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Grammatical Institutes: Or, an Easy Introduction to Dr. Lowth's English Grammar
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accusative action active participle active verb adjective adverb agent agreeing apostrophe broad called conjunction consonant dare declension DEFECTIVE VERBS denoting possession didst diminish his value diphthongs doth double their final durst ellipsis English language EXERCISE express final consonant following a preposition form their second formed by adding future tense gender genitive gone GRAMMATICAL INSTITUTES grovel hadst hath imperative mode IMPERFECT indicative mode infinitive mode inflections interjection irregular joined Joseph a substantive letter likewise Lord mayest middle sound mightest Mistel neuter verb nominative Note noun or pronoun omitted Parti passive participle past tense PERFECT TENSE PLUPERFECT TENSE plural number POTENTIAL MODE present tense preter tense pronoun a verb propriety referring regular verbs seen sentence shews shined shouldest signifying SING singular number speak syllable tense and passive thee thine thing third person Thou hast ticiple Trepan triphthong vowel wilt worship writing written
Page 84 - And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.
Page 88 - Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.
Page 66 - When the nominatives are of different persons, the verb agrees with the first person in preference to the second, and with the second in preference to the third...
Page 92 - The speeches of these two first lovers flow equally from passion and sincerity. The professions they make to one another are full of warmth; but at the same time founded on truth.
Page 27 - A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun, to avoid the too frequent repetition of the same word: as, k- The man is happy ; he is benevolent ; he is useful.
Page 35 - PLUEAL. 1. I shall or will love 1. We shall or will love 2. Thou shalt or wilt love 2. Ye or you shall or will love 3.
Page 96 - Speak, ye who best can tell, ye sons of light, Angels: for ye behold him, and with songs And choral symphonies, day without night Circle his throne rejoicing; ye in heaven, On earth join all ye creatures to extol Him first, him last, him midst, and without end.
Page 86 - For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet there are five years, in the which there shall neither be earing nor harvest.
Page 98 - Witness if I be silent, morn or even, To hill or valley, fountain or fresh shade, Made vocal by my song, and taught his praise. Hail, universal Lord ! be bounteous still To give us only good ; and if the night Have gathered aught of evil or concealed, Disperse it, as now light dispels the dark.