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action active verb adverb America Animals auxiliary brother called cloth coloured common compared COMPLETE compound Conjugate conjunction connected Decline distinguishing adjective divided Edition Education ending English Examples Exercises express father figure friends future gender Give Grammar happy horse improve inches INDEFINITE indicative indicative mood infinitive intended irregular verb James John kind king lady learned letters live London loved Maps means meant mood mounted names neuter never nominative nouns object Parse participle passive PAST person personal pronoun phrase Plural possessive preposition present Price principal Prints pronoun regular relation relative requires rewarded riches RULE sense sentence Series short Singular sometimes speak speech Stanford subjunctive substantive syllable tense thing third person Thou understood verb verse virtue voice vowel wise words write written
Page 106 - O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness...
Page 92 - And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?
Page 38 - They might, could, would, or should have been loved. or should have been loved. Subjunctive Mood. PRESENT TENSE. SINGULAR. PLURAL. 1. If I be loved. 1 . If we be loved. 2. If thou be loved. 2. If ye or you be loved. 3. If he be loved.
Page 95 - IT is an unanswerable argument of a very refined age, the wonderful civilities that have passed of late years between the nation of authors and that of readers.
Page 101 - Adjectives derived from the proper names of places; as, Grecian, Roman, English, French, and Italian. 6. The first word of a quotation, introduced after a colon, or when it is in a direct form ; as, Always remember this ancient maxim :
Page 101 - ... blood can expiate. The reason perhaps may be, because no other vice implies a want of courage so much as the making of a lie ; and, therefore, telling a man he lies, is touching him in the most sensible part of honour, and indirectly calling him a coward. I cannot omit under this head what Herodotus tells us of the ancient Persians, that from the age of five years to twenty, they instruct their sons only in three things, to manage the horse, to make use of the bow, and to speak truth.
Page 36 - Perfect Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. I have been loved, 1. We have been loved, 2. Thou hast been loved, 2. You have been loved, 3. He has been loved ; 3. They have been loved. Pluperfect Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. I had been loved, 1.
Page 98 - COLON. The Colon is used to divide a sentence into two or more parts, less connected than those which are separated by a semicolon ; but not so independent as separate, distinct sentences.