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 according action active added adjective admit adverb agree appear applied attention auxiliary beginning better called circumstances common compound conjunction connected considered consonant construction contain denote derived distinct distinguished English examples express frequently future give governed grammar grammarians idea 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 participle particular past perfect phrases plural position possessive preceding preposition present present tense principal pronoun proper properly propriety reason refer relation relative render Repeat require respect RULE sense sentence separated short signifies simple singular sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive substantive syllable tense termination thing third person thou tion understood verb virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Page 321 - 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 318 - Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt; thou hast cast out the heathen and planted it. 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 323 - 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 319 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Page 302 - Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?
Page 243 - tis madness to defer: Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time ; Year after year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene.
Page 238 - Askelon lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph. 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 313 - Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.