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abbreviation abstract adjective admit adverb affirmation as—he as—the assertion attri attribute auxiliary auxiliary verbs belonging called Chailey clause Cobbett complex term composition conjunction connected considered consonant copula Crombie definite article derived discourse disjunctive distinct distinguished employed English language equivalent Ex.—The example existence expressed force of signification genitive grammar grammarians guage ideas idiom imperative mood implied indeclinable indefinite INDICATIVE MOOD individual infinitive mood Latin learned letter Lewes manner of signification meaning merely mind mode modification nature neuter Newick nominative notion object observed opinion original past participle perceive personal pronouns phrase plural possessive predicate preposition principles pronunciation proper name propriety reader refers relative remarks represent rhetoric Ringmer rules says Dr semivowels sense sentence Sevenoaks singular sometimes sound speak speaker species speech subjunctive mood substantive syllable syntax tense thing thou tion tive Tooke truth usage verb verbal noun vowel words writer
Page 212 - ... as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed; as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
Page 77 - Our revels now are ended... These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted into air, into thin air, And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind: we are such stuff As dreams are made on; and our little life Is rounded with a sleep..
Page 100 - All school-days' friendship, childhood innocence? We, Hermia, like two artificial gods, Have with our needles created both one flower, Both on one sampler, sitting on one cushion, Both warbling of one song, both in one key; As if our hands, our sides, voices, and minds, Had been incorporate. So we grew together, Like to a double cherry, seeming parted ; But yet...
Page 39 - Did not we cast three men bound into the midst of the fire ? They answered and said unto the king, True, O king. He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.
Page 192 - AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar...
Page 41 - He'd undertake to prove by force Of argument, a man's no horse; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl; A calf an alderman, a goose a justice, And rooks committee-men and trustees.
Page 189 - ... difference : and if there be no difference, one of them must be superfluous, and ought to be rejected.
Page 100 - Which of them, is he or she ?" 9. As the pronoun relative has no distinction of number, we sometimes find an ambiguity in the use of it : as when we say, " The disciples of Christ, whom we imitate ;" we may mean the imitation either of Christ, or of his disciples. The accuracy and clearness of the sentence, depend very much upon the proper and determinate use of the relative, so that it may readily present its antecedent to the mind of the hearer or reader, without any obscurity or ambiguity.
Page 108 - The mind, in communicating its thoughts to others, does not only need signs of the ideas it has then before it, but others also, to 'show or intimate some particular action of its own, at that time, relating to those ideas. This it does several ways; as is, and is not, are the general marks, of the miud, affirming or denying.