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according to Rule action Adjective Pronouns adjunct adverbs agree antecedent appears auxiliary called compound conjugation conjunction connected connexion consonant construction definite denotes derived diphthong distinction ellipsis English language Exercises in False express False Syntax following sentence frequently Future Tense gender Give an example governed grammar grammarians happy imperative mood imperfect tense implies improperly indefinite article indicative mood infinitive mood instances Interjections intransitive king learner Lecture Lesson letters Lord loved manner means mind nature neuter nominative Note noun or pronoun object Parsing participle passive verbs perfect personal pronouns phrase Pluperfect Tense plural number possessive potential mood preceding prefixing preposition present tense principles proper properly propriety refer relative pronoun respect sense signifies simple singular number sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive mood syllable termination thing third person thou art tion tive transitive verb virtue vowel walk wise words writing
Page 94 - ON Linden, when the sun was low, All bloodless lay the untrodden snow, And dark as winter was the flow Of Iser, rolling rapidly. But Linden saw another sight, When the drum beat, at dead of night, Commanding fires of death to light The darkness of her scenery.
Page 92 - Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame? a fancied life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death.
Page 92 - 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 93 - 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 93 - ... whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees in summer yield him shade. In winter fire. Blest, who can unconcern'dly find Hours, days, and years slide soft away. In health of body, peace of mind, Quiet by day. Sound sleep by night; study and ease, Together mixt; sweet recreation: And innocence, which most does please With meditation.
Page 117 - And so was also James and John the sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon ;" " and so were also." " All joy, tranquillity, and peace, even for ever and ever, doth dwell;" " dwell for ever." " By whose power all good and evil is distributed ;"
Page 93 - HAPPY the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees in summer yield him shade, In winter fire.
Page 94 - Tis here the folly of the wise Through all his art we view, And while his tongue the charge denies, His conscience owns it true.
Page 94 - Tis morn; but scarce yon level sun Can pierce the war-clouds, rolling dun Where furious Frank and fiery Hun Shout in their sulphurous canopy. The combat deepens. On, ye brave, Who rush to glory, or the grave! Wave, Munich! all thy banners wave, And charge with all thy chivalry!