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The Etymology and Syntax of [l.] Murray's English Grammar Systematically ...
Lindley Murray,Charlotte Kennion
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action active verb added adjective adverb agree appear auxiliaries avoid brother called comp compound conditional conduct Conjugation conjunction denotes driven English error EXERCISE ON RULE Explanatory Notes expressed finite verb Four future genitive give given governs happy honour hope idea indicative mood infinitive mood irregular king language letter live means mind neuter verb never nominative NOTE II noun object parsed passive past participle persons placed pleasure plural position possessive preceding Exercise preposition present present tense pronoun qualifies reason relative require RULE VIII RULE XII sentence signifies simple singular sometimes speaking speech stand subjunctive mood substantive teaches tense thee thing third thou thought to-morrow treated virtue whole wise word writing written
Page 3 - ENGLISH GRAMMAR. ENGLISH GRAMMAR is the art of speaking and writing the English Language with propriety.
Page 4 - A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun, to avoid the too frequent repetition of the same word: as, " The man is happy; he is benevolent; he is useful.
Page 76 - Some parts of the ship and cargo were recovered; but neither the sailors nor the captain, was saved. Whether one person or more was concerned in the business, does not yet appear. The cares of this life, or the deceitfulness of riches, has choked the seeds of virtue in many a promising mind.
Page 113 - Religion raises men above themselves; irreligion sinks them beneath the brutes: that, binds them down to a poor pitiable speck of perishable earth; this, opens for them a prospect to the skies.
Page 141 - ... and to be pious and faithful to Him that made us, admit not of any doubt in a rational and well-informed mind.
Page 143 - Purity has its seat in the heart ; but extends its influence over so much of outward conduct, as to form the great and material part of a character.
Page 138 - In all stations and conditions, the important relations take place, of masters and servants, and husbands and wives, and parents and children, and brothers and friends, and citizens and subjects.
Page 121 - It required so much care, that I thought I should have lost it before I reached home. We have done no more than it was our duty to have done. He would have assisted one of his friends, if he could do it without injuring the other ; but as that could not have been done, he avoided all interference.