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Progressive Exercises in English Grammar, Part: Containing the Principles of ...
Richard Green Parker,Charles Fox
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accent active adding adjective adverb agree appear apply attention avoid becomes begin belong called changed common Comparative compound conjunction connected considered consists consonant contains Correct the following derived ellipsis English Exercises expressed figure following errors following sentences frequently FUTURE gender give governed Grammar happy idea Imperfect INDICATIVE MOOD infinitive John joined kind language letters live loved manner marks means mind mood namely nature never nominative noun objective Parse participle PASSIVE Perfect PERFECT TENSE phrases pleasure Plural possessive preposition present principles pronoun proper pupil question reason regard relative respect rule RULE OF SYNTAX SECOND PERSON sense short signifies signs Singular sometimes sound speak style syllable Tell TENSE thing THIRD PERSON thou thought Trochaic true understood verb verse virtue vowel words write written
Page 100 - I shall detain you no longer in the demonstration of what we should not do, but straight conduct you to a hill-side, where I will point you out the right path of a virtuous and noble education; laborious indeed at the first ascent, but else so smooth, so green, so full of goodly prospect and melodious sounds on every side, that the harp of Orpheus was not more charming.
Page 85 - And this is in the night ! Most glorious night ! Thou wert not sent for slumber: let me be A sharer in thy fierce and far delight, A portion of the tempest and of thee...
Page 24 - I pity the man who can travel from Dan. to Beersheba, and cry, 'Tis all barren and so it is; and so is all the world to him, who will not cultivate the fruits it offers.
Page 61 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Page 58 - The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.
Page 70 - ... as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed; as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
Page 80 - It is this sense which furnishes the imagination with its ideas ; so that by ' the pleasures of the imagination,' or ' fancy' (which I shall use promiscuously), I here mean such as arise from visible objects, either when we have them actually in our view, or when we call up their ideas into our minds by paintings, statues, descriptions, or any the like occasion.
Page 102 - Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.