An Analytical and Practical Grammar of the English Language (Google eBook)

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Pratt, Woodford & Company, 1849 - English language - 240 pages
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Page 169 - THESE, as they change, ALMIGHTY FATHER, these Are but the varied God. The rolling year Is full of THEE. Forth in the pleasing Spring THY beauty walks, THY tenderness and love. Wide flush the fields ; the softening air is balm ; Echo the mountains round ; the forest smiles ; And every sense, and every heart is joy.
Page 60 - Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase: so shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
Page 124 - And further, by these, my son, be admonished : of making many books there is no end ; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
Page 43 - The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
Page 145 - In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.
Page 67 - THE readers and the hearers like my books, But yet some writers cannot them digest ; But what care I ? For when I make a feast, I would my guests should praise it, not the cooks.
Page 218 - A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can never pass : in a few years he has all the endowments he is capable of; and were he to live ten thousand more, would be the same thing he is at present.
Page 60 - Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: 4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
Page 17 - HOW doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people ! How is she become as a widow ! she that was great among the nations, And princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!
Page 215 - Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them...

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