Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing Exercises in Orthography, in Parsing, in Syntax, and in Punctuation. Designed for the Younger Classes of Learners. To which Questions are Added, Punctuation and the Notes Under Rules in Syntax ... Revised, Prepared, and Adapted to the Use of the "English Exercises."
Lincoln & Edmands, 1830
Overige edities - Alles bekijken
66 Note active verb Adjective Pronouns adverb antecedent auxiliary better comma conjunction connected Copulative DEFECTIVE VERBS denote Diphthong ellipsis English following verbs frequently genitive govern verbs Grammar happy hast hath honour Imperative Mood Imperfect Tense improperly indicative mood infinitive mood Interjections Irregular Verbs king live manner mayst or canst nominative noun or pronoun nouns and pronouns number and person objective omitted Parsing passions passive verb pause perfect participle personal pronoun phrase Pluperfect Tense plural number possessive potential mood preposition Present Tense relative pronoun respect reward RULE VIII Rule XII Second Future Tense second person SECT semicolon sense shalt or wilt shouldst signifies singular number sometimes subjunctive mood syllable temper thing Thou art Thou hadst thou love Thou mayst Thou mightst thou shalt tion tive mood verb active verb neuter vice virtue voice vowel wise word wouldst Write the following
Pagina 116 - All Nature is but art, unknown to thee All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good: And, spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right.
Pagina 117 - The spacious firmament on high, With all the blue ethereal sky, And spangled heavens, a shining frame, Their great Original proclaim. The unwearied sun, from day to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land The work of an Almighty hand.
Pagina 4 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Pagina 117 - What though, in solemn silence, all Move round the dark terrestrial ball ; What though no real voice nor sound Amid their radiant orbs be found ; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice, For ever singing as they shine, The hand that made us is divine.
Pagina 116 - Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.
Pagina 115 - Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame? a fancied life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death.
Pagina 116 - What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's calm sunshine, and the heart-felt joy, Is virtue's prize: A better would you fix?
Pagina 20 - The Positive State expresses the quality of an object, without any increase or diminution : as, good, wise, great. The Comparative Degree increases or lessens the positive in signification: as, wiser, greater, less wise. The Superlative Degree increases or lessens the positive to the highest or lowest degree: as, wisest, greatest, least wise.
Pagina 114 - ORDER is Heaven's first law ; and this confest, Some are, and must be, greater than the rest, More rich, more wise; but who infers from hence That such are happier, shocks all common sense.