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EXERCISE 48.

COMPOUND SENTENCES FOR ANALYSIS.

A. 1. She makes her hand hard with labour, and her heart soft with pity. 2. He was wounded at the beginning of the action, and compelled to quit the field. 3. The Carthaginians must submit to us at discretion or must vanquish us in battle. 4. We command the borders of both Europe and Asia. 5. A friend should bear a friend's infirmi. ties ; but Brutus makes mine greater than they are. 6. First came conflicts in Parliament ; then civil war; then revolutions upon revolu. tions. 7. He then embraced his friends, put into their hands some token of remembrance for his wife and children, kneeled down, laid his head on the block, prayed for a little space, and gave the signal to the executioner. 8. The trees no whirlwind felt nor tempest's smart. 9. Death has lost its terrors and pleasure its charms. 10. The dumb sball sing ; the lame his crutch forego. 11. Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. 12. Oh! was there ever such a knight in friendship or in war? 13. There were indeed some persons, but their number was very small. 14. He hears the rustling leaf and running stream. 15. He tried each art, reproved each dull delay. 16. Either it must quickly end, or turn about again and mend. 17. We hope to find you our friend; and therefore give you our voices heartily. 18. Upon the first appearance of the day, Mahomet gave the sign appointed for the general assault, whereupon the city was in a moment, and at one instant, on every side most furiously assaulted by the Turks. 19. This annoyed not the senate only, but the people also. 20. He hath a stern look but a gentle heart. 21. He broke loose and sprang into the water, but was instantly chased. 22. Wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person. 23. There was not a wrinkle on the water, nor a cloud in the sky. 24. He repented of his fault, so I forgave him. 25. He is not to labour in any vocation, therefore he will do nothing. 26. It is my wish to be alone, and therefore we must part. 27. In early times, England possessed neither manufactures nor commerce. 28. Without your pardon, it is unlawful ; nevertheless, with your license, it is marvellous precious. 29. To prejudge other men's notions before we have looked into them, is not to show their darkness, but to put out our own eyes. 30. Blondes looked down and busied himself with the strings of his harp, to hide an involuntary smile which crept over his features, but it escaped not Richard's observation.

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1. This world the only music made,

Else every thing was still.
2. The roses ne'er shone half so bright,

Nor they themselves looked half so fair.
3. No mist obscures, nor cloud, nor speck, nor stain
Breaks the serene of heaven.

This your request

Is altogether just; therefore, bring forth,
And in Apollo's name, his oracle.

Unhappily, I am unfit
To be aught save a monarch; else for me

The meanest Mede might be the king instead. 6. Gather the rosebuds while ye may,

Old Time is still a-flying. 7. Farewell rewards and fairies,

Good housewives now may say, For now foul sluts in dairies

Do fare as well as they. 8. Speak, whimpering younglings; and make known

The reason why

Ye droop and weep. 9. Our life is short, and our days run

As fast away as does the sun. 10. He lives, nor yet is past his manhood's prime,

Though sear'd by toil, and something touched by time. 11. He is the freeman whom the truth makes free,

And all are slaves besides.
I turned me to the blind man then,
For silently stood he.
No more he'll wander, weak and worn,
For this shall be his home.
For longer time than that, no living wight
Below the earth might suffered be to stay :

So back again him brought to living light. 15. She loved me for the dangers I had passed;

And I loved her that she did pity them :

This only is the witchcraft I have used. 16. She falls upon the old man's neck

And sobs, but cannot speak.
Do as adversaries do in law,

Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. 18. Uprose the king of men with speed,

And saddled straight his coal-black steed, 19. Helmet and sword were laid on the pall,

For it was a soldier's funeral. 20. Fear not, the leaves will strew

Gems in abundance upon you. 21. Open your hospitable door,

And shield me from the biting blast.
Thy Triumph, Rome, I shall not see,

For I return to die.
23. Wilt thou draw near the nature of the gods ?

Draw near them, then, in being merciful :

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge. 24. Silenced, but not convinced, when the story was ended the black.

smith Stood like a man who fain would speak, but findeth no language. 25. Down came the storm, and smote amain

The vessel in its strength.

26. The clouds are scudding across the moon;

A misty light is on the sea ;
The wind in the shrouds has a wintry tune,
And the foam is flying free.

On every nerve
The deadly winter seizes ; shuts up sense ;
And o’er his inmost vitals creeping cold,
Lays him along the snow a stiffened corse-

Stretched out and bleaching in the northern blast. 28. A tear-drop trembled from its source,

And down my surface crept;
My sense of touch is something coarse,

But I believe she wept.
29. He perished, but his wreath was won ;

He perished in his height of fame :
Then sunk the cloud on Athens' sun,

Yet still she conquered in his name. 30. The man that hath no music in himself,

Nor is not moved by concord of sweet sounds,
Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils :
The motions of his spirit are dull as night,
And his affections dark as Erebus :
Let no such man be trusted.

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CHAPTER VIII.-CONNECTIVES ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED.

96. The same word or phrase is often used to introduce sentences of different kinds. An alphabetical list of connectives, showing the different ways in which each is used, is here furnished. To this list the student is recommended to refer when in doubt.

Obs. It has been deemed advisable to include in the list words and phrases which are not really connectives, but which may help to guide the student to the nature of the connection existing between the sentences to which they belong. In such cases, the true connective is understood. 97. According as. Adv. sent. of manner : The conflict may or may not be pacific ac

cording as it is wisely approached. 98. Accordingly. Illative co-ord. sent. : A gentleman of the factory, being ill, was

ordered into the country for the benefit of the air: accordingly,

he went to a village at about ten miles' distance. 99. Afore (obsolete). Adv. sent. of time : Let them be as the grass upon the housetop, which withereth afore it groweth up.

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