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accent active verb adjective pronoun admit adverb agreeable Amphibrach Anapaests appears auxiliary better circumstances comma common substantive compound conjugated conjunction connected connexion consonant construction copulative denote derived diphthong distinct ellipsis English language examples expressed following instances following sentence frequently future tense genitive governed grammar grammarians happy hath ideas imperative mood imperfect tense improperly indicative mood infinitive mood interrogative irregular verb king learner Lord loved manner means mind nature nominative noun object observations participle pause perfect personal pronoun perspicuous phrases Pluperfect Tense plural number possessive Potential Mood preceding preposition present tense principal proper properly propriety relative pronoun render respect Sect sense sentiments short signifies simple singular number sometimes sound speak speech subjunctive mood syllable tence termination thing third person singular thou tion tive Trochee understood verb active verb neuter verse virtue voice vowel wise words writing
Page 168 - God by faith: that I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto His death; if by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.
Page 229 - How lov'd, how honour'd once, avails thee not, To whom related, or by whom begot ; A heap of dust alone remains of thee, 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be ! Poets themselves must fall, like those they sung, Deaf the prais'd ear, and mute the tuneful tongue.
Page 128 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Page 295 - Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.
Page 138 - All the virtues of mankind are to be counted upon a few fingers, but his follies and vices are innumerable." Is not mankind in this place a noun of multitude, and such as requires the pronoun referring to it to be in the plural number, their ? RULE v.
Page 287 - There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant consideration in religion than this of the perpetual progress which the soul makes towards the perfection of its nature, without ever arriving at a period in it.
Page 289 - Homer was the greater Genius, Virgil the better Artist. In one we most admire the Man, in the other the Work. Homer hurries and transports us with a commanding Impetuosity, Virgil leads us with an attractive Majesty: Homer scatters with a generous Profusion, Virgil bestows with a careful Magnificence...
Page 225 - Israel is slain upon thy high places : how are the mighty fallen ! Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon ; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.
Page 304 - The Lord is not a man that he should lie, neither the son of man that he should "repent. Hath he said it? and shall he not do it ? Hath he spoken it ? and shall he not make it good" ? are the effect of strong emotions of the mind ; such as, surprise, admiration, joy, grief, and the like.