Weld's English Grammar

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Carter and Bazin, 1856 - English language - 228 pages
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Page 56 - So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill. And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. But Moses...
Page 176 - And all that believed were together, and had all things common, and sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need ; and they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, praising God, and having favour with all the people.
Page 216 - I seem to myself to behold this city, the ornament of the earth, and the capital of all nations, suddenly involved in one conflagration. I see before me the slaughtered heaps of citizens, lying unburied in the midst of their ruined country. The furious countenance of Cethegus rises to my view, while, with a savage joy, he is triumphing in your miseries.
Page 215 - Strikes thro' their wounded hearts the sudden dread; But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close ; where past the shaft, no trace is found. As from the wing no scar the sky retains ; The parted wave no furrow from the keel ; So dies in human hearts the thought of death.
Page 90 - should and would' are similarly used to form future in the past tenses. b) 'will' in the First Person, and 'shall' in the Second and Third are used as verbs of full meaning followed by an infinitive to express determination, obligation, a promise or a threat.
Page 159 - And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf; and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.
Page 215 - Other Romans shall arise, Heedless of a soldier's name, Sounds, not arms, shall win the prize, Harmony the path to fame.
Page 216 - I saw their chief/' says the scout of Ossian, "tall as a rock of ice; his spear, the blasted fir ; his shield, the rising moon: he sat on the shore, like a cloud of mist on the hill.
Page 57 - Come, eat of my bread, and drink of the wine which I have mingled." Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.
Page 60 - The plural number of nouns is generally formed by adding s to the singular : as, dove, doves ; face, faces ; thought, thoughts. But...

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