English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Accompanied by a Compendium, Embracing a New Systematick Order of Parsing ...

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E. Morgan & Company, 1839
 

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Página 165 - What conscience dictates to be done, Or warns me not to do, This, teach me more than hell to shun, That, more than Heaven pursue. What blessings Thy free bounty gives, Let me not cast away; For God is paid when man receives, T
Página 36 - The rocks proclaim the approaching Deity. Lo earth receives Him from the bending skies ! Sink down, ye mountains ; and ye valleys, rise ; With heads declined, ye cedars, homage pay ; Be smooth, ye rocks ; ye rapid floods, give way ! The Saviour comes ! by ancient bards foretold ; Hear Him, ye deaf, and all ye blind behold ! He from thick films shall purge the visual ray, And on the sightless eye-ball pour the day...
Página 219 - It is folly to pretend to arm ourselves against the accidents of life, by heaping up treasures, which nothing can protect us against but the good providence of our Heavenly Father.
Página 165 - Daughter of Jove, relentless power, Thou tamer of the human breast, Whose iron scourge and torturing hour The bad affright, afflict the best! Bound in thy adamantine chain The proud are taught to taste of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When first thy Sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child...
Página 168 - Look on its broken arch, its ruin'd wall, Its chambers desolate, and portals foul : Yes, this was once Ambition's airy hall, The dome of Thought, the palace of the Soul: Behold through each lack-lustre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of Wisdom and of Wit And Passion's host, that never brook'd control : Can all saint, sage, or sophist ever writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement refit ? VII.
Página 222 - God is not a man that he should lie; nor the son of man, that he should repent...
Página 16 - ENGLISH GRAMMAR. ENGLISH GRAMMAR is the art of speaking and writing the English Language with propriety.

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