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
Oliver D. Cooke, 1805 - 336 pages
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accent action active adding adjective admit adverbs appear applied attention auxiliary beginning better called circumstances common compound conjugated conjunction connected considered consists consonant construction contain denote derived distinct distinguished English examples express frequently future give governed grammar grammarians idea Imperfect Tense implies importance improved indicative indicative mood infinitive instances joined kind king language learned Lord loved manner marked means mind names nature neuter never nominative noun object observations participle particular past perfect person phrases Plural position possessive preceding preposition Present Tense principal pronoun proper properly propriety reason refer relations relative render require respect rule sense sentence separated serve short signifies simple Singular sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive mood substantive syllable termination thing thou tion understood variation verb virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Page 323 - Tremble thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, At the presence of the God of Jacob ; Which turned the rock into a standing water, The flint into a fountain of waters.
Page 304 - Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?
Page 240 - Israel is slain upon thy high places : how are the mighty fallen ! Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon ; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.
Page 320 - 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.
Page 308 - Homer was the greater genius; Virgil, the better artist; in the one, we most admire the man; in. the other, the work. Homer hurries us with a commanding impetuosity; Virgil leads us with an attractive majesty. Homer scatters with a generous profusion; Virgil bestows with a careful magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a sudden overflow; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a constant stream.
Page 279 - From harmony, from heavenly harmony, This universal frame began: From harmony to harmony Through all the compass of the notes it ran, The diapason closing full in Man.
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 321 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Page 321 - Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.