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Lessons in English: A Practical Course of Language Lessons and Elementary ...
Albert Newton Raub
Sin vista previa disponible - 2015
action adjective adverbs agrees analysis answer apples beautiful begin bird brother called capital CAUTIONS clause common complex compound conjunctions connected consists containing Correct the errors denotes element EXERCISE express father fell fire flowers following sentences four gender girl give Henry horse independent infinitive interrogative James John lady language leaves lesson letter limits Mary meaning mode Model modified morning nominative noun object omitted Parsing participle past Perfect person phrase placed play pleasant plural possessive preceded predicate preposition present pronoun proper pupils qualifying question rapidly recited relative represents river RULE seen shows simple sing singular sister snow sometimes soon speaking spoken teacher teaching tell tense thing third Thou thought transitive verb tree usually verb voice wise word Write written
Página 97 - And wouldst thou hew it down? Woodman, forbear thy stroke! Cut not its earth-bound ties; Oh, spare that aged oak Now towering to the skies!
Página 49 - O well for the fisherman's boy, That he shouts with his sister at play! O well for the sailor lad, That he sings in his boat on the bay!
Página 97 - When but an idle boy, I sought its grateful shade; In all their gushing joy Here, too, my sisters played. My mother kissed me here; My father pressed my hand — Forgive this foolish tear, But let that old oak stand.
Página 50 - O for the touch of a vanish'd hand, And the sound of a voice that is still I Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, O Sea ! But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me.
Página 49 - That he shouts with his sister at play! 0 well for the sailor lad, That he sings in his boat on the bay! And the stately ships go on To their haven under the hill; But 0 for the touch of a vanish'd hand, And the sound of a voice that is still!
Página 81 - For example, it is extremely rude not to give proper attention, and a civil answer, when people speak to you ; or to go away, or be doing something else, while they are speaking to you ; for that convinces them that you despise them, and do not think it worth your while to hear, or answer, what they say.
Página 96 - Woodman, spare that tree ! Touch not a single bough ! In youth it sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. 'Twas my forefather's hand That placed it near his cot; There, woodman, let it stand, Thy axe shall harm it not. That old familiar tree, Whose glory and renown Are spread o'er land and sea — And wouldst thou hew it down? Woodman, forbear thy stroke! Cut not its earth-bound ties ; Oh, spare that aged oak Now towering to the skies ! When but an idle boy, I sought its grateful shade...
Página 97 - ... all their gushing joy Here, too, my sisters played. My mother kissed me here: My father pressed my hand — Forgive this foolish tear, But let that old oak stand! My heart-strings round thee cling, Close as thy bark, old friend! Here shall the wild-bird sing, And still thy branches bend. Old tree! the storm still brave! And, woodman, leave the spot; While I've a hand to save, Thy axe shall harm it not.