An English Grammar, Book 2

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D. Appleton and Company, 1869 - 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 277 - Eternal HOPE ! when yonder spheres sublime Peal'd their first notes to sound the march of Time, Thy joyous youth began — but not to fade. — When all the sister planets have...
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. Pluperfect Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. I had been, 1.
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Page 277 - Faithful are the wounds of a friend ; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Page 276 - 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, Rise!
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 271 - Tis education forms the common mind ; Just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
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