The Verbalist: A Manual Devoted to Brief Discussions of the Right and the Wrong Use of Words and to Some Other Matters of Interest to Those who Would Speak and Write with Propriety
D. Appleton, 1882 - 220 sayfa
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according adjective adverb American appear asked authority become begin better building built called careful cause clause clear comma common connected considered continually correct course doubt English equal error example expected expression frequently friends give given grammar grammarians hear indicative instances John kind lady language laws learned least leave less lived look manner matter means meant mind misused mood natural never nice noun object opinion participle passive persons phrase plural possessive practice present Professor pronoun proper properly question reason reference regard relative Rhetoric rule seen sense sentence short simply sometimes speak speakers speech style subjunctive taste tell term thing thou thought tion true truth usage verb vulgar White whole word writers
Sayfa 113 - Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one.
Sayfa 185 - Angels and ministers of grace defend us! Be thou a spirit of health or goblin damn'd, Bring with thee airs from heaven or blasts from hell, Be thy intents wicked or charitable, Thou com'st in such a questionable shape, That I will speak to thee: I'll call thee Hamlet, King, father, royal Dane, O, answer me!
Sayfa 141 - Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own.
Sayfa 181 - Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?
Sayfa 127 - I cannot tell, what you and other men Think of this life; but, for my single self, I had as lief not be, as live to be In awe of such a thing as I m,yself.
Sayfa 184 - Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he?
Sayfa 161 - ... and my blood, And let all sleep, while to my shame I see The imminent death of twenty thousand men, That for a fantasy and trick of fame Go to their graves like beds, fight for a plot Whereon the numbers cannot try the cause, Which is not tomb enough and continent To hide the slain ? O, from this time forth, My thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth ! \Exit.
Sayfa 162 - twas wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ? Still it whispered promised pleasure And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail...