Weld and Quackenbos New English Grammar

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Brown, Taggard & Chase, 1860 - English language - 238 pages
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Page 177 - 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 favor with all the people. He has left town for Ireland without taking leave of either of us. I
Page 232 - The prophet Elijah, when he challenged the priests of Baal, " mocked them and said, Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or is on a journey, or
Page 157 - day, and the darkness He called night. While they promise themselves liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption. He fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf. He allowed his son the third part of his inheritance. His son was allowed the third part of his inheritance.
Page 231 - Examples. I will be unto her a wall of fire round about. Thou art my rock and my fortress. Thy word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
Page 194 - to speak. We have done no more than it was our duty to have done. I always intended to have rewarded my son. He appeared to have been a man of letters. It was a pleasure to have received this approbation. They whom he had most injured, he had the greatest reason to love. I
Page 240 - Series of Practical Lessons on the Origin, History, and Peculiarities of the English Language, Punctuation, Taste, the Pleasures of the Imagination, Figures, Style and its Essential Properties, Criticism, and the various departments of Prose and Poetical Composition ; illustrated with copious Exercises. By GP QUACKENBOS, AM 12mo. 450 pages. $1
Page 232 - HYPERBOLE consists in magnifying or diminishing a thing beyond the truth. Example. I saw their chief, 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
Page 98 - Am, Was, Been. INDICATIVE MODE. Present Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. I am, 1. "We are, 2. Thou art, 2. You are, 3. He is, 3. They are. Imperfect Tense. 1. I was, 1. We were, 2. Thou wast, 2. You were, 3. He was,
Page 200 - nothing of causing the blind to see the lame to walk the deaf to hear the lepers to be cleansed. The miseries of poverty of sickness of captivity would without hope be insupportable. To err is human; to forgive divine. His wisdom not his talents attracted attention.
Page 159 - treasure divine ! Your fathers —where are they ? and the prophets, do they live forever ? The name of a procession! what a great mixture of independent ideas, of persons, habits, tapers, orders, motions, sounds, does it contain

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