English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. With an Appendix, Containing Rules and Observations for Assisting the More Advanced Students to Write with Perspicuity and Accuracy ...
Robert M'Dermut, George Long, printer, 1810 - 346 pages
accent according to RULE active verb adjective adjective pronoun admit adverb agreeable Amphibrach appear auxiliary better cæsura circumstances comma common substantive compound conjugated conjunction connected connexion consonant construction copulative denote derived diphthong distinct distinguished ellipsis emphasis English language examples express following sentence frequently future tense genitive give governed grammar grammarians happy hath ideas imperative mood imperfect tense improper improperly indicative mood infinitive mood interrogative kind king learner Lord manner means mind nature nominative noun object observations occasions participle pause perfect personal pronoun perspicuity phrase pleasure Pluperfect Tense plural number possessive Potential Mood preceding preposition present tense principal proper properly propriety relative pronoun render respect sense sentiments short signified simple singular number sometimes sound speak speech stantive subjunctive mood syllable tence termination thing third person singular tion tive Trochee verb active virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Page 178 - 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 327 - 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 135 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Page 302 - Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?
Page 321 - Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob.
Page 303 - OUR sight is the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses. It fills the mind with the largest variety of ideas, converses with its objects at the greatest distance, and continues the longest in action without being tired or satiated with its proper enjoyments.
Page 330 - But there was no voice, nor any that answered. And they leaped upon the altar which was made. And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud : for he is a god ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
Page 321 - fair light, And thou enlighten'd earth, so fresh and gay, Ye hills, and dales, ye rivers, woods, and plains, And ye that live and move, fair creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here?
Page 318 - Thou preparedst room before it, And didst cause it to take deep root, And it filled the land. The hills were covered with the shadow of it, And the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. She sent out her boughs unto the sea, And her branches unto the river.