Covell's Digest of English Grammar

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D. Appleton, 1853 - English language - 218 pages
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Page 223 - 5. Personification ascribes life or intelligence to inanimate or dumb objects ; as, 1. " The deep saith, It is not in me; and the sea saith, It is not in me."—Job 28 : 14. 2. " The Sun shakes from his noon-day throne the scattering clouds."—Thomson.
Page 217 - he hanged. Some reason justly, from false data; others, erroneously, from just data. The first gave two pence ; the second, three ; the third, four; the fourth, five; &c., &c. Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath days, or to do evil 1 to save life, or to kill?
Page 98 - Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand are riches and honor."—" The way of the wicked is as darkness : they know not at what they stumble." (186.) 14:5.—1. A compellative is the name of an object addressed ; as,
Page 197 - fourth, five; &c., &c. Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath days, or to do evil ? to save life, or to kill"! 3. Exercise and temperance strengthen the constitution. 'And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth. He does not say how, when, or where it was. God made man erect, rational, free, immortal.
Page 95 - together In order. —" The word of the Lord is right; and all his works are done in truth." 140. A proposition contains a subject and predicate; as, " Snow falls:" snow is the subject: falls is the predicate. The subject is that of which something is said; as, " Winds blow." The predicate is that which is said of the subject; as,
Page 209 - I heard their drowning cry, mingling with the wind." " Cain slew his brother Abel."—Also after abbreviations; as, " AC" " A. D." " Atty." " Viz." HBM" " AUC" " Is he the God of the Jews only ?" " Is he not also of the Gentiles 1
Page 208 - For value received, I promise to pay J. Dow, or order, on demand, five hundred dollars, with interest." " Strong in weakness, there they stand." " Some of the Pharisees, who were with him, heard these words, and said unto him, ' Are we blind also ?'"
Page 166 - It was made according to the plan."—" They abide over against me." —Num. 22: 5. " As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about his people."—Ps.
Page 133 - loved me, I weep for him: as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it: as he was valiant, I honor him; but as he was ambitious, I slew him.
Page 14 - all books shall be returned to the Library, and a penalty of five cents per day shall be imposed for each volume detained. No book s-hall be allowed to circulate until one month after its receipt. HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY THE GIFT OF GEORGE ARTHUR PLIMPTON

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