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accented action ACTIVE VOICE adjective clause adjective modifiers adjective phrase adverbial clause adverbial modifier adverbial phrase amphibrach analysis anapest antecedent apposition auxiliary birds called co-ordinate comma common noun complex sentence compound sentence conjunctive adverbs connected consonant Definition.—A denoting dependent clauses derived distinguish English equivalent examples Exercise express following sentences gender gerund give grammar indefinite indicative mode infinitive mode inflections intransitive jective language Latin meaning is modified modify the meaning noun clause noun or pronoun object parse participle passive voice past tense PERFECT TENSE person or thing personal pronoun Plural possessive preceded predicate complement Predicate verb prefix preposition PRESENT TENSE principal clause relative pronoun rime rule seen simple sentence singular sometimes sound speak speech spoke subject noun Subject pronoun subjunctive mode subordinate clause subordinate conjunctions suffix syllable syllables rime tell tence third person Thou thought tion transitive verb vowel walk
Page 132 - The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils; The motions of his spirit are dull as night And his affections dark as Erebus: Let no such man be trusted.
Page 243 - Eske river where ford there was none; But, ere he alighted at Netherby gate, The bride had consented, the gallant came late; For a laggard in love, and a dastard in war, Was to wed the fair Ellen of brave Lochinvar.
Page 310 - A being breathing thoughtful breath, A traveller betwixt life and death ; The reason firm, the temperate will, Endurance, foresight, strength, and skill ; A perfect Woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command ; And yet a Spirit, still and bright With something of an angel light.
Page 123 - Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess.
Page 308 - OF man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, Sing, heavenly Muse...
Page 241 - But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.
Page 139 - KNOW ye the land where the cypress and myrtle Are emblems of deeds that are done in their clime? Where the rage of the vulture, the love of the turtle, Now melt into sorrow, now madden to crime...
Page 310 - THE CURFEW tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me.
Page 313 - There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin, The dew on his thin robe was heavy and chill : For his country he sighed when at twilight repairing To wander alone by the wind-beaten hill. But the day-star attracted his eye's sad devotion, For it rose o'er his own native isle of the ocean, Where once, in the fire of his youthful emotion, He sang the bold anthem of Erin go bragh.