An Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix : Containing an Exemplification of the Parts of Speech, and Exercises in Syntax : Designed for the Use of the Younger Class of Learners

Goulding and Stow, 1809 - 143 頁

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第 113 頁 - Order is Heaven's first law; and this confest, Some are, and must be, greater than the rest, More rich, more wise; but who infers from hence That such are happier, shocks all common sense.
第 114 頁 - Or aught thy goodness lent. Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see ; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
第 114 頁 - For modes of faith, let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in .the right : In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity: All must be false that thwart this one great end ; And all of God, that bless mankind, or mend.
第 22 頁 - A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun, to avoid the too frequent repetition of the same word ; as, the man is happy, he is benevolent, he is useful.
第 115 頁 - What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's calm sunshine, and the heart-felt joy, Is virtue's prize: A better would you fix?
第 12 頁 - A verb is a word which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer ; as, I am — I rule — I am ruled.
第 59 頁 - A phrase is two or more words rightly put together, making sometimes part of a sentence, and sometimes a whole sentence. The principal parts of a simple sentence are, the subject, the attribute, and the object. The subject is the thing chiefly spoken of; the attribute is the thing or action affirmed or denied of it ; and the object is the thing affected by such action. The nominative denotes the subject, and usually goes before the verb or attribute ; and the word or phrase, denoting the object,...
第 72 頁 - 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.
第 21 頁 - The Comparative Degree increases or lessens the positive in signification: as, wiser, greater, less wise. The Superlative Degree increases or lessens the positive to the highest or lowest degree : as, wisest, greatest, least wise.