Grammatical Primer: Comprising the Outlines of the Compositive System

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Otis, Broaders and Company, 1841
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Page 23 - Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground ; but the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark...
Page 55 - The visible and present are for brutes, A slender portion, and a narrow bound ! These, Reason, with an energy divine, O'erleaps, and claims the future and unseen: The vast unseen ! the future fathomless! When the great soul buoys up to this high point, Leaving gross Nature's sediments below, Then, and then only, Adam's offspring quits The sage and hero of the fields and woods, Asserts his rank, and rises into man.
Page 24 - O spare me a little, that I may recover my strength : before I go hence, and be no more seen.
Page 55 - Hark! they whisper; Angels say, Sister Spirit, come away. What is this absorbs me quite? Steals my senses, shuts my sight, Drowns my spirits, draws my breath?
Page 24 - For his eyes are upon the ways of man, And he seeth all his goings. There is no darkness, nor shadow of death, Where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
Page 41 - Present Perfect Tense. I have been, We have been, Thou hast been, You have been, He has been ; They have been. Past Tense. SINGULAR. Pl.UBAI╗ I was, We were, Thou wast, You were, He was ; They were.
Page v - A COMPREHENSIVE GRAMMAR, presenting some new views of the Structure of Language; Designed to explain all the Relations of Words in English Syntax, and make the Study of Grammar and Composition one and the same process.
Page 23 - But pleasant is thy beam to the hunter, sitting by the rock in a storm, when thou shewest thyself from the parted cloud, and brightenest his dewy locks: he looks down on the streamy vale and beholds the descent of roes! How long shalt thou rise on war, and roll, a bloody shield, through heaven? I see the deaths of heroes, dark-wandering over thy face!
Page 41 - We shall be, You will be, They will be, seen. Present perfect Tense. I have been, We have been, Thou hast been, You have been, He has been, seen. They have been, seen. Past perfect Tense. I had been, We had been, Thou hadst been, You had been, He had been, seen. They had been, seen. Future perfect Tense. I shall have been, We shall have been, Thou wilt have been, You will have been, He will have been, seen.
Page 38 - Sand, and salt, and a mass of iron, is easier to bear than a man without understanding.

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