The Elements of English Grammar: So Arranged as to Combine the Analytical and Synthetical Methods : with an Introduction for Beginners, and Various Exercises, Oral and Written, for the Formation, Analysis, Transformation, Classification and Correction of Sentences
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according to Rule action added adjective elause adjective element adverb Adverbial elause adverbial element analyze antecedent apposition attribute auxiliary auxiliary verb bird called complex objective complex predicate compound conjunction connective consonant construction coordinate coordinate conjunction copula Correct the following deelarative denotes ellipsis EXERCISES expressed finite verb following examples Future Perfect Tense Gcorge gender give grammar horse infinitive interrogative intransitive king learner lesson letter limiting adjective loved merey mode modified nominative noun or pronoun parsed passive form past perfect Perfect Tense phrase Plur plural possessive prefixes present perfect Present Perfect Tense present tense principal elause progressive form Pupils relation relative relative pronoun represent second elass sing singular number slates sound speak subjunctive subordinate elause subvocal syllable Teacher tell Teuse third elass third person thou tion tive transitive verb tree Trochaic voice vowel write
Page 211 - Its great tendency and purpose is, to carry the mind beyond and above the beaten, dusty, weary walks of ordinary life; to lift it into a purer element, and to breathe into it more profound and generous emotion.
Page 211 - Dryden, whose education was more scholastic, and who before he became an author had been allowed more time for study, with better means of information. His mind has a larger range, and he collects his images and illustrations...
Page 159 - Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Page 149 - Where is the child that would willingly forget the most tender of parents, though to remember be but to lament?
Page 81 - We shall or will have been, 2. Thou shalt or wilt have been, You shall or will have been, 3.
Page 214 - The Hyphen ( - ) is used to separate the parts of a compound word ; as,
Page 220 - The morn is up again, the dewy morn, With breath all incense, and with cheek all bloom, Laughing the clouds away with playful scorn, And living as if earth contained no tomb, — And glowing into day...
Page 137 - When a few more friends have left, a few more hopes deceived, and a few more changes mocked us, "we shall be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb, the clods of the valley shall be sweet unto us, and every man shall follow us, as there are innumerable before us.
Page 137 - I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me : my judgment was as a robe and a diadem. I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. I was a father to the poor : and the cause which I knew not I searched out.