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according action active adjective adverb agrees appear applied auxiliary beginning belongs better called common comparative compound conjunction connected considered construction CONTINUED correct denote English EXERCISES IN SYNTAX express future gender Give an example governed grammar happy hence imperfect implies indicative indicative mood infinitive instances James John joined kind king language lives loved manner means mind nature neuter never nominative Note noun objective observing parse participle particular passive past perfect phrase Plural positive possessive preposition Pres present present tense principal pronoun proper reason refer regard relative Remark repeat require respect Rule sense sentence signifies sing singular singular number sometimes speak syllable tense thing THIRD PERSON thou tion truth understood verb virtue voice wise word write written
Page 116 - The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er...
Page 146 - Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him four-fold. 9 And Jesus said unto him. This day is salvation come to this house, forasmuch as he also is a son of Abraham.
Page 185 - Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy house : and the place where thine honour dwelleth. 9 O shut not up my soul with the sinners : nor my life with the blood-thirsty; 10 In whose hands is wickedness : and their right hand is full of gifts.
Page 158 - God by faith: that I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto His death; if by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.
Page 188 - PUNCTUATION is the art of dividing a written composition into sentences, or parts of sentences, by points or stops, for the purpose of marking the different pauses, which the sense and an accurate pronunciation require. The Comma represents the shortest pause ; the Semicolon, a pause double that of the comma ; the Colon, double that of the semicolon ; and the Period, double that of the colon.
Page 156 - O LORD, our heavenly ,Father, Almighty > and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day ; De(fend us in the same with thy mighty power ; and grant » that this day we fall into no ,sin, neither run into ,any kind of danger ; but » that all our doings may be ordered by ,thy governance, to do always » that > is ,righteous in thy sight ; through Jesus ,Christ > our Lord.
Page 191 - SEMICOLON. The semicolon is used for dividing a compound sentence into two or more parts, not so closely connected as those which are separated by a comma, nor yet so little dependent on each other, as those which are distinguished by a colon.
Page 184 - ... and industry. He will often argue, that if this part of our trade were well cultivated, we should gain from one nation ; and if another, from another. I have heard him prove, that diligence makes more lasting acquisitions than valour, and that sloth has ruined more nations than the sword.
Page 102 - Him destroy'd, Or won to what may work his utter loss, All this will soon follow. -Whose gray top Shall tremble, him descending. RULE II. Two or more nouns, fyc. in the singular number, joined together by a copulative conjunction, expressed or understood, must have verbs, nouns, and pronouns, agreeing with them in the plural number...