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He has not yet worn off the rough manners, which he brought with him.

You who have forsaken your friends, are entitled to no confidence.

They who have borne a part in the labour, shall share the rewards.

When the rules have been wantonly broken, there can be no plea for favour.

He writes as the best authors would have written, had they written on the same subject.

He heaped up great riches, but passed his time miserably.

He talked and stamped with such vehemence, that he was suspected to be insane.

RULE XV.

Grammar, p. 169. Exercises, p. 78. He was not often pleasing, because he was vain. William acted nobly, though he was unsuccessful.

We may live happily, though our possessions are small.

From whence we may likewise date the period of this event.

It cannot therefore be impertinent or ridiculous to remonstrate.

He offered an apology, which not being admitted, he became submissive.

These things should never be separated.

Unless he have more government of himself, he will always be discontented.

No sovereign was ever so much beloved by the people.

He was determined to invite the king back, and to call his friends together.

A boy so well educated gives great hopes to his friends.

IIe found her not only employed, but also pleased

and tranquilo

We should always prefer our duty to our pleasure.
It is impossible to be at work continually.
The heavenly bodies are perpetually in motion.

Not having known, or not having considered; the measures proposed, he failed of success.

My opinion was given on a rather cursory perusal of the book.

It is too common with mankind, to be totally engrossed, and overcome, by present events.

When the Romans were pressed with a foreign enemy, the women voluntarily contributed all their rings and jewels, to assist the government.

The following sentences exemplify the notes and observa

tions under RULE XV.

Grammar, p. 170. Exercises, p. 79. 1. They could not persuade him, though they were ever so eloquent.

If some persons' opportunities were ever so favourable, they would be too indolent to improve them.

2. He drew ap a petition, in which he too freely represented his own merits.

His follies had reduced him to a situation, in which he had much to fear, and nothing to hope.

It is reported that the prince will come hither to. morrow.

George is active; he walked thither in less than an hour.

Whither are you all going in such haste ?
Where have they been since they left the city?

3. Charles left the seminary too early, and from that time he has made very little improvement. Or and has since made, &c.

Nothing is better worth the time and attention of young persons, than the acquisition of kuowledge and virtue,

RULE XVI.

Grammar, p. 172. Exercises, p. 80. Neither riches nor honours, nor any such perish-, ing goods, can satisfy the desires of an immortal spirit.

Be honest, and take no shape or semblance of disguise.

We need not, and we do not, confine his operations to narrow limits.

I am resolved not to comply with the proposals, either at present, or at any other time.

There cannot be any thing more insignificant than yanity.

Nothing ever affected her so much as this misconduct of her child.

Do not interrupt me yourselves, nor let any one disturb my retirement. Ormneither interrupt me yourselves, flor let any one, &c.

These people do not judge wisely, nor take proper measures to effect their purpose.

The measure is so exceptionable, that we cannot by any means permit it.

I have received no information on the subject, either from him or from his friend.

Neither precept nor discipline is so forcible as example.

Neither the 'king nor the queen was at all deceived in the business.

RULE XVI.

Grammar, p. 172. Exercises, p. $1. We are all accountable creatures, each for himself.

They willingly, and of themselves, endeavoured to make up the difference.

He laid the suspicion upon somebody, I know rrot upon whom, in the company,

I hope it is not I with whom he is displeased.
To poor us there is not much hope remaining,

Does that boy know to whom he speaks? To whom does he offer such language ?

It was not with him that they were so angry.

What concord can subsist between those who commit crimes, and those who abhor them?

The person with whom I travelled, has sold the horse on which he rode during our journey.

It is not with me he is engaged.
From whom did he receive that intelligence ?

The following examples are adapted to the notes and

observations under RULE XVII.

Grammar, p. 173. Exercises, p. 81.

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1. To have no one to whom we heartily wish well, and for whom we are warmly concerned, is a deplorable state.

He is a friend to whom I am highly indebted.

2. On these occasions, the pronoun is governed by the preceeding word, and consequently agrees with it.

They were refused entrance into the house, and forcibly driven from it.

3. We are often disappointed in things, which, before possession, promised much enjoyment.

I have frequently desired their company, but have always hitherto been disappointed of that pleasure.

4. She finds a difficulty in fixing her mind. Or She finds it difficult to fix her mind.

Her sobriety is no derogation from her understanding.

There was no water, and he died of thirst.
We can fully confide in none but the truly good.
I have no occasion for his services.
Many have profit by good advice.
Many ridiculous practices have been broaght

into vogue.

The error was occasioned by compliance with earnest entreaty.

This is a principle in unison with our nature.

We should entertain no prejudices against simple and rustic persons.

They are at present resolved on doing their duty. Or-to do their duty.

That boy is known by the name of the Idler.

Though conformable to custom, it is not warrantable.

This remark is founded on truth.

His parents think of him, and his improvements, with pleasure and hope.

His excuse was admitted by his master.
What went ye out to see?

There appears to have been a million of men brought into the field.

His present was accepted by his friends.
More than a thousand men were destroyed.

It is my request, that he will be particular, in speaking on the following points.

The Saxons reduced the greater part of Britain under their power.

He lives opposite to the Royal Exchange.

Their house is situated on the north-east side of the road.

The performance was approved by all who understood it.

He was accused of having acted unfairly.
She has an abhorrence of all deceitful conduct.

They were at some distance from home, when the accident happened.

His deportment was adapted to conciliate regard. My father writes to me very frequently.

Their conduct was agreeable to their profession.

We went leisurely up stairs, and came hastily down. We shall write above stairs this forepoon, and below stairs in the afternoon.

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