English exercises, adapted to the grammar lately published by L. Murray. [With] A key
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action active adjective affection agree appear application attention avoid beauty become better blessings body cause CHAPTER character common conduct consider Containing continually correct dangers desire duty earth edition employed English evil examples Exercises expected expressed favour feel gain give governed Grammar hand happiness heart honour hope human improved indicative mood interest Italy kind knowledge labours language laws learned less light live look manner means mind mood nature never nouns objective observations occasion ourselves passions peace persons pleasure possess present principles promote pronoun proper reason receive religion render require respect reward riches RULE says sense sentences sentiments singular soon speak substantive temper tense things thou thought true unless verb vice virtue whole wise wish Write young youth
Page 166 - When all thy mercies, O my God ! My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view, I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise.
Page 46 - And nightly to the list'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole.
Page 177 - But a certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him. 57 And he denied him, saying, Woman, I know him not.
Page 44 - When what t' oblivion better were resign'd Is hung on high, to poison half mankind, All fame is foreign but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart : One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers and of loud huzzas : And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. In parts superior what advantage lies ? Tell (for you can) what is it to be wise ? 'Tis but to know how little can be known, To see all others...
Page 44 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 178 - Conscious of thought, of more capacious breast, For empire form'd, and fit to rule the rest...
Page 167 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ ; Nor is the least a cheerful heart, That tastes those gifts with joy.
Page 43 - Know, all the good that individuals find, Or God and nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, ^all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, health, peace, and competence.
Page 46 - What though, in solemn silence, all Move round the dark terrestrial ball; What though no real voice nor sound Amid their radiant orbs be found; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice, For ever singing as they shine, The hand that made us is divine.
Page 62 - Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.