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Grammar on Its True Basis. a Manual of Grammar. [With] Key
Benjamin Humphrey Smart
No preview available - 2015
Grammar on Its True Basis. a Manual of Grammar. [with] Key
Benjamin Humphrey Smart
No preview available - 2018
Accidence active adjective adverb agreeing appear assistance auxiliary better brother called common complete concord conditional Conjugate conjunction construction Correct correspondence deemed dividing division duty effect English EXAMPLES FOR EXERCISE expression former further George Give governed grammatical happy hope iambus included indicative indicative mood infinitive instance instruction irregular John Join kind knowledge language latter live logical noun logical verb MANUAL meaning mind MODEL EXAMPLES mood namely nature never nominative noun nominative objective participle perfect period pleasure plural possessive prefix preposition present preterit Principles pronoun proper reason require rhetorical sense sentence sentence dividing singular sometimes sound speak speech spelling subdivides substantive tense things third person thou true truth verb neuter whole word writes
Page 143 - 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 142 - O thou invisible spirit of wine ! if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.
Page 142 - replies a pamper 'd goose : And just as short of reason he must fall, Who thinks all made for one, not one for all...
Page 148 - whispers through the trees': If crystal streams 'with pleasing murmurs creep': The reader's threaten'd (not in vain) with 'sleep'. Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.
Page 143 - He, who grown aged in this world of woe, In deeds, not years, piercing the depths of life, So that no wonder waits him...
Page 143 - The very best will variously incline, And what rewards your virtue, punish mine. Whatever is, is right. — This world 'tis true, Was made for Caesar — but for Titus too : And which more blest? who chain'd his country, say, Or he whose virtue sigh'd to lose a day? ' But sometimes virtue starves, while vice is fed,
Page 142 - Where thy true treasure? Gold says, ' Not in me: And, ' Not in me,' the Diamond. Gold is poor: India's insolvent: seek it in thyself; Seek in thy naked self, and find it there ; In being so descended, form'd, endow'd ; Sky-born, sky-guided, sky-returning race!
Page 149 - I COME, I come! ye have called me long, I come o'er the mountains with light and song; Ye may trace my step o'er the wakening earth, By the winds which tell of the violet's birth, By the primrose .stars in the shadowy grass, By the green leaves opening as I pass.
Page 149 - No STIR in the air, no stir in the sea: The ship was still as she could be; Her sails from heaven received no motion; Her keel was steady in the ocean. Without either sign or sound of their shock, The waves flowed over the Inchcape Rock; So little they rose, so little they fell, They did not move the Inchcape Bell.