English Grammar on the Productive System: A Method of Instruction Recently Adopted in Germany and Switzerland : Designed for Schools and Academies
Truman & Spofford, 1857 - 192 pagina's
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Pagina 124 - The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er...
Pagina 139 - And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck. And she gave the savoury meat and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob. And he came unto his father, and said, My father.
Pagina 38 - Lupin was, comforted by the mere voice and presence of such a man; and, though he had merely said 'a verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person...
Pagina 10 - Alas ! how different ! yet how like the same !" 3. The appellations of the Deity : as, " God, Jehovah, the Almighty, the Supreme Being, the Lord, Providence, the Messiah, the Holy Spirit." 4. Proper names of persons, places, streets, mountains, rivers, ships : as, " George, York, the Strand, the Alps, the Thames, the Seahorse.
Pagina 3 - Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy house : and the place where thine honour dwelleth. 9 O shut not up my soul with the sinners : nor my life with the blood-thirsty; 10 In whose hands is wickedness : and their right hand is full of gifts.
Pagina 165 - There were two circumstances which made it necessary for them to have lost no time." " History painters would have found it difficult to have invented such a species of beings.
Pagina 3 - We cannot indeed have a single image in the fancy that did not make its first entrance through the sight; but we have the power of retaining, altering, and compounding those images, which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision...
Pagina 110 - RULE II. Two or more nouns, fyc. in the singular number, joined together by a copulative conjunction, expressed or understood, must have verbs, nouns, and pronouns, agreeing with them in the plural number: as " Socrates and Plato were wise; they were the most eminent philosophers of Greece;" " The sun that rolls over our heads, the food that we receive, the rest that we enjoy, daily admonish us of a superior and superintending Power.