How to Parse: An Attempt to Apply the Principles of Scholarship to English Grammar

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Roberts brothers, 1885 - 343 Seiten
 

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Seite 290 - Horribly beautiful ! but on the verge, From side to side, beneath the glittering morn, An Iris sits, amidst the infernal surge, Like Hope upon a death-bed, and, unworn Its steady dyes while all around is torn By the distracted waters, bears serene Its brilliant hues with all their beams unshorn; Resembling, 'mid the torture of the scene, Love watching Madness with unalterable mien.
Seite 64 - And certainly our language now used varieth far from that which was used and spoken when I was born...
Seite 240 - His knowledge measured to his state and place; His time a moment, and a point his space. If to be perfect in a certain sphere, What matter, soon or late, or here or there? The blest to-day is as completely so, As who began a thousand years ago.
Seite 193 - Love, strong as death, the poet led To the pale nations of the dead, What sounds were heard, What scenes appear'd, O'er all the dreary coasts ! Dreadful gleams, Dismal screams, Fires that glow, Shrieks of woe, Sullen moans, Hollow groans, And cries of tortured ghosts ! But, hark!
Seite 286 - To speak; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half enclose him round With all his peers: attention held them mute. Thrice he assayed, and thrice in spite of scorn, Tears, such as Angels weep, burst forth...
Seite 283 - Who builds a church to God, and not to Fame, Will never mark the marble with his name...
Seite 64 - ... could speak no French ; and the merchant was angry, for he also could speak no French, but would have had eggs, and she understood him not.
Seite 307 - We are descended of ancient families, and kept up our dignity and honour many years, till the jack-sprat THAT supplanted us.
Seite 290 - Eve separate he spies, Veil'd in a cloud of fragrance, where she stood...

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