The Institutes of English Grammar: Methodically Arranged, with Forms for Parsing and Correcting, Examples for Parsing, Questions for Examination, False Syntax for Correction, Exercises for Writing, Observations for the Advanced Student, Five Methods of Analysis, and a Key to the Oral Exercises : to which are Added Four Appendixes : Designed for the Use of Schools, Academies, and Private Learners
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according to Rule adjective adjuncts adverb agree antecedent apposition auxiliary classes clause comma common noun compound conjugated conjunction connected consonant construction definite derived diphthong ellipsis employed Eule examples EXERCISE express FALSE SYNTAX finite verb governed grammarians hast honour imperative mood Imperfect Tense improper diphthong indicative mood inserted interjection interrogative language learner LESSON letters loved meaning Murray neuter gender never nominative Note noun or pronoun objective OBSERVATIONS ON RULE parsing passive perfect participle person or thing personal pronouns phrase Pleonasm Pluperfect Tense Plur plural number Poss possessive potential mood Praxis preceded prefixed preposition Present Tense preterit proper reading relation relative relative pronoun require Saxon says second person singular semivowels sense sentence signifies simple Sing singular number sometimes sound speech subjunctive subjunctive mood syllable SYNTAX UNDER RULE term thee third person tion triphthong uttered virtue vowel wise words write
Page 14 - I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; "Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke; turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the Lord my God.
Page 16 - Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
Page xxv - 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 15 - But what think ye ? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to.day in my vineyard.
Page xiv - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the' enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Page 14 - Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich.
Page vi - For it was not an enemy that reproached me; then I could have borne it: Neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; then I would have hid myself from him : But it was thou, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance. We took sweet counsel together, and walked unto the house of God in company.
Page xiv - The chariest maid is prodigal enough, If she unmask her beauty to the moon : Virtue itself 'scapes not calumnious strokes : The canker galls the infants of the spring Too oft before their buttons be disclosed, And in the morn and liquid dew of youth Contagious blastments are most imminent.