New Language Lessons

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American Book Company, 1900 - English language - 168 pages

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Page 125 - 2. This is the child that was lost. 3. The dog which you bought was stolen. 4. He will do what is right. 5. Ask for what you want 6. That is the man whose house was burned. 7. This is the dog that worried the cat that killed the rat that ate the malt that
Page 158 - 19. My soul is an enchanted boat, Which, like a sleeping swan, doth float Upon the silver waves of thy sweet singing; And thine doth like an angel sit Beside a helm conducting it, While all the winds with melody are ringing.
Page 155 - 12. Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again; The eternal years of God are hers ; But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies among his worshipers.
Page 152 - Count that day lost whose low descending sun Views from thy hand no noble action done. 19. May is a pious fraud of the almanac, A ghastly parody of real spring, Shaped out of snow and breathed with eastern winds.
Page 153 - 9. And children coming home from school Look in at the open door; They love to see the flaming forge, And hear the bellows roar.
Page 142 - Anon from the belfry Softly the Angelus sounded, and over the roofs of the village Columns of pale blue smoke, like clouds of incense ascending, Rose from a hundred hearths, the homes of peace and contentment.
Page 159 - Upon the shores of Jordan. The light wind Of morn was stirring, and he bared his brow To its refreshing breath ; for he had worn The mourner's covering, and he had not felt That he could see his people until now.
Page 142 - With many a curve my banks I fret, By many a field and fallow, And many a fairy foreland, set With willow, weed, and mallow.
Page 160 - 29. It is a little thing to speak a phrase Of common comfort, which, by daily use, Has almost lost its sense ; yet on the ear Of him who thought to die unmourned, 'twill fall Like choicest music.
Page 88 - 1823. If convenient, will you give us house room on Saturday next ? I can sleep anywhere. If another Sunday suit you better, pray let me know. We were talking of roast shoulder of mutton with onion sauce; but I scorn to prescribe to the hospitalities of mine host. With respects to Mrs. C., Yours truly,

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