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accent adjective admit adverb agreeable Amphibrach Anapaest appear attention auxiliary beauty better caesura Chap comma common substantive conduct conjunction connexion consonant construction denote ellipsis English English language esteem evil examples Exercises expression favour following sentences frequently give governed grammar grammarians happy heart honour human ideas imperative mood imperfect tense improved indicative mood infinitive mood instances kind king labours language learner live manner means mind nature neuter never nominative notes and observations nouns object occasions participle passions pause peace perspicuity phrases pleasure PLUPERFECT TENSE plural number possessive Potential Mood preceding preposition present tense principles proper properly propriety reason regard regular verb religion render respect Rule of Syntax Section sense sentiments signifies singular number sometimes sound speak subjunctive mood syllable temper tence thing third person tion Trochee truth verb verse virtue vowel wise words writing youth
Page 328 - Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob ; Which turned the rock into a standing water, the flint into a fountain of waters.
Page 323 - Thou preparedst room before it, And didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land. The hills were covered with the shadow of it, And the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. She sent out her boughs unto the sea, And her branches unto the river.
Page 314 - The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.
Page 358 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is...
Page 99 - But a certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him. 57 And he denied him, saying, Woman, I know him not.
Page 304 - OUR sight is the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses. It fills the mind with the largest variety of ideas, converses with its objects at the greatest distance, and continues the longest in action without being tired or satiated with its proper enjoyments.
Page 324 - Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape; The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold...
Page 165 - 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...
Page 264 - Know then this truth (enough for man to know) 'Virtue alone is happiness below.
Page 307 - Homer was the greater genius; Virgil, the better artist; in the one, we most admire the man; in. the other, the work. Homer hurries us with a commanding impetuosity; Virgil leads us with an attractive majesty. Homer scatters with a generous profusion; Virgil bestows with a careful magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a sudden overflow; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a constant stream.