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An Analytical and Practical Grammar of the English Language (Classic Reprint)
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according action active adjective adjunct adverb affirms antecedent auxiliary beginning belong called clause common compared compound conjunction connected consists construction correct denote dependent English examples EXERCISES expressed four future gender give governed grammatical implied improvement indicative infinitive James John kind language letter limited lines logical loved manner meaning mentioned modified mood never nominative noun object observed omitted parsed participle passive past perfect person phrases plural position possessive preceding predicate preposition present principal pronoun proper properly qualify reason reference regarded relation relative represents respect rule sense sentence separated simple singular sometimes sound speak speech stand subjunctive substantive syllable tell tense thing third thou tive transitive understood usage verb voice words write written
Page 159 - THESE, as they change, ALMIGHTY FATHER, these Are but the varied God. The rolling year Is full of THEE. Forth in the pleasing Spring THY beauty walks, THY tenderness and love. Wide flush the fields ; the softening air is balm ; Echo the mountains round ; the forest smiles ; And every sense, and every heart is joy.
Page 114 - And further, by these, my son, be admonished : of making many books there is no end ; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
Page 43 - The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
Page 135 - In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.
Page 67 - THE readers and the hearers like my books, But yet some writers cannot them digest ; But what care I ? For when I make a feast, I would my guests should praise it, not the cooks.
Page 208 - A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can never pass : in a few years he has all the endowments he is capable of; and were he to live ten thousand more, would be the same thing he is at present.
Page 60 - Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: 4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
Page 17 - HOW doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people ! How is she become as a widow ! she that was great among the nations, And princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!