English Grammar in Lectures: Designed to Render Its Principles Easily Adapted to the Mind of the Young Learner, and Its Study Entertaining

R. Batlett and S. Raynor, 1833 - 108 pàgines

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Pàgina 88 - There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant consideration in religion than this of the perpetual progress which the soul makes towards the perfection of its nature, without ever arriving at a period in it.
Pàgina 98 - This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips ; but their heart is far from me.
Pàgina 71 - Long, length ; high, height. 5. Adverbs of quality are derived from adjectives, by adding ly, or changing le into ly ; and denote the same quality as the adjectives from which they are derived ; as, from base comes basely; from slow, slowly ; from able., ably. There are so many other ways of deriving words from one another, that it would be extremely difficult, and nearly impossible, to enumerate them. The primitive words of any language are very few ; the derivatives form much the greater number....
Pàgina 106 - VERSIFICATION. Versification is the arrangement of a certain number and variety of syllables, according to certain laws. Rhyme is the correspondence of the last sound of one verse, to the last sound or syllable of another.
Pàgina 8 - A word of one syllable is termed a monosyllable; a word of two syllables, a dissyllable ; a word of three syllables, a trisyllable ; and a word of four or more syllables, a polysyllable. All words are either primitive or derivative. A primitive word is that which cannot be reduced to any simpler word in the language ; as, man, good, content.
Pàgina 50 - Ye or you shall or will love 3. He shall or will love 3. They shall or will love SECOND FUTURE TENSE. SINGULAR. PLURAL. 1. I shall have loved 1. We shall have loved 2. Thou wilt have loved 2.
Pàgina 107 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Pàgina 50 - Thou mayst or canst love. 2. Ye or you may or can love. 3. He may or can love.
Pàgina 61 - Perhaps, peradventure, possibly, perchance.* 8. Of affirmation : as, ' Verily, truly, undoubtedly* Doubtless, certainly, yea, yes, surely, indeed, really,' &c. 9. Of negation : as, ' Nay, no, not, by no means, not at all, in no wise,

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