English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar:: Consisting of Exercises in Parsing;--instances of False Orthography; Violations of the Rules of Syntax;--defects in Punctuation; and Violations of the Rules Respecting Perspicuous and Accurate Writing. : Designed for the Benefit of Private Learners, as Well as for the Use of Schools
Evert Duyckinck, no. 110, Pearl-Street. G. Bunce, print., 1808 - 168 pages
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15th edit according action active adjective affection agree appears attention avoid beauty become better blessings body cause character common condition conduct consider Containing continually correct dangers desire duty earth esteem evil examples Exercises expected expressed favour give governed Gram hand happy heart honour hope human improved indicative mood interest Italy kind knowledge labours language laws learned less light live look manners means ment mind mood nature never nominative notes nouns objective observations occasions ourselves parsing passions peace persons pleasure plural possess present principles pronoun proper reason receive religion respect reward riches rise RULE says SECT sense sentence singular soon speak substantive temper tense things third person thou thought true truth unless verb vice virtue whole wise wish Write young youth
Page 25 - And nightly to the list'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole.
Page 23 - 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 23 - Know, all the good that individuals find, Or God and nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, ^all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, health, peace, and competence.
Page 135 - They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.
Page 63 - Insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see : and they glorified the God of Israel.
Page 49 - Rebekah took goodly raiment of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son.
Page 116 - When all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys; Transported with the view, I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise.
Page 72 - How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray.