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action actual adjective adverb Adverbial Elements answer antecedent arrived asked auxiliary called combined Compare complement complete compound condition conjunctions connective constructions definite discussion ending equivalent example EXERCISE expressed fact finished following sentences future gerunds give given grammatical tenses idea indicate indicative mood indirect infinitive instances introduced John known letter live looked main clause meaning modifies mood names nature nominative Note noun object occurred omitted once passive past participle past perfect past tense perfect tense person phrase plural possessive preceding predicate preposition present tense progressive pronoun question reason refer regularly relation relative pronoun represent result seen sentence simple singular sometimes speaker statement subjunctive subordinate clause talk tell thing third thought tion true usually verb voice walked weak wish writing
Page 246 - Winkle as years of matrimony rolled on; a tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Page 246 - James's Park where fops congregated, their heads and shoulders covered with black or flaxen wigs , not less ample than those which are now worn by the Chancellor and by the Speaker of the House of Commons.
Page 60 - TENSE Singular Plural 1. I shall be 1. We shall be 2. Thou wilt be 2.
Page 248 - It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for the weak to be weak. When we have new perception, we shall gladly disburden the memory of its hoarded treasures as old rubbish. When a man lives with God, his voice shall be as sweet as the murmur of the brook and the rustle of the corn.
Page 244 - The only reward of virtue is virtue ; the only way to have a friend is to be one.
Page 1 - a word which shows the relation of a Noun or Pronoun to some other word in the sentence," and many other writers give substantially the same definition.
Page 244 - When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport : when the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
Page 59 - TENSE. 1. I had been, 1. We had been, 2. You had been, 2. You had been, 3. He had been ; 3. They had been. FUTURE TENSE. 1. I shall be, 1. We shall be, 2. You will be, 2.
Page 244 - I will suppose that one of you, on coming down in the morning to the parlor of your house, finds that a tea-pot and some spoons which had been left in the room on the previous evening are gone, — the window is open, and you observe the mark of a dirty hand on the...