Analysis of the English Language; With a Complete Classification of Sentences and Phrases According to Their Grammatical Structure Designed as an Introduction to English Grammar

Analysis of the English Language; With a Complete Classification of Sentences and Phrases According to Their Grammatical Structure Designed as an Introduction to English Grammar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...her comparatively stubborn and sterile soil with abundance." 11 " The mind, thrown upon its own resources, and summoning them resolutely to the effort, rises with every emergency, and confronts and surmounts all that can be brought against it." " If, then, your conscience tells you that you are guilty of those faults of manner, which I have described, as but too common in society, you may be 12 sure that your feelings of reverence need quickening and cultivating; and if you would escape becoming the harsh, ungraceful character, which grows out of 13 such delinquency, you must reform your manners. 14 "It is to be feared that some young ladies think themselves excused from the duty of filial reverence, be 15 cause they are more highly educated than their parents; they have more knowledge, more refinement; and therefore they may dictate, contradict, and set up 16 their judgments in opposition to their father's and mother's." 17 " There were, indeed, many parts of which the old 18 anatomists did not know the certain use; but as they saw that most of those which they examined were adapted with admirable art to their several functions, they did not question that those whose uses they wisdom, for respective ends and purposes." 19 " There is a simplicity and a durability in exhibiting great elementary truths, which pervade the whole system of nature, and are equally applicable to all conditions of things not possessed by the particular rules formed from them; for a thousand rules may 20 flow from one principle, and he who learns one of 21 them has only learned one application of the general truth, while he who has learned the principle, may apply it when and how he pleases." contrived with the same ..".show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236597303
  • 9781236597304