English Exercises: Adapted to Murray's English Grammar, Consisting of Exercises in Parsing ... Designed for the Benefit of Private Learners as Well as for the Use of Schools
D.D. Smith, 1826 - 227 pages
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actions active adjective affections agree appear attention avoid beauty become better body cause character common conduct consider Containing continually correct dangers desire duty earth employed evil examples Exercises expected expressed favour feel folly gain give governed Grammar hand happy heart honour hope human improve indicative mood interest Italy kind knowledge labours language laws learned less light live look manners means ment mind mood nature never nouns objective observations occasions ourselves passions peace persons pleasure possess present principles pronoun proper prove Providence reason receive religion render respect reward riches rise RULE says SECT sentences singular soon speak substantive temper tense things thou thought tion true truth unless verb vice virtue whole wise wish Write young youth
Page 38 - And nightly to the list'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole.
Page 136 - Father of light and life, thou Good Supreme ! O teach me what is good ; teach me Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit; and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure; Sacred, substantial, never-fading bliss...
Page 36 - For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight ; \ ' His can't be wrong whose life is in the right. In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity : All must be false that thwart this one great end, And all of God that bless mankind or mend.
Page 36 - 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.
Page 71 - Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
Page 38 - What though, in solemn silence, all Move round the dark terrestrial ball; What though no real voice nor sound Amid their radiant orbs be found; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice, For ever singing as they shine, The hand that made us is divine.
Page 37 - 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...
Page 64 - 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 137 - When all Thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view, I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise. O how shall words with equal warmth The gratitude declare, That glows within my ravish'd heart ! But Thou canst read it there.