Grammar at Sight, by W.W. King

Grammar at Sight, by W.W. King

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...as in Rev. iii. 20--" Behold I stand at the door and knock." Have you anything to say concerning the preposition ly? The preposition by is also used before nouns in various ways; we may note four: marking--Time; as in Ps. cxxi. 6--" The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night." Place; as in Ps. i. 3---" He is like a tree planted by the rivers of water." Means; as in Ps. xxxiii. 6--" By the word of the Lord were the heavens made, and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth." Agency; as in Proverbs viii. 15--"By Me kings reign, and princes decree jnstice." What have you to remark concerning the preposition in? The preposition in marks--Containing; as in Luke ii. 43--" The child, Jesus, tarried behind in Jerusalem." And in verse 46--"And it came to pass that, after three days, they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them and asking them questions." What have you to say about the preposition of? The preposition of marks--Concerning; as in Prov. xiii. 14--" The law of the wise is a fountain of life: " that is, concerning the wise and life, their law is as a fountain. What have you to say as regards the preposition The preposition on implies--Supporting; as in John iv. 6--" Now, Jacob's well was there. Jesus, therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus on the well." What have you to say of the preposition through? The preposition through implies--Passing; as in John iv. 4--"Jesus must needs go through Samaria." What have you to say as regards the preposition to. The preposition to marks the--End or Act; a3 in Matt. ii. 1--" There came wise men from the East to...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236857720
  • 9781236857729