An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the Language, Illustrated by Appropriate Exercises, and a Key to the Exercises, Volumes 1 à 2
Collins & Company : Collins & Hannay : Samuel Wood & Sons : G. & C. & H. Carvill : White, Gallaher & White, 1829
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according action active adjective admit adverb agree appears applied attention beauty better called Chap common conduct conjunction connected considered construction contains correct desire distinct effect English examples Exercises expression figure frequently future give governed grammar happy heart honour hope human ideas imperfect importance improved indicative mood instances kind king knowledge language learned less live manner means mind mood nature never nominative nouns object observations occasions particular passions perfect person phrases pleasure plural possessive preceding preposition present principles pronoun proper properly reason regard relation relative render require respect RULE sense sentence short signifies singular sometimes sound speak substantive syllable tense thing third thou thought tion true verb virtue vowel whole words writing
Page 143 - 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 247 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ ; Nor is the least a cheerful heart, That tastes those gifts with joy.
Page 266 - 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 138 - In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Page 355 - 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 18 - Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
Page 137 - We came to our journey's end, at last, with no small difficulty, after much fatigue, through deep roads, and bad weather.