The Institutes of English Grammar ...: And a Key to the Oral Exercises, to which are Added Four Appendixes ...

Front Cover
W. Wood, 1862 - English language - 296 pages
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 253 - To judge rightly of the present we must oppose it to the past ; for all judgment is comparative, and of the future nothing can be known. The truth is, that no mind is much employed upon the present : recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.
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 234 - Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me. Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous? Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?
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 199 - That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment? Though his excellency mount up to the heavens, and his head reach unto the clouds; Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung: they which have seen him shall say, Where is he?
Page 142 - An idler is a watch that wants both hands, As useless if it goes as when it stands.
Page 245 - Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
Page 128 - This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
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.
Page 251 - Of earth and hell confederate take away : A liberty, which persecution, fraud, Oppression, prisons have no power to bind; Which whoso tastes can be enslaved no more. 'Tis liberty of heart derived from Heaven, Bought with His blood, who gave it to mankind...

Bibliographic information