The Etymology and Syntax of Murray's English Grammar, Systematically Arranged, and Containing Much Additional Matter, with Exercises and Directions for Parsing. By C. Kennion

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Page 3 - ENGLISH GRAMMAR. ENGLISH GRAMMAR is the art of speaking and writing the English Language with propriety.
Page 88 - The middle station of life seems to be the most advantageously situated for gaining of wisdom. Poverty turns our thoughts too much upon the supplying our wants ; and riches upon the enjoying our superfluities.
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.
Page 102 - Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and deify his power Who from the terror of this arm so late Doubted his empire, that were low indeed, That were an ignominy...

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