The Accidence: Or First Rudiments of English Grammar. Designed for the Use of Young Ladies

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C. Law, 1801 - 140

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Strona 139 - Alas ! alas ! Why, all the souls that were, were forfeit once; And He that might the vantage best have took, Found out the remedy: how would you be, If He, which is the top of judgment, should But judge you as you are ? O, think on that ; And mercy then will breathe within your lips, Like man new made.
Strona 139 - But him whose conscience spurns a secret fraud, When he might plunder and defy surprise: His be the praise, who looking down with scorn On the false judgment of the partial herd, Consults his own clear heart, and boldly dares To be...
Strona 140 - Heav'n decrees To all the gift of minist'ring to ease. The gentle offices of patient love, Beyond all flatt'ry, and all price above ; The mild forbearance...
Strona 140 - O, let the ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkindness is a great offence. To spread large bounties though we wish in vain, Yet all may shun the guilt of giving pain : To bless mankind with tides of flowing wealth, With...
Strona 137 - Quintillian, after having noted the different characters of the mind in children, draws, in a few words, the image of what he judged to be a perfect scholar; and certainly it is a very amiable one: "For my part...
Strona 115 - The wise and active conquer difficulties, By daring to attempt them. Sloth and folly Shiver and shrink at sight of toil and hazard, And make th
Strona 136 - Men look with an evil eye upon the good that is in others, and think that their reputation obscures them, and their commendable qualities stand in their light ; and therefore they do what they can to cast a cloud over them, that the bright shining of their virtues may not obscure them.
Strona 133 - Thus from every appearance in nature, and from every occurrence of life, you may derive natural, moral, and religious observations, to entertain your minds, as well as rules of conduct in the affairs relating to this life and that which is to come.
Strona 79 - ... the Preposition is often separated from the Relative which it governs, and joined to the Verb at the end of the Sentence, or of some member of it: as, «Horace is an author, whom I am much delighted with...
Strona 139 - Our forrow for our fins, and then delights " To pardon erring man ; fweet mercy feems " Its darling attribute, which limits juftice, " As if there were degrees in infinite, " And infinite would rather want perfection

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