Graded Lessons in English: An Elementary English Grammar Consisting of One Hundred Practical Lessons, Carefully Graded and Adapted to the Class Room

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Clark & Maynard, 1880 - English language - 164 pages
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Page 144 - As Caesar loved me, I weep for him; as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was valiant, I honour him ; but, as he was ambitious, I slew him.
Page 79 - When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow...
Page 82 - A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Page 134 - To express simple futurity, use shall in the first person and will in the second and third persons...
Page 82 - A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Page 74 - Wept o'er his wounds or tales of sorrow done, Shouldered his crutch and showed how fields were won. Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their woe; Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began.
Page 76 - Those who will not be ruled by the rudder must be ruled by the rock...
Page 140 - Thy mercy, O Lord, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds. Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O Lord, thou preservest man and beast.
Page 148 - Parts. The Heading consists of the name of the Place at which the letter is written, and the Date. If you write from a city, give the door-number, the name of the street, the name of the city, and the name of the state.
Page 49 - A conjunction is a word used to connect words, phrases, or clauses ; as, She is learning shorthand and typewriting.

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