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Materials for German prose composition, or, Selections from modern English ...
Carl Adolf Buchheim
Visualização completa - 1874
16 Turn 9 Turn accusative adjective adverb auxiliary verb Bedouin Books briefly called Cambridge clause compound expression compound term conditional mood conjunction corresponding foreign Crown 8vo dative definite article denoting dered employed England English Notes equivalent expletive expres Extr extract F. A. Paley Fcap fein finite verb form in German French genitive German language Goethe grammatical Greek hero horse idiomatic Insert J. W. Donaldson King Latin latter literal means note to Ext noun omitted passive voice person phrase plural Post 8vo preceding preposition present participle pression pronoun proper name refers rendered in German requires in German Retain revised Roman rule Schiller School Second edition sense sentence signifies singular sion supine Supply synonymous tern tion tive transl Translate Trinity College troops Urceola Elastica whilst word
Página 240 - The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the Universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just and patient But also we know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.
Página 240 - Yet It is a very plain and elementary truth, that the life, the fortune, and the happiness of every one of us, and, more or less, of those who are connected with us, do depend upon our knowing something of the rules of a game infinitely more difficult and complicated than Chess.
Página 91 - Varronianus. A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Ethnography of Ancient Italy, and to the Philological Study of the Latin Language. By the late JW DONALDSON, DD Third Edition, revised and considerably enlarged. 8vo. 16*.
Página 240 - My metaphor will remind some of you of the famous picture in which Eetzsch has depicted Satan playing at chess with man for his soul. Substitute for the mocking fiend in that picture a calm, strong angel who is playing for love, as we say, and would rather lose than win — and I should accept it as an image of human life.
Página 240 - In other words, education is the instruction of the intellect in the laws of Nature, under which name I include not merely things and their forces, but men and their ways ; and the fashioning of the affections and of the will into an earnest and loving desire to move in harmony with those laws.
Página 245 - What point of morals, of manners, of economy, of philosophy, of religion, of taste, of the conduct of life, has he not settled? What mystery has he not signified his knowledge of?
Página 93 - The New Testament for English Readers. By the late H. Alford, DD Vol. I. Part I. 3rd Edit.
Página 91 - Dr. Richardson's Philological Dictionary of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Combining Explanation with Etymology, and copiously illustrated by Quotations from the Best Authorities. New Edition, with a Supplement containing additional Words and further Illustrations. In 2 vols.
Página 8 - Nobody is made any thing by hearing of rules, or laying them up in his memory : practice must settle the habit of doing, without reflecting on the rule ; and you may as well hope to make a good painter or musician extempore, by a lecture and instruction in the arts of music and painting, as a coherent thinker, or a strict reasoner., by a set of rules, showing him wherein right reasoning consists.