Hints for Language Lessons and Plans for Grammar Lessons: A Handbook for Teachers

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Ginn, 1892 - English language - 58 pages
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Page 5 - I'll help you across if you wish to go." Her aged hand on his strong young arm She placed, and so, without hurt or harm, He guided the trembling feet along, Proud that his own were firm and strong, Then back again to his friends he went, His young heart happy and well content. "She's somebody's mother, boys, you know, For all she's aged and poor and slow. And I hope some fellow will lend a hand To help my mother, you understand, If ever she's poor and old and gray, When her own dear boy is far away.
Page 48 - Moods (that is, modes) are certain variations of form in verbs, by means of which we can show the mode or manner in which the attribute or fact indicated by the verb is connected in thought with the thing that is spoken of.
Page 5 - Bright little dandelion ! Downy yellow face, Peeping up among the grass With such gentle grace, Minding not the April wind Blowing rude and cold, Brave little dandelion, With a heart of gold!
Page 55 - NOTE.—A substantive clause -when used as the subject of a verb, the object of a verb, or the complement of a copulative verb, is dependent on the rest of the sentence for its meaning.
Page 38 - Words denoting objects of the male sex are said to be of the Masculine Gender; those denoting...
Page 40 - ... text, (c) the truth of his having been cured by inoculation was quite manifest, (d) He complained of having been writing all day. In these sentences we have the simple or compound gerund used as a noun-verbal object of a preposition. Further examples, in which the simple infinitive, or gerund, is used as the object of a transitive verb or of a preposition: (a) He likes to read history, (b) He had no choice but to obey. (c) He became worried in writing lengthy letters, (d) Mr. Smith enjoys shooting...
Page 5 - I love the seasons in their round ; Each has delights for me ; Wisdom and love in all are found ; God's hand in each I see. MOTHER.
Page 17 - Without the pronouns we would have to write this sentence,—"John gave John's pen to James and James lent the pen to Jane to write Jane's copy with the pen.
Page 57 - It is a word derived from a verb and used as an adjective, modifying the meaning of the noun John.

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