The Principles of English Grammar: Comprising the Substance of the Most Approved English Grammars Extant, with Copious Exercises in Parsing and Syntax : and an Appendix of Various and Useful Matters for the Use of Schools
Pratt, Woodford, 1850 - 214 pàgines
Què en diuen els usuaris - Escriviu una ressenya
No hem trobat cap ressenya als llocs habituals.
according action active adjectives adverbs agree applied arrangement belong called comma common compared completed conjunction connected consists correct denote distinct divided English example EXERCISES express Future gender give governed grammar happy idea Imperfect indefinite indicative infinitive intransitive James kind king language learned letter loved manner means mind mood nature neuter never nominative Note noun objective OBSERVATIONS parsing participle passive past Perfect person phrases plural position possessive preceded preposition present principles pronoun proper question reason refer regard relative Remark represents require respect Rule sense sentence separated simple singular sometimes sound speak speech stands substantive syllable tense term thing third thou tive transitive understood usually verb virtue voice whole words write
Pàgina 97 - Can we be said to do unto others as we would that they should do unto us if we wantonly inflict on them even the smallest pain?
Pàgina 177 - Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden -flower grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year...
Pàgina 176 - So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality ; then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory. 0 death, where is thy sting ? 0 grave, where is thy victory ? The sting of death is sin ; and the strength of sin is the Law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Pàgina 1 - ENGLISH GRAMMAR. ENGLISH GRAMMAR is the art of speaking and writing the English Language with propriety.
Pàgina 172 - To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly trace the forest's shady scene, Where things that own not man's dominion dwell, And mortal foot hath ne'er or rarely been ; To climb the trackless mountain all unseen, With the wild flock that never needs a fold ; Alone o'er steeps and foaming falls to lean ; This is not solitude ; 'tis but to hold Converse with Nature's charms, and view her stores unroll'd.
Pàgina 171 - Let school-taught pride dissemble all it can, These little things are great to little man ; And wiser he whose sympathetic mind Exults in all the good of all mankind.
Pàgina 155 - A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can never pass: in a few years he has all the endowments he is capable of: and were he to live ten thousand more, would be the same thing he is at present.
Pàgina 135 - My manner of life from my youth, which was at the first among mine own nation at Jerusalem, know all the Jews; which knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most straitest sect of our religion, I lived a Pharisee.