Brown's Small Grammar Improved: The First Lines of English Grammar; Being a Brief Abstract of the Author's Larger Work, the "Institutes of English Grammar." Designed for Young Learners

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William Wood, 1867 - English language - 122 pages
 

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Page 96 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Page 102 - And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment; and he saith unto him, Friend, how earnest thou in hither not having a wedding garment?
Page 115 - Thou preparedst room before it, and didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land. The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. She sent out her boughs unto the sea, and her branches unto the river.
Page 106 - Sometimes a distant sail, gliding along the edge of the ocean, would be another theme of idle speculation. How interesting this fragment of a world, hastening to rejoin the great mass of existence!
Page 35 - As for the word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of the LORD, we will not hearken unto thee. But we will certainly do whatsoever thing goeth forth out of our own mouth...
Page 107 - Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.
Page 76 - Thus saith the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel ; For your sake I...
Page 106 - Tis thou, thrice sweet and gracious goddess, addressing myself to LIBERTY, whom all in public or in private worship, whose taste is grateful, and ever will be so, till NATURE herself shall change no tint of words can spot thy snowy mantle...
Page 52 - Plural. 1. I might have been, 1. We might have been, 2. Thou mightst have been, 2. You might have been, 3. He might have been ; 3. They might have been. SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD. Present Tense. Singular. . Plural 1. If I be, 1. If we be, 2.
Page 12 - Our sons their fathers' failing language see, And such as Chaucer is, shall Dryden be.

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