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action adjective adverb antecedent become begin believe Brown called clause close commas Compare complete conjunctions connected correct course Dear Sir denotes desirable divided enclosed English Example Exercise expected express firm following sentences four give given hand head Insert interest John kind lady LESSON letter live look marks matter meaning modify month natural never Note noun object omitting paragraph participle past perfect period person phrase plural position possessive predicate Prepare preposition present principal pronoun question quotation received refers rule separate ship singular speak speech statement stenographer street student teacher tell tense things thought transitive truly usually verb who—whom wish Write written
第 153 頁 - I chatter, chatter, as I flow To join the brimming river; For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever.
第 202 頁 - To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, — that is genius.
第 195 頁 - Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
第 161 頁 - Why should there not be a patient confidence in the ultimate justice of the people? Is there any better or equal hope in the world? In our present differences, is either party without faith of being in the right? If the Almighty Ruler of Nations, with His eternal truth and justice, be on your side of the North, or on yours of the South, that truth and that justice will surely prevail...
第 193 頁 - There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.
第 2 頁 - The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
第 169 頁 - STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned.
第 201 頁 - If I were an American as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms — never, never, never!