heap.
Página 305 - There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant consideration in religion than this of the perpetual progress which the soul makes towards the perfection of its nature, without ever arriving at a period in it.