Abridgement of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing Exercises in Orthography, in Parsing, in Syntax, and in Punctuation : Designed for the Younger Classes of Learners
Russell Hubbard, 1809 - 107 páginas
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Abridgment according action active addition adjective Adverb agrees animals better called comes common comparative Compound Conjugate conjunction connect correspondent derived divided English Exercises express following verbs frequently Future Tense gender give governed Grammar happy heart hope Imperfect Tense improve indicative mood industrious INFINITIVE kind language less live loved manner marked mind nature neuter nominative nouns objective omitted Parsing particular passions passive peace Perfect person singular personal pronoun Pluperfect Plural possessive prepare preposition Present Tense pronoun proper regular relation relative repeat require respect reward rich RULE says SECT sense sentence short shouldst Singular sometimes sorts sound speech SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD substantive syllable SYNTAX thee thing third person Thou Thou art tion tree true verb vice virtue voice vowel wise woman word Write the following young
Página 53 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit...
Página 82 - If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm is equal to the deed. Who does the best his circumstance allows, Does well, acts nobly; angels could no more.
Página 81 - Order is Heaven's first law; and this confest, Some are, and must be, greater than the rest, More rich, more wise; but who infers from hence That such are happier, shocks all common sense.
Página 84 - The spacious firmament on high, With all the blue ethereal sky, And spangled heavens, a shining frame, Their great original proclaim : Th' unwearied sun, from day to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land The work of an Almighty hand.
Página 43 - A phrase is two or more words rightly put together, making sometimes part of a sentence, and sometimes a whole sentence. The principal parts of a simple sentence are, the subject, the attribute, and the object. The subject is the thing chiefly spoken of; the attribute is the thing or action affirmed or denied of it ; and the object is the thing affected by such action. The nominative denotes the subject, and usually goes before the verb or attribute ; and the word or phrase, denoting the object,...
Página 8 - AN Article is a word prefixed to substantives, to point them out, and to show how far their signification extends ; as, a garden, an eagle, the woman.
Página 82 - Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.
Página 6 - A word of one syllable is termed a monosyllable ; a word of two syllables, a dissyllable ; a word of three syllables, a trisyllable ; and a word of four or more syllables, a polysyllable. A primitive word is that which cannot be reduced to any simpler word in the language ; as, man, good, content.