Key to the Exercises Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Calculated to Enable Private Learners to Become Their Own Instructers [sic] in Grammar and Composition

William Hyde, 1823 - 166 Seiten

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Seite 132 - me alike from foolish pride, Or impious discontent. At aught thy wisdom has denied, Or aught thy goodness lent O lost to virtue, lost to manly thought, Lost to the noble sallies of the soul, Who think it solitude to be alone ! Communion sweet, communion large and high, Our
Seite 133 - yet never tir'd ; Never elated while one man's oppress'd ; Never dejected while another's bless'd ; And where no wants, no wishes can remain ; Since but to wish more virtue, is to gain. Gratitude. When all thy mercies, O my God ! My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view, I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise. O how shall words, with equal warmth, The gratitude declare, That
Seite 145 - presence of the Deity and the interest ■which so august a Being is supposed to take in our concerns, is a source of consolation. And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and had
Seite 30 - is the conjecture of Dryden. ! 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 : Yet gave me in this dark estate, &c.
Seite 16 - smooth their cloth. Integrity and hope are the sure palliatives of sorrow. Chamomile is an odoriferous plant, and possesses considerable medicinal virtues. The gaiety of youth should be tempered by the precepts of age. Certainty, even on distressful occasions, is sometimes more eligible than suspense. Still green with bays each ancient altar stands. Above the reach of sacrilegious bands.
Seite 155 - stupendous, should make him mindful of his privilege of reason ; and force him humbly to adore the great Composer of these wondrous frames, and the Author of his own superior wisdom. I single Strada out among the moderns, because he had the foolish presumption to censure Tacitus, and to write history himself.
Seite 132 - the virtuous mind to wake, As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake ; The centre mov'd, a circle straight succeeds ; Another still, and still another spreads. Friend, parent, neighbor, first it will embrace
Seite 117 - youth. To give an early preference, to honor above gain, when they stand in competition ; to despise every advantage which cannot be attained without dishonest arts ; to brook no meanness, and to stoop to no dissimulation : are the indications of a great mind, the presages of future eminence and usefulness in life.
Seite 132 - country next; and next, all human race ; Wide, and more wide th* o'erflowings of the mind, Take ev'ry creature in, of ev'ry kind. Earth smiles around, with boundless bounty bless'd; And Heav'n beholds its image in his breast.
Seite 2 - Nor undelightful is the ceaseless hum To him who, muses through the woods at noon. The Jin of a fish is the limb, by which he balances his body and moves in the water. Many a trap, is laid to ensnare the feet of youth. *• Many thousand families are supported by th,e simple business of making mats. rule

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