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accent according to RULE action active verb adjective pronoun admit adverb agreeable appears auxiliary auxiliary verbs better cæsura Chap comma common substantive conjugated conjunction connexion considered consonant construction denote derived diphthong distinct ellipsis English English language examples Exercises expression following sentence frequently future tense gender genitive give governed grammar grammarians happy ideas imperative mood imperfect tense improve indicative mood infinitive mood instances interrogative irregular verb king language learner Lord loved manner means mind nature nominative noun object observations occasions participle particular passive pause perfect personal pronoun perspicuity phrases pleasure PLUPERFECT TENSE plural number possessive Potential Mood preceding preposition present tense principles proper properly propriety relative respect Rule of Syntax sense sentiments signifies singular number sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive mood syllable tence termination thing thou tion tongue Trochee verb active verb neuter virtue voice vowel words writers
الصفحة 324 - Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob ; Which turned the rock into a standing water, the flint into a fountain of waters.
الصفحة 319 - Thou preparedst room before it, And didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land. The hills were covered with the shadow of it, And the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. She sent out her boughs unto the sea, And her branches unto the river.
الصفحة 312 - The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.
الصفحة 354 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is...
الصفحة 95 - But a certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him. 57 And he denied him, saying, Woman, I know him not.
الصفحة 302 - OUR sight is the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses. It fills the mind with the largest variety of ideas, converses with its objects at the greatest distance, and continues the longest in action without being tired or satiated with its proper enjoyments.
الصفحة 320 - Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape; The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold...
الصفحة 163 - 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...
الصفحة 262 - Know then this truth (enough for man to know) 'Virtue alone is happiness below.
الصفحة 305 - Homer was the greater genius; Virgil, the better artist; in the one, we most admire the man; in. the other, the work. Homer hurries us with a commanding impetuosity; Virgil leads us with an attractive majesty. Homer scatters with a generous profusion; Virgil bestows with a careful magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a sudden overflow; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a constant stream.