An Introduction to the Study of English Grammar

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H. Cowperthwait & Company, 1858 - 192 Seiten
 

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Seite 94 - Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod; They have left unstained what there they found — Freedom to worship God.
Seite 175 - Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the linen clothes lie; and the napkin that was- about his head not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself.
Seite 177 - Then kneeling down to Heaven's Eternal King, The saint, the father, and the husband prays : Hope ' springs exulting on triumphant wing,' That thus they all shall meet in future days : There ever bask in uncreated rays, No more to sigh or shed the bitter tear, Together hymning their Creator's praise, In such society, yet still more dear, While circling time moves round in an eternal sphere.
Seite 177 - There is a glorious city in the sea; The sea is in the broad, the narrow streets, Ebbing and flowing; and the salt sea-weed Clings to the marble of her palaces. No track of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates ! The path lies o'er the sea, Invisible : and from the land we went, As to a floating city — steering in, And gliding up her streets, as in a dream...
Seite 62 - A, a; B, b; C, c ; D, d; E, e ; F, f; G, g; H, h; I, i; J, j; K, k ; L, 1; M, m ; N, n...
Seite 124 - An adverb is a word used to modify the meaning of a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
Seite 186 - But small the bliss that sense alone bestows; And sensual bliss is all the nation knows. In florid beauty groves and fields appear, Man seems the only growth that dwindles here. Contrasted faults through all his manners reign; Though poor, luxurious; though submissive, vain; Though grave, yet trifling; zealous, yet untrue; And even in penance planning sins anew.
Seite 163 - Workmen wrought thy ribs of steel, Who made each mast, and sail, and rope, What anvils rang, what hammers beat, In what a forge and what a heat Were shaped the anchors of thy hope! Fear not each sudden sound and shock, 'Tis of the...
Seite 187 - Dryden, whose education was more scholastic, and who before he became an author had been allowed more time for study, with better means of information. His mind has a larger range, and he collects his images and illustrations from a...
Seite 103 - The Principal Parts of a verb are the present indicative, the past indicative, and the perfect participle. 4. The Synopsis of a verb is its variation in form, through the different modes and tenses, in a single number and person. 110. Conjugation of the Verb "To Be.

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