English Grammar Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an Appendix Containing Rules and Observations for Assisting the More Advances Students to Write with Perspicuity and Accuracy
T. Wilson [& Sons], 1832
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
accent according action active adding adjective admit adverb appear applied attention auxiliary beginning better called circumstances common conjunction connected considered consists consonant construction contains denote derived distinct distinguished effect English examples Exercises express figure frequently future gender give governed Grammar grammarians ideas imperfect importance improved indicative indicative mood infinitive instances joined kind king language latter Lord loved manner marked means mind mood names nature neuter never nominative noun object observations occasions participle particular pause perfect person phrases plural possessive preceding preposition present present tense principal pronoun proper properly reason refer relation relative require respect rule sense sentence separated short signifies simple singular sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive substantive syllable tense termination thing third person thou tion understood verb virtue voice vowel words writing
Page 340 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is...
Page 244 - And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew, Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain.
Page 254 - That changed through all, and yet in all the same, Great in the earth as in the ethereal frame, Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees : Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent...
Page 330 - Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
Page 329 - Me miserable ! which way shall I fly Infinite wrath, and infinite despair? Which way I fly is Hell; myself am Hell; And, in the lowest deep, a lower deep Still threatening to devour me opens wide, To which the Hell I suffer seems a Heaven.
Page 320 - Thou preparedst room before it, and didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land.
Page 180 - God by faith: that I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto His death; if by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.
Page 328 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gage and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Page 315 - Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.