The First Lines of English Grammar: Being a Brief Abstract of the Author's Larger Work. Designed for Young Learners

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S.S. & W. Wood, 1854 - English language - 103 pages
 

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Page 58 - Soon as the evening shades prevail The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth...
Page 85 - With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between, in doubt to act or rest; In doubt to deem himself a God or Beast; In doubt his mind or body to prefer; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much...
Page 64 - Sweet bird ! thy bower is ever green, Thy sky is ever clear ; Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, No winter in thy year...
Page 97 - And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.
Page 38 - Singular. Plural. 1. I have loved, 1. We have loved, 2. Thou hast loved, 2. You have loved, 3. He has loved ; 3. They have loved. Pluperfect Tense.
Page 45 - Perfect Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. I have been, 1. We have been, 2. Thou hast been, 2. You have been, 3. He has been ; 3. They have been. Pluperfect Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. I had been, 1.
Page 98 - Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt : thou hast cast out the heathen, and planted it.
Page 91 - The Comma represents the shortest pause ; the Semicolon, a pause double that of the comma ; the Colon, double that of the semicolon ; and the Period, double that of the colon.
Page 46 - You might have been. SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD. Present Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. If I be. 1. If we be. 2. If thou be. 2.
Page 40 - Singular. Plural. 1. I might have loved, 1. We might have loved, 2. Thou mightst have loved, 2. You might have loved, 3. He might have loved; 3. They might have loved. SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD.

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