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

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Whittaker and Company, 1843 - 264 pages

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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.
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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.
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Page 132 - And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.
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Page 104 - ... prudence : the youth commits himself to magnanimity and chance. The young man who intends no ill, believes that none is intended, and therefore acts with openness and...

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