A High School Grammar: Dealing with the Science of the English Language, the History of the Parts of Speech, the Philosophy of the Changes These Have Undergone, and Present Usage Respecting Forms in Dispute

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Maynard, Merrill, 1900 - English language - 285 pages

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Page 37 - Lay in the fruitful valley. Vast meadows stretched to the eastward, Giving the village its name, and pasture to flocks without number.
Page 127 - Should I turn upon the true prince? Why, thou knowest, I am as valiant as Hercules: but beware instinct; the lion will not touch the true prince. Instinct is a great matter; I was a coward on instinct. I shall think the better of myself, and thee, during my life; I, for a valiant lion, and thou, for a true prince.
Page 259 - The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death, Through the still lapse of ages. All that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom.
Page 62 - A Simple Sentence Is one that contains but one subject and one predicate, either or both of which may be compound.
Page 181 - For a field of the dead' rushes red on my sight, And the clans of Culloden are scattered in fight. They rally, they bleed, for their kingdom and crown ; Woe, woe to the riders that trample them down ! Proud Cumberland prances, insulting the slain, And their hoof-beaten bosoms are trod to the plain.
Page 260 - It is still the only word available to express the relation of a thing to many surrounding things severally and individually, among expressing a relation to them collectively and vaguely: we should not say "the space lying among the three points, " or "a treaty among three powers...
Page 170 - if I may go.' And further, we might proceed to constitute other moods on the same analogy, as, for example, an obligatory mood — 'I must go,' or 'I ought to go'; a mood of resolution — 'I will go, you shall go'; a mood of gratification — 'I am delighted to go'; of deprecation — 'I am grieved to go.
Page 53 - An Adverb is a word used to modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
Page 42 - An Imperative Sentence is one that expresses a command or an entreaty.
Page 272 - Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance : for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

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