A Practical Grammar: In which Words, Phrases, and Sentences are Classified According to Their Offices, and Their Relation to Each Other : Illustrated by a Complete System of Diagrams
A.S. Barnes, 1847 - 212 Seiten
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action expressed action or relation Adjective Pronouns Adjuncts Adverb Amphibrach Antecedent asserts an act Auxiliary Sentence belong to Nouns commonly Conj Conjunction construction denotes describe a noun Diagram earth ellipsis English language EXAMPLES ExAMPLEs—“The Exclamation Gender grammar heaven Hence Hyperbaton Indefinite Independent Indicative Mode Interrogative Intransitive introduces a sentence modify Nominative NotE Noun or Pronoun Nouns and Pronouns o'er object of relation Paragoge PARSED Participle Passive Voice PAST DEFINITE Past Tense Person and Number person or thing Plural Possessive Possessive Adjectives Predicate Prep Preposition Present Tense Principal Sentence Prior Past Pron Regular Verb relation expressed Relative Pronoun Rem.—In Rem.—The Rule shows a relation simply declares Singular Number sometimes Specifying Adjectives spoken storm Subject in Person Subjunctive Substantive syllables Teachers tence thee Third Person Thou tion Transitive Transitive Verbs Verb must agree Verbal Adjective walked Werbs Word of Euphony
Seite 174 - And the widows of Ashur are loud in their wail, And the idols are broke in the temple of Baal, And the might of the Gentile, unsmote by the sword, Hath melted like snow in the glance of the Lord ! Lord Byron.
Seite 45 - Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen: Like the leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed...
Seite 65 - But thou art here — thou fill'st The solitude. Thou art in the soft winds That run along the summit of these trees In music; thou art in the cooler breath That from the inmost darkness of the place Comes, scarcely felt; the barky trunks, the ground, The fresh moist ground, are all instinct with thee.
Seite 118 - FRIEND after friend departs : Who hath not lost a friend ? There is no union here of hearts, That finds not here an end : Were this frail world our only rest, Living or dying, none were blest.
Seite 91 - Eternal Hope ! when yonder spheres sublime Pealed their first notes to sound the march of Time, Thy joyous youth began — but not to fade. — When all the sister planets have decayed ; When...
Seite 28 - Hope, of all passions, most befriends us here; Passions of prouder name befriend us less. Joy has her tears, and transport has her death : Hope, like a cordial, innocent, though strong, Man's heart, at once, inspirits and serenes...
Seite 108 - There is a stern round tower of other days, ' Firm as a fortress, with its fence of stone, Such as an army's baffled strength delays, Standing with half its battlements alone, And with two thousand years of ivy grown, The garland of eternity, where wave The green leaves over all by time o'erthrown ; — What was this tower of strength ? within its cave What treasure lay so lock'd, so hid ? — A woman's grave.
Seite 156 - Ahasuerus' name, and sealed it with the king's ring, and sent letters by posts on horseback, and riders on mules, camels, and young dromedaries: " wherein the king granted the Jews which were in every city to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault them, both little ones and women, and to take the spoil of them for a prey...