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10. Along thy glades, a solitary guest,

The hollow-sounding bittern guards its nest, 11. At church, with meek and unaffected grace,

His looks adorned the venerable place. 12. Lightly this little herald flew aloft,

Followed by glad Endymion's clasped hands. 13. A damsel with a dulcimer

In a vision once I saw. 14. Only a sweet and virtuous soul,

Like season'd timber, never gives. 15. Behold her single in the field,

Yon solitary Highland lass ! 16. The service past, around the pious man,

With ready zeal, each honest rustic ran. 17. There, in his noisy mansion, skilled to rule,

The village-master taught his little school. 18. Chained in the market-place, he stood,

A man of giant frame. 19. There she weaves by night and day

A magic web with colours gay. 20. Again I'll linger in a sloping mead

To hear the speckled thrushes. 21. To commune with those orbs, once more I raised My sight right upward.

Into that self-same lawn
All suddenly, with joyful cries, there sped
A troop of little children garlanded.

Sometimes
A scent of violets, and blossoming limes

Loiter'd around us.
24. Rome for empire far renown'd,
Tramples on a thousand states.

Pent to linger
But with a grain a day, I would not buy

Their mercy at the price of one fair word.
26. One silent woman stands
Lifting with meagre hands

A dying head. 27. Through hill and valley every breeze

Had sunk to rest with folded wings. 28. At daybreak on the bleak sea-beach

A fisherman stood aghast. 29. A thousand knights are pressing

Close behind the snow-white crest. 30. Cold blew the bitter biting north

Upon thy early humble birth.

1. No grazing cattle through their prickly round

Can reach to wound. 2. How calmly, gliding through the dark-blue sky,

The midnight moon ascends.

3. For threescore years in penance spent,

My knees those flinty stones have worn. 4. To suppliant Holland he vouchsafed a peace,

Our once bold rival of the British main. 5. With broadened nostrils to the sky upturned

The conscious heifer snuffs the stormy gale. 6. Wide o'er the brim, with many a torrent swelled,

And the mixed ruin of its banks o'erspread,
At last the roused-up river pours along.

All the porthern downs,
In clearest air ascending, showed far off
A surface dappled o'er with shadows flung
From brooding clouds.

From that bleak tenement
He, many an evening, to his distant home
In solitude returning, saw the hills

Grow larger in the darkness.
9. Meantime the mountain-billows, to the clouds

In dreadful tumult swelled, surge above surge,

Burst into chaos with tremendous roar.
10. Still green with bays each ancient altar stands,
Above the reach of sacrilegious hands.

Sudden from the hills,
O'er rocks and woods, in broad brown cataracts,
A thousand snow-fed torrents shoot at once.
He followed through a lowly arched way,

Brushing the cobwebs with his lofty plume. 13. These speeches then their brother spake

To this sick couple there.
Sweet Swan of Avon ! what a sight it were
To see thee in our water yet appear.

Many a passenger
Hath blessed poor Margaret for her gentle looks.

Here comes in embassy The French king's daughter, with yourself to speak, 17. Necessity will make us all forsworn

Three thousand times within this three years' space. 18. Through the velvet leaves the wind,

All unseen, 'gan passage find. 19. The pale-faced lady of the black-eyed night

First tips her hornèd brows with easy liglit. 20. No beast for his food

Dares now range the wood. 21. Led by the sound, I roam from shade to shade,

By godlike poets venerable made. 22. Sometimes with secure delight

The upland hamlets will invite. 23. He hangs in shades the orange bright,

Like golden lamps in a green night. 24. In justice you cannot refuse

To think of our distress. 25. The lovely Thais, by his side,

Sate like a blooming Eastern bride

In flower of youth and beauty's pride.
26. Discoursing o'er old stories past,

They went by chance amidst their talk,
To the churchyard to take a walk.

In swarming cities vast,
Assembled men, to the deep organ join
The long-resounding voice oft breaking clear,
At solemn pauses, through the swelling base.

Ever charming, ever new,
When will the landscape tire the view!
29. To each unthinking being Heav'n, a friend,

Gives not the useless knowledge of its end.
In the court of the fortress
Beside the pale portress,
Like a bloodhound well beaten
The bridegroom stands, eaten

By shame.

1. A pilot asleep on the howling sea

Leaped up from the deck in agony. 2. He will watch from dawn to gloom

The lake-reflected sun illume

The yellow-bees in the ivy-bloom.
3. In painted plumes superbly dress’d,
A native of the gorgeous east,

By many a billow toss'd ;
Poll gains at length the British shore,
Part of the captain's precious store,

A present to his host.
4. All these, life's rambling journey done,

Have found their home, the grave. 5. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream,

With half-shut eyes ever to seem

Falling asleep in a half-dream! 6. The balmy moon of blessed Israel

Floods all the deep-blue gloom with beams divine, 7. At one o'clock the wind with sudden shift

Threw the ship right into the trough of the sea. 8. His floating robe around him folding,

Slow sweeps he through the columned aisle, 9. He saw once more his dark-eyed queen

Among her children stand. 10. Thus, on a Sabbath morn, through the streets, deserted and silent,

Wending her quiet way, she entered the door of the almshouse. 11. Far over purple seas,

They wait in sunny ease,

The balmy southern breeze,

To bring them to their northern home once more. 12. On the heights of Killiecrankie

Yester-morn our army lay. 13. In yon strait path a thousand

May well be stopped by three.

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14. Other dogs of loyal cheer

Bounded at the whistle clear,

Up the woodside hieing.
15. The sun, above the mountain's head,

A freshening lustre mellow
Through all the long green fields has spread,

His first sweet evening yellow.
16. I've never heard such music since,
From every bending spray.

Thus with ten wounds
The river dragon, tamed at length, submits

To let his sojourners depart.
18. No longer courted and caressed,

High placed in hall, a welcome guest,
He poured, to lord and lady gay,

The unpremeditated lay.
19. I myself, like a school-boy, should tremble to hear

The hoarse ivy shake over my head. 20. Behind a wide column, half breathless with fear,

She crept to conceal herself there. 21. Good friends, sweet friends, let me not stir you To such a sudden flood of mutiny.

Who shall dare To chide me for loving that old arm-chair? 23. How came the world's grey fathers forth

To watch thy sacred sign ! 24. I chatter over stony ways,

In little sharps and trebles. 25. That night the fiery cross was sped

O'er mountain and through glen. 26. Half a league, half a league,

Half a league onward,
All in the valley of death

Rode the Six Hundred.
27. The merry homes of England !

Around their hearths by night,
What gladsome looks of household love

Meet in the ruddy light! 28. In the silence of the night

How we shiver with affright

At the melancholy menace of their tone! 29. I saw him in the banquet hour

Forsake the festive throng,
To seek his favourite minstrel's haunt,

And give his soul to song.
30. A traveller, by the faithful hound,

Half-buried in the snow was found,
Still grasping in his hand of ice
That banner, with the strange device,

Excelsior!

CHAPTER VI.—THE COMPLEX SENTENCE. 51. There are three kinds of subordinate sentences: the Noun Sentence, the Adjective Sentence, and the Adverbial Sentence.

52. The connecting words are usually either conjunctions or relative pronouns. Interrogative pronouns, used in asking indirect questions, likewise connect sentences. The connexion is also frequently marked by the use of adverbs or adverbial phrases, a conjunction being expressed or understood : as, My heart smote me the moment [that] he shut the door.

1. The Noun Senterca. 53. A Noun Sentence is one that stands in the place of a noun. Thus, it may be :1. Subject of a sentence : as, That you have lost your way is

evident. 2. Part of the predicate, forming the complementary nomin

ative : as, His complaint was that you deceived him. 3. Direct object after :(a) Transitive verb, active voice : as, He said that he

could do it. (6) Transitive verb, passive voice : as, I was taught

that learning is good. 4. Indirect object: as, We are desirous that you should

succeed = We are desirous of your success. 5. In apposition with :(a) A noun : as, The fact that he was with them is well

known. (6) The pronoun it: as, It is strange that you should

think so = It, viz., that you should think so, is

strange. 6. Object after :(a) An infinitive : as, He delighted to tell the young

men how everything was done. (6) A participle : as, Lord Lucan, with reluctance, gave

the order to Lord Cardigan to advance upon the guns, conceiving that his orders compelled hiin to do so.

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