A Key to the Exercises Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Calculated to Enable Private Learners to Become Their Own Instructors, in Grammar and Composition
G.J. Loomis & Company, 1816 - 168 pagina's
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Pagina 97 - Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake ; The centre moved, a circle straight succeeds, Another still, and still another spreads ; Friend, parent, neighbour, first it will embrace; His country next, and next all human race...
Pagina 118 - Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Pagina 87 - Do unto others as you would that others should do unto you.
Pagina 116 - The Britons, daily harassed by cruel inroads from the Picts, were forced to call in -the Saxons for their defence; who consequently reduced the greater part of the island to their own power...
Pagina 64 - I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the LORD saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
Pagina 98 - ... mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view, I'm lost In wonder, love and praise. O how shall words with equal warmth The gratitude declare That glows within my ravish'd heart?
Pagina 98 - When in the slipp'ry paths of youth, With heedless steps I ran, Thine arm unseen convey'd me safe, And led me up toman. Through hidden dangers, toils, and deaths, It gently clear'd my way ; And through the pleasing snares of vice; More to be fear'd than they.
Pagina 78 - A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.