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Yet despair not, thou desolate one! for thy dower

Lovely Scio, thy lands and thy beauty is left. Pierpont.

36 Hark! the notes, on my ear that play,
Are set to words:-as they float they say,

Pussing away! passing away!"-Id. 37. Alas! madam, said he, one day, how few books are there, of which one ever can possibly arrive at the last page.Johnson.

38. Pausing a while, thus to herself she muscd.— Millon

39. The monument is more than a hundred cubits high.

40. They are so liappy that they do not know what* to do with themselves.-Paley.

41. I have more by half, than I know what to do with.

42. They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk; all but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long her am'rous descant sung.--Milton.

43. Homeward bound! with deep emotion,
We remember, Lord, that life

Is a voyage upon an ocean,
Heaved by many a tempest's strife.

Be thy statutes so engraven
On our hearts and minds, that we

Anchoring in Death's quiet haven,
All may make our home with thee.--Pierpont.

* 'l'he wrrd what appears to be used here adverbially in the sense

how. The expression “know not what to do." « what to do with," &c. are explained by some as elliptical; as follows: They are so harpy that they do not know that which (they are able to dobe.

INDEX.

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Page Synopsis of Grammatical Relations 2 Classification of Sentences........5 Simple Sentences................5 Compound Sentences.............6 Connectives.....................7 Rules of Syntax.................9 Model for Analyzing and Parsing 25

CHAP. I. From Spectator.................27 From Irving.................... From Abbott................. .28 Rules for Transposition..........30

CHAP. II. From Willis....................31 From Wordsworth.................31 From Campbell..................33 From H. K. White..............33

CHAP. III. From Irving....................34

CHAP. IV. From Bryant............... ...38 From Motherwell...............38

CHAP. V. From Prescott..................39

CRAP. VI. From Rogers........ ...........41 From Hemans..................42 From Campbell.................43

CHAP. VIII. From Mitford............... ...47 From Beattie...................49

CHAP. IX.
From Macaulay................50

CHAP. X.
From Cowper.................
From Cowper.................
From Pope...................

: - CHAP. XI.
From Macaulay ..........

CHAP. XII.
From Collins.............

CHAP. XIII.
From Irving.................
From Burke.....................
Figurative Language...........

CHAP. XIV.
From Burns............
From Thompson..............
From Thompson...........

......69 From Young... ..............

CHAP. XV. From Milton...................87

CHAP. XVI.
From Shakspeare's Henry VIII...99

CHÁP. XVII.
Death of Cleopatra.......103

CHAP, XVIII. Miscellaneous Passages........101

CHAP. VII.

From Wirt ....................45

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