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 ...
Robert M'Dermut, George Long, printer, 1810 - 346 pages
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accent according action active adjective admit adverb agree appear applied attention auxiliary beginning better called circumstances common conjunction connected considered consists consonant construction contains denote derived distinct distinguished effect English examples express figure frequently future give governed Grammar ideas imperfect importance improved indicative indicative mood infinitive instances kind king language Lord manner mark meaning mind mood names nature never nominative noun object observations occasions participle particular pause perfect person phrase plural position possessive preceding preposition present present tense principal pronoun proper properly propriety reason refer relation relative render Repeat require respect rule sense sentence separated short signify simple singular sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive substantive syllable tense termination thing third person thou thought tion tive verb virtue voice vowel words writing
Page 180 - 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 329 - 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 137 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Page 304 - Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?
Page 323 - Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob.
Page 305 - OUR sight is the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses. It fills the mind with the largest variety of ideas, converses with its objects at the greatest distance, and continues the longest in action without being tired or satiated with its proper enjoyments.
Page 332 - But there was no voice, nor any that answered. And they leaped upon the altar which was made. And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud : for he is a god ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
Page 323 - fair light, And thou enlighten'd earth, so fresh and gay, Ye hills, and dales, ye rivers, woods, and plains, And ye that live and move, fair creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here?
Page 320 - Thou preparedst room before it, And didst cause it to take deep root, And it filled the land. The hills were covered with the shadow of it, And the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. She sent out her boughs unto the sea, And her branches unto the river.