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
Printed ty T. Wilson & Son, for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London, 1818 - 312 páginas
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accent according to RULE active verb admit adverb agreeably Amphibrach Anapaests appear auxiliary better comma common substantive compound conjunction connected connexion consists consonant construction denote diphthong distinct ellipsis emphasis English language examples expressed feet following instances following sentence frequently future tense gender genitive governed grammarians hath ideas imperative mood imperfect tense improper improperly indicative mood infinitive mood interrogative irregular verb neuter kind king latter learner long syllable Lord loved manner means mind nature nominative noun objective observations 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 Repeat respect sense sentiments short signified simple singular number sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive mood tence termination thing third person singular thou tion tive Trochaic Trochee understood verse virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Página 215 - WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise...
Página 238 - WISDOM crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets : 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.
Página 282 - Thou preparedst room before it, and didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land.
Página 287 - What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest ? Thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back ? Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams ; And ye little hills, like lambs...
Página 156 - God by faith: that I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto His death; if by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.
Página 292 - Me miserable ! which way shall I fly Infinite wrath, and infinite despair? Which way I fly is Hell; myself am Hell; And, in the lowest deep, a lower deep Still threatening to devour me opens wide, To which the Hell I suffer seems a Heaven.
Página 291 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gage and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Página 278 - 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.