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abbreviation action adjectives modify adverb antecedent Brown business letter collective noun complete complimentary close compound conjunctions connected correct Dear Sir denotes enclosed English Example Exercise express following sentences gender give good-well grammar has-have he-him him-he his-their hyphen I-me improper italicized words in-into infinitive Insert interrogation interrogation points intransitive is-are its-their John lady LESSON look me-I meaning never noun or pronoun object omitting the improper paragraph passive voice payt perfect participle person phrase plural possessive predicate noun preposition present punctuation quotation real-very refers relative clause Reverend rule sales letter salutation semicolon she-her ship singular speak speech Star Brand stenographer street student teacher telegram tell tense they-them things thought transitive verb truly us-we usually verbal noun wagon was—were who-whom Write the following written yesterday
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!