The principles of English grammar

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J. Lovell, 1864 - English language - 180 pages

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Page 76 - There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day; and there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate full of sores, and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
Page 127 - True religion undoubtedly leads us to do to others as we would that they should do to us.
Page 29 - PERFECT) TENSE Singular Plural 1 I had been 1 We had been 2 Thou hadst been 2 You had been 3 He had been...
Page 134 - He seems to have been well acquainted with his own genius, and to know what it was that nature had bestowed upon him more bountifully than upon others; the power of displaying the vast, illuminating the splendid, enforcing the awful, darkening the gloomy, and aggravating the dreadful; he therefore chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which he might tire his fancy without the censure of extravagance.
Page 79 - But, first, whom shall we send In search of this new world? whom shall we find Sufficient? who shall tempt with wandering feet The dark, unbottom'd, infinite abyss, And through the palpable obscure find out His uncouth way?
Page 75 - The lovely young Lavinia once had friends; And Fortune smiled, deceitful, on her birth. For, in her helpless years depriv'd of all, Of every stay, save Innocence and Heaven, She, with her widow'd mother, feeble, old, And poor, lived in a cottage, far retir'd Among the windings of a woody vale; By solitude and deep surrounding shades, But more by bashful modesty, conceal'd.
Page 108 - Each of them, in their turn, receive the benefits to which they are entitled. My counsel to each of you is, that you should make it your endeavour to come to a friendly agreement. By discussing what relates to each particular, in their order, we shall better understand the subject. Every person, whatever be their station, are bound by the duties of morality and religion.

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