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 ...
Collins and Perkins, 1810 - 309 pages
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accent according to rule active verb adjective admit adverb agreeable Amphibrach Anapaest attention auxiliary beauty better caesura circumstances comma common substantive conjunction connected connexion consonant construction copulative denote diphthong distinct ellipsis emphasis English English language examples express figure following instances following sentence frequently future tense governed grammar grammarians harmony ideas imperative mood Imperfect Tense indicative mood infinitive mood interrogative irregular verb neuter kind language learner Lord loved manner meaning melody metaphor mind nature nominative noun object observations occasions participle pause perfect personal pronoun perspicuity Pluperfect Tense plural number potential mood preceding preposition present tense principal proper properly propriety regular verb active relative pronoun render respect sense sentiments short signifies simple singular number sometimes sound speak speech Spondee subjunctive mood tences termination thing third person singular thou tion tive Trochaic Trochee verse virtue voice vowel words and phrases writing
Page 288 - 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.
Page 290 - Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
Page 280 - Thou preparedst room before it, and didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land.
Page 158 - 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.
Page 281 - The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it. Return, we beseech thee, O God of Hosts : look down from heaven, and behold, and visit this vine; And the vineyard which thy right hand hath planted, and the branch that thou madest strong for thyself.
Page 242 - From harmony, from heavenly harmony, This universal frame began: From harmony to harmony Through all the compass of the notes it ran, The diapason closing full in Man.
Page 222 - That, changed through all, and yet in all the same; Great in the earth, as in the ethereal frame; Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees; Lives through all life, extends through all extent; Spreads undivided, operates unspent!
Page 297 - Know then this truth (enough for man to know) 'Virtue alone is happiness below.' The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is...