EXERCISE 42. Mention the disjunctive co-ordinate sentences :1. Neither he nor any one went before thee. 2. His skill was not so perfect or his horse was not so well-trained. 3. I want power to command too; else, Mardonius would speak at my request. 4. The labourers turn the crumbling ground or drop the yellow seed. 5. Be mute, or else our spell is marr'd. 6. A gentle call would neither have reached nor have excited those to whom it was addressed. 7. He is possessed neither of abilities nor virtue. 8. There is no need of boot or spur. 9. He is neither far nor near. 10. We could nor laugh nor wail. ll. Oft is she hid from mortal eye, or dimly seen. 12. Neither the fortitude of Caractacus, nor the despair of Boadicea, nor the fanaticism of the Druids, could avert the slavery of their country. 13. I was dangerously hurt but three days before ; else, perhaps, we had been two to two. 14. He neither cracked his whip nor blew his horn. 15. She neither hears nor sees. 16. Gigantic birds stalk along the sands, or wade far into the water. 17. Monstrous creatures, armed in massive scales, haunt the rivers, or scour the flat rank meadows. 18. They were instructed to obtain her signature, either by flattering words or absolute force. 19. They had an indifference, or even aversion, to our old allies the Dutch. 20. He kept me to school, else I had not been able to have preached before the king's majesty now. 21. Mile after mile the traveller looks in vain for the smoke of one hut, or for one human form wrapped in a plaid. 22. Use the pen or the brush. 23. I neither laughed, nor fought, nor played. 24. He neither drooped nor pined. 25. În our churchyard is neither epitaph nor monument, tombstone nor name. 26. Or sing another song, or choose another tree. 27. Are they still such as once they were ? Or is the dreary change in me?

28. What hast thou to do with sorrow,

Or the injuries of to-morrow?
29. The piercing eagle oft was heard to cry,

Or, on resounding wings, to shoot athwart the sky.
30. Shun the boar, I pray thee,–

Else I still will stay thee,

EXERCISE 43. Analyse : 1. We have either heard or read of the circumstance. 2. The neglect of punctilious exactness in his (Hamlet's) behaviour either partakes of the “licence of the time,” or else belongs to the very excess of intellectual refinement in the character. 3. He could neither marry Ophelia, nor wound her mind by explaining the cause of his alienation. 4. Where this pernicious custom is established, there will be neither paternal nor brotherly affection. 5. Neither man, nor horse, nor dog, could out-tire him. 6. Either retire at once, or show thy sincerity by setting thyself on equal terms with me. 7. David neither heard nor answered the observation of his friend. 8. We can neither be friends nor enemies. 9. He had loitered in forests, hid himself in caves, or taken refuge in wild and desert heaths. 10. Í know you practise on my silliness, else I might well be scared. 11. Leave this mirth, or I must weep. 12. Will she walk or run? 13. Man, I must speak, or else go mad. 14. You must be gone, fair Isidora, else the business of the dukedom soon will cease. 15. My kindred have perished by war or by wave. 16. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. 17. Let us do or die. 18. Awake, arise, or be for ever fallen. 19. Ye know nor me, nor monarchs, nor mankind. 20. A pardon should be full, or it is none.

21. We will make amends ere long :

Else the Puck a liar call.
22. Oh, move, thou cottage, from behind that oak:

Or let the aged tree uprooted lie.
23. Either we shall rest in triumph,

Or another of the Graemes
Shall have died in battle-harness

For his country and King James.
24. That hand shall wipe my streaming eyes ;

Or into smiles of glad surprise

Transform the falling tear.
25. Nor to slumber, nor to die,

Shall be in thy destiny.
26. It was neither goose nor diver,

Neither pelican nor heron,
O'er the water floating, flying,

Through the shining mist of morning.
27. Is it the thunder's solemn sound

That mutters deep and dread,
Or echoes from the groaning ground

The warrior's measured tread ?
28. With stern delight he roamed the howling woods,
Or hung in ecstasy o'er headlong floods.

Neither various style
Nor holy rapture wanted they to praise
Their Maker.

The tranquil shores
Of Britain circumscribed me ; else, perhaps,
I might have been entangled among deeds

Which now, as infamous, I should abhor.
31. With silent steps I'll follow you all day,

Or else before you in the sunbeams play.
32. Who fears in country towns a house's fall,

Or to be caught betwixt a riven wall ?
33. How can I praise, or blame, and not offend,

Or how divide the frailty from the friend ?
34. They are becalmed in clearest days,

And in rough weather tossed ;
They wither under cold delays,

Or are in tempests lost.
35. Her voice is low, and gives a hollow sound ;

She hates the light, and is in darkness found ;
Or sits with blinking lamps, or tapers small,

Which various shadows make against the wall.
36. Stout Deloraine nor sighed nor prayed,

Nor saint nor ladye called to aid.
37. Now, speed thee what thou hast to do,

Or, warrior, we may dearly rue.


38. Douglas reveres his king's command,

Else would he take thee from his band.
39. They who should attest thy glory,

Will, or forget, or not believe this story.
40. No pale-faced moon does in stolen beams appear,

Or with dim tapers scatter darkness there.
41. Some blissful hours at last must needs appear :

Else should afflicted wights oft-times despair.
42. Nor sun nor snow from the ruins to go

Can force that aged wight.
43. Nor did I wonder at the lilies white,
Nor praise the deep vermilion in the rose.

You must do more,
Or else you do but half restore

The Age's liberty.

III. Adversative. 87. Adversative or Antithetical co-ordinate sentences are those in which the second stands opposed to, or is contrasted with, the first: as, Pope had perhaps the judgment of Dryden, but Dryden certainly wanted the diligence of Pope.

88. The Connectives of Adversative Co-ordinate Sentences are But (the principal one), however, nevertheless, notwithstanding, only, still, yet, and the correlatives Indeed-but, now-then, at one timeat another time, on the one hand-on the other.

Obs. The connective is sometimes understood : as, Men's evil manners live in brass : their virtues we write in water but their virtues we write in water).


TWENTIETH ANALYSIS MODEL. 1. The bud may have a bitter taste,

But sweet will be the flower. 2. This resolution, perhaps, may appear very bold and dangerous ;

however, in my opinion, it was extremely prudent, as well as

generous. 3. Wisdom is better than strength : nevertheless, the poor man's

wisdom is despised. 4. Moses said, Let no man leave of it till the morning. Notwith

standing, they hearkened not unto Moses. 5. All the rivers run into the sea ; yet the sea is not full. 6. Some English vessels did, indeed, trade to the Baltic, but none had

penetrated into the Mediterranean. 7. At one time he fought against his uncle; at another time he

fought against the cause of his brother.
8. Strange were the words in Britomartis' ear ;

Yet stayed she not for them, but forward fared,
Till to the perilous bridge she came.






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