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accented action ACTIVE VOICE adjective clause adjective modifiers adjective phrase adverbial clause adverbial modifier adverbial phrase amphibrach analysis Anapestic 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 interrogative sentence 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 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 161 - Cromwell, I did not think to shed a tear In all my miseries; but thou hast forced me, Out of thy honest truth, to play the woman. Let's dry our eyes: and thus far hear me, Cromwell; And, when I am forgotten, as I shall be, And sleep in dull cold marble...
Page 120 - CHARACTER OF THE HAPPY WARRIOR. WHO is the happy Warrior ? Who is he That every man in arms should wish to be ? — It is the generous Spirit, who, when brought Among the tasks of real life, hath wrought Upon the plan that pleased his boyish thought...
Page 313 - We look before and after, And pine for what is not: Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
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 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 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 201 - And licked the soup from the cooks' own ladles, Split open the kegs of salted sprats, Made nests inside men's Sunday hats, And even spoiled the women's chats By drowning their speaking With shrieking and squeaking In fifty different sharps and flats.
Page 153 - A man he was to all the country dear ; And passing rich with forty pounds a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place; Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learned to prize, More skilled to raise the wretched than to rise.
Page 191 - I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.