English Exercises: Adapted to Murray's English Grammar, Consisting of Exercises in Parsing ... Designed for the Benefit of Private Learners as Well as for the Use of Schools
D.D. Smith, 1826
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adjective adverb amiable appear attention avoid beauty blessings buziness censure CHAP cheerful conduct Demosthenes desire disappointments disposition duty earth employed endeavour English language esteem evil favour following verbs folly give governed Grammar happiness heart honour hope human imperative mood imperfect tense improve indicative mood infinitive mood king knowledge language learned learner live manner ment mind misery nature neuter gender never nominative notes and observations nouns objective observations under rule occasions Orthography ourselves Parsing Parsing Table participle passions peace pleasure plural possess preposition present tense principles promiscuous exercises pronoun proper propriety racter reason receive regular verb religion render respect reward riches Rules of Syntax says SECT sentences sentiments silent e singular number spring from primeval subjunctive mood temper tence thee things third person Thou art tion true vice virtuous wisdom wise words Write the following young persons youth
Page 36 - And nightly to the list'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole.
Page 134 - Father of light and life, thou Good Supreme ! O teach me what is good ; teach me Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit; and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure; Sacred, substantial, never-fading bliss...
Page 34 - For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight ; \ ' His can't be wrong whose life is in the right. In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity : All must be false that thwart this one great end, And all of God that bless mankind or mend.
Page 34 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 69 - Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
Page 36 - What though, in solemn silence, all Move round the dark terrestrial ball; What though no real voice nor sound Amid their radiant orbs be found; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice, For ever singing as they shine, The hand that made us is divine.
Page 35 - Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth...
Page 62 - And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck. And she gave the savoury meat and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob. And he came unto his father, and said, My father.
Page 135 - When all Thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view, I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise. O how shall words with equal warmth The gratitude declare, That glows within my ravish'd heart ! But Thou canst read it there.