The Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged: With Forms of Parsing and Correcting ... and a Key to the Oral Exercises ...

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W. Wood & Company, 1871
 

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Page 134 - Aspasio, how all is calculated to administer the highest delight to mankind. cline a cessation, would be to refute all their professions of loyalty. Brushing, with hasty steps, the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn." Haply some hoary-headed swain may say,
Page 232 - full.'—Gary's Dante. Yet a few daysy, and thee, The all-beholding sun shall see no more In all his course ; nor yet, in the cold ground, Where thy pale form was laid with many tears, Nor in the embrace of ocean, shall exist Thy image.—Bryant. Nor then the solemn nightingale ceas'd warbling
Page 103 - The liberal soul shall be made fat; and he that watereth shall be watered also himself. The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom ; and before honor is humility. If we do not carefully exercise our faculties, they will soon become impaired. Science may raise
Page 303 - Was it thou that spread the hay ? Was it James or tliou that let him in ? He dares not say a word. Thou stood in my way and hindered me. 2. Solemn Style. The Lord hath prepared his throne in the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth them, though thou
Page 227 - good, or the great man—very often lies hid and concealed in a plebeian, which^ a proper education might have disinterred and brought to light.—Addison. Knowest thou not this of old, since man was placed upon the earth, that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite
Page 148 - to join The innumerable caravan, that moves To the pale realms of shade, where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not like the quarry-slave at night, Scourged to his dungeon, but, sustained and soothed By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave, Like one who wraps th' drapery of his couch About him.and lies
Page 198 - of disguise. I did not like neither his temper nor his principles. Nothing never can justify ingratitude. RULE XVI.—CONJUNCTIONS. Conjunctions connect either words or sentences: as, " Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen ; fur
Page 229 - must be the last act of favor which time and toil will bestow.—Rush. To do what is right, with unperverted faculties, is ten times' easier than to undo what is wrong.—Porter. And he charged them that they should tell no man ; but the more he charged them, so much the* more a great deal { they published
Page 282 - reason still the ties improve. His neat plain parlour wants our modern style. Under Rule 5. I inquired and rejected consulted and deliberated. Seed-time and harvest cold and heat summer and winter day and night shall not cease. EXERCISE II.—PUNCTUATION. Copy the following sentences, and insert the COMMA where it
Page 149 - Over the unreturning brave,—alas ! Ere evening to be trodden like the grass, "Which now beneath them, but above shall grow In its next verdure, when the fiery mass Of living valor, rolling on the foe, And burning with high hope, shall moulder cold and low. Byron.

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