The Principles of Language: Containing a Full Grammatical Analysis of English Poetry, Confirmed by Syllogistic Reasoning and Logical Induction : with Corrections in Syntax and Copious Examples in Prosody

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O. Steele, 1837 - English language - 120 pages

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Page 62 - Christ, of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man, that Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith ; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all saints, what is the breadth and length and depth and height ; and to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.
Page 22 - ENGLISH GRAMMAR. ENGLISH GRAMMAR is the art of speaking and writing the English language with propriety.
Page 81 - Pay, Put, Read, Rend, Rid, Ride, Ring, Rise, Rive, Run, Saw, Say, See, Seek, Sell, Send, Set, Shake, Shape, Shave, Shear, Shed, Shine, Show, Shoe, Shoot, Shrink, Shred, Shut, Sing, Sink, Sit, Slay, Sleep, Imperfect.
Page 79 - Bear, to carry, . Beat, Begin, Bend, Bereave, Beseech, Bid, Bind. Bite, Bleed, Blow, Break, Breed, Bring, Build, Burst, Buy, Cast, Catch, Chide, Choose, Cleave, to stick or ) adhere; J Cleave, to split.
Page 82 - Spit, Split, Spread, Spring, Stand, Steal, Stick, Sting, Stink, Stride, Strike, String, Strive, Strow, or strew, Swear, Sweat, Swell, Swim, Swing, Take, Teach, Tear, Tell, Think, Thrive, Throw, Thrust, Tread, Wax, Wear, Weave, Weep, Win, Wind, Work, Wring, Write, Imperfect.
Page 112 - All feet used in poetry consist either of two, or of three syllables, and are reducible to eight kinds — four of two syllables, and four of three — as follows : DISSYLLABLE.
Page 81 - Lay Loaded Lost Made Met Mowed Paid Put Read Rent Rid Rode Rung, Rang Rose Rived Ran Sawed Said Saw Sought Sold Sent Set Shook Shaped Shaved Sheared Shed Shone, R. Showed Shod Shot Shrunk, Shrank Shut Sung, Sang Sunk, Sank Sat Perfect Part. Led Left Lent Let Lain Laden, R.
Page 71 - The Pluperfect Tense represents a thing* not only as past, but also as prior to some other point of time specified in the sentence ; as, " I had finished my letter before he arrived.
Page 104 - By greatness, I do not only mean the bulk of any single object, but the largeness of a whole view, considered as one entire piece.
Page 54 - Each relates to two or more persons or things, and signifies either of the two, or every one of any number, taken separately. Every relates to several persons or things, and signifies each one of them all, taken separately. This pronoun was formerly used apart from its noun, but it is now constantly annexed to it, except in legal proceedings; as in the phrase, " all and every of them," Either relates to two persons or things, taken separately, and signifies the one or the other.

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