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adjective adverbs antecedent apposition assertion attribute complement auxiliary called conjunctions Construct sentences illustrating Definition.—A word Definition.—The form denote action distinguish examples EXERCISE expressed feminine Fill the blanks following sentences Gender girl give the reason grammar groups of words horses Hotchkiss School idea indirect object infinitive inflection interrogative intransitive italicized words ject John names king language Latin lowing sentences masculine meaning modified nominative nominative absolute noun or pronoun object complement Parse past participle past tense Perfect Progressive person or thing personal pronouns phrasal tenses possessive predicate prepositional phrase Progressive Tense pupil rain refer relative clause relative pronoun root-infinitive second sentence sentences containing simple sing single word sometimes speaking speech stand story strong verbs subjunctive substantive tell tences thee Thou thought tion tive to-morrow transitive verb verb-phrases weak verbs write written yesterday
Page 139 - Gently o'er the accustomed oak. Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy! Thee, chauntress, oft the woods among I woo, to hear thy even-song; And missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green. To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon. Like one that had been led astray Through the heaven's wide pathless way, And oft, as if her head she bowed, Stooping through a fleecy cloud.
Page 80 - I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow: when I see kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the little competitions, factions and debates of mankind.
Page 139 - His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes; And while he Heaven and Earth defied Changed his hand and check'd his pride. He chose a mournful Muse Soft pity to infuse: He sung Darius great and good, By too severe a fate Fallen, fallen, fallen, fallen. Fallen from his high estate. And weltering in his blood; Deserted at his utmost need By those, his former bounty fed; On the bare earth exposed he lies With not a friend to close his eyes.
Page 116 - A dewy freshness fills the silent air; No mist obscures, nor cloud, nor speck, nor stain, Breaks the serene of heaven: In full-orbed glory yonder moon divine Rolls through the dark blue depths.
Page 206 - Some have too much, yet still do crave; I little have, and seek no more. They are but poor, though much they have, And I am rich with little store: They poor, I rich; they beg, I give; They lack, I leave; they pine, I live.
Page 121 - The thick black cloud was cleft, and still The Moon was at its side : Like waters shot...
Page 271 - Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar.
Page 252 - SHALL I, wasting in despair, Die because a woman's fair? Or make pale my cheeks with care 'Cause another's rosy are? Be she fairer than the day, Or the flowery meads in May, If she think not well of me, What care I how fair she be?