Abridgement 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
Russell Hubbard, 1809 - 107 sider
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Abridgment according action active adjective Adverb agrees animals better called comes common comparative Compound Conjugate conjunction connect correspondent derived divided edition English Exercises express following verbs frequently Future Tense gender give governed Grammar happy heart hope Imperfect Tense improve indicative mood industrious INFINITIVE kind language less live loved manner marked mind nature neuter nominative nouns objective omitted PARSING particular passions passive peace Perfect perfect participle person singular personal pronoun Pluperfect Plural possessive preposition Present Tense pronoun proper regular relation relative repeat require respect reward rich RULE says SECT sense sentence serve short shouldst Singular sometimes sorts sound speech SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD substantive syllable SYNTAX thee thing third person Thou Thou art tion tree true verb vice virtue voice vowel wise woman word Write the following
Side 53 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit...
Side 82 - If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm is equal to the deed. Who does the best his circumstance allows, Does well, acts nobly; angels could no more.
Side 81 - 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.
Side 84 - The spacious firmament on high, With all the blue ethereal sky, And spangled heavens, a shining frame, Their great original proclaim : Th' unwearied sun, from day to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land The work of an Almighty hand.
Side 43 - A phrase is two or more words rightly put together, making sometimes part of a sentence, and sometimes a whole sentence. The principal parts of a simple sentence are, the subject, the attribute, and the object. The subject is the thing chiefly spoken of; the attribute is the thing or action affirmed or denied of it ; and the object is the thing affected by such action. The nominative denotes the subject, and usually goes before the verb or attribute ; and the word or phrase, denoting the object,...
Side 8 - AN Article is a word prefixed to substantives, to point them out, and to show how far their signification extends ; as, a garden, an eagle, the woman.
Side 82 - 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.
Side 6 - A word of one syllable is termed a monosyllable ; a word of two syllables, a dissyllable ; a word of three syllables, a trisyllable ; and a word of four or more syllables, a polysyllable. A primitive word is that which cannot be reduced to any simpler word in the language ; as, man, good, content.