Philosophy of Language
R. Griffin, 1854 - Grammar, Comparative and general - 303 pages
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Philosophy of Language: Comprehending Universal Grammar, Or the Pure Science ...
Sir John Stoddart
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according action adjective adverb ancient Anglo-Saxon answer appears applied assertion attribute become belongs called cause cloth combination common comparative complex conception conjunction connected considered definition depend derived distinction distinguished effect employed English equally existence explained expressed fact feeling force former French future give given Grammar grammarians Greek Harris Hence HISTORY human idea imply individual instance interjection John kind language Latin latter laws less manner mark meaning mental merely mind modes modify mood nature necessary notion noun object observed operations origin participle particle particular person philosophy phrases positive preposition present principle pronoun proper question reason reference regard relation rendered respect sensation sense sentence separate serve signify simple sometimes sound speak species speech stand substantive supposed term thing thought tion Tooke true truth Universal various verb whole words writers
Page 115 - If you have tears, prepare to shed them now. You all do know this mantle: I remember The first time ever Caesar put it on; 'Twas on a summer's evening, in his tent, That day he overcame the Nervii: Look, in this place ran Cassius...
Page 2 - How charming is divine philosophy ! Not harsh, and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns.
Page 203 - Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school: and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.
Page 7 - It being that term which, I think, serves best to stand for whatsoever is the OBJECT of the understanding when a man thinks, I have used it to express whatever is meant by PHANTASM, NOTION, SPECIES, or WHATEVER IT IS WHICH THE MIND CAN BE EMPLOYED ABOUT IN THINKING; and I could not avoid frequently using it.
Page 143 - I'll believe thee. Rom. If my heart's dear love Jul. Well, do not swear: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night : It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden ; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, Ere one can say — It lightens.
Page 58 - All by the name of dogs : the valued file Distinguishes the swift, the slow, the subtle, The house-keeper, the hunter, every one According to the gift which bounteous nature Hath in him clos'd; whereby he does receive Particular addition, from the bill That writes them all alike : and so of men.
Page 71 - And they do claim, demand and insist upon all and singular the premises as their undoubted rights and liberties...
Page 17 - What is a man, If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed? a beast, no more. Sure he that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and after, gave us not That capability and god-like reason To fust in us unus'd.
Page 59 - All thoughts, all passions, all delights, Whatever stirs this mortal frame, All are but ministers of Love, And feed his sacred flame. Oft in my waking dreams do I Live o'er again that happy hour, When midway on the mount I lay, Beside the ruined tower.
Page 271 - She dwelt among the untrodden ways Beside the springs of Dove, A Maid whom there were none to praise And very few to love : A violet by a mossy stone Half hidden from the eye ! — Fair as a star, when only one Is shining in the sky. She lived unknown, and few could know When Lucy ceased to be ; But she is in her grave, and, oh, The difference to me...