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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Wood, 1851 - English language - 311 pages
 

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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 245 - Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots ? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.
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.
Page 246 - And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud; for he is a god: either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or, peradventure, he sleepeth, and must be awaked.

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