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
T. Wilson & Sons, High-Ousegate, 1805 - 328 pages
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accent action active adding adjective admit adverb alſo appear applied attention auxiliary becauſe beginning better called caſe circumſtances common conjunction connected conſidered conſonant conſtruction contains denote derived diſtinct diſtinguiſhed Engliſh examples expreſſed expreſſion firſt frequently future fyllable give governed grammar grammarians houſe idea imperfect importance indicative indicative mood infinitive inſtances joined kind king language laſt Lord loved manner marked means mind mood moſt muſt names nature never nominative caſe noun object obſervations participle particular perfect perſon phraſes Plural preceding prepoſition preſent Preſent Tenſe principal pronoun proper properly propriety reaſon refer relations relative require reſpect rule ſame ſay ſecond ſeems ſenſe ſentence ſeveral ſhall ſhort ſhould ſignify ſimple Singular ſome ſometimes ſound ſpeak ſubject ſubſtantive ſuch tenſe termination theſe thing third thoſe thou tion uſed verb virtue voice vowel words writing
Page 318 - 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 323 - O that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people...
Page 311 - But God be thanked, his pride is greater than his ignorance, and what he wants in knowledge, he supplies by sufficiency. When he has looked about him as far as he can, he concludes there, is no more to be seen; when he is at the end of his line, he is at the bottom of the ocean; when he has shot his best, he is sure, none ever did nor ever can shoot better or beyond it. His own reason is the certain measure of truth, his own knowledge, of what is possible in nature...
Page 321 - O thou sword of the Lord, how long will it be ere thou be quiet ? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
Page 267 - For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth; but if the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.
Page 315 - For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.
Page 146 - ... all the virtues that have been ever in mankind are to be counted upon a few fingers, but his follies and vices are innumerable, and time adds hourly to the heap.
Page 305 - There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant consideration in religion than this of the perpetual progress which the soul makes towards the perfection of its nature, without ever arriving at a period in it.