The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Examples for Parsing, Questions for Examination, False Syntax for Correction, Exercises for Writing, Observations for the Advanced Student, and a Key to the Oral Exercises ; to which are Added Four Appendixes. Designed for the Use of Schools, Academies, and Private Learners
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1—to Rule accent according to Rule active-transitive verb adjective adverb agree Anapaestic antecedent apposition auxiliary clause comma common noun compound conjugated conjunction connected consonant construction definite article denotes derived ellipsis employed English examples EXERCISE express FALSE SYNTAX governed grammar grammarians happy honour imperative mood Imperfect Tense improper diphthong indicative mood infinitive mood inserted interjection interrogative language learner LESSON letters loved meaning neuter gender never nominative noun or pronoun objective OBSERVATIONS ON RULE parsing passive perfect participle person or thing personal pronouns pleonasm Pluperfect Tense plural number Poss potential mood preceded prefixed preposition Present Tense preterit proper reading relation relative pronoun require Saxon second person singular sense sentence signifies singular number sometimes sound speech style subjunctive subjunctive mood syllable SYNTAX UNDER RULE thee thing merely spoken third person tion triphthong Trochaic virtue vowel wise words write
Page 173 - And behold I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.
Page 308 - HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold...
Page 243 - But what think ye ? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to.day in my vineyard.
Page 249 - I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me : my judgment was as a robe and a diadem. I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. I was a father to the poor : and the cause which I knew not I searched out.
Page 225 - Truths would you teach, or save a sinking land? All fear, none aid you, and few understand.
Page 242 - Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich.
Page 235 - And besides this, giving all diligence, ADD to your faith virtue; AND to virtue knowledge; AND to knowledge temperance; AND to temperance patience; AND to patience godliness; AND to godliness brotherly kindness; AND to brotherly kindness charity.
Page 257 - That light we see is burning in my hall. How far that little candle throws his beams ! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.