Weld's English Grammar: Illustrated by Exercises in Composition, Analyzing and Parsing

Sanborn & Carter, 1848 - 228 páginas

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Página 181 - And all that believed were together, and had all things common, and sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need ; and they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, praising God, and having favour with all the people.
Página 118 - Shall, on the contrary, in the first person, simply foretells; in the second and third persons, promises, commands, or threatens; as, I shall go abroad: We shall dine at home: Thou shall or you shall inherit the land: Ye shall do justice and love mercy: They shall account for their misconduct.
Página 197 - THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but him had fled, The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud though childlike form.
Página 147 - As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.
Página 197 - For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another ; not as Cain, who was of that wicked one,, and slew his brother, and wherefore slew he him ? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.
Página 20 - But when a quotation is brought in obliquely after a comma, a capital is unnecessary : as, " Solomon observes, ' that pride goes before destruction.
Página 20 - It is, however, very proper to begin with a capital, 1. The first word of every book, chapter, letter note, or any other piece of writing. 2. The first word after a period; and, if the two sentences are totally independent, after a note of interrogation or exclamation.
Página 221 - White, whiteness ; swift, swiftness ;" sometimes by adding th or t, and making a small change in some of the letters ; as, " Long, length ; high, height." 5. Adverbs of quality are derived from adjectives, by adding ly, or changing le into /;/ ; and denote the same quality as the adjectives from which they are derived ; as, from " base," comes " basely ;" from " slow, slowly ;
Página 213 - Strikes thro' their wounded hearts the sudden dread; But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close ; where past the shaft, no trace is found. As from the wing no scar the sky retains ; The parted wave no furrow from the keel ; So dies in human hearts the thought of death.
Página 181 - ... it. Nothing could have made her so unhappy as the marrying a man who possessed such principles. The changing times and seasons, the removing and setting up kings, belong to Providence alone.

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