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act Hence action expressed action or relation Adjective Pronouns Adjuncts Adverb Amphibrach Antecedent asserts an act Auxiliary Sentence Common commonly Conj Conjunction connection construction denotes describe a noun Diagram earth ellipsis English language Euphony Examples Examples—I Exclamation Exercises Gender Grammar heaven Hyperbaton Independent Indicative Mode Interrogative Intransitive introduces a sentence loved modify name Hence Nominative Note Noun or Pronoun Nouns and Pronouns o'er object of relation Paragoge parsing Participle Passive Passive Voice Past Tense Person and Number person or thing Possessive Possessive Adjectives Predicate Prep Preposition Present Tense Principal Sentence Prior Past Prior Present Pron pupil Regular Verb relation expressed Relative Pronoun Rem.—The Rule schools Sentence—Principal shows a relation Simple Singular Number sometimes Specifying Adjectives spoken of Hence Subjunctive Substantive syllables teacher tence thee Third Person Thou tion Tmesis Transitive Transitive Verbs Verb must agree Verbal Adjective voice WILLARD'S word
Page 173 - BRILLIANTLY The glassy waters mirror FORTH his smiles." " How LIGHTLY mounts the Muse's wing, Whose theme is in the skies." Adverbial Phrases. " For the angel of death spread his wings ON THE BLAST, And breathed IN THE FACE OF THE FOE as he passed.
Page 37 - " " We bustle up with unsuccessful speed, And in the saddest part, cry—' Droll indeed? " " Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian." " A celebrated writer says—' Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.
Page 206 - For solidity of reasoning, force of sagacity, and wisdom of conclusion, under such a complication of difficulties, no nation or body of men can stand in preference to the General Congress of Philadelphia."—Pitt. " On every side, sweet sunny spots of verdure smile towards him from among the melancholy
Page 43 - magical pinions spread wide." " Time slept on flowers, and lent his glass to Hope." " For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd.
Page 103 - I'll frown, and be perverse, and say thee nay, So thou wilt woo. —Juliet. THE TWOFOLD OFFICE OF SOME WOKDS. OBS.—Some words perform, at the same time, two distinct offices—a primary and a secondary office. " The surging billows and the gamboling storms Come, crouching, to his feet." Here
Page 200 - And there | lay the ri | der, distort I ed and pale, With the dew | on his brow | and the rust | on his mail." 2. A syllable is sometimes added to a line. EXAMPLES. 3. The different measures are sometimes
Page 30 - And when its yellow lustre smiled, O'er mountains yet untrod, Each mother held aloft her child, • To bless the bow of God." " We range us in line As the voice of the trumpet is calling." " The virtue still adorns our age, Though the chief actor died upon the stage.
Page 53 - and what are applied to brute animals and things. EXAMPLES—The books which I lost. The pen which I use, is good. We value most what costs us most. OBS. 4.—That is applied to man or things. EXAMPLES—Them that honor me, I will honor. " Where is the patience now, That you so oft have boasted to retain."—Lear.
Page 63 - proper education. A trifling accident often produces great results. An ignorant rich man is less esteemed than a wise poor man. The richest treasure mortal times afford, is, spotless reputation. " These dim vaults, These winding aisles, of human pomp or pride, Report not. No fantastic carvings show The boast of our vain