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

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Samuel S. & William Wood, 1846 - English language - 108 pages
 

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Page 72 - I am the Lord, your Holy One, the Creator of Israel, your King.
Page 80 - Is not the whole land before thee ? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
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 24 - There are three degrees of comparison ; the positive, the comparative, and the superlative.
Page 98 - So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory. 0 death, where is thy sting ? 0 grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory, through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 98 - Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt : Thou hast cast out the heathen, and planted it Thou preparedst room before it, And didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land. The hills were covered with the shadow of it, And the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. She sent out her boughs unto the sea, And her branches unto the river.
Page 98 - Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours : and our enemies laugh among themselves. 7 Turn us again, O God of hosts, and cause thy face to shine ; and we shall be saved. 8 Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt : thou hast cast out the heathen, and planted it.
Page 64 - The schoolboy, wandering through the wood To pull the primrose gay, Starts, the new voice of spring to hear, And imitates thy lay. What time the pea puts on the bloom, Thou fliest thy vocal vale, An annual guest in other lands, Another spring to hail. 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 99 - Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?
Page 46 - I be. 1. If we be. 2. If thou be. 2. If you be. 3. If he be. 3. If they be. Past Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. If I were.

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