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
S. Raynor, 1852
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accent according action active adjective admit adverb agree appear applied attention auxiliary beginning better called circumstances common conjunction connected considered consists consonant construction contains denote derived distinct distinguished effect English examples express figure frequently future give governed Grammar happy ideas imperfect importance improve indicative indicative mood infinitive instances joined kind king language Lord loved manner marked means mind mood names nature neuter never nominative noun object observations occasions participle particular pause perfect person phrase plural possessive preceding preposition present present tense principal pronoun proper properly propriety reason refer regular relation relative render Repeat require respect rule sense sentence separated short signifies simple singular sometimes sound speak speech substantive syllable tense termination thing third person thou tion understood verb virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Page 245 - Why hast thou then broken down her hedges, so that all they which pass by the way do pluck her ? The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it.
Page 192 - 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 245 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Page 247 - Earth trembled from her entrails, as again In pangs ; and Nature gave a second groan ; Sky lour'd, and, muttering thunder, some sad drops Wept at completing of the mortal sin Original...
Page 186 - WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise...
Page 124 - Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him four-fold. 9 And Jesus said unto him. This day is salvation come to this house, forasmuch as he also is a son of Abraham.
Page 250 - Europe — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals or collate manuscripts, but 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...
Page 248 - Nor wanting is the brown October, drawn, Mature and perfect, from his dark retreat Of thirty years; and now his honest front Flames in the light refulgent, not afraid Even with the vineyard's best produce to vie.
Page 233 - 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.