Sources and Growth of the English Language

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Side 69 - Lords and commons of England ! consider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit ; acute to invent, subtile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity can soar to.
Side 71 - O'ER wayward childhood would'st thou hold firm rule, And sun thee in the light of happy faces ; Love, Hope, and Patience, these must be thy graces, And in thine own heart let them first keep school.
Side 66 - Alas ! — how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but more closely tied ; That stood the storm, when waves were rough, Yet in a sunny hour fall off, Like ships that have gone down at sea, When heaven was all tranquillity...
Side 63 - To cast the fashion of uncertain evils : For grant they be so ; while they rest unknown, What need a man forestall his date of grief, And run to meet what he would most avoid...
Side 53 - A KNIGHT ther was, and that a worthy man, That fro the tyme that he first bigan To ryden out, he loved chivalrye, Trouthe and honour, fredom and curteisye.
Side 2 - The letters, both small and capital, are taught on the analytical and synthetical method, such as an intelligent teacher would employ in a course of writing lessons given from the black board. (2) Every difficulty is analysed. (3) The combinations of letters are progressively taught, and special exercises in difficult combinations are given. (4) The principle of recapitulation has been freely used. (5) The shape of the letters and the style of writing are plain, and uniform throughout the series....
Side 4 - Moffatt's Outlines of Grammar. Price gd. This comprises the whole of the Standards bound in one volume. It will be found to be a good text-book for Pupil Teachers ; special care has been taken to teach parsing, and the analysis of sentences. The exercises on every rule of syntax are carefully graduated, and very numerous. Moffatt's Inspector's Test Cards— Grammar. Set A, for Standards II. and III., one packet, 8d. ; Set B, for Standard IV., one packet, 8d. ; Set C, for Standards V. and VI., one...
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Side 6 - Questions set by the Education Department in 1874, 1879, 1880, with Answers to Arithmetic and Algebra. Price is. 6d. for each year. *,* These are a reprint of the official questions given by HM Inspectors at the Monthly Examinations of Pupil Teachers. " It is just the sort of book a teacher finds useful for preparing for examination. Save in one or two minor particulars, the questions are as applicable to Scotland as to England.
Side 69 - Nature; And that Mixture of Falshood, is like Allay in Coyne of Gold and Silver; which may make the Metall worke the better, but it embaseth it. For these winding, and crooked courses, are the Goings of the Serpent; which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the Feet. There is no Vice, that doth so cover a Man with Shame, as to be found false, and perfidious.

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