Analytical Grammar of the English Language, Embracing the Introductive and Productive Methods of Teaching ...: And an Appendix, in Five Parts; Being a Complete System of Grammar, Containing Much New Matter Not Found in Other Grammars
G.P. Lyon, 1848 - English language - 288 pages
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action active verb added adjective adverb agrees antecedent auxiliary become begin belongs called common comparative compound conjunction connected Decline definite denotes derived duty ending English Examples expressed FORM OF PARSING frequently future give governs grammar guard happy Imperative Imperfect tense improve Indicative Infinitive interrogative John kind knowledge language learned LESSON letter live manner means mind mode nature neuter never nominative Note noun or pronoun obeyed objective participle passive past perfect perfect participle plural possessive preceded prefixing preposition Present tense proper properly question received refers regular relation relative pronoun Repeat respecting Rule scholar seen sense sentence separated simple singular number sometimes sound speak speech style syllable taught teach tell thee thing third person thou tion tive understood usually virtue voice word write
Page 269 - Tis hard to say, if greater want of skill Appear in writing or in judging ill ; But, of the two, less dangerous is the offence To tire our patience, than mislead our sense. Some few in that, but numbers err in this ; Ten censure wrong for one who writes amiss : A fool might once himself alone expose : Now one in verse makes many more in prose.
Page 174 - The Lord my pasture shall prepare, And feed me with a shepherd's care ; His presence shall my wants supply, And guard me with a watchful eye ; My noon-day walks he shall attend, And all my midnight hours defend.
Page 232 - 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.
Page 230 - Beware Of entrance to a quarrel ; but, being in, Bear 't that the opposed may beware of thee. Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice : Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment.
Page 229 - I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polished manners and fine sense Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm.
Page 23 - But who may abide the day of His coming ? And who shall stand when he appeareth ? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fuller's soap: and he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.
Page 278 - I cannot name this gentleman without remarking that his labours and writings have done much to open the eyes and hearts of mankind. He has visited all Europe ;^not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the...
Page 229 - O'erflow thy courts: the Light himself shall shine Revealed, and God's eternal day be thine ! The seas shall waste, the skies in smoke decay, Rocks fall to dust, and mountains melt away ! But fixed his word, his saving power remains; Thy realm for ever lasts, thy own Messiah reigns ! ALEXANDER POPE.
Page 113 - Wherefore, whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.
Page 278 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons; to plunge into the infection of hospitals; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.