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action active verb adjective admits adverb affirmation ambiguity analogy Anglo-Saxon answer antecedent appears article Grammar assertion assign attribute auxiliary verb belong called character clause comparative conceive conjunction considered consonant deemed definite article denotes distinction ellipsis employed English English language equivalent error examples expression former frequently genitive grammar grammarians Hence idea imperative mood imperfect impersonal verbs implies improperly impropriety indefinite Indicative Mood individual inflexion interrogation joined king language Latin languages latter Lowth means mode mood neuter nominative Note object observed obsolete obvious opinion passive past Perfect Participle person phraseology Plur plural noun precise predicate preposition present tense preterite Priestley pronoun racter reason refers relative relative clause render respect rule Saxon Saxon genitive seems sense sentence sentiment signifies Sing singular solecism speaking species speech substantive superlative synonymous term termination thing thou tion tive transitive verb usage voice word write wrote
Page 164 - Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices, to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
Page 168 - My words fly up, my thoughts remain below : Words, without thoughts, never to heaven go.
Page 331 - 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 383 - For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.
Page 322 - And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive ? And they answered, Thy servant our father is in good health, he is yet alive.
Page 323 - It is folly to pretend to arm ourselves against the accidents of life, by heaping up treasures, which nothing can protect us against, but the good providence of our Creator.
Page 234 - 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 383 - LORD, our heavenly ,Father, Almighty > and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day ; De(fend us in the same with thy mighty power ; and grant » that this day we fall into no ,sin, neither run into ,any kind of danger ; but » that all our doings may be ordered by ,thy governance, to do always » that > is ,righteous in thy sight ; through Jesus ,Christ > our Lord.
Page 324 - The knight seeing his habitation reduced to so small a compass, and himself in a manner shut out of his own house, upon the death of his mother ordered all the apartments to be flung open, and exorcised by his chaplain, who lay in every room one after another, and by that means dissipated the fears which had so long reigned in the family.