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Էջ 1 - KEY, 6d. The Principles of English Grammar; with a Series of Progressive Exercises, and a Supplementary Treatise on Analysis of Sentences. By Dr JAMES DOUGLAS, lately Teacher of English, Great King Street, Edinburgh. Is. 6d. Douglas's Initiatory Grammar, for JUNIOR CLASSES. Printed in larger type, and containing a Supplementary Treatise on Analysis of Sentences. 6d. Douglas's Progressive English Reader. A New Series of English Reading-Books.
Էջ 16 - All our conduct towards men should be influenced by this important precept " Do unto others as you would that others should do unto you.
Էջ 37 - My manner of life from my youth, which was at the first among mine own nation at Jerusalem, know all the Jews; which knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most straitest sect of our religion, I lived a Pharisee.
Էջ 37 - LIBERTY, whom all, in public or in private, worship, whose taste is grateful, and ever will be so, till NATURE herself shall change — no tint of words can spot thy snowy mantle...
Էջ 100 - Or hear'st thou rather pure ethereal stream, Whose fountain who shall tell? Before the sun, Before the heavens thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with a mantle didst invest The rising world of waters dark and deep, Won from the void and formless infinite.
Էջ 84 - Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Էջ 99 - In the midst of the current of life was the Gulf of Intemperance, a dreadful whirlpool, interspersed with rocks, of which the pointed crags were concealed under water, and the tops covered with herbage, on which Ease spread couches of repose, and with shades where Pleasure warbled the song of invitation.
Էջ 3 - A Dictionary of the English Language, containing the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of all Words authorized by Eminent Writers. To which are added, a Vocabulary of the Roots of English Words, and an accented list of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names.
Էջ 61 - Smooth to the shelving brink a copious flood Rolls fair , and placid ; where collected all , In one impetuous torrent , down the steep It thundering shoots , and shakes the country round,.
Էջ 101 - I cannot but imagine the virtuous heroes, legislators, and patriots, of every age and country, are bending from their elevated seats to witness this contest, as if they were incapable, till it be brought to a favourable issue, of enjoying their eternal repose.

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