Institutes of Grammar: As Applicable to the English Langage, Or as Introductory to the Study of Other Languages, Systematically Arranged, and Briefly Explained. To which are Added Some Chronological Tables
Black, Parbury, and Allen, 1817 - 129 страници
Какво казват хората - Напишете рецензия
Не намерихме рецензии на обичайните места.
Accent additional long syllable additional short syllable Adjectives Adverbs affirmation agree Amphibrach Anapestic antecedent apposition auxiliary cadence common commonly compound tenses Conjugation Conjunctions consonants Declension derived Diphthong discourse Ellipsis emphatic English Etymology expresses followed Future Tense Gender Gerunds govern Grammar Grammarians Greek Iambic IMPERATIVE MOOD Imperfect Improper Infinitive Mood Interjections language Latin letter lobj loved mayst or canst meaning neuter verbs never nominative objective perfect participle Perfect Tense person phrase plural Poetry Poss Possessive Pronouns Potential Moods preceded Prepositions Present Tense Preterimperfect Tense Preterpluperfect Tense pronunciation proper Relative rhetorical rhyme rules Scythian semivowels sense sentence shews shouldst signify simple singular number ſº sometimes sound species speech style Subjunctive Mood Substantive syllabic emphasis Syntax termination thing Thou mayst Thou mightst tion tive Trochaic Trochees unemphatic Verbal Nouns verse voice vowel words wouldst writing
Страница 113 - When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower, Glistering with dew; fragrant the fertile earth After soft showers; and sweet the coming on Of grateful evening
Страница 114 - Inspired repulsed battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an angel, by divine command, With rising tempests shakes a guilty land (Such as of late o'er pale Britannia passed), Calm and serene he drives the furious blast ; And, pleased the Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm.
Страница 106 - The poet's eye in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heav'n to earth, from earth to heav'n ; And as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shape, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name.
Страница 114 - But O, my muse ! what numbers wilt thou find To sing the furious troops in battle join'd ? Methinks I hear the drum's tumultuous sound, The victor's shouts and dying groans confound ; The dreadful burst of cannon rend the skies, And all the thunders of the battle rise.
Страница 114 - O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of my fathers! Whence are thy beams, O sun! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth, in thy awful beauty; the stars hide themselves in the sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave. But thou thyself movest alone; who can be a companion of thy course!
Страница 114 - But neither breath of morn, when she ascends With charm of earliest birds; nor rising sun On this delightful land; nor herb, fruit, flower, Glistering with dew; nor fragrance after showers; Nor grateful evening mild; nor silent night With this her solemn bird; nor walk by moon, Or glittering starlight, without thee is sweet.
Страница 114 - When the world is dark with tempests, when thunder rolls and lightning flies, thou lookest in thy beauty from the clouds, and laughest at the storm. But to Ossian thou lookest in vain, for he beholds thy beams no more; whether thy yellow hair flows on the eastern clouds, or thou tremblest at the gates of the west. But thou art perhaps like me for a season ; thy years will have an end. Thou shalt sleep in thy clouds careless of the voice of the morning.
Страница 74 - If the substantives be of different persons, the verb plural must agree with the first person rather than the second, and with the second rather than the third ; as...