The Principles of English Grammar: Comprising the Substance of All the Most Approved English Grammars Extant, Briefly Defined, and Neatly Arranged ; with Copious Exercises in Parsing and Syntax
Oliver and Boyd, 1872 - 216 páginas
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Página 212 - At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks adorned the venerable place; Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway, And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray.
Página 20 - The whole work has been composed with a view to conversation, a great number of the Exercises being in the form of questions and answers.
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Página 127 - True religion undoubtedly leads us to do to others as we would that they should do to us.
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Página 205 - Let me play the lion too. I will roar, that I will do any man's heart good to hear me; I will roar, that I will make the duke say, "Let him roar again, let him roar again.
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