English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Consisting of Exercises in Parsing, Instances of False Orthography, Violations of the Rules of Syntax, Defects in Punctuation, and Violations of the Rules Respecting Perspicuous and Accurate Writing : Designed for the Benefit of Private Learners, as Well as for the Use of Schools

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Collins & Company, 1817 - 192 páginas
 

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Página 33 - Soon as the evening shades prevail The moon takes up the wond'rous tale, And nightly to the list'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole.
Página 152 - The wicked flee when no man pursueth : but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Página 32 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Página 78 - Then Jesus called his disciples unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue 'with me now three days, and have nothing to eat : and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way.
Página 139 - See the sole bliss heaven could on all bestow ! Which who but feels can taste, but thinks can know : Yet poor with fortune, and with learning blind, The bad must miss, the good untaught will find : Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through nature up to nature's God ; Pursues that chain which links th...
Página 69 - Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
Página 61 - This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips ; but their heart is far from me.
Página 32 - What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's calm sunshine, and the heart-felt joy, Is virtue's prize: A better would you fix?
Página 131 - By its different parts always acting in Subordination one to another the Perfection of the Whole is carried on The Heavenly Bodies perpetually revolve Day and Night incessantly repeat their appointed course Continual operations are. going on in the Earth and in the Waters Nothing stands still...
Página 160 - I desire the author or authors will be pleased maturely to consider two points. First, as things now stand, how they will be able to find food and raiment for a hundred thousand useless mouths and backs.

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