An English Grammar

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D. Appleton, 1866 - English language - 288 pages
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Page 280 - When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower, Glistering with dew; fragrant the fertile earth After soft showers; and sweet the coming on Of grateful evening
Page 114 - Perfect Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. I have been, 1. We have been, 2. Thou hast been, 2. You have been, 3. He has been ; 3. They have been.
Page 172 - When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
Page 32 - There are three persons ; the first, the second, and the third. The first person is that which denotes the speaker or writer ; as
Page 276 - Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before. I tell thee, Culloden's dread echoes shall ring With the bloodhounds that bark for thy fugitive king. Lo ! anointed by Heaven with the vials of wrath, Behold, where he flies on his desolate path ! Now in darkness and billows, he sweeps from my sight'.
Page 115 - They might have been. SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD. Present Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. If I be, 1. If we be, 2. If thou be, 2. If you be 3. If he be ; 3. If they be.
Page 115 - Tense. 1. I shall or will have been, 1. We shall or will have been, 2. Thou shalt or wilt have been, 2. You shall or will have been, 3. He shall or will have been ; 3. They shall or will have been. POTENTIAL MOOD.
Page 121 - Tense. Singular. Plural. 1 I might, could, would, or 1 We might, could, would, or should...
Page 114 - FUTURE TENSE. SINGULAR. PLURAL. 1. I shall or will be 1. We shall or will be 2. Thou shalt or wilt be 2. Ye or you shall or will be 3. He shall or will be 3. They shall or will be SECOND FUTURE TENSE.
Page 273 - And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.

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