Parsing Simplified; an Introduction and Companion to All Grammars: Consisting of Short and Easy Rules (with Parsing Lessons to Each),: Whereby Very Young Students May, in a Short Time, be Gradually Led Through a Knowledge of the Several Elementary Parts of Speech to a Thorough Comprehension of the Grammatical Construction of the Most Complex Sentences of Our Ordinary Authors, Either in Prose Or Poetry

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Griffith and Farran, 1865 - 76 pages
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Page 73 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us . Footprints on the sands of time; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
Page 64 - Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: so shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
Page 72 - Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem.
Page 70 - As if the clouds its echo would repeat ; And nearer, clearer, deadlier than before ! Arm! arm! it is — it is— the cannon's opening roar!
Page 69 - How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod.
Page 72 - Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.
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Page 72 - Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle! Be a hero in the strife! Trust no Future, howe'er pleasant! Let the dead Past bury its dead! Act, — act in the living...
Page 68 - Soon shall thy arm, unconquer'd Steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car ; Or, on wide-waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air...
Page 70 - Brunswick's fated chieftain; he did hear That sound the first amidst the festival, And caught its tone with Death's prophetic ear; And when they smiled because he...

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