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2nd Thou action action or event adding Adjective Adverb agent agree asking auxiliary verb belongs bring called classes common commonly Comparative complete Compound Conjunctions consists constructions copy denotes depends distinct distinguish employed ends English example expressed father four Future Tense gender governed Grammar happy Imperative Mood INDICATIVE MOOD Infinitive Mood Interrogative Intransitive Irregular James John joined learned LESSON letter lives manner means Method move namely never Nominative Object parsed Passive Past Participle Past Tense Perfect performed pers person or thing personal pronoun phrase PLUR plural Positive Poss Possessive preceded Prepositions Pres PRESENT PARTICIPLE PRESENT TENSE pronoun Proper qualify question refers regarded Relative repeated Rule Second sense shows Simple sentence SING singular sometimes sound speaking Subject Subjunctive Mood syllable take place taken tell Third person Transitive Verb understood voice vowel walk word write written
Page 109 - In the first Person simply shall foretells ; In will a Threat, or else a Promise dwells. Shall, in the second and the third, does threat ; Will simply, then, foretells the future feat.
Page ix - ENGLISH GRAMMAR. ENGLISH GRAMMAR is the art of speaking and writing the English Language with propriety.
Page 70 - I have not loved the world, nor the world me, — But let us part fair foes ; I do believe, Though I have found them not, that there may be Words which are things, — hopes which will not deceive, And virtues which are merciful, nor weave Snares for the failing ; I would also deem O'er others...
Page 20 - A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun, to avoid the too frequent repetition of the same word : as, "The man is happy : he is benevolent : he is useful
Page 11 - When a noun ends with y preceded by a vowel, the plural is formed by adding s in the regular way; as, boy, boys; chimney, chimneys; turkey, turkeys; valley, valleys. RULE 3 When a noun ends with y preceded by a consonant, the plural is formed by changing y to i, and adding es; as, liberty, liberties; family, families; history, histories; berry, berries.
Page 103 - I little thought, when first thy rein I slacked upon the banks of Seine, That Highland eagle e'er should feed On thy fleet limbs, my matchless steed ! Woe worth the chase, woe worth the day, That costs thy life, my gallant grey!
Page 16 - s to the nominative ; but the j is sometimes omitted when the sound is unpleasant; as, " for conscience' sake," " Socrates