The English Language and English Grammar: An Historical Study of the Sources, Development, and Analogies of the Language and of the Principles Governing Its Usages ...
G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1892 - 571页
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accent action added adjective admit adverbs alphabet Anglo-Saxon auxiliary become Bible called century character Chaucer Chemosh combinations common compound conjunction consonant dative declension denoting derived Dictionary distinction distinguish double early employed ending English English language example express feminine French gender German Goth Gothic grammar grammarians Greek heard Hebrew horse imitation infinitive King language Latin Layamon learned letters Lord meaning modern mood native never nouns object Old High German original Ormulum participle past tense phrases plural possessive preceded prefix prepositions present preserved preterit principle pronunciation remains represented Robert of Gloucester Sansk Sanskrit Saxon sentence Shakesp signification single singular sometimes sound speak speech spelling strong verbs subjunctive suffixes superlative supposed syllable termination Teutonic things thou tion tongue usage verb vowel words writing written
第385页 - Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my names sake.
第411页 - I had rather believe all the fables in the legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ; and, therefore, God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
第498页 - That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.
第386页 - And she said, I will surely go with thee : notwithstanding the journey that thou takest shall not be for thine honour ; for the Lord shall sell Sisera into the hand of a woman.
第333页 - That lay in the house that Jack built. This is the farmer sowing his corn That kept the cock that crowed in the morn That waked the priest all shaven and shorn That married the man all tattered and torn That kissed the maiden all forlorn That milked the cow with the crumpled horn That tossed the dog That worried the cat That killed the rat That ate the malt That lay in the house that Jack built.
第385页 - Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none : cut it down ; why cumbereth it the ground? And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it: and if it bear fruit, well : and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.
第563页 - ... now on the sudden transported under another climate to be tossed and turmoiled with their unballasted wits in fathomless and unquiet deeps of controversy, do, for the most part, grow into hatred and contempt of learning, mocked \ and deluded all this while with ragged notions and babblements, while they expected worthy and delightful knowledge...
第386页 - While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether God will be gracious to me, that the child may live? But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.