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 ...
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accent according action active adding adjective admit adverbs agree appear applied attention auxiliary beginning better called circumstances common conjunction connected considered consists consonant construction contains denote derived distinct distinguished effect English examples expression following sentence former frequently future give governed Grammar happy idea imperfect importance improved indicative indicative mood instances joined kind king language latter less live Lord loved manner means mind mood nature necessary neuter never nominative nouns objective observations occasions participle particular pause perfect person phrases plural possessive preceding preposition present principal pronoun proper properly propriety reason refer relation relative render Repeat require respect rest rule sense sentence short signify simple singular sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive substantive syllable tense termination thing thou tion understood verb virtue voice vowel wise words writing
الصفحة 227 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
الصفحة 222 - Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt : Thou hast cast out the heathen, and planted it. 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.
الصفحة 216 - I shall detain you now no longer in the demonstration of what we should not do, but straight conduct you to a hill-side, where I will point you out the right path of a virtuous and noble education ; laborious indeed at the first ascent, but else so smooth, so green, so full of goodly prospect, and melodious sounds on every side, that the harp of Orpheus was not more charming-.
الصفحة 227 - He has visited all Europe ;^not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or...
الصفحة 162 - By EMPHASIS is meant a stronger and fuller sound of voice, by which we distinguish some word or words on which we design to lay particular stress, and to show how they affect the rest of the sentence. Sometimes the emphatic words must be distinguished by a particular tone of voice, as well as by a greater stress.
الصفحة 212 - 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.
الصفحة 178 - 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...
الصفحة 225 - When Natural Religion has thus viewed both, ask her, which is the Prophet of God? — But her answer we have already had, when she saw part of this scene, through the eyes of the Centurion, who attended at the cross. By him she spoke, and said, 'Truly this man was the Son of God.