An Analytical and Practical Grammar of the English Language

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Pratt, Woodford, Farmer & Brace, 1855 - English language - 240 pages
 

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Page 77 - And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.
Page 59 - Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase: so shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
Page 211 - For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.
Page 222 - A verb is a word which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer ; as, I am — I rule — I am ruled.
Page 192 - Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them...
Page 199 - Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden -flower grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year...
Page 59 - 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 196 - For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth; but if the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.
Page 16 - 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!
Page 182 - He was a learned man, he was a wise man, and he was a good man ;" we make use of the ellipsis, and say, " He was a learned, wise, and good man.

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