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abstract action adjective adverbs asserted attribute auxiliaries belongs better body called CHAPTER clauses common composite compound concrete condition Conjunction connecting Construct containing contingent copula corrected definitive denoting distinction distinguish elements English example expressed feeling five following sentences four further gerund given heart identity indicate Indicative Mood individual infinitive inflection John judgment kind language less light limit live loved mark meaning mind modified Mood mortal nature never noun object of thought OBSERVATION ORAL EXERCISE originally Past person phrase pleasure plural Point possessive predicate preposition present principal Pronouns proper reason reference regarded relation relative requires respect RULE sense separate simple singular sometimes sound speaking symbols taken TENSE thing third thou tion verb viewed whole wish words writing WRITTEN EXERCISE
Page 351 - And that through every stage. When young, indeed, In full content we sometimes nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves, and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves; then dies the same.
Page 65 - Twas for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back for mine." Ah, luckless speech, and bootless boast! For which he paid full dear; For, while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And galloped off with all his might As he had done before.
Page 198 - Natura fieret laudabile carmen, an arte, Quaesitum est : ego nee studium sine divite vena, Nee rude quid possit video ingenium ; alterius sic 410 Altera poscit opem res et conjurat amice.
Page 92 - Cicero, I have seen tempests, when the scolding winds Have rived the knotty oaks, and I have seen The ambitious ocean swell and rage and foam, To be exalted with the threatening clouds ; But never till to-night, never till now, Did I go through a tempest dropping fire.
Page 2 - When I came to my castle, for so I think I called it ever after this, I fled into it like one pursued.
Page 324 - I have not loved the world, nor the world me ; I have not flattered its rank breath, nor bowed To its idolatries a patient knee, Nor coined my cheek to smiles, nor cried aloud In worship of an echo; in the crowd They could not deem me one of such: I stood Among them, but not of them...
Page 221 - Puritans were men whose minds had derived a peculiar character from the daily contemplation of superior beings and eternal interests. Not content with acknowledging, in general terms, an overruling Providence, they habitually ascribed every event to the will of the Great Being, for whose power nothing was too vast, for whose inspection nothing was too minute.
Page 321 - Through glowing orchards forth they peep, Each from its nook of leaves ; And fearless there the lowly sleep, As the bird beneath their eaves.
Page 195 - Almighty's form Glasses itself in tempests: in all time, Calm or convulsed — in breeze, or gale, or storm. Icing the pole, or in the torrid clime Dark-heaving; — boundless, endless, and sublime; The image of eternity, the throne Of the Invisible: even from out thy slime The monsters of the deep are made; each zone Obeys thee; thou goest forth, dread, fathomless, alone.