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
Lincoln & Edmands, 1828 - 122 sider
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action active adjective admit adverb agree applied auxiliary belong better called comma common compound Conjugate conjunction connected denote derived desire distinguished divided ellipsis English examples Exercises express frequently Future Tense gender give govern Grammar happy hast heart hope Imperative Imperfect Tense improperly improve indicative mood infinitive mood kind king language live loved manner marked means mind nature neuter nominative Note nouns objective omitted participle passions passive pause peace Perfect personal pronoun phrase Pluperfect Plural possessive Potential preceded preposition Present Tense pronoun proper properly refer relation relative repeated require respect reward RULE SECT seen sense sentence separated shalt signifies simple Singular singular number sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive mood substantive syllable Syntax thing third person thou tive verb vice virtue voice vowel wilt wise word Write
Side 79 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit...
Side 116 - Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them, what report they bore to heaven : And how they might have borne more welcome news.
Side 114 - Order is Heaven's first law ; and this confest, Some are, and must be, greater than the rest, 50 More rich, more wise ; but who infers from hence That such are happier, shocks all common sense.
Side 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...
Side 34 - FUTURE TENSE. SINGULAR. PLURAL. 1. I shall have been. 1. We shall have been. 2.
Side 75 - When words are placed in opposition to each other, or with some marked variety, they require to be distinguished by a comma: as, " Tho' deep, yet clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong, without rage ; without o'erflowing, full.
Side 115 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Side 117 - Soon as the evening shades prevail The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth...