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
E. Peck, 1821 - 310 pages
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accent according action active adjective admit adverb agree agreeably appear applied attention auxiliary bave beginning better called comma common conjunction connected considered consists consonant construction contains denote derived distinct distinguished emphasis English examples expression following sentence frequently future give governed Grammar ideas imperfect importance improved indicative indicative mood infinitive instances kind king language latter live Lord loved manner mark means mind mood nature neuter never nominative noun objective observed participle particular pause perfect phrase plural possessive preceding preposition present present tense principal pronoun proper properly reason refer regular relations relative render Repeat require respect rule sense sentence short signifies simple singular sometimes sound speak subjunctive substantive syllable tense termination thing third person thou tion tive understood verb virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Page 288 - 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 246 - WISDOM crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets : she crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying, "How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge? turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
Page 217 - Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain upon you, nor fields of offerings; for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil.
Page 291 - What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest ? Thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back ? Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams ; And ye little hills, like lambs...
Page 295 - ... 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 gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Page 298 - Oh 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 276 - 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.
Page 221 - WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise...