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Abridgment according to rule active verb Adjective Pronouns adverb agree antece apostrophe better Comma common substantive Compound Perfect Conjugate the following conjunction couldst DEFECTIVE VERBS degrees of comparison derived diphthong ETYMOLOGY EXERCISES IN PARSING favours following verbs gender governed happy hast heart honour IMPERATIVE MOOD Imperfect Tense indicative mood INFINITIVE MOOD Interjections Irregular Verbs larger Grammar learner live loved marked mayst or canst mind MURRAY'S ENGLISH GRAMMAR neuter nominative objective omitted ORTHOGRAPHY passions passive voice peace perfect participle personal pronoun Pluperfect Tense plural number possessive Potential Mood preposition Present Tense proper remaining tenses reward RULE XI Rules of Syntax says Second Future Tense Semicolon sentence shouldst singular number speech subjunctive mood syllable temper thee thing third person singular Thou art Thou hadst Thou mayst Thou mightst tion tive vice virtue virtuous voice vowel wilt wise word Write the following
Page 57 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit...
Page 86 - If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm is equal to the deed. Who does the best his circumstance allows, Does well, acts nobly; angels could no more.
Page 85 - Order is Heaven's first law; and this confest, Some are, and must be, greater than the rest, More rich, more wise; but who infers from hence That such are happier, shocks all common sense.
Page 88 - The spacious firmament on high, With all the blue ethereal sky, And spangled heavens, a shining frame, Their great original proclaim : Th' unwearied sun, from day to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land The work of an Almighty hand.
Page 47 - A phrase is two or more words rightly put together, making sometimes part of a sentence, and sometimes a whole sentence. The principal parts of a simple sentence are, the subject, the attribute, and the object. The subject is the thing chiefly spoken of; the attribute is the thing or action affirmed or denied of it ; and the object is the thing affected by such action. The nominative denotes the subject, and usually goes before the verb or attribute ; and the word or phrase, denoting the object,...
Page 12 - AN Article is a word prefixed to substantives, to point them out, and to show how far their signification extends ; as, a garden, an eagle, the woman.
Page 86 - Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.
Page 10 - A word of one syllable is termed a monosyllable ; a word of two syllables, a dissyllable ; a word of three syllables, a trisyllable ; and a word of four or more syllables, a polysyllable. A primitive word is that which cannot be reduced to any simpler word in the language ; as, man, good, content.