A Practical Grammar of the English Language: In which the Principles Established by Lindley Murray are Inculcated, and the Theory of the Modes Clearly Illustrated ...

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W. Hyde, 1839 - 132 pages

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Page 110 - How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray.
Page 129 - WISDOM crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets : she crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying, "How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge? turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
Page 72 - The indefinite article is sometimes placed between the adjective many and a singular noun ; as, " Full many a gem, of purest ray serene, The dark, unfathomed caves of ocean bear; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.
Page 56 - And said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.
Page 25 - A Conjunction is a part of speech that is chiefly used to connect sentences; so as, out of two or more sentences, to make but one; it sometimes connects only words; as, " Thou and he are happy, because you are good."
Page 95 - The nominative denotes the subject, and usually goes before the verb or attribute ; and the word or phrase, denoting the object, follows the verb ; as, "A wise man governs his passions.
Page 13 - ENGLISH GRAMMAR. ENGLISH GRAMMAR is the art of speaking and writing the English language with propriety.
Page 97 - Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
Page 132 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit...
Page 53 - I scarcely know any part of natural philosophy would yield more variety and use ;" it should be, " which would yield," &c. " In the temper of mind he was then ;" ie " in which he then was." " The little satisfaction and consistency, to be found in most of the systems of divinity I have met with, made me betake myself to the sole reading of the Scriptures :" it ought to be, " which are to be found," and,

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