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according action active adjective adverb agrees appear applied auxiliary beginning belongs better called common compared compound conjunction connected considered construction containing CONTINUED correct denote English EXERCISES IN SYNTAX express future gender Give an example governed grammar happy hence Illustrated imperfect implies indicative mood infinitive instances James John joined kind king language lives loved manner means mind nature neuter never nominative Note noun objective observing parse participle particular passive past perfect phrase Plural positive possessive preceding preposition present present tense Price principal pronoun proper reason refer regard relation relative Remark repeat require respect Rule sense sentence signifies sing singular singular number sometimes speak subjunctive syllables tense thing THIRD PERSON thou tion understood verb virtue wise word write written
Page 124 - The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er...
Page 139 - And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck. And she gave the savoury meat and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob. And he came unto his father, and said, My father.
Page 38 - Lupin was, comforted by the mere voice and presence of such a man; and, though he had merely said 'a verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person...
Page 193 - Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy house : and the place where thine honour dwelleth. 9 O shut not up my soul with the sinners : nor my life with the blood-thirsty; 10 In whose hands is wickedness : and their right hand is full of gifts.
Page 165 - There were two circumstances which made it necessary for them to have lost no time." " History painters would have found it difficult to have invented such a species of beings.
Page 193 - We cannot indeed have a single image in the fancy that did not make its first entrance through the sight; but we have the power of retaining, altering, and compounding those images, which we have once received, into all the varieties of picture and vision...
Page 110 - RULE II. Two or more nouns, fyc. in the singular number, joined together by a copulative conjunction, expressed or understood, must have verbs, nouns, and pronouns, agreeing with them in the plural number: as " Socrates and Plato were wise; they were the most eminent philosophers of Greece;" " The sun that rolls over our heads, the food that we receive, the rest that we enjoy, daily admonish us of a superior and superintending Power.