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adjective clause adjective element adjunct adverbial clause adverbial element adverbial phrase analysis Anglo-Saxon antecedent APPLIED SYNTAX apposition attributive auxiliary birds called comma common noun complement complex sentence compound sentence conjugation connected construction Define denote direct object ellipsis English Grammar EXERCISE expression feminine following sentences apply following sentences correct gender gerund grammatical form grammatical predicate grammatical subject Greek Hence indicative mood indirect infinitive inflection interjection interrogative intransitive introduced irregular language Latin learning logical predicate loved masculine meaning modifying the noun neuter noun or pronoun passive verb past participle past tense personal pronoun possessive predicate verb preposition present principal relation relative pronoun second person sentence containing sentences apply Rule simple sentence singular number SPECIAL RULE speech statement subjunctive subjunctive mood suffix superlative syllable SYNTAX OF RULE tence term thee thing third person Thou thought tion tive transitive verb verse violations of Rule write
Page 210 - Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!
Page 117 - The Rainbow comes and goes, And lovely is the Rose, The Moon doth with delight Look round her when the heavens are bare, Waters on a starry night Are beautiful and fair; The sunshine is a glorious birth; But yet I know, where'er I go, That there hath passed away a glory from the earth.
Page 210 - They tell us, sir, that we are weak; unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week, or the next year ? Will it be when we are totally disarmed and when a British guard shall be stationed in every house?
Page 48 - The village master taught his little school: A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laughed with counterfeited glee At all his jokes, for many a joke had he...
Page 146 - To the fowl whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core; This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamp-light gloated o'er, But whose velvet violet lining with the lamp-light gloating o'er She shall press, ah, nevermore! Then, methought, the air grew denser, perfumed from an unseen censer Swung by Seraphim whose foot-falls tinkled on the tufted floor. "Wretch...
Page 110 - Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls : Who steals my purse steals trash ; 'tis something, nothing ; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands ; But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him And makes me poor indeed.
Page 113 - With me but roughly since I heard thee last. Those lips are thine — thy own sweet smile I see, The same that oft in childhood solaced me ; Voice only fails, else how distinct they say, " Grieve not, my child, chase all thy fears away!
Page 123 - How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines...
Page 88 - Thus fares it still in our decay : And yet the wiser mind Mourns less for what age takes away Than what it leaves behind.