Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing Exercises in Orthography, in Parsing, in Syntax, and in Punctuation. Designed for the Younger Classes of Learners

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Lincoln & Edmands, 1828 - English language - 122 pages
 

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Page 79 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit...
Page 115 - Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
Page 116 - Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them, what report they bore to heaven : And how they might have borne more welcome news.
Page 114 - Order is Heaven's first law ; and this confest, Some are, and must be, greater than the rest, 50 More rich, more wise ; but who infers from hence That such are happier, shocks all common sense.
Page 4 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 34 - FUTURE TENSE. SINGULAR. PLURAL. 1. I shall have been. 1. We shall have been. 2.
Page 75 - When words are placed in opposition to each other, or with some marked variety, they require to be distinguished by a comma: as, " Tho' deep, yet clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong, without rage ; without o'erflowing, full.
Page 115 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 117 - Soon as the evening shades prevail The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth...
Page 30 - The Conjugation of a verb, is the regular combination and arrangement of its several numbers, persons, moods, and tenses. The Conjugation of an active verb is styled the ACTIVE VOICE ; and that of a passive verb, the PASSIVE VOICE.

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