The Child's Grammar: Corresponding with Parsing Lessons and Forming Part of a Series for Teaching

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J. Harris, 1831 - Children's poetry - 64 pages

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Page 4 - A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun, to avoid the too frequent repetition of the same word ; as, the man is happy, he is benevolent, he is useful.
Page vii - English grammar, which happily by its simplicity and facility is perhaps fitter than that of any other language for such a purpose; they would have some notion of what they were going about, when they should enter into the latin grammar ; and would hardly be engaged so many years as they now are, in that most irksome and difficult part of literature, with so much labour...
Page vii - Language, he then will apply himself with great advantage to the study of any other. To enter at once upon the Science of Grammar, and the Study of a foreign Language, is to encounter two difficulties together, each of which would be much lessened by being taken separately and in its proper order.
Page ii - COMPLETE COURSE OF GEOGRAPHY, by means of Instructive Games ; containing the Game of Simple Geography, for teaching the Names and Situations of the different Countries and Places of the Earth ; a concise Treatise on the Artificial Sphere ; and a Geographical Game, illustrative of Ancient and Modern History. Revised and improved to the present time, by J. ASPIN, Esq. Author of " A Systematic Analysis of Universal History,
Page ii - INFANTINE KNOWLEDGE: a Spelling Book, on a Popular Plan. By the Author of
Page 50 - I will not pull off thy wings. Nor torment thee. No, no, no, thou art little and helpless, like myself ; I only wish to look at thee nearer : I want to see thy little head ; and to examine thy long body, and thy spread wings, mottled and speckled with a thousand different colours.
Page 22 - God is in every place ; He speaks in every sound we hear ; He is seen in all that our eyes behold; nothing, O child of reason, is without God ; — let God therefore be in all thy thoughts.
Page 45 - The birds can warble, and the young lambs can bleat; but we can open our lips in his praise, we can speak of all his goodness.
Page 21 - Every field is like an open book ; every painted flower hath a lesson written on its leaves. Every murmuring brook hath a tongue ; a voice is in every whispering wind. They all speak of Him who made them ; they all tell us, He is very good.
Page 20 - The plants and the trees are made to give fruit to man : but man is made to praise God who made him. We love to praise him, because he loveth to bless us ; we thank him for life, because it is a pleasant thing to be alive.

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