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none should serve himself of them, to wilt, of a Jew his brother.—Jer., xxxiv., 9.
The beautiful forest in which we were encamped, abounded in bee-trees; that is to sayh, trees in the decayed trunks of which, wild bees had established their lives.- Irving.
And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him', · Who art thou? And he confessed, and denied not, but confessed, “I am not the Christ. And they asked him, “What then? Art thou Elias ?' and he saith, 'I ain not.'—' Art thou that prophet ?' and he answered, · No.'k-John, i., 19.
The rudiments of every language, therefore, must be given asl a task, not as an amusement.-Goldsmith.
Time we ought to consider asl a sacred trust committed to us by God, of which we are now the depositories, and [of which] we are to render an account at the lastm.—Blair.
True generosity is a duty as indispensably necessary as thosen imposed upon us by law.--Goldsmith.
To teach men to be orators, is little less than to tcach them to be poets.-Id.
Lysippus is told that his banker asks a debt of forty pounds", and that a distressed acquaintance petitions for the same suin. IIe gives it, without hesitating, to the latter; for he demands as a favor what the former requires as a debt.-Id.
The laws of castern hospitality allowed them to enter, and the master welcomed them, likep a man liberal and wealtlıy. Ile was skilful enough in appearances soon to discernel that they were no common guests, and spread his table with inagnificence.--Dr. Johnson.
The year before, he hail so used the matter, that, what by force, whut by policy, he had taken from the Christians above thirty small castles.-Knolles.:
We exhorted them to trust in Gous and to love one an othert.-J. Campbell.
With all due l'espect for the calculations of men of science, 1
8 An infinitive used as a conjunction. 1 A clause used as a conjunction.
1 Verbs of asking and teaching and some others are followed by two objects, one a person, the other å thing; here, him, and tho following object clause. See Obs. & and 7, Rule XX.
* Exception 1, Rule XV.
cannot but rememberu that wlien most confident, they have sometimes erred.
I could not do a better thing than to commerudv this habit to my brethren as one closely connected with their own persona' piety, and their usefulness in the world.-il. Burnes.
It is a good practical rule to keep one's reading well propora tioned in the two great divisions, prose and poetry.-11. Reil.
For a prince to be reduced by villuny to my distressful cirtumstances*, is calamity enough.--Sallust.
Who knows buty that God, who made the world, may cause that giant Despair may die.-Bunyan.
What can be more strange than, that an ounce weight should balance hundreds of pounds, by the intervention of a few bars of thin iron ?Z
This lovely land, this glorious liberty, these benign institutions, the dear purchase of our fathers, are ours; ours to enjoy; ours to preserve, ours to transmita.- Webster.
The knowledge of why they so existb, must be the last act of favor which time and toil will bestow.-Rush.
To do what is right, with unperverted faculties, is ten timese casier than to undo what is wrong.–Porter.
And he charged them that they should tell no mand; but the more he charged them, so much thee more a great dealf they published it.— Murk, vii., 36.
For in that he himself huth suffered being temptedy, he is able to succour them that are tempted.—IIebrews, xi., 18.
It is not to inflate national vanity, nor to swell a light and empty feeling of self-importance; but it is, that we may judge justly of our situation and of our dutiesh, that I carnestly urge this consideration of our position and our character among the nations of the earthi.- Webster.
I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the
u Remember is here infinitive and thor object of lut, i preposition equivalent to except; can auxiliary to do understood.
v To commend with its adjuncts, subject of a verb understood. Obs. 7, Rule XVI. w Indirect attribute. Obs. 6, page 102. * Subject infinitive clause. Obs. 2, page 137. Esception 2, Rulo XVII. y But, a preposition governing the following clause.
: The clause introduced by that, is the subject of is understood. Obs. 7, Rulo XVI. 2 Infinitives used as adjectives in the active, instead of the passive, voico.
A clause used as the object of a preposition. Obs. 3, page 112.
Adverbial modification of easier;-a prepositional phrase, by being understood. d Double object.
€ Adverbial modification of more, itself modified by 80 much. Exception 1, Rule I. | Adverbial modification of more; deal governed by by understood. $ Clause used as the object of in. Obs. 3, page 112. An adjective attribute clause. · Explanatory clause; adjunct of it.
Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mindk.—Bacon.
Nevertheless there being others, besides the first supposed
auth8r, men not unread nor unlearned in antiquity, who admit Plates that for approved story, which the former explode for fiction;
and seeing that ofttimes relations heretofore accounted fabulous, bave been after found to contain in them many footsteps and reliques of something true, as what we read in poets of the flood, and giants little believed, till undoubted witnesses taught us, that all was not feigned'; I have therefore determined to bestow the telling over evenm of these repeated tales; be it for nothing else but in favour of our English poets and rhetoricians, who by their art will know how to use them judiciously.—Milton.
That a nation should be so valorous and courageous to win their liberty in the field, and when they have won it should be so heartless and unwise in their counsels, as not to know how to use it
, value it, what to do with it, or with themselves; but after ten or twelve years' prosperous war and contestation with tyranny, basely and besottedly to run their necks again into the yoke which they have broken, and prostrate all the fruits of their victory for nought at the feet of the vanquished, besides our loss of glory and such an example as kings or tyrants never yet had the like to boast of, will be an ignominy, if it befall us, that never yet befell any nation possessed of their liberty.-10.
NA on. See the sole liiss IIcaven could on all beslow, which,
Which who bùt féels, can taste, but thinks can know ito ng
k Object clause, believe being understool. Without a mind is an adjective attri. bute referring to frame.
1 The part of this sentence ending with feigned consists of two very complex indoo pendent phrases, connected by and, one absolute, introduced by then, and the other participial, introduced by seeing. The other part of the sentence which comes first in analysis, may be resolved into, 1, A, a, b, c, d, 2, e, f, B, 3; and the independent phrases in continuation, into, g, C, h, D, i, k, E, 4, omitting the very simple phrases. Em The word even, as very frequently used, seems to perform the office of no part of speech, but to be emploved merely to give emphasis to the particular word or phrase which it precedes. Here it simply makes the phrase of these reputed tales emphatic. It has been designated by one author a “word of euphony;" but with no apparent propriety since euphony and emphasis seem not to be necessarily iden. tical. It might perhaps be called a word of emphasis.
a Obs. 2, Rule yun.
born to blush unseen'in de lowhe
But runs the roadb of wisdom.—Cowper,
The bless'd 78-41a d is as completely so,
The dark unfathome caves of occan bear;
Anukopvaste its sweetness on the desert air.—Gray.
The saint, the father, and the husband praysh;
Ho can't flatter, he !
Here he had need
b Obs., Note II., Rule XX.
d Blessed-to-day, is used here as a noun, equivalent to, The man who is blessed to-day.
e Obs. 12, Rule I.
f A thousand years ago is an independent phrase (absolute); ago being used for agone, yone, or past. g Obs. 3, Note 11., Rule IV. h Exception 1, Rule XI. i Obs. 15, Rnle I. k Obs. 15, Rule V. 1 Obs 4. Rule XXII. u Indirect attribute. Obs. 6, page 102. a Obs. 6, Rule XXII. o Obs. 3, page 112.
Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave,
To lie in cold abstraction, and to rot;
'tis too horrible.-Shak.
Yet a few daysy, and thee,
s Exception 1, Rule I. q Impersonal verb. Contracted from it thinks me, a Latin idiom.. Obs., page 98. r Smile, an infinitive governed by preposition but. • Exception to Rule XXV. See Obs. 3, Rule XVIII. t Infinitive absolute. Obs, 8, Rule XXIII. u Imperative, first person. See Obs., page 79. v Imperative, third person, plural. w Obs. 3, page 112. * Subjunctive mood used for the potential. y Independent phrase, days being absolute with being or passing understood.
Attribute. See Obs. 2, Rule XIV.