The Principles of Language Exemplified in a Practical English Grammar: With Copious Exercises Designed as an Introduction to the Study of Language Generally, for the Use of Schools, and Self-instruction
Whittaker and Company, 1843 - 264 pages
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accessory sentence accusative action active addition adjective adverb antecedent assertion attribute auxiliary verbs called child circumstance clause combined commonly complement complex sentences compound conjunctions connected considered containing convey defined definitive determined direct distinct effected employed English equivalent examples EXERCISE exist expressed fact frequently Future gender genitive give given governed grammar idea indefinite indicate indicative mood infinitive inflection instances kind language latter less LESSON loved manner master meaning mood neuter nominative object origin participle Perfect Tense person phrase plural position preceding predicate preposition present principal sentence pronoun pupil question regarded relation relative pronoun represented require rule sense serving simple sentences sometimes speak speaker spoken stands stantive substantive syllable tence Tense thing third person thou tion tive twelve twenty sentences various verb words write written
Page 258 - Thus the first years are usually employed and diverted in looking abroad. Men's business in them is to acquaint themselves with what is to be found without; and so, growing up in a constant attention to outward sensations, seldom make any considerable reflection on what passes within them till they come to be of riper years; and some scarce ever at all.
Page 222 - Then a spirit passed before my face; the hair of my flesh stood up : it stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof : an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice saying, Shall mortal man be more just than God ? Shall a man be more pure than his Maker?
Page 238 - Know, knew, known, Lade, laded, laden. Lay, laid, laid. Lead, led, led. Leave, left, left. Lend, lent, lent. Let, let, let Lie, to lie down, lay, lain. Load, loaded, laden, x. Lose, lost, lost. Make, made, made. Meet, met, met. Mow, mowed, mown, R.
Page 104 - Take away the dross from the silver, and there shall come forth a vessel for the finer. 5 Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.
Page 236 - Bear, to carry, bore, Beat, beat, Begin, began, Bend, bent, Bereave, bereft, R. Beseech, besought, Bid, bid, bade, Bind, bound, Bite, bit, Bleed, bled, Blow, blew, Break, broke, Breed, . bred, Bring, brought, Build, built, Burst, burst, Buy, bought, Cast, cast, Catch, caught, R.
Page 132 - And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.
Page 237 - ... Froze Got Gilt, R. Girt, R. Gave Went Graved Ground Grew Had Hung, R. Heard Hewed Hid Hit Held Hurt Kept Knit, R.
Page 237 - ... fall fell feed fed feel felt fight fought find found flee fled fling flung fly flew forbear forbore...