as our watches. 20. I cannot give a more proper instance of this, than by a letter from Pliny.

21. Thou hast not made my life so sweet to me,

That I, the king, should greatly care to live.
22. The holly leaves a sober hue display

Less bright than they.
23. So fell was the dint, that Count Albert stoop'd low

Before the cross'd shield, to his steel saddle-bow.
24. With wings folded I rest, on mine airy nest,

As still as a brooding dove.
25. He for his father's sake so loves the prince,

That he will not be won to aught against him.
26. 'Tis better to be lowly born,

And range with humble livers in content,
Than to be perk'd up in a glist'ring grief,

And wear a golden sorrow.
27. On thy parted lips there's a quivering thrill

As on a lyre ere its chords are still.
28. Thy silver dishes for thy meat,

As precious as the gods do eat,
Shall on an ivory table be
Prepared each day for thee and me.

• Supine the Wanderer lay,
His eyes as if in drowsiness half-shut,
The shadows of the breezy elms above

Dappling his face.
30. As the tall ship, whose lofty prore

Shall never stem the billows more,
Deserted by her gallant band,
Amid the breakers lies astrand,

So, on his couch, lay Roderick Dhu !
31. Not my fields in the prime of the year

More charms than my cattle unfold. 32. Motionless torrents ! silent cataracts !

Who made you glorious as the gates of Heaven

Beneath the keen full moon ?
33. Better to hunt in fields for health unbought,

Than see the doctor for a nauseous draught.
34. Better to sink beneath the shock

Than moulder piecemeal on the rock ! 35. The drying up a single tear has more

Of honest fame, than shedding seas of gore.
36. The hedge was set so thick, no foreign eye

The persons placed within it could espy.
37. Whoop after whoop with rack the ear assailed,

As if unearthly fiends had burst their bar.
38. So smooth glides the bark, I perceive not her motion,

While low sings the sailor who watches the wheel.
39. Ne'er were the zephyrs known disclosing

More sweets, than when in Tempe's shades
They waved the lilies, where reposing,

Sat four-and-twenty lovely maids.

40. Beneath the rule of men, entirely great,

The pen is mightier than the sword.

Beneath this crag,
Huge as despair, as if in weariness,

The melancholy mountain yawns.
74. Adverbial Sentences of Cause denote :-

1. Reason : as, I went, because I was invited.
2. Condition : as, If he may have his jest, he never cares at

whose expense.
3. Concession : as, Though the sea threatens, it is merciful.
4. Purpose or Motive : as, I'll accost him that I may learn

the news. 75. The Connectives of Adverbial Sentences of Cause are the subordinative conjunctions Albeit, although, as, because, except, for, however, if, lest, nevertheless, notwithstanding, provided, save, seeing, since, so, suppose, that, though, unless, whereas, and the compounds Forusmuch as, inasmuch as, in case, in order that, provided that, seeing that, so that. * Obs. 1. The adverbial sentence is often contracted : as, The captain, though wounded, stood his ground alone= The captain, though she was wounded, stood his ground alone. The conjunction is sometimes omitted : as, were it not so, I would have told you =[if} it were not so, I would have told you.

Obs. 2. When the conjunction is omitted the conditional sentence is often put in. terrogatively : as, Is any man cruel, he is also a coward =[if]any man is cruel, he is also a coward. It may also be put imperatively: as, Seek and ye shall find =(if ye] seek, ye shall find.

Obs. 3. Lest introduces an adverbial sentence denoting a negative purpos : as, I escape from the hunter lest (=that not) he should take me a prisoner.

Obs. 4. Adverbial sentences of cause (concession) are sometimes introduced by whoever, whatever, and other compounds of ever: Whatever might be their conduct, their fate was commonly the same. 76.

1. I came because your horse would come.
2. If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.
3. Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread,

Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
4. Attend that you may receive instruction.
5. Be it a weakness, it deserves some praise.
6. Could Nature's bounty satisfy the breast,

The sons of Italy were surely blest.
7. Is any man afraid, let him retire.
8. I'll look no more, lest my brain turn.
9. Fetch him, wherever he be.
10. If you did know to whom I gave the ring,

And how unwillingly I left the ring,
You would abate the strength of your displeasure.

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Mention the adverbial sentences of cause :1. I cannot doubt it since thou art of the number. 2. I will tear this folly from my heart though every fibre bleed as I rend it away. 3. If few their wants, their pleasures are but few. 4. If he be sick with joy, he will recover without physic. 5. Thou art in no danger from me, so thou tell me the meaning of this practice. 6. Notwithstanding they might deviate into the paths of heresy, they were still actuated by the sentiments of men. 7. If it do him right, then he hath wronged himself. 8. So it stead you, I will write. 9. It matters not, provided they remove hence. 10. What dares not Warwick, if false Suffolk dare him? 11. Every house is shut up, that no man may come in. 12. Here's a hearty draught to you and to all brothers of the angle, wheresoever they be. 13. Though his shield was shattered, he shunned no man. 14. Howsoever they might vary according to the difference of times and circumstances, their numbers were seldom much inferior to those of the legions themselves. 15. I love her, though I dare not call her daughter. 16. If they pay this tax, they starve. 17. Sturdy he seem'd, though he was sad. 18. If you stab us, do we not die ? 19. This way the noise was if mine ear be true. 20. You have no reason to fear any enemy, if your operations be wisely planned and vigorously executed. 21. Since he has acted as becomes a brave man, I am satisfied. 22. Though a senator, he was invested with the first dignity of the army. 23. If we wept, it was not done in shame. 24. This is an eulogy the more honourable to Aristophanes, as it fell from Plato, the disciple of Socrates. 25. The terrified sailors would have begun to depart more quickly than they did, had not fear itself made them move slowly. 26. If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him. 27. Though past moments are not to be recalled, past errors may be repented. 28. Cursed be my tribe, if I forgive him.

29. I was compelled to seek my father's door,

Though loth to be a burthen on his age, 30. If she be not fair for me,

What care I how fair she be?

EXERCISE 38. Analyse :1. As Cæsar loved me, I weep for him. 2. Lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day. 3. So thou be good, slander doth but approve thy worth the greater. 4. We wear a face of joy because we have been glad of yore. 5. Albeit a man can't get out, he may do very well within. 6. At length, though hid in clouds, the moon arose. 7. Agriculture is the foundation of manufactures ; since the productions of nature are the materials of art. 8. Suppose I speak, ye should not be displeased. 9. If I die not of disease, I must perish with hunger. 10. So thou be secret and faithful, thou shalt follow me for a short time. 11. Guilti. ness will speak, though tongues were out of use. 12. I will not rise,

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