A short introduction to English grammar: with critical notes [by R. Lowth].
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acted action added Addifon Adjective admit Adverb agreeing alfo Antecedent authors Auxiliary become belonging called common confidered Conjunction connected determined Dryden effect English examples expreffed faid fame feems fenfe feveral fhall fhould fignification fome fometimes former frequently fuch give governed Grammar hath improperly Indicative Mode Irregular John joined kind King Language learned Letter likewife Lord manner marked means Members Milton Mode moſt Names nature Neuter never Nominative Cafe Noun Number obferved Objective Cafe Paffive Paft Participle Perfect Perfon Singular perhaps phrafe Plural Poffeffive Point Pope Prefent Prep Prepofition Pronoun proper properly refpect relation Relative requires rule Saxon Sentence Serm Shakeſpear Simple Spect Subft Subftantive Subject Subjunctive Swift taken thee thefe theſe thing third Perfon thofe thoſe thou thought tive unto uſed variation Verb Active vowel whole writers
Page 212 - And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins ; and his meat was locusts and wild honey.
Page 212 - O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance: And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Page 212 - John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water : but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose : he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire...
Page 162 - Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying: Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousand of his saints, to execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.
Page 139 - O LORD, our heavenly ,Father, Almighty > and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day ; De(fend us in the same with thy mighty power ; and grant » that this day we fall into no ,sin, neither run into ,any kind of danger ; but » that all our doings may be ordered by ,thy governance, to do always » that > is ,righteous in thy sight ; through Jesus ,Christ > our Lord.
Page 146 - How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray.
Page 190 - Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye ? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.
Page 186 - ... tis his fancy to run, At night he declines on his Thetis's breast. So, when I am wearied with wandering all day, To thee, my delight, in the evening I come : No matter what beauties I saw in my way ; They were but my visits, but thou art my home ! Then finish, dear Chloe, this pastoral war, And let us like Horace and Lydia agree ; For thou art a girl as much brighter than her, As he was a poet sublimer than me.
Page 165 - And though that he were worthy, he was wys, And of his port as meke as is a mayde. He never yet no vileinye ne sayde In al his lyf, un-to no maner wight. He was a verray parfit gentil knight.
Page 209 - Were all books reduced thus to their quintessence, many a bulky author would make his appearance in a penny paper: there would be scarce such a thing in nature as a folio : the works of an age would be contained on a few shelves ; not to mention millions of volumes that would be utterly annihilated.