A Short Introduction to Swedish Grammar: Adapted for the Use of Englishmen

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C. Deleen, 1826 - Swedish language - 145 pages

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Page 91 - Yet gave me, in this dark estate, To see the good from ill; And, binding nature fast in fate, Left free the human will.
Page 93 - Thy goodness lent. Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see ; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
Page 91 - T' enjoy is to obey. Yet not to earth's contracted span Thy goodness let me bound, Or think Thee Lord alone of man, When thousand worlds are round: Let not this weak, unknowing hand Presume thy bolts to throw, And deal damnation round the land On each I judge thy foe. If I am right, thy grace impart Still in the right to stay: If I am wrong, oh teach my heart To find that better way.
Page 93 - Through this day's life or death ! This day, be bread and peace my lot All else beneath the sun, Thou know'st if best bestow'd or not, And let Thy will be done. To thee, whose temple is all space, Whose altar, earth, sea, skies! One chorus let all Being raise ! All Nature's incense rise ! MOEAL ESSAYS, m FOUR EPISTLES TO SEVERAL PERSONS.
Page 13 - There are three degrees of comparison, viz. the positive, the comparative, and the superlative.
Page 91 - FATHER OF ALL! in ev'ry age, In ev'ry clime, ador'd, By saint, by savage, and by sage, Jehovah, Jove, or Lord ! Thou GREAT FIRST CAUSE, least understood. Who all my sense confin'd To know but this, that Thou art good, And that myself am blind...
Page 93 - Mean tho' I am, not wholly so, Since quick'ned by thy Breath ; Oh lead me wheresoe'er I go, Thro' this day's Life or Death. This day, be Bread and Peace my Lot : All else beneath the Sun, Thou know'st if best bestow'd or not; And let Thy Will be done.
Page 62 - Alfred ; and the same we find when adjectives are explained as participles, ex. gr. en sak ryslig att se pa, a thing horrid to look on ; and I therefore deem all further observations on this subject superfluous. An adjective, (pronoun or participle, used as an adjective) agrees with its substantive in gender and number, as star man, start hus, stora hattar ; min syster ; mitt hus ; mina brbder, my brethren ; en ulskad moder; a beloved mother ; ett dlskadt barn, a beloved child; dlskade brbder, $c.
Page 45 - Conjunctions join words and sentences together, as och, and ; ock, also ; nemKgen, namely ; men, but ; eller, or ; antingen, either ; hvarken, neither ; ty, for ; ehuru, although, &c. The prepositions are words set before nouns or pronouns, to express the relations of persons, places and things to each other, as Jag bar ga till honom, I ought to go to him.

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