A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors, Printers, and Correctors of the Press, and for the Use of Schools and Academies. With an Appendix, Containing Rules on the Use of Capitals, a List of Abbreviations, Hints on the Preparation of Copy and on Proof-reading, Specimen of Proof-sheet, Etc
Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1856
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abbreviated accent according adjectives adverb apostrophe beauty beginning capitals character Christian clause colon comma composition compositor compound conjunction connected in sense consists construction dash diaeresis distinguished divine earth ellipsis English language example exclamation exhibit expression feel following sentences genius grammatical grave accent happiness heart heaven honor human hyphen imperfect tense inserted intellectual Knight Knight of St language live marks of parenthesis mind mode of punctuation moral nature nominative noun omission omitted ORAL EXERCISES parenthetical participle passage pause philosopher placed poet poetry portion preceding preposition principles printers pron pronoun pronunciation proper names quotation racter reference relative clause relative pronoun religion Remark g rhetorical Rule Sect semicolon separated small letters Society sometimes soul spirit syllable tences things thou thought tion truth verb virtue vocative voice word or phrase writers written or printed
Page 231 - Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works, Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.
Page 156 - The nation which indulges towards another an habitual hatred, or an habitual fondness, is in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity or to its affection, either of which is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and its interest.
Page 88 - Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing lingering look behind?
Page 139 - O, how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields ! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields ; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, » And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of Heaven, O, how canst thou renounce^ and hope to be forgiven ! These charms shall work thy soul's eternal health, And love, and gentleness, and joy,...
Page 44 - Your infants in your arms, and there have sat The live-long day, with patient expectation, To see great Pompey pass the streets of Rome...
Page 176 - When JESUS, therefore, saw his mother, and the disciple standing by whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son. Then saith he to the disciple, Behold thy mother. And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home.
Page 159 - Romans, countrymen, and lovers! hear me for my cause ; and be silent that you may hear : believe me for mine honour; and have respect to mine honour, that you may believe: censure me in your wisdom; and awake your senses that you may the better judge. If there be any in this assembly, any dear friend of Caesar's, to him I say, that Brutus' love to Caesar was no less than his.
Page 261 - These are thy glorious works, Parent of good, Almighty, thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair; thyself how wondrous then ! Unspeakable, who sitt'st above these heavens, To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.