An Introduction to Swedish Grammar, Adapted for the Use of Englishmen, with Exercises

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Boosey, 1825 - 164 pages
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Page 89 - To know but this, that Thou art good, And that myself am blind; Yet gave me, in this dark estate, To see the good from ill; And binding Nature fast in fate, Left free the human will. What conscience dictates to be done, Or warns me not to do, This, teach me more than Hell to shun, That, more than Heaven pursue.
Page 91 - I am, not wholly so, Since quickened by Thy breath ; Oh, lead me wheresoe'er I go, Through this day's life or death. This day be bread and peace my lot, All else beneath the sun Thou know'st if best bestowed or not, And let Thy will be done.
Page 91 - Let not this weak unknowing hand Presume Thy bolts to throw, And deal damnation round the land On each I judge Thy foe. If I am right, Thy grace impart, Still in the right to stay ; If I am wrong, oh, teach my heart To find that better way.
Page 89 - FATHER of all ! in every age, In every clime adored, By saint, by savage, and by sage, Jehovah, Jove, or Lord ! Thou great First Cause, least understood, Who all my sense confined To know but this, that Thou art good, And that myself am blind ; Yet gave me, in this dark estate, To see the good from ill ; And binding nature fast in fate, Left free the human will.
Page 89 - Yet not to earth's contracted span Thy goodness let me bound, Or think Thee Lord alone of man, When thousand worlds are round...
Page 16 - An adjective has generally three degrees of comparison, viz. the Positive, the Comparative, and the Superlative. The termination are, added to the positive, makes the regular comparative, and ast the superlative; as glad, gladare, gladast. NB. A few leave out the a, retaining only re and st, as hog, high, hogre, hogst, not hogare, hogast, &c.
Page 91 - Or aught thy Goodness lent. Teach me to feel another's Woe, To hide the Fault I see; That Mercy I to others show, That Mercy show to me. Mean tho' I am, not wholly so, Since quick'ned by thy Breath ; Oh lead me wheresoe'er I go, Thro
Page 75 - The pronoun he, she, it, ought to agree in gender and number with the noun to which it refers. But it often happens that it has to be used with reference to the individuals of a class that may consist of both sexes, distributed by means of the singular indefinite pronouns ' each ' and
Page 172 - Treatise on the Living Languages; containing in a small compass, the necessary rules for acquiring a knowledge of them, particularly of the Italian and Spanish; with a Treatise on the difficulties of the Italian and Spanish Poetry, is nearly ready for publication.
Page 175 - D., a key to the german language and manual of conversation, containing common expressions on a variety of subjects with an easy introduction to german grammar; enabling the student to acquire a speedy knowledge of the german language ; and particulary adapted for travellers.

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