A Short Introduction to English Grammar: With Critical Notes
J. Dodsley; and T. Cadell, 1791 - English language - 156 pages
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acted action added Addifon Adjective admit Adverb agreeing alfo Auxiliary become belonging called common Compounded confidered conftruction Conjunction connected Dryden effect Engliſh example expreffed faid fame feems fenfe feveral fhall fhould fome fometimes frequently ftand fuch give governed Grammar hath Indicative Mode Infinitive Irregular John joined kind King Language Letter likewife Lord manner marked means Members Milton Mode moſt Names nature Neuter Nominative Cafe Noun Number obferved Objective Cafe Paffive Paft Participle Perfect perhaps Phrafe phraſe Plural Poffeffive Cafe Point Pope Prefent Prepofition Pronoun proper properly refpect Regular Relative requires rule Saxon Sentence Serm Shakeſpear Simple Singular Spect Subftantive Subject Subjunctive Mode Swift taken thee thefe theſe thing third Perfon thofe thoſe thou thought tion tive underſtood unto uſed variation Verb Active vowel whole wife writers
Page 121 - How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray.
Page 177 - John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose : he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire...
Page 176 - Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Page 176 - And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins ; and his meat was locusts and wild honey.
Page 157 - Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye ? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.
Page 121 - Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him at all to death ? did he not fear the LORD, and besought the LORD, and the LORD repented him of the evil which he had pronounced against them ? Thus might we procure great evil against our souls.
Page 133 - Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying: Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousand of his saints, to execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.
Page 35 - Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Page 146 - Reason's comparing balance rules the whole. Man, but for that, no action could attend, And, but for this, were active to no end: Fix'd like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot: Or, meteor-like, flame lawless through the void, Destroying others, by himself destroy'd.
Page 154 - ... tis his fancy to run, At night he declines on his Thetis's breast. So, when I am wearied with wandering all day, To thee, my delight, in the evening I come : No matter what beauties I saw in my way ; They were but my visits, but thou art my home ! Then finish, dear Chloe, this pastoral war, And let us like Horace and Lydia agree ; For thou art a girl as much brighter than her, As he was a poet sublimer than me.