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3. As soon as the sun arose, all their boats were manned and armed.-
Robertson. 4. Where Blake and mighty Nelson fell,
Your manly hearts shall glow.-Campbell. 5. The noise pursues me wheresoe'er I go.—Dryden. 6. The time has been my senses would have cooled to hear a night
Till Skiddaw saw the fire that burned on Gaunt's embattled pile,
Macaulay. 8. Where I thought the remnant of mine age
Should have been cherished by her child-like duty,
I now am full resolved to take a wife. --Shakespeare. 9. The meteor flag of England
Shall yet terrific burn,
star of peace return.- Campbell. 10. Wherever they marched, their route was marked with blood.
Robertson. 11. Where'er the navy spreads her canvass wings,
Homage to thee, and fear to all, she brings. — Waller. 12. As he was musing on his present condition, and very much per
plexed in himself on the state of life he should choose, he saw two women, of a larger stature than ordinary, approaching towards him.-Addison.
Exercise 13. In the following sentences, distinguish the Adverbial Clauses of MANNER from those of CAUSE, and state the precise idea which each expresses :
1. You have more circumspection than is wanted.—Goldsmith. 2. I will roar that I will do any man's heart good to hear me.
Shakespeare. 3. Vice is a monster of so frightful mein,
As to be hated needs but to be seen.—Pope. 4. Where is the child that would forget the most tender of parents,
though to remember be but to lament. — Irving. 5. Ye do me now more wrong in making question of my uttermost,
than if you had made waste of all I have.--Shakespeare. 6. I wonder why London cannot keep its own fools at home.
7. As my heart was entirely subdued by the captivating strains I had
heard, I fell down at his feet.-Addison. 8. The people perished so fast that it was impossible for the survivors
to perform the rites of sepulture.—Macaulay. 9. He was a man, take him for all in all,
I shall not look upon his like again. --Shakespeare. 10. The rest were long to tell though far renowned.—Milton. 11. Although we seldom followed advice, we were all ready enough to
ask it.-Goldsmith. 12. Had I your tongues and eyes, I'd use them so
That heaven's vault should crack.-Shakespeare.
Exercise 14. In the following hypothetical sentences, distinguish the PROTASIS rom the APODOSIS: 1. If there be anything that makes human nature appear ridiculous to
beings of superior faculties, it must be pride. -Spectator. 2. How happy could I be with either,
Were t'other dear charmer away.—Gay. 3. Might I give counsel to any young hearer, I would say to him,
try to frequent the company of your betters.— Thackeray. 4. If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.--Shakespeare. 5. Could those few pleasant hours again appear,
Might one wish bring them, would I wish them here?—Cowper. 6. And if my standard-bearer fall, as fall full well he may,
For never saw I promise yet of such a bloody fray,
Press where ye see my white plume shine.--Macaulay. 7. Would I describe a preacher such as Paul,
Were he on earth, would hear, approve, and own,
Paul should himself direct me. -Cowper. 8. Were there no example in the world of contrivance except that of
the eye, it would be alone sufficient to support the conclusions which we draw from it as to the necessity of an intelligent
Creator.—Paley. 9. Were they not 'forced with those that should be ours,
We might have met them dareful. --Shakespeare. 10. If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well
It were done quickly.--Shakespeare.
11. In solitude, if I escape the example of badness, I want likewise the
counsel and conversation of the good.—Johnson. 12. Were I Brutus, and Brutus Antony,
There were an Antony would ruffle up your spirits,
Is of his own opinion still.”—Butler.
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A. 1. He is well paid that is well satisfied.-Shakespeare. 2. The sufferings of the lower animals may, when out of sight, be out
of mind.-Chalmers. 3. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey,
Where wealth accumulates and men decay.— Cowper. 4. Lives of great men all remind us,
We can make our lives sublime.—Longfellow. 5. There often wanders one whom better days saw better clad.
Cowper. 6. They that touch pitch will be defiled.--Shakespeare. 7. Ring out the grief that saps the mind,
For those that here we see no more.- -Tennyson. 8. But half of our heavy task was done
When the clock struck the hour for retiring.-- Wolfe. 9. I move the sweet forget-me-nots
That grow for happy lovers.— Tennyson. 10. I remember the first time ever Cæsar put it on.-Shakespeare.
11. Witness if I be silent.--Milton. 12. It becomes the throned monarch better than his crown.-Shakespeare.
B. 1. Such was the extremity of distress that the rats, who came to feast
in those hideous dens, were eagerly hunted. — Macaulay. 2. I rather choose to wrong the dead, to wrong myself and you, Than I will wrong such honourable men.—,
- Shakespeare. 3. The day was made for laziness, and lying on one's back in green
places, and staring at the sky, till its brightness forced the gazer
to shut his eyes and go to sleep.—Dickens. 4. War's a game which, were their subjects wise,
Kings should not play at.-Cowper. 5. It is a wise father that knows his own child.-Shakespeare. 6. I have seen him buy such bargains as would amaze one. -Goldsmith. 7. He left the world all bankrupt, we may say.-Carlyle. 8. Hardly had Miss Ashton dropped the pen when the door of the
apartment flew open.-Scoti. 9. Tenderness without a capacity of relieving, only makes the man
who feels it more wretched than the object which sues for
assistance.-Goldsmith. 10. Wit and humour have, I fear, an injurious effect upon the character
and disposition.-Sydney Smith. 11. Many persons are very sensible of the effect of fine poetry upon
their feelings, who do not well know how to refer these feelings
to their causes.-Jeffrey. 12. In all battles, if you await the issue, each fighter has prospered according to his right.-Carlyle.
C. 1. And spite of pride, in erring reason's spite,
One truth is clear, “whatever is is right.”—Pope 2. I have often thought, says Sir Roger, it happens very well that
Christmas should fall out in the middle of winter.-Addison. 3. When here, but three days since, I came
Bewilderd in pursuit of game,
As the mist slumbering on yon hill.—Scott. 4. To be deprived of that which we are possessed of, is a greater evil
than to be disappointed of what we have only the expectation of.
-Adam Smith. 5. Shylock, being a hard-hearted man, exacted the payment of the
money he lent, with such severity that he was much disliked by all good men.- Lamb.
6. Every one is forward to complain of the prejudices which mislead
other men or parties, as if he were free and had none of his own.
-Locke. 7. There are who ask not if thine eye
Be on them. — Wordsworth. 8. He who grieves over the battle of Zama should carry on his thoughts
to a riod thirty years later, when Hannibal must, in the course
of nature, have been dead.- Arnold. 9. Breathes there a man with soul so dead,
Who never to himself hath said,
This is my own, my native land ?- Scott. 10. He was a man, take him for all in all,
I shall not look upon his like again. - Shakespeare. 11. No observation is more common, and at the same time more true,
than that one half of the world are ignorant how the other half
lives.-Goldsmith. 12. Horatius, quoth the Consul, As thou sayest so let it be.—Macaulay.
D. 1. For who lived king but I could dig his grave ?-Shakespeare. 2. Live we how we can, yet die we must.-Shakespeare. 3. There's a divinity that shapes our ends,
Rough-hew them how we will.-Shakespeare. 4. Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow,
Thou shalt not escape calumny.-Shakespeare. 5. While you have everything to fear from the success of the enemy,
you have every means of preventing that success, so that it is next to impossible for victory not to crown your exertions.
Hall. 6.' This part dwelt so much upon my friend's imagination, that, at the
close of the third act, as I was thinking on something else, he whispered me in my ear, “ These widows, sir, are the most per
verse creatures in the world.!! -Addison. 7. But that thou shouldst my firmness therefore doubt
To God or thee, because we have a foe
May tempt it, I expected not to hear.—Milton. 8. And would the noble duchess deign
To listen to an old man's strain,