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" XX. The infinitive mood, or part of a sentence, is sometimes used as the nominative to a verb; as, "To err is human;" "His heing too idle was the cause of his ruin. "
Elements of the Grammar of the English Language - Page 19
1822 - 43 pages
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The intellectual English grammar, on a new and comprehensive plan

John Turner (of Brighton.) - 1843
...rank by the excellence of his character, and to have fallen, &c. RTJLE XXV. The infinitive mood, or part of a sentence, is sometimes used as the nominative to a verb ; as, To be ignorant of the art of poetry, was considered a disgrace in the time of the Anglo-Saxon kings. Note....
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The principles of English grammar

William Lennie - 1863
...hringeth down them that dwell on high ; f the lofty city he layeth it low. EULE XX. The infinitive mood, or part of a sentence, is sometimes used as the nominative to a verb; as, "To err is human;" "His heing too idle was the cause of his ruin." According to this rule, the infinitive...
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The principles of English grammar

William Lennie - 1863
...the Lord hath destroyed all tile men from among you that followed, &c. RULE XX. The infinitive mood, or part of a sentence, is sometimes used as the nominative to a verb ; as, For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.* His being idle was the cause of his ruin. EXERCISES....
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