English composition in prose and verse, based on grammatical synthesis. [With] Key

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Сторінка 4 - God ; for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is the rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
Сторінка 30 - He had lived for his love, for his country he died, They were all that to life had entwined him ; Nor soon shall the tears of his country be dried, Nor long will his love stay behind him.
Сторінка 10 - When I see kings lying by those who deposed them ; when I consider rival wits placed side by side ; or the holy men that divided the world with their contests and disputes ; I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the little competitions, factions, and debates of mankind.
Сторінка 32 - But when I older grew, Joining a corsair's crew, O'er the dark sea I flew With the marauders. Wild was the life we led; Many the souls that sped, Many the hearts that bled, By our stern orders.
Сторінка 11 - Myself, replies she ; Myself, I say, and it is enough. Boileau justly recommends this passage as an instance of true sublime. * When Phocion, the modest and gentle Phocion, was led to execution, he turned to one of his fellow-sufferers, who was lamenting his own hard fate, Is it not glory enough for you...
Сторінка 9 - He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This amicable conflict with difficulty obliges us to an intimate acquaintance with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations.
Сторінка 31 - He, many an evening, to his distant home In solitude returning, saw the hills Grow larger in the darkness, all alone Beheld the stars come out above his head, And travelled through the wood, with no one near To whom he might confess the things he saw.
Сторінка 11 - In the school of political projectors, I was but ill entertained; the professors appearing, in my judgment, wholly out of their senses, which is a scene that never fails to make me melancholy. These unhappy people were proposing schemes for persuading monarchs to choose...
Сторінка 12 - At large, to wander o'er the verdant earth, In various hues ; but chiefly thee, gay green ! Thou smiling Nature's universal robe! United light and shade ! where the sight dwells With growing strength, and ever-new delight.
Сторінка 10 - The judge, who was a shrewd fellow, winked at the manifest iniquity of the decision; and when the court was dismissed, went privily, and bought up all the pigs that could be had for love or money. In a few days his Lordship's town-house was observed to be on fire.

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