English Exercises Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Designed for the Benefit of Private Learners as Well as for the Use of Schools
Cushing & Jewett, F. Lucas Jr., and Armstrong & Plaskitt, 1828 - 192 páginas
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active adjective affection agree appear applied attention avoid beauty become better body cause character common conduct consider Containing continually correct dangers desire duty earth employed evil examples Exercises expressed favour feel folly gain give governed Grammar hand happiness heart honour hope human improve indicative mood interest Italy kind knowledge labours language laws learned less light live look manner means mind mood nature never nouns objects observations occasion ourselves passions peace persons pleasure possess present principles produce promoting pronoun proper reason receive religion require respect reward rich RULE says SECT sense sentences singular soon speak substantive Syntax temper tense things thou thought tion true truth unless verb vice virtue whole wise wish Write young youth
Página 147 - But a certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him. 57 And he denied him, saying, Woman, I know him not.
Página 29 - 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 29 - Th' unwearied sun, from day to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land The work of an almighty hand.
Página 26 - ORDER is Heaven's first law ; and this confest, Some are, and must be, greater than the rest, More rich, more wise; but who infers from hence That such are happier, shocks all common sense.
Página 26 - Know, all the good that individuals find, Or God and nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, ^all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, health, peace, and competence.
Página 27 - 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 135 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is...
Página 137 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ ; Nor is the least a cheerful heart, That tastes those gifts with joy.