Greene's Analysis: A Treatise on the Structure of the English Language; Or, The Analysis and Classification of Sentences and Their Component Parts with Illustrations and Exercises, Adapted to the Use of Schools
Thomas, Cowperthwait, & Company, 1848 - 258 pàgines
Què en diuen els usuaris - Escriviu una ressenya
No hem trobat cap ressenya als llocs habituals.
Altres edicions - Mostra-ho tot
abridged according to Rule action active additional adjective element adverbs affirmed Analyze the following applies assumed attribute become belongs brother called cause clause common compared complex complex sentence compound compound sentence conjunction connectives considered construction contains coördinate copula denoting direct distinct equivalent examples EXERCISE expressed five following sentences future gender George give Hence horse indicated indirect infinitive interrogative introduced James joining kind lesson letters limited loved manner meaning ment mode MODEL modifier nature nominative Note noun or pronoun object parse participle passive past perfect person phrase plural possessive preceding predicate present principal clause proposition pupil question reference relation relative represent second class separated simple simple sentence sing Singular sometimes subordinate subordinate clause substantive tense thing third person Thou tree verb voice words Write
Pàgina 182 - Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honor's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death?
Pàgina 205 - 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 149 - Are not my days few? cease then, And let me alone, that I may take comfort a little, Before I go whence I shall not return, Even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death; A land of darkness, as darkness itself; And of the shadow of death, without any order, And where the light is as darkness.
Pàgina 10 - Shut now the volume of history, and tell me, on any principle of human probability, what shall be the fate of this handful of adventurers. Tell me, man of military science, in how many months were they all swept off...
Pàgina 182 - For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn. Or busy housewife ply her evening care; No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share.
Pàgina 199 - Metonymy is a figure by which we put the cause for the effect, or the effect for the cause; as, when we say, "He reads Milton,
Pàgina 239 - An adverb is a word used to modify the meaning of a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
Pàgina 189 - The first emotions which touched my breast, were those of mingled pity and veneration. But how soon were all my feelings changed ! The lips of Plato were never more worthy of a prognostic...
Pàgina 189 - I had heard the subject handled a thousand times : I had thought it exhausted long ago. Little did I suppose that, in the wild woods of America, I was to meet with a man whose eloquence would give to this topic a new and more sublime pathos than I had ever before witnessed.