English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Embracing a New Systematic Order of Parsing, a New System of Punctuation, Exercises in False Syntax, and a System of Philosophical Grammar. To which are Added, a Compendium, an Appendix, and a Key to the Exercises Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners
W. Alling, 1840 - 228 pagina's
according to RULE action active verb active-transitive verb adjective pronoun adverbs agree agreeably to RULE antecedent apple auxiliary verbs belong better comma compound conjugation conjunction connected construction correct DEFECTIVE VERBS denotes derived diphthong employed English language examples EXERCISES IN PARSING express FALSE SYNTAX gender give governed imperative imperative mood imperfect tense implies indicative mood infinitive mood Kirkham language learner lecture loved manner meaning mind moods and tenses neuter verb noun or pronoun object order of parsing passive verb perceive perf perfect participle personal pronouns PHILOSOPHICAL NOTES phrase Pluperfect Tense Plur plural number poss possessive potential mood preposition Pres present tense principles pron relative pronoun second person sense sentence signifies Sing singular number sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive mood syllable SYSTEMATICK ORDER termination thing third person thou tion tive transitive verb understood virtue vowel walk words write
Pagina 221 - The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee.
Pagina 213 - And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
Pagina 163 - OH happiness ! our being's end and aim ! Good, pleasure, ease, content ? whate'er thy name : That something still which prompts th' eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die, Which still so near us, yet beyond us lies, O'er-look'd, seen double, by the fool, and wise.
Pagina 176 - Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden -flower grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year...
Pagina 219 - By greatness, I do not only mean the bulk of any single object, but the largeness of a whole view, considered as one entire piece.
Pagina 223 - And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud : for he is a god ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
Pagina 129 - Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale, She all night long her amorous descant sung...
Pagina 226 - If the Spring put forth no blossoms, in Summer there will be no beauty, and in Autumn no fruit. So if youth be trifled away without improvement, manhood will be contemptible, and old age miserable.