Murray's English Exercises: Consisting of Exercises in Parsing ... with which the Corresponding Notes, Rules, and Observations in Murray's Grammar are Incorporated ... Revised, Prepared and Particularly Adapted to the Use Schools; Being a Counterpart to the Engish Teacher

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R.S. Davis, 1837
 

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Page 38 - Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame? a fancied life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death.
Page 2 - 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...
Page 192 - The wicked flee when no man pursueth : but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Page 39 - 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 ; 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 37 - Know, all the good that individuals find, Or God and Nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words — health, peace, and competence.
Page 96 - Insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see : and they glorified the God of Israel.
Page 213 - We came to our journey's end at last with no small difficulty, after much fatigue, through deep roads and bad weather.
Page 248 - When the whole is put for a part, or a part for the whole; a genus for a species, or a species for a genus...
Page 71 - Rebekah took goodly raiment of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son.
Page 38 - 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.

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