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The Grammar of English Grammars by Gould Brown

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than _the_ grave style."--_Id._ "This use of the word _best_ suits _a_
familiar and low style."--_Priestley cor._ "According to the nature of the
composition, the one or _the_ other may be predominant."--_Blair cor._ "Yet
the commonness of such sentences prevents in a great measure too early _an_
expectation of the end."--_Campbell cor._ "A eulogy or a philippic may be
pronounced by an individual of one nation upon _a_ subject of _an_
other."--_J. Q. Adams cor._ "A French sermon is, for _the_ most part, a
warm animated exhortation."--_Blair cor._ "I do not envy those who think
slavery no very pitiable lot."--_Channing cor._ "The auxiliary and _the_
principal united constitute a tense."--_Murray cor._ "There are some verbs
which are defective with respect to _the_ persons."--_Id._ "In youth,
habits of industry are _the_ most easily acquired."--_Id._ "_The_
apostrophe (') is used in place of a letter left out."--_Bullions cor._



"The whole need not a physician, but _they_ that are sick."--_Bunyan cor._
"He will in no wise cast out _whosoever_ cometh unto him." Better: "He will
in no wise cast out _any that come_ unto him."--_Hall cor._ "He feared the
enemy might fall upon his men, _who_, he saw, were off their
guard."--_Hutchinson cor._ "_Whosoever_ shall compel thee to go a mile, go
with him twain."--_Matt._, v, 41. "The _ideas_ of the author have been
conversant with the faults of other writers."--_Swift cor._ "You are a much
greater loser than _I_, by his death." Or: "_Thou art_ a much greater loser
by his death than _I_."--_Id._ "Such _peccadilloes_ pass with him for pious
frauds."--_Barclay cor._ "In whom I am nearly concerned, and _who_, I know,
would be very apt to justify my whole procedure."--_Id._ "Do not think such
a man as _I_ contemptible for my garb."--_Addison cor._ "His wealth and
_he_ bid adieu to each other."--_Priestley cor._ "So that, 'He is greater
than _I_,' will be more grammatical than, 'He is greater than
_me_.'"--_Id._ "The Jesuits had more interests at court than _he_."--_Id.
and Smollett cor._ "Tell the Cardinal that I understand poetry better than
_he_."--_Iid._ "An inhabitant of Crim Tartary was far more happy than
_he_."--_Iid._ "My father and _he_ have been very intimate since."--_Fair
Am. cor._ "Who was the agent, and _who_, the object struck or
kissed?"--_Mrs. Bethune cor._ "To find the person _who_, he imagined, was
concealed there."--_Kirkham cor._ "He offered a great recompense to
_whosoever_ would help him." Better: "He offered a great recompense to _any
one who_ would help him."--_Hume and Pr. cor._ "They would be under the
dominion, absolute and unlimited, of _whosoever_ (or _any one who_) might
exercise the right of judgement."--_Haynes cor._ "They had promised to
accept _whosoever_ (or _any one who_) should be born in Wales."--_Croker
cor._ "We sorrow not as _they_ that have no hope."--_Maturin cor._ "If he
suffers, he suffers as _they_ that have no hope."--_Id._ "We acknowledge
that he, and _he_ only, hath been our peacemaker."--_Gratton cor._ "And
what can be better than _he_ that made it?"--_Jenks cor._ "None of his
school-fellows is more beloved than _he_."--_Cooper cor._ "Solomon, who was
wiser than _they_ all."--_Watson cor._ "Those _who_ the Jews thought were
the last to be saved, first entered the kingdom of God."--_Tract cor._ "A
stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than
both."--_Bible cor._ "A man of business, in good company, is hardly more
insupportable, than _she whom_ they call a notable woman."--_Steele cor._
"The king of the Sarmatians, _who_ we may imagine was no small prince,
restored to him a hundred thousand Roman prisoners."--_Life of Anton. cor._
"Such notions would be avowed at this time by none but rosicrucians, and
fanatics as mad as _they_."--_Campbell's Rhet._, p. 203. "Unless, as I
said, Messieurs, you are the masters, and not _I_."--_Hall cor._ "We had
drawn up against peaceable travellers, who must have been as glad as _we_
to escape."--_Burnes cor._ "Stimulated, in turn, by their approbation and
that of better judges than _they_, she turned to their literature with
redoubled energy."--_Quarterly Rev. cor._ "I know not _who_ else are
expected."--_Scott cor._ "He is great, but truth is greater than _we_ all."
Or: "He is great, but truth is greater than _any of us_."--_H. Mann cor._.
"_He_ I accuse has entered." Or, by ellipsis of the antecedent, thus:
"_Whom_ I accuse has entered."--_Fowler cor.; also Shakspeare._

"Scotland and _thou_ did each in other live."--_Dryden cor._

"We are alone; here's none but _thou_ and I."--_Shak. cor._

"_I_ rather _would_, my heart might feel your love,
Than my unpleas'd eye see your courtesy."--_Shak. cor._

"Tell me, in sadness, _who_ is she you love?"--_Shak. cor._

"Better leave undone, than by our deeds acquire
Too high a fame, when _he_ we serve's away."--_Shak. cor._


"Now, therefore, come thou, let us make a covenant, _thee_ and
_me_."--_Bible cor._ "Now, therefore, come thou, we will make a covenant,
_thou_ and _I_."--_Variation corrected_. "The word came not to Esau, the
hunter, that stayed not at home; but to Jacob, the plain man, _him_ that
dwelt in tents."--_Penn cor._ "Not to every man, but to the man of God,
(i.e.,) _him_ that is led by the spirit of God."--_Barclay cor._ "For,
admitting God to be a creditor, or _him_ to whom the debt should be paid,
and Christ _him_ that satisfies or pays it on behalf of man the debtor,
this question will arise, whether he paid that debt as God, or man, or
both?"--_Penn cor._ "This Lord Jesus Christ, the heavenly Man, the
Emmanuel, God with us, we own and believe in: _him_ whom the high priests
raged against," &c.--_Fox cor._ "Christ, and _He_ crucified, was the Alpha
and Omega of all his addresses, the fountain and foundation of his hope and
trust."--_Exp. cor._ "Christ, and _He_ crucified, is the head, and the only
head, of the church."--_Denison cor._ "But if Christ, and _He_ crucified,
_is_ the burden of the ministry, such disastrous results are all
avoided."--_Id._ "He never let fall the least intimation, that himself, or
any other person _whosoever_, was the object of worship."--_View cor._ "Let
the elders that rule well, be counted worthy of double honour, especially
_them_ who labour in the word and doctrine."--_Bible cor._ "Our Shepherd,
_he_ who is styled King of saints, will assuredly give his saints the
victory."--_Sermon cor._ "It may seem odd, to talk of _us_
subscribers."--_Fowle cor._ "And they shall have none to bury them: _they_,
their wives, nor their sons, nor[533] their daughters; for I will pour
their wickedness upon them."--_Bible cor._ "Yet I supposed it necessary to
send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, and companion in labour, and
fellow-soldier, but your messenger, and _him_ that ministered to my
wants."--_Bible cor._

"Amidst the tumult of the routed train,
The sons of false Antimachus were slain;
_Him_ who for bribes his faithless counsels sold,
And voted Helen's stay for Paris' gold."--_Pope cor._

"See the vile King his iron sceptre bear--
His only praise attends the pious heir;
_Him_ in whose soul the virtues all conspire,
The best good son, from the worst wicked sire."--_Lowth cor._

"Then from thy lips poured forth a joyful song
To thy Redeemer!--yea, it poured along
In most melodious energy of praise,
To God, the Saviour, _him_ of ancient days."--_Arm Chair cor._



"_Man's_ chief good is an upright mind."--_Key to Inst_. "The translator of
_Mallet's_ History _has_ the following note."--_Webster cor._ "The act,
while it gave five _years'_ full pay to the officers, allowed but one
year's pay to the privates."--_Id._ "For the study of English is preceded
by several _years'_ attention to Latin and Greek."--_Id._ "The first, the
_Court-Baron_, is the _freeholders'_ or _freemen's_ court."--_Coke cor._ "I
affirm that _Vaugelas's_ definition labours under an essential
defect."--_Campbell cor.; and also Murray_. "There is a chorus in
_Aristophanes's_ plays."--_Blair cor._ "It denotes the same perception in
my mind as in _theirs_."--_Duncan cor._ "This afterwards enabled him to
read _Hickes's_ Saxon Grammar."--_Life of Dr. Mur. cor._ "I will not do it
for _ten's_ sake."--_Ash cor._ Or: "I will not _destroy_ it for _ten's_
sake."--_Gen._, xviii, 32. "I arose, and asked if those charming infants
were _hers_."--_Werter cor._ "They divide their time between _milliners_'
shops and _the_ taverns."--_Dr. Brown cor._ "The _angels_' adoring of Adam
is also mentioned in the Talmud."--_Sale cor._ "Quarrels arose from the
_winners_' insulting of those who lost."--_Id._ "The vacancy occasioned by
Mr. _Adams's_ resignation."--_Adv. to Adams's Rhet. cor._ "Read, for
instance, _Junius's_ address, commonly called his _Letter to the
King_."--_Adams cor._ "A perpetual struggle against the tide of
_Hortensius's_ influence."--_Id._ "Which, for _distinction's_ sake, I shall
put down severally."--_R. Johnson cor._ "The fifth case is in a clause
signifying the matter of _one's_ fear."--_Id._ "And they took counsel, and
bought with them the _potter's_ field."--_Alger cor._ "Arise for thy
_servants_' help, and redeem them for thy mercy's sake."--_Jenks cor._
"Shall not their cattle, their substance, and every beast of _theirs_, be
_ours_?"--COM. BIBLE: _Gen._, xxxiv, 23. "_Its_ regular plural, _bullaces_,
is used by Bacon."--_Churchill cor._ "Mordecai walked every day before the
court of the _women's_ house."--_Scott cor._ "Behold, they that wear soft
clothing, are in _kings_' houses."--_Alger's Bible_. "Then Jethro,
_Moses's_ father-in-law, took Zipporah, _Moses's_ wife, and her two sons;
and Jethro, _Moses's_ father-in-law, came, with his sons and his wife, unto
Moses."--_Scott's Bible_. "King _James's_ translators merely revised former
translations."--_Frazee cor._ "May they be like corn on _houses_'
tops."--_White cor._

"And for his Maker's _image'_ sake exempt."--_Milton cor._

"By all the fame acquired in ten _years'_ war."--_Rowe cor._

"Nor glad vile poets with true _critics'_ gore."--_Pope cor._

"Man only of a softer mold is made,
Not for his _fellows'_ ruin, but their aid."--_Dryden cor._


"It was necessary to have both the _physician's_ and the surgeon's
advice."--_L. Murray's False Syntax_, Rule 10. "This _outside_
fashionableness of the _tailor's_ or _the tirewoman's_ making."--_Locke
cor._ "Some pretending to be of Paul's party, others of _Apollos's_, others
of _Cephas's_, and others, (pretending yet higher,) to be of
Christ's."--_Wood cor._ "Nor is it less certain, that _Spenser and
Milton's_ spelling agrees better with our pronunciation."--_Phil. Museum
cor._ "Law's, _Edwards's_, and _Watts's Survey_ of the Divine
Dispensations." Or thus: "_Law, Edwards_, and _Watts's_, Surveys of the
Divine Dispensations."--_Burgh cor._ "And who was Enoch's Saviour, and the
_prophets'_?"--_Bayly cor._ "Without any impediment but his own, his
_parents'_, or his _guardian's_ will."--_Journal corrected_. "James
relieves neither the _boy's_ nor the girl's distress."--_Nixon cor._ "John
regards neither the _master's_ nor the pupil's advantage."--_Id._ "You
reward neither the _man's_ nor the woman's labours."--_Id._ "She examines
neither _James's_ nor John's conduct."--_Id._ "Thou pitiest neither the
_servant's_ nor the master's injuries."--_Id._ "We promote _England's_ or
Ireland's happiness."--_Id._ "Were _Cain's_ and Abel's occupation the
same?"--_G. Brown_. "Were _Cain_ and Abel's occupations the same?"--_Id._
"What was _Simon_ and Andrew's employment?"--_Id._ "Till he can read _for_
himself _Sanctius's_ Minerva with _Scioppius's_ and Perizonius's
Notes."--_Locke cor._

"And _love_ and friendship's finely-pointed dart
Falls blunted from each indurated heart." Or:--

"And _love's_ and friendship's finely-pointed dart
_Fall_ blunted from each indurated heart."--_Goldsmith cor._


"But some degree of trouble is the portion _of all men_."--_L. Murray et
al. cor._ "With the names _of his father and mother_ upon the blank
leaf."--_Abbott cor._ "The general, in the name _of the army_, published a
declaration."--_Hume cor._ "The vote _of the Commons_."--_Id._ "The _House
of Lords_."--_Id._ "A collection of _the faults of writers_;"--or, "A
collection _of literary faults_."--_Swift cor._ "After ten _years of_
wars."--_Id._ "Professing his detestation of such practices as _those of_
his predecessors."--_Pope cor._ "By that time I shall have ended my _year
of_ office."--_W. Walker cor._ "For the sake _of Herodias_, the wife of
_his brother Philip_."--_Bible and Mur. cor._ "I endure all things for _the
sake of the elect_, that they may also obtain salvation."--_Bibles cor._
"He was _heir to the son of_ Louis the Sixteenth."--_W. Allen_. "The throne
we honour is the _people's choice_."--_Rolla_. "An account of the
proceedings of _Alexander's court_."--_Inst._ "An excellent tutor _for the
child of a person of fashion_!"--_Gil Blas cor._ "It is curious enough,
that this sentence of the _Bishop's_ is, itself, ungrammatical."--_Cobbett
cor._ "The troops broke into the palace _of_ the _Emperor_
Leopold."--_Nixon cor._ "The meeting was called by desire _of_ Eldon the
_Judge_."--_Id._ "The occupation _of Peter, John_, and _Andrew_, was that
of fishermen."--_Murray's Key_, R. 10. "The _debility of_ the venerable
president of the Royal _Academy_, has lately increased."--_Maunder cor._


"God hath not given us our _reason_ to no purpose."--_Barclay cor._ "For
our _sake_, no doubt, this is written."--_Bible cor._ "Are not health and
strength of body desirable for their own _sake_?"--_Harris and Murray cor._
"Some sailors who were boiling their _dinner_ upon the shore."--_Day cor._
"And they, in their _turn_, were subdued by others."--_Pinnock cor._
"Industry on our _part_ is not superseded by God's grace."--_Arrowsmith
cor._ "Their _health_ perhaps may be pretty well secured."--_Locke cor._
"Though he was rich, yet for _your sake_ he became poor."--See _2 Cor._,
viii, 9. "It were to be wished, his correctors had been as wise on their
_part_."--_Harris cor._ "The Arabs are commended by the ancients for being
most exact to their _word_, and respctful to their kindred."--_Sale cor._
"That is, as a reward of some exertion on our _part_."--_Gurney cor._ "So
that it went ill with Moses for their _sake_."--_Ps. cor._ "All liars shall
have their _part_ in the burning lake."--_Watts cor._ "For our own _sake_
as well as for thine."--_Pref. to Waller cor._ "By discovering their
_ability_ to detect and amend errors."--_L. Murray cor._

"This world I do renounce; and, in your _sight_,
Shake patiently my great affliction off."--_Shak. cor._

"If your relenting _anger_ yield to treat,
Pompey and thou, in safety, here may meet."--_Rowe cor._


"This will encourage him to proceed without acquiring the
prejudice."--_Smith cor._ "And the notice which they give of an _action as_
being completed or not completed."--_L. Mur. et al. cor._ "Some obstacle,
or impediment, that prevents _it from_ taking place."--_Priestley and A.
Mur. cor._ "They have apostolical authority for so frequently urging the
seeking of the Spirit."--_The Friend cor._ "Here then is a wide field for
_reason to exert_ its powers in relation to the objects of taste."--_Dr.
Blair cor._ "Now this they derive altogether from their greater capacity of
imitation and description."--_Id._ "This is one clear reason _why they
paid_ a greater attention to that construction."--_Id._ "The dialogue part
had also a modulation of its own, which was capable of being set to
notes."--_Id._ "_Why are we so often_ frigid and unpersuasive in public
discourse?"--_Id._ "Which is only a preparation for leading his forces
directly upon us."--_Id._ "The nonsense about _which, as_ relating to
things only, and having no declension, needs no refutation."--_Fowle cor._
"Who, upon breaking it open, found nothing but the following
inscription."--_Rollin cor._ "A prince will quickly have reason to repent
_of_ having exalted one person so high."--_Id._ "Notwithstanding _it is_
the immediate subject of his discourse."--_Churchill cor._ "With our
definition of _it, as_ being synonymous with _time_."--_Booth cor._ "It
will considerably increase _our danger of_ being deceived."--_Campbell
cor._ "His beauties can never be mentioned without suggesting his blemishes
also."--_Dr. Blair cor._ "No example has ever been adduced, of a _man_
conscientiously approving an action, because of its badness." Or:--"of a
_man who_ conscientiously _approved_ of an action because of its
badness."--_Gurney cor._ "The last episode, of the _angel_ showing to Adam
the fate of his posterity, is happily imagined."--_Dr. Blair cor._ "And the
news came to my son, _that he_ and the bride _were_ in Dublin."--_M.
Edgeworth cor._ "There is no room for the _mind to exert_ any great
effort."--_Dr. Blair cor._ "One would imagine, that these _critics_ never
so much as heard _that Homer wrote_ first."--_Pope cor._ "Condemn the book,
for not being a geography;" or,--"_because it is not_ a
geography."--_Peirce cor._ "There will be in many words a transition from
being the figurative to being the proper signs of certain
ideas."--_Campbell cor._ "The doctrine _that the Pope is_ the only source
of ecclesiastical power."--_Rel. World cor._ "This _was_ the more
expedient, _because_ the work _was_ designed for the benefit of private
learners."--_L. Murray cor._ "This was _done, because_ the _Grammar, being
already in type, did not admit_ of enlargement."--_Id._



"_Whom_ should I meet the other day but my old friend!"--_Spect. cor._ "Let
not him boast that puts on his armour, but _him_ that takes it
off."--_Barclay cor._ "Let none touch it, but _them_ who are clean."--_Sale
cor._ "Let the sea roar, and the fullness thereof; the world, and _them_
that dwell therein."--_Ps. cor._ "Pray be private, and careful _whom_ you
trust."--_Mrs. Goffe cor._ "How shall the people know _whom_ to entrust
with their property and their liberties?"--_J. O. Taylor cor._ "The
chaplain entreated my comrade and _me_ to dress as well as
possible."--_World cor._ "And _him_ that cometh _to_ me, I will in no wise
cast out."--_John_, vi, 37. "_Whom_, during this preparation, they
constantly and solemnly invoke."--_Hope of Is. cor._ "Whoever or whatever
owes us, is Debtor; _and whomever_ or whatever we owe, is
Creditor."--_Marsh cor._ "Declaring the curricle was his, and he should
have _in it whom_ he chose."--_A. Ross cor._ "The fact is, Burke is the
only one of all the host of brilliant contemporaries, _whom_ we can rank as
a first-rate orator."--_Knickerb. cor._ "Thus you see, how naturally the
Fribbles and the Daffodils have produced the _Messalinas_ of our
time."--_Dr. Brown cor._ "They would find in the Roman list both the
_Scipios_."--_Id._ "He found his wife's clothes on fire, and _her_ just
expiring."--_Observer cor._ "To present _you_ holy, and _unblamable_, and
_unreprovable_ in his sight."--_Colossians_, i, 22. "Let the distributer do
his duty with simplicity; the superintendent, with diligence; _him_ who
performs offices of compassion, with cheerfulness."--_Stuart cor._ "If the
crew rail at the master of the vessel, _whom_ will they mind?"--_Collier
cor._ "He having none but them, they having none but him"--_Drayton cor._

"Thee, Nature, partial Nature, I arraign;
Of thy caprice maternal I complain."--_Burns cor._

"_Nor weens he who it is, whose charms consume_
_His longing soul_, but loves he knows not _whom_"--_Addison cor._


"When it gives that sense, and also connects _sentences_, it is a
conjunction."--_L. Murray cor._ "Though thou wilt not acknowledge _thyself
to--be guilty_, thou canst not deny the fact _stated_."--_Id._ "They
specify _some object_, like many other adjectives, and _also_ connect
sentences."--_Kirkham cor._ "A violation of this rule tends so much to
perplex _the reader_ and obscure _the sense_, that it is safer to err by
_using_ too many short sentences."--_L. Murray cor._ "A few exercises are
subjoined to each important definition, for him [the pupil] to _practise_
upon as he proceeds in committing _the grammar to memory._"--_Nutting cor._
"A verb signifying _an action directly transitive_, governs the
accusative."--_Adam et al. cor._ "Or, any word _that can be conjugated_, is
a verb."--_Kirkham cor._ "In these two concluding sentences, the author,
hastening to _a close_, appears to write rather carelessly."--_Dr. Blair
cor._ "He simply reasons on one side of the question, and then _leaves
it._"--_Id._" Praise to God teaches _us_ to be humble and lowly
ourselves."--_Atterbury cor._ "This author has endeavoured to surpass _his
rivals._"--_R. W. Green cor._ "Idleness and _pleasure fatigue a man as_
soon _as business._"--_Webster cor._" And, in conjugating _any verb_,"--or,
"And in _learning conjugations_, you must pay particular attention to the
manner in which these signs are applied."--_Kirkham cor._ "He said Virginia
would have emancipated _her slaves_ long ago."--_Lib. cor._ "And having a
readiness"--or, "And holding ourselves in readiness"--or," And being in
readiness--to revenge all disobedience."--_Bible cor._ "However, in these
cases, custom generally determines _what is right._"--_Wright cor._ "In
proof, let the following cases _be taken._"--_Id._ "We must _marvel_ that
he should so speedily have forgotten his first principles."--_Id._ "How
should we _wonder_ at the expression, 'This is a _soft_ question!' "--_Id._
"And such as prefer _this course_, can parse it as a possessive
adjective."--_Goodenow cor._ "To assign all the reasons that induced _the
author_ to deviate from other grammarians, would lead to a needless
prolixity."--_Alexander cor._ "The Indicative Mood simply indicates or
declares _a thing._"--_L. Murray's Gram._, p. 63.


"In his seventh chapter _he expatiates_ at great length."--_Barclay cor._
"He _quarrels with me for adducing_ some _ancient_ testimonies agreeing
with what I say."--_Id._ "Repenting of his design."--_Hume cor._ "Henry
knew, that an excommunication could not fail _to produce_ the most
dangerous effects."--_Id._ "The popular lords did not fail to enlarge on
the subject,"--_Mrs. Macaulay cor._ "He is always master of his subject,
and seems to _play_ with it:" or,--"seems to _sport himself_ with
it."--_Blair cor._ "But as soon as it _amounts to real_ disease, all his
secret infirmities _show_ themselves."--_Id._ "No man repented of his
wickedness."--_Bible cor._ "Go one way or other, either on the right hand,
or on the left,"--_Id._ "He lies down by the _river's edge._" Or: "He _lays
himself_ down _on_ the _river's brink_"--_W. Walker cor._ "For some years
past, _I have had an ardent wish_ to retire to some of our American
plantations."--_Cowley cor._ "I fear thou wilt shrink from the payment of
it."--_Ware cor._ "_We never retain_ an idea, without acquiring some
combination."--_Rippingham cor._

"Yet more; the stroke of death he must abide,
Then lies _he_ meekly down, fast by his brethren's side."
--_Milton cor._


"_The_ parliament _confiscated the property of_ all those who had borne
arms _against_ the king."--_Hume cor._ "The practice of _confiscating_
ships _that_ had been wrecked"'--_Id._ "The nearer his military successes
_brought_ him to the throne." Or: "The nearer, _through_ his military
successes, _he approached_ the throne."--_Id._ "In the next example, _'you'
represents 'ladies;'_ therefore it is plural."--_Kirkham cor._ "The first
_'its' stands for 'vale;'_ the second _'its'_ represents _'stream'_."--
_Id._ "Pronouns do not always _prevent_ the repetition of nouns."--_Id._
"Very is an adverb of _degree_; it _relates_ to the adjective
_good_"--_Id._ "You will please to commit to _memory_ the following
paragraph."--_Id._ "Even the Greek and Latin passive verbs _form_ some of
their tenses _by means of auxiliaries._"--_L. Mur. cor._ "The deponent
verbs in Latin _also employ auxiliaries_ to _form_ several of their
tenses."--_Id._ "I have no doubt he made as wise and true proverbs, as any
body has _made_ since."--_Id._ "_Monotonous delivery_ assumes as many set
forms, as _ever_ Proteus _did of fleeting_ shapes."--_Kirkham cor._ "When
words in apposition _are uttered_ in quick succession."--_Nixon cor._
"Where _many_ such sentences _occur in succession._"--_L. Mur. cor._
"Wisdom leads us to speak and _do_ what is most proper."--_Blair and L.
Murray cor._

"_Jul._ Art thou not Romeo, and a Montague?
_Rom._ Neither, fair saint, if either thee _displease._" Or:--
"Neither, fair saint, if either _thou_ dislike."--_Shak. cor._


"_To us_, too, must be allowed the privilege of forming our own laws." Or:
"_We_ too must _have_ the privilege," &c.--_L. Murray cor._ "For not only
_is_ the use of all the ancient poetic feet _allowed_ [to] us," &c.--_Id.
et al. cor._ "By what code of morals _is the right or privilege denied
me_?"--_Bartlett cor._ "To the children of Israel alone, _has_ the
possession of it been denied."--_Keith cor._ "At York, all quarter _was
refused_ to fifteen hundred Jews."--_Id._ "He would teach the French
language in three lessons, provided _there were paid him_ fifty-five
dollars in advance."--_Prof. Chazotte cor._ "And when _it_ was demanded of
_him by_ the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come." Or: "And when
the _Pharisees demanded_ of him," &c.--_Bible cor._ "A book _has been
shown_ me."--_Dr. Campbell cor._ "To John Horne Tooke _admission was
refused_, only because he had been in holy orders."--_W. Duane cor._ "Mr.
Horne Tooke having taken orders, admission to the bar was refused
_him_."--_Churchill cor._ "Its reference to place is _disregarded_."--_Dr.
Bullions cor._ "What striking lesson _is taught_ by the tenor of this
history?"--_Bush cor._ "No less _a sum_ than eighty thousand pounds had
been left _him_ by a friend."--_Dr. Priestley cor._ "Where there are many
things to be done, _there_ must be allowed _to each_ its share of time and
labour."--_Dr. Johnson cor._ "Presenting the subject in a far more
practical form, than _has heretofore been given it_."--_Kirkham cor._ "If
_to_ a being of entire impartiality should be shown the two
companies."--_Dr. Scott cor._ "The command of the British army was offered
_to him_."--_Grimshaw cor._ "_To whom_ a considerable sum had been
unexpectedly left."--_Johnson cor._ "Whether such a privilege may be
granted _to_ a maid or a widow."--_Spect. cor._ "Happily, _to_ all these
affected terms, the public suffrage _has_ been denied."--_Campbell cor._
"Let the _parsing table_ next be _shown him_."--_Nutting cor._ "_Then_ the
use of the _analyzing table_ may be _explained to him_."--_Id._ "_To_
Pittacus _there_ was offered a great sum of money."--_Sanborn cor._ "More
time for study had been allowed _him_."--_Id._ "If a little care were
_bestowed on the walks_ that lie between them."--_Blair's Rhet._, p. 222.
"Suppose an office or a bribe _be_ offered _me_."--_Pierpont cor._

"_Is then_ one chaste, one last embrace _denied_?
Shall I not lay me by his clay-cold side?"--_Rowe cor._


"The preposition TO is _used_ before nouns of place, when they follow verbs
_or_ participles of motion."--_Murray et al. cor._ "They were _not allowed
to enter_ the house."--_Mur. cor._ "Their separate signification has been
_overlooked_."--_Tooke cor._ "But, whenever YE is _used_, it must be in the
nominative case, and _not_ in the objective."--_Cobbett cor._ "It is said,
that more persons than one _receive_ handsome salaries, to see _that_ acts
of parliament _are_ properly worded."--_Churchill cor._ "The following
Rudiments of English Grammar have been _used_ in the University of
Pennsylvania."--_Dr. Rogers cor._ "It never should be _forgotten_."--
_Newman cor._ "A very curious fact _has been noticed_ by those expert
metaphysicians."--_Campbell cor._ "The archbishop interfered that
Michelet's lectures might be _stopped_."--_The Friend cor._ "The
disturbances in Gottengen have been entirely _quelled_."--_Daily Adv. cor._
"Besides those _which are noticed_ in these exceptions."--_Priestley cor._
"As one, two, or three auxiliary verbs are _employed_."--_Id._ "The
arguments which have been _used_."--_Addison cor._ "The circumstance is
properly _noticed_ by the author."--_Blair cor._ "Patagonia has never been
taken _into possession_ by any European nation."--_Cumming cor._ "He will
be _censured_ no more."--_Walker cor._ "The thing was to be _terminated_
somehow."--_Hunt cor._ "In 1798, the Papal Territory was _seized_ by the
French."--_Pinnock cor._ "The idea has not for a moment _escaped the
attention_ of the Board."--_C. S. Journal cor._ "I shall easily be excused
_from_ the labour of more transcription."--_Johnson cor._ "If I may be
allowed _to use_ that expression."--_Campbell cor._ "If without offence I
may _make_ the observation."--_Id._ "There are other characters, which are
frequently _used_ in composition."--_Mur. et al. cor._ "Such unaccountable
infirmities might be _overcome_, in many cases, _and_ perhaps in
most."--_Beattie cor._ "Which ought never to be _employed_, or _resorted
to_."--_Id._ "That _care_ may be taken _of the widows_." Or: "That the
widows may be _provided for_."--_Barclay cor._ "Other cavils will yet be
_noticed_."--_Pope cor._ "Which implies, that _to_ all Christians _is_
eternal salvation _offered_."--_West cor._ "Yet even the dogs are allowed
_to eat_ the crumbs which fall from their master's table."--_Campbell cor._
"For we say, the light within must be _heeded_."--_Barclay cor._ "This
sound of _a_ is _noticed_ in Steele's Grammar."--_J. Walker cor._ "One came
to _receive_ ten guineas for a pair of silver buckles."--_M. Edgeworth
cor._ "Let therefore the application of the several questions in the table
be carefully _shown_ [to] _him_."--_Nutting cor._ "After a few times, it is
no longer _noticed_ by the hearers."--_Sheridan cor._ "It will not admit of
the same excuse, nor _receive_ the same indulgence, _from_ people of any
discernment."--_Id._ "Of inanimate things, property may be made." Or:
"Inanimate things may be made property;" i.e., "may _become_
property."--_Beattie cor._

"And, when _some rival bids a higher_ price,
Will not be sluggish in the work, _or_ nice."--_Butler cor._


"All the words _employed_ to denote spiritual _or_ intellectual things, are
in their origin _metaphors_."--_Dr. Campbell cor._ "A reply to an argument
commonly _brought forward_ by unbelievers."--_Dr. Blair cor._ "It was once
the only form _used_ in the _past_ tenses."--_Dr. Ash cor._ "Of the points
and other characters _used_ in writing."--_Id._ "If THY be the personal
pronoun _adopted_."--_Walker cor._ "The Conjunction is a word _used_ to
connect [words or] sentences."--_Burn cor._ "The points _which_ answer
these purposes, are the four following."--_Harrison cor._ "INCENSE
signifies _perfume_ exhaled by fire, and _used_ in religious
ceremonies."--_L. Mur. cor._ "In most of his orations, there is too much
art; _he carries it even to_ ostentation."--_Blair cor._ "To illustrate the
great truth, so often _overlooked_ in our times."--_C. S. Journal cor._
"The principal figures _calculated_ to affect the heart, are Exclamation,
Confession, Deprecation, Commination, and Imprecation."--_Formey cor._
"Disgusted at the odious artifices _employed_ by the judge."--_Junius cor._
"_All the_ reasons _for which there was allotted to us_ a condition out of
which so much wickedness and misery would in fact arise."--_Bp. Butler
cor._ "Some characteristical circumstance being generally invented or
_seized upon_."--_Ld. Kames cor._

"And BY is likewise used with names that shew
The method or the means of _what we do_."--_Ward cor._


"Many adverbs admit of degrees of comparison, as _do_
adjectives."--_Priestley cor._ "But the author who, by the number and
reputation of his works, _did_ more than any one _else, to bring_ our
language into its present state, _was_ Dryden."--_Blair cor._ "In some
states, courts of admiralty have no juries, nor _do_ courts of chancery
_employ any_ at all."--_Webster cor._ "I feel grateful to my
friend."--_Murray cor._ "This requires a writer to have _in his own mind_ a
very clear apprehension of the object which he means to present to
us."--_Blair cor._ "Sense has its own harmony, _which naturally contributes
something to the harmony of_ sound."--_Id._ "The apostrophe denotes the
omission of an _i_, which was formerly inserted, and _which gave to the
word an additional_ syllable."--_Priestley cor._ "There are few _to whom_ I
can refer with more advantage than _to_ Mr. Addison."--_Blair cor._ "DEATH,
(in _theology_,) is a perpetual separation from God, a _state of_ eternal
torments."--_Webster cor._ "That could inform the _traveller_ as well as
_could_ the old man himself!"--_O. B. Peirce cor._


"Ye daughters of Rabbah, gird _you_ with sackcloth."--SCOTT, FRIENDS, and
the COMPREHENSIVE BIBLE: _Jer._, xlix, 3. "Wash _you_, make you
clean."--SCOTT, ALGER, FRIENDS, ET AL.: _Isaiah_, i, 16. "Strip _you_, and
make _you_ bare, and gird sackcloth upon your loins."--SCOTT, FRIENDS, ET
AL.: _Isaiah_, xxxii, 11. "_Ye_ are not ashamed that _ye_ make yourselves
strange to me."--SCOTT, BRUCE, and BLAYNEY: _Job_, xix, 3. "If _ye_ knew
the gift of God." Or: "If _thou_ knew the gift of God."--See _John_, iv,
10. "Depart from me, ye workers of iniquity; I know _you_ not."--_Penington



"Who would not say, 'If it be _I_,' rather than, 'If it be
_me_?"--_Priestley cor._ "Who is there? It is _I_."--_Id._ "It is
_he_."--_Id._ "Are these the houses you were speaking of? Yes; they are
_the same_."--_Id._ "It is not _I, that_ you are in love with."--_Addison
cor._ "It cannot be _I_."--_Swift cor._ "To that which once was
_thou_."--_Prior cor._ "There is but one man that she can have, and that
_man_ is _myself_."--_Priestley cor._ "We enter, as it were, into his body,
and become in some measure _he_." Or, better:--"and become in some measure
_identified_ with him."--_A. Smith and Priestley cor._ "Art thou proud
yet? Ay, that I am not _thou_."--_Shak. cor._ "He knew not _who_ they
were."--_Milnes cor._ "_Whom_ do you think me to be?"--_Dr. Lowth's Gram._,
p. 17. "_Who_ do men say that I, the Son of man, am?"--_Bible cor._ "But
_who_ say ye that I am?"--_Id._ "_Who_ think ye that I am? I am not
he."--_Id._ "No; I am in error; I perceive it is not the person _that_ I
supposed it was."--_Winter in London cor._ "And while it is _He that_ I
serve, life is not without value."--_Ware cor._ "Without ever dreaming it
was _he_."--_Charles XII cor._ "Or he was not the illiterate personage
_that_ he affected to be."--_Montgom. cor._ "Yet was he _the man_ who was
to be the greatest apostle of the Gentiles."--_Barclay cor._ "Sweet was the
thrilling ecstacy; I know not if 'twas love, or _thou_."--_J. Hogg cor._
"Time was, when none would cry, that oaf was _I_."--_Dryden cor._ "No
matter where the vanquished be, _or who_."--_Rowe cor._ "No; I little
thought it had been _he_."--_Gratton cor._ "That reverence, that godly
fear, _which is ever due to_ 'Him who can destroy both body and soul in
hell.'"--_Maturin cor._ "It is _we_ that they seek to please, or rather to
astonish."--_J. West cor._ "Let the same be _her_ that thou hast appointed
for thy servant Isaac."--_Bible cor._ "Although I knew it to be
_him_."--_Dickens cor._ "Dear gentle youth, is't none but _thou_?"--_Dorset
cor._ "Who do they say it is?"--_Fowler cor._

"These are her garb, not _she_; they but express
Her form, her semblance, her appropriate dress."--_More cor._


"I had no knowledge of _any connexion_ between them."--_Col. Stone cor._
"To promote iniquity in others, is nearly the same _thing_, as _to be_ the
actors of it ourselves." (That is, "_For us_ to promote iniquity in others,
is nearly the same _thing_ as _for us_ to be the actors of it
_ourselves_.")--_Murray cor._ "It must arise from _a delicate_ feeling _in_
ourselves."--_Blair and Murray cor._ "_Because there has not_ been
exercised a competent physical power for their enforcement."--_Mass.
Legisl. cor._ "PUPILAGE, _n._ The state of a _pupil_, or
scholar."--_Dictionaries cor._ "Then the other _part_, being the
_definition, would include_ all verbs, of every description."--_Peirce
cor._ "John's _friendship for me_ saved me from inconvenience."--_Id._
"William's _judgeship_"--or, "William's _appointment to the office of_
judge,--changed his whole demeanour."--_Id._ "William's _practical
acquaintance with teaching_, was the cause of the interest he felt."--_Id._
"_To be_ but one among many, stifleth the chidings of conscience."--_Tupper
cor._ "As for _the opinion that it is_ a close translation, I doubt not
that many have been led into that error by the shortness of it."--_Pope
cor._ "All presumption _that death is_ the destruction of living beings,
must go upon _the_ supposition that they are compounded, and _therefore_
discerptible."--_Bp. Butler cor._ "This argues rather _that they are_
proper names."--_Churchill cor._ "But may it not be retorted, that _this
gratification itself_, is that which excites our resentment?"--_Campbell
cor._ "Under the common notion, _that it is_ a system of the whole poetical
art."--_Blair cor._ "Whose _want of_ time, or _whose_ other circumstances,
forbid _them to become_ classical scholars."--_Lit. Jour. cor._ "It would
_prove him not to have been a mere_ fictitious personage." Or: "It would
preclude the notion _that he was merely a_ fictitious personage."--_Phil.
Mu. cor._ "For _heresy_, or under pretence _that they are_ heretics or
infidels."--_Oath cor._ "We may here add Dr. Horne's sermon on _Christ, as
being_ the Object of religious adoration."--_Rel. World cor._ "To say
nothing of Dr. _Priestley, as being_ a strenuous advocate," &c.--_Id._
"_Through the agency of Adam, as being_ their public head." Or: "_Because
Adam was_ their public head."--_Id._ "Objections against _the existence of_
any such moral plan as this."--_Butler cor._ "A greater instance of a _man_
being a blockhead."--_Spect. cor._ "We may insure or promote _what will
make it_ a happy state of existence to ourselves."--_Gurney cor._ "_Since
it often undergoes_ the same kind of unnatural treatment."--_Kirkham cor._
"Their _apparent_ foolishness"--"Their _appearance of foolishness_"--or,
"_That they appear_ foolishness,--is no presumption against this."--_Butler
cor._ "But what arises from _them_ as being offences; i.e., from their
_liability_ to be perverted."--_Id._ "And he _went_ into _the_ house _of_ a
certain man named Justus, one that _worshiped_ God."--_Acts cor._


"But _popular_, he observes, is an ambiguous word."--_Blair cor._ "The
infinitive mood, a _phrase, or a sentence_, is often _made the subject of_
a verb."--_Murray cor._ "When any person, in speaking, introduces his name
_after the pronoun I_, it is _of_ the first person; as, 'I, James, of the
city of Boston.'"--_R. C. Smith cor._ "The name of the person spoken to, is
_of_ the second person; as, 'James, come to me.'"--_Id._ "The name of the
person or thing _merely_ spoken of, or about, is _of_ the third person; as,
'James has come.'"--_Id._ "The passive verb _has no object, because_ its
subject or nominative always represents _what is acted upon_, and the
_object_ of a verb must needs be in the _objective_ case."--_Id._ "When a
noun is in the nominative to an active verb, it _denotes_ the
actor."--_Kirkham cor._ "And _the pronoun_ THOU _or_ YE, _standing for the
name of_ the person _or persons_ commanded, is its nominative."--_Ingersoll
cor._ "The first person is that _which denotes the speaker_."--_Brown's
Institutes_, p. 32. "The conjugation of a verb is _a regular arrangement
of_ its different variations or inflections throughout the moods and
tenses."--_Wright cor._ "The first person is _that which denotes_ the
speaker _or writer_."--G. BROWN: for the correction of _Parker and Fox,
Hiley_, and _Sanborn_. "The second person is _that which denotes the
hearer, or the person addressed_."--_Id._: for _the same_. "The third
person is _that which denotes the person or thing merely_ spoken
of."--_Id._: for _the same_, "_I_ is _of_ the first person, singular; WE,
_of_ the first person, plural."--_Mur. et al. cor._ "THOU is _of_ the
second person, singular; YE or You, _of_ the second person,
plural."--_Iid._ "HE, SHE, or IT, is _of_ the third person, singular; THEY,
_of_ the third person, plural."--_Iid._ "The nominative case _denotes_ the
actor, _and is the_ subject of the verb."--_Kirkham cor._ "John is the
actor, therefore _the noun_ JOHN is in the nominative case."--_Id._ "The
actor is always _expressed_ by the nominative case, _unless the verb be
passive_."--_R. C. Smith cor._ "The nominative case _does not_ always
_denote an_ agent or actor."--_Mack cor._ "_In mentioning_ each name, tell
the part of speech."--_John Flint cor._ "_Of_ what number is _boy_?
Why?"--_Id._ "_Of_ what number is _pens_? Why?"--_Id._ "The speaker is
_denoted by_ the first person; the person spoken to _is denoted by_ the
second person; and the person or thing spoken of is _denoted by_ the third
person."--_Id._ "What nouns are _of the_ masculine gender? _The names of_
all males are _of the_ masculine gender."--_Id._ "An interjection is a
_word that is uttered merely to indicate some strong or_ sudden emotion of
the mind."--_G. Brown's Grammars_.



"But I do not remember _whom_ they were for."--_Abbott cor._ "But if you
can't help it, _whom_ do you complain of?"--_Collier cor._ "_Whom_ was it
from? and what was it about?"--_M. Edgeworth cor._ "I have plenty of
victuals, and, between you and _me_, something in a corner."--_Day cor._
"The upper one, _whom_ I am now about to speak of."--_Leigh Hunt cor._ "And
to poor _us, thy_ enmity _is_ most capital."--_Shak. cor._ "Which, thou
dost confess, _'twere_ fit for thee to use, as _them_ to claim." That
is,--"as _for them_ to claim."--_Id._ "To beg of thee, it is my more
dishonour, than _thee_ of them." That is,--"than _for thee to beg_ of
them."--_Id._ "There are still a few, who, like _thee_ and _me_, drink
nothing but water."--_Gil Bias cor._ "Thus, 'I _shall_ fall,'--'Thou
_shalt_ love thy neighbour,'--'He _shall_ be rewarded,'--express no
resolution on the part of _me, thee_, or _him_." Or better:--"on the part
of _the persons signified by the nominatives, I, Thou, He_."--_Lennie and
Bullions cor._ "So saucy with the hand of _her_ here--what's her
name?"--_Shak. cor._ "All debts are cleared between you and _me_."--_Id._
"Her price is paid, and she is sold like _thee_."--HARRISON'S _E. Lang._,
p. 172. "Search through all the most flourishing _eras_ of Greece."--_Dr.
Brown cor._ "The family of the _Rudolphs_ has been long
distinguished."--_The Friend cor._ "It will do well enough for you and
_me_."--_Edgeworth cor._ "The public will soon discriminate between him who
is the sycophant, and _him_ who is the teacher."--_Chazotte cor._ "We are
still much at a loss _to determine whom_ civil power belongs to."--_Locke
cor._ "What do you call it? and _to whom_ does it belong?"--_Collier cor._
"He had received no lessons from the _Socrateses_, the _Platoes_, and the
_Confuciuses_ of the age."--_Haller cor._ "I cannot tell _whom_ to compare
them to."--_Bunyan cor._ "I see there was some resemblance betwixt this
good man and _me_."--_Id._ "They, by those means, have brought themselves
into the hands and house of I do not know _whom_."--_Id._ "But at length
she said, there was a great deal of difference between Mr. Cotton and
_us_."--_Hutch. Hist. cor._ "So you must ride on horseback after
_us_."--_Mrs. Gilpin cor._ "A separation must soon take place between our
minister and _me_,"--_Werter cor._ "When she exclaimed on Hastings, you,
and _me_."--_Shak. cor._ "To _whom_? to thee? What art thou?"--_Id._ "That
they should always bear the certain marks _of him from whom_ they
came."--_Bp. Butler cor._

"This life has joys for you and _me_,
And joys that riches ne'er could buy."--_Burns cor._


"Such as almost every child, ten years old, knows."--_Town cor._ "_Four
months' schooling_ will carry any industrious scholar, of ten or twelve
years _of age_, completely through this book."--_Id._ "A boy of six years
_of age_ may be taught to speak as correctly, as Cicero did before the
Roman senate."--_Webster cor._ "A lad about twelve years old, who was taken
captive by the Indians."--_Id._ "Of nothing else _than_ that individual
white figure of five inches _in length_, which is before him."--_Campbell
cor._ "Where lies the fault, that boys of eight or ten years _of age_ are
with great difficulty made to understand any of its principles?"--_Guy
cor._ "Where language three centuries old is employed."--_Booth cor._ "Let
a gallows be made, of fifty cubits _in height_." Or: "Let a gallows _fifty
cubits high_ be made."--_Bible cor._ "I say to this child, nine years old,
'Bring me that hat.' He hastens, and brings it me."--_Osborn cor._ "'He
laid a floor, twelve feet long, and nine feet wide:' that is, _the floor
was_ long _to_ the extent of twelve feet, and wide _to the extent_ of nine
feet."--_Merchant cor._ "The Goulah people are a tribe of about fifty
thousand _in strength_." Or: "The Goulah people are a tribe about fifty
thousand strong."--_Examiner cor._


"_He_ having ended his discourse, the assembly dispersed."--_Inst. of E.
G._, p. 190. "_I_ being young, they deceived me."--_Ib._, p. 279. "_They_
refusing to comply, I withdrew."--_Ib._ "_Thou_ being present, he would not
tell what he knew."--_Ib._ "The child is lost; and _I_, whither shall I
go?"--_Ib._ "_O_ happy _we!_ surrounded with so many blessings."--_Ib._
"'_Thou_ too! Brutus, my son!' cried Caesar, overcome."--_Ib._ "_Thou!_
Maria! and so late! and who is thy companion?"--_Mirror cor._ "How swiftly
our time passes away! and ah! _we_, how little concerned to improve
it!"--_Greenleaf's False Syntax, Gram._, p. 47.

"There all thy gifts and graces we display,
_Thou_, only _thou_, directing all our way."--_Pope, Dunciad_.




"I am not recommending _this_ kind of sufferings to your
liking."--_Sherlock cor._ "I have not been to London _these_ five
years."--_Webster cor._ "_Verbs of this kind_ are more expressive than
their radicals."--_Dr. Murray cor._ "Few of us would be less corrupted than
kings are, were we, like them, beset with flatterers, and poisoned with
_those_ vermin."--_Kames cor._ "But it seems _these_ literati had been very
ill rewarded for their ingenious labours."--_R. Random cor._ "If I had not
left off troubling myself about _things of that kind_."--_Swift cor._ "For
_things of this sort_ are usually joined to the most noted
fortune."--_Bacon cor._ "The nature of _those_ riches and _that_
long-suffering, is, to lead to repentance."--_Barclay cor._ "I fancy _it is
this_ kind of gods, _that_ Horace mentions."--_Addison cor._ "During
_those_ eight days, they are prohibited from touching the skin."--_Hope of
Is. cor._ "Besides, he had _but a small quantity of_ provisions left for
his army."--_Goldsmith cor._ "Are you not ashamed to have no other thoughts
than _those_ of amassing wealth, and of acquiring glory, credit, and
dignities?"--_Murray's Sequel_, p. 115. "It _distinguishes_ still more
remarkably the feelings of the former from _those_ of the latter."--_Kames
cor._ "And _these_ good tidings of the reign shall be published through all
the world."--_Campbell cor._ "_These_ twenty years have I been with
thee."--_Gen. cor._ "In _this_ kind of expressions, some words seem to be
understood."--_W. Walker cor._ "He thought _this_ kind of excesses
indicative of greatness."--_Hunt cor._ "_This_ sort of fellows _is_ very
numerous." Or thus: "_Fellows of this sort_ are very numerous."--_Spect.
cor._ "Whereas _men of this sort_ cannot give account of their faith." Or:
"Whereas _these men_ cannot give account of their faith."--_Barclay cor._
"But the question is, whether _those are_ the words."--_Id._ "So that
_expressions of this sort_ are not properly optative."--_R. Johnson cor._
"Many things are not _such as_ they appear to be."--_Sanborn cor._ "So that
_all_ possible means are used."--_Formey cor._

"We have strict statutes, and most biting laws,
Which for _these_ nineteen years we have let sleep."--_Shak. cor._

"They could not speak, and so I left them both,
To bear _these_ tidings to the bloody king."--_Shak. cor._


"Why, I think she cannot be above six _feet_ two inches high."--_Spect.
cor._ "The world is pretty regular for about forty _rods_ east and ten
west."--_Id._ "The standard being more than two _feet_ above it."--_Bacon
cor._ "Supposing, among other things, _that_ he saw two suns, and two
_Thebeses_."--_Id._ "On the right hand we go into a parlour _thirty-three
feet_ by _thirty-nine_."--_Sheffield cor._ "Three _pounds_ of gold went to
one shield."--_1 Kings cor._ "Such an assemblage of men as there appears to
have been at that _session_."--_The Friend cor._ "And, truly, he _has_
saved me _from_ this _labour_."--_Barclay cor._ "Within _these_ three
_miles_ may you see it coming."--_Shak. cor._ "Most of the churches, not
all, had one _ruling elder or more_."--_Hutch. cor._ "While a Minute
Philosopher, not six _feet_ high, attempts to dethrone the Monarch of the
universe."--_Berkley cor._ "The wall is ten _feet_ high."--_Harrison cor._
"The stalls must be ten _feet_ broad."--_Walker cor._ "A close prisoner in
a room twenty _feet_ square, being at the north side of his chamber, is at
liberty to walk twenty _feet_ southward, not to walk twenty _feet_
northward."--_Locke cor._ "Nor, after all this _care_ and industry, did
they think themselves qualified."--_C. Orator cor._ "No _fewer_ than
thirteen _Gypsies_ were condemned at one Suffolk _assize_, and
executed."--_Webster cor._ "The king was petitioned to appoint _one person
or more_."--_Mrs. Macaulay cor._ "He carries weight! he rides a race! 'Tis
for a thousand _pounds_."--_Cowper cor._ "They carry three _tiers_ of guns
at the head, and at the stern, _two_ tiers"--_Joh. Dict. cor._ "The verses
consist of two _sorts_ of rhymes."--_Formey cor._ "A present of forty
_camel-loads_ of the most precious things of Syria."--_Wood's Dict. cor._
"A large grammar, that shall extend to every _minutia_"--_S. Barrett cor._

"So many spots, like naeves on Venus' soil,
One _gem_ set off with _many a glitt'ring_ foil."--_Dryden cor._

"For, _off the end, a double_ handful
It had devour'd, it was so manful."--_Butler cor._


"That _shall_ and _will_ might be substituted _one for the
other_."--_Priestley cor._ "We use not _shall_ and _will_ promiscuously
_the one for the other_."--_Brightland cor._ "But I wish to distinguish the
three high ones from _one an_ other also."--_Fowle cor._ "Or on some other
relation which two objects bear to _each other_."--_Blair cor._ "Yet the
two words lie so near to _each other_ in meaning, that, in the present
case, _perhaps either_ of them would have been sufficient."--_Id._ "Both
orators use great liberties _in their treatment of each other_."--_Id._
"That greater separation of the two sexes from _each other_."--_Id._ "Most
of whom live remote from _one an other_."--_Webster cor._ "Teachers like to
see their pupils polite to _one an other_"--_Id._ "In a little time, he and
I must keep company with _each other_ only."--_Spect. cor._ "Thoughts and
circumstances crowd upon _one an other_."--_Kames cor._ "They cannot
_perceive_ how the ancient Greeks could understand _one an other_."--_Lit.
Conv. cor._ "The poet, the patriot, and the prophet, vied with _one an
other_ in his breast."--_Hazlitt cor._ "Athamas and Ino loved _each
other_."--_C. Tales cor._ "Where two things are compared or contrasted _one
with the other_." Or: "Where two things, are compared or contrasted with
_each other_."--_Blair and Mur. cor._ "In the classification of words,
almost all writers differ from _one an other_."--_Bullions cor._

"I will not trouble thee, my child. Farewell;
We'll no more meet; _we'll_ no more see _each other_."--_Shak. cor._


"_Errors_ in education should be less indulged than any _others_."--_Locke
cor._ "This was less his case than any _other_ man's that ever
wrote."--_Pref. to Waller cor._ "This trade enriched some _other_ people
more than it enriched them."--_Mur. cor._ "The Chaldee alphabet, in which
the Old Testament has reached us, is more beautiful than any _other_
ancient character known."--_Wilson cor._ "The Christian religion gives a
more lovely character of God, than any _other_ religion ever did."--_Murray
cor._ "The temple of Cholula was deemed more holy than any _other_ in New
Spain."--_Robertson cor._ "Cibber grants it to be a better poem of its kind
than _any other that_ ever was _written_"--_Pope cor._ "Shakspeare is more
faithful to the true language of nature, than any _other_ writer."--_Blair
cor._ "One son I had--one, more than all my _other_ sons, the strength of
Troy." Or: "One son I had--one, _the most of all my sons_, the strength of
Troy."--_Cowper cor._ "Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his _other_
children, because he was the son of his old age."--_Bible cor._


"Of _all simpletons_, he was the greatest"--_Nutting cor._ "Of _all
beings_, man has certainly the greatest reason for gratitude."--_Id._ "This
lady is _prettier than any_ of her sisters."--_Peyton cor._ "The relation
which, of all _the class_, is by far the most fruitful of tropes, I have
not yet mentioned."--_Blair cor._ "He studied Greek the most of _all
noblemen_."--_W. Walker cor._ "And indeed that was the qualification _which
was_ most wanted at that time."--_Goldsmith cor._ "Yet we deny that the
knowledge of him as outwardly crucified, is the best of all knowledge of
him."--_Barclay cor._ "Our ideas of numbers are, of all _our conceptions_,
the most accurate and distinct"--_Duncan cor._ "This indeed is, of all
_cases, the one in which_ it _is_ least necessary to name the agent"--_J.
Q. Adams cor._ "The period to which you have arrived, is perhaps the most
critical and important moment of your lives."--_Id._ "Perry's royal octavo
is esteemed the best of _all the pronouncing dictionaries_ yet known."--_D.
H. Barnes cor._ "This is the tenth persecution, and, of all the _ten_ the
most bloody."--_Sammes cor._ "The English tongue is the most susceptible of
sublime imagery, of _all the languages_ in the world."--_Bucke cor._ "Of
_all writers_ whatever, Homer is universally allowed to have had the
greatest Invention."--_Pope cor._ "In a version of this particular work,
which, _more than_ any other, seems to require a venerable, antique
cast."--_Id._ "Because I think him the _best-informed_ naturalist _that_
has ever written."--_Jefferson cor._ "Man is capable of being the most
social of _all animals_."--_Sheridan cor._ "It is, of all _signs_ (or
_expressions_) that which most moves us."--_Id._ "Which, of all _articles_,
is the most necessary."--_Id._

"Quoth he, 'This gambol thou advisest,
Is, of all _projects_, the unwisest.'"--_S. Butler cor._


"Noah and his family _were the only antediluvians_ who _survived_ the
flood."--_Webster cor._ "I think it superior to any _other grammar_ that we
have yet had."--_Blair cor._ "We have had no _other_ grammarian who has
employed so much labour and _judgement_ upon our native language, as _has_
the author of these volumes."--_British Critic cor._ "_Those_ persons feel
_most for_ the distresses of others, who have experienced distresses
themselves."--_L. Murray cor._ "Never was any _other_ people so much
infatuated as the Jewish nation."--_Id. et al. cor._ "No _other_ tongue is
so full of connective particles as the Greek."--_Blair cor._ "Never _was
sovereign_ so much beloved by the people." Or: "_Never was any other_
sovereign so much beloved by _his_ people."--_L. Murray cor._ "Nothing
_else_ ever affected her so much as this misconduct of her child."--_Id. et
al. cor._ "Of all the figures of speech, _no other_ comes so near to
painting as _does_ metaphor."--_Blair et al. cor._ "I know _no other
writer_ so happy in his metaphors as _is_ Mr. Addison."--_Blair cor._ "Of
all the English authors, none is _more_ happy in his metaphors _than_
Addison."--_Jamieson cor._ "Perhaps no _other_ writer in the world was ever
so frugal of his words as Aristotle."--_Blair and Jamieson cor._ "Never was
any _other_ writer so happy in that concise _and_ spirited style, as Mr.
Pope."--_Blair cor._ "In the harmonious structure and disposition of _his_
periods, no _other_ writer whatever, ancient or modern, equals
Cicero."--_Blair and Jamieson cor._ "Nothing _else_ delights me so much as
the works of nature."--_L. Mur. cor._ "No person was ever _more_ perplexed
_than_ he has been to-day."--_Id._ "In _no other_ case are writers so apt
to err, as in the position of the word _only_."--_Maunder cor._ "For
nothing is _more_ tiresome _than_ perpetual uniformity."--_Blair cor._

"_Naught else sublimes the spirit, sets it free,
Like_ sacred and soul-moving poesy."--_Sheffield cor._


"How much _better are ye_ than the fowls!"--_Bible cor._ "Do not thou
hasten above the Most _High_."--_Esdras cor._ "This word, PEER, is
principally used for the nobility of the realm."--_Cowell cor._ "Because
the same is not only most _generally_ received, &c."--_Barclay cor._ "This
is, I say, not the best and most _important_ evidence."--_Id._ "Offer unto
God thanksgiving, and pay thy vows unto the Most _High_."--_The Psalter
cor._ "The holy place of the tabernacle of the Most _High_."--_Id._ "As
boys should be educated with temperance, so the first _great_ lesson that
should be taught them, is, to admire frugality."--_Goldsmith cor._ "More
_general_ terms are put for such as are more restricted."--_Rev. J. Brown
cor._ "This, _this_ was the unkindest cut of all."--_Enfield's Speaker_, p.
353. "To take the basest and most _squalid_ shape."--_Shak. cor._ "I'll
forbear: _I have_ fallen out with my more _heady_ will."--_Id._ "The power
of the Most _High_ guard thee from sin."--_Percival cor._ "Which title had
been more _true_, if the dictionary had been in Latin and
_Welsh_."--_Verstegan cor._ "The waters are frozen sooner and harder, than
further upward, within the inlands."--_Id._ "At every descent, the worst
may become more _depraved_."--_Mann cor._

"Or as a moat defensive to a house
Against the envy of less _happy_ lands."--_Shak. cor._

"A dreadful quiet felt, and _worse by_ far
Than arms, a sullen interval of war."--_Dryden cor._


"It breaks forth in its _highest, most energetic_, and _most impassioned_
strain."--_Kirkham cor._ "He has fallen into the _vilest and grossest_ sort
of railing."--_Barclay cor._ "To receive that _higher and more general_
instruction which the public affords."--_J. O. Taylor cor._ "If the best
things have the _best and most perfect_ operations."--_Hooker cor._ "It
became the plainest and most elegant, the _richest_ and most splendid, of
all languages."--_Bucke cor._ "But the _principal and most frequent_ use of
pauses, is, to mark the divisions of the sense."--_Blair cor._ "That every
thing belonging to ourselves is _the best and the most perfect_."--
_Clarkson cor._ "And to instruct their pupils in the _best and most
thorough_ manner."--_School Committee cor._


"The Father is figured out as a _venerable old_ man."--_Brownlee cor._
"There never was exhibited _an other such_ masterpiece of ghostly
assurance."--_Id._ "After the _first three_ sentences, the question is
entirely lost."--_Spect. cor._ "The _last four_ parts of speech are
commonly called particles."--_Al. Murray cor._ "The _last two_ chapters
will not be found deficient in this respect."--_Todd cor._ "Write upon your
slates a list of the _first ten_ nouns."--_J. Abbott cor._ "We have a few
remains of _two other_ Greek poets in the pastoral style, Moschus and
Bion."--_Blair cor._ "The _first nine_ chapters of the book of Proverbs are
highly poetical."--_Id._ "For, of these five heads, only the _first two_
have any particular relation to the sublime."--_Id._ "The resembling sounds
of the _last two_ syllables give a ludicrous air to the whole."--_Kames
cor._ "The _last three_ are arbitrary."--_Id._ "But in the _sentence_, 'She
hangs the curtains,' _hangs_ is an _active-transitive_ verb."--_Comly cor._
"If our definition of a verb, and the arrangement of _active-transitive,
active-intransitive_, passive, and neuter verbs, are properly
understood."--_Id._ "These _last two lines_ have an embarrassing
construction."--_Rush cor._ "God was provoked to drown them all, but Noah
and _seven other_ persons."--_Wood cor._ "The _first six_ books of the
AEneid are extremely beautiful."--_Formey cor._ "_Only_ a few instances
_more_ can _here_ be given."--_Murray cor._ "A few years _more_ will
obliterate every vestige of a subjunctive form."--_Nutting cor._ "Some
define them to be verbs devoid of the _first two_ persons."--_Crombie cor._
"In _an other such_ Essay-tract as this."--_White cor._ "But we fear that
not _an other such_ man is to be found."--_Edward Irving cor._ "_O for an
other such_ sleep, that I might see _an other such_ man!" Or, to preserve
poetic measure, say:--

"_O for such_ sleep _again_, that I might see
_An other such_ man, _though but in a dream_!"--_Shak. cor._


"_The_ is an article, relating to the noun _balm, agreeably_ to Rule
11th."--_Comly cor._ "_Wise_ is an adjective, relating to the noun _man's,
agreeably_ to Rule 11th."--_Id._ "To whom I observed, that the beer was
_extremely_ good."--_Goldsmith cor._ "He writes _very elegantly_." Or: "He
writes _with remarkable elegance_."--_O. B. Peirce cor._ "John behaves
_very civilly_ (or, _with true civility_) to all men."--_Id._ "All the
sorts of words hitherto considered, have each of them some meaning, even
when taken _separately_."--_Beattie cor._ "He behaved himself _conformably_
to that blessed example."--_Sprat cor._ "_Marvellously_ graceful."--
_Clarendon cor._ "The Queen having changed her ministry, _suitably_ to her
wisdom."--_Swift cor._ "The assertions of this author are _more easily_
detected."--_Id._ "The characteristic of his sect allowed him to affirm no
_more strongly_ than that."--_Bentley cor._ "If one author had spoken _more
nobly_ and _loftily_ than an other."--_Id._ "Xenophon says _expressly_."--
_Id._ "I can never think so very _meanly_ of him."--_Id._ "To convince all
that are ungodly among them, of all their ungodly deeds, which they have
_impiously_ committed."--_Bible cor._ "I think it very _ably_ written." Or:
"I think it written _in a_ very masterly _manner_."--_Swift cor._ "The
whole design must refer to the golden age, which it represents _in a_
lively _manner_."--_Addison cor._ "_Agreeably_ to this, we read of names
being blotted out of God's book."--_Burder et al. cor._ "_Agreeably_ to the
law of nature, children are bound to support their indigent
parents."--_Paley_. "Words taken _independently_ of their meaning, are
parsed as nouns of the neuter gender."--_Maltby cor._

"Conceit in weakest bodies _strongliest_ works."--_Shak. cor._


"Though he was not known by _those_ letters, or the name CHRIST."--_Bayly
cor._ "In a gig, or some of _those_ things." Better: "In a gig, or _some
such vehicle_."--_M. Edgeworth cor._ "When cross-examined by _those_
lawyers."--_Same_. "As the custom in _those_ cases is."--_Same_. "If you
_had_ listened to _those_ slanders."--_Same_. "The old people were telling
stories about _those_ fairies; but, to the best of my _judgement_, there is
nothing in _them_."--_Same_. "And is it not a pity that the Quakers have no
better authority to substantiate their principles, than the testimony of
_those_ old Pharisees?"--_Hibbard cor._


"Hope is as strong an incentive to action, as fear: _that_ is the
anticipation of good, _this_ of evil."--_Inst._, p. 265. "The poor want
some advantages which the rich enjoy; but we should not therefore account
_these_ happy, and _those_ miserable."--_Inst._, p. 266.

"Ellen and Margaret, fearfully,
Sought comfort in each other's eye;

Then turned their ghastly look each one,
_That_ to her sire, _this_ to her son."--_Scott cor._

"Six youthful sons, as many blooming maids,
In one sad day beheld the Stygian shades;
_Those_ by Apollo's silver bow were slain,
_These_ Cynthia's arrows stretch'd upon the plain."--_Pope cor._

"Memory and forecast just returns engage,
_That_ pointing back to youth, _this_ on to age."--_Pope, on Man_.


"These make the three great subjects of discussion among mankind; _namely_,
truth, duty, and interest: but the arguments directed towards _any_ of them
are generically distinct."--_Dr. Blair cor._ "A thousand other deviations
may be made, and still _any_ of _the accounts_ may be correct in principle;
for _all_ these divisions, and their technical terms, are arbitrary."--_R.
W. Green cor._ "Thus it appears, that our alphabet is deficient; as it has
but seven vowels to represent thirteen different sounds; and has no letter
to represent _any_ of five simple consonant sounds."--_Churchill cor._
"Then _none_ of these five verbs can be neuter."--_O. B. Peirce cor._ "And
the _assertor_[534] is in _none_ of the four already mentioned."--_Id._ "As
it is not in any of these four."--_Id._ "See whether or not the word comes
within the definition of _any_ of the other three simple cases."--_Id._ "No
one of the ten was there."--_Frazee cor._ "Here are ten oranges, take _any
one_ of them."--_Id._ "There are three modes, by _any_ of which
recollection will generally be supplied; inclination, practice, and
association."--_Rippingham cor._ "Words not reducible to _any_ of the three
preceding heads."--_Fowler cor._ "Now a sentence may be analyzed in
reference to _any_ of these four classes."--_Id._


"Does not all proceed from the law, which regulates _all the_ departments
of the state?"--_Blair cor._ "A messenger relates to Theseus _all the_
particulars."--_Ld. Kames cor._ "There are no _fewer_ than twenty-_nine_
diphthongs in the English language."--_Ash cor._ "The Redcross Knight runs
through _all the_ steps of the Christian life."--_Spect. cor._ "There were
not _fewer_ than fifty or sixty persons present."--_Mills and Merchant
cor._ "Greater experience, and _a_ more cultivated _state of_ society,
abate the warmth of imagination, and chasten the manner of
expression."--_Blair and Murray cor._ "By which means, knowledge, _rather_
than oratory, _has_ become the principal requisite."--_Blair cor._ "No
_fewer_ than seven illustrious cities disputed the right of having given
birth to the greatest of poets."--_Lempriere cor._ "Temperance, _rather_
than medicines, is the proper means of curing many diseases."--_Murray
cor._ "I do not suppose, that we Britons _are more deficient_ in genius
than our neighbours."--_Id._ "In which, he _says_, he has found no _fewer_
than twelve untruths."--_Barclay cor._ "The several places of rendezvous
were concerted, and _all the_ operations _were_ fixed."--_Hume cor._ "In
these rigid opinions, _all the_ sectaries concurred."--_Id._ "Out of whose
modifications have been made _nearly all_ complex modes."--_Locke cor._
"The Chinese vary each of their words on no _fewer_ than five different
tones."--_Blair cor._ "These people, though they possess _brighter_
qualities, are not so proud as he is, nor so vain as she."--_Murray cor._
"It is certain, _that_ we believe _our own judgements_ more _firmly_, after
we have made a thorough inquiry into the _things_."--_Brightland cor._ "As
well as the whole course and _all the_ reasons of the operation."--_Id._
"Those rules and principles which are of _the greatest_ practical
advantage."--_Newman cor._ "And _all_ curse shall be _no more_."--_Rev.
cor._--(See _the Greek_.) "And death shall be _no more_."--_Id._ "But, in
recompense, we have _pleasanter_ pictures of ancient manners."--_Blair
cor._ "Our language has suffered _a greater number of_ injurious changes in
America, since the British army landed on our shores, than it had suffered
before, in the period of three centuries."--_Webster cor. "All the_
conveniences of life are derived from mutual aid and support in
society."--_Ld. Kames cor._


"To such as think the nature of it deserving _of_ their attention."--_Bp.
Butler cor._ "In all points, more deserving _of_ the approbation of their
readers."--_Keepsake cor._ "But to give way to childish sensations, was
unbecoming _to_ our nature."--_Lempriere cor._ "The following extracts are
deserving _of_ the serious perusal of all."--_The Friend cor._ "No inquiry
into wisdom, however superficial, is undeserving _of_ attention."--_Bulwer
cor._ "The opinions of illustrious men are deserving _of_ great
consideration."--_Porter cor._ "And resolutely keep its laws. Uncaring
_for_ consequences." Or:--"_Not heeding_ consequences."--_Burns cor._ "This
is an item that is deserving _of_ more attention."--_Goodell cor._

"Leave then thy joys, unsuiting _to_ such age:"--Or,

"Leave then thy joys _not suiting_ such an age,
To a fresh comer, and resign the stage."--_Dryden cor._


"The tall dark mountains and the _deep-toned_ seas."--_Dana_. "O! learn
from him To station _quick-eyed_ Prudence at the helm."--_Frost cor._ "He
went in a _one-horse_ chaise."--_David Blair cor._ "It ought to be, 'in a
_one-horse_ chaise.'"--_Crombie cor._ "These are marked with the
_above-mentioned_ letters."--_Folker cor._ "A _many-headed_
faction."--_Ware cor._ "Lest there should be no authority in any popular
grammar, for the perhaps _heaven-inspired_ effort."--_Fowle cor.
"Common-metre_ stanzas consist of four iambic lines; one of eight, and the
next of six syllables. They were formerly written in two
_fourteen-syllable_ lines."--_Goodenow cor. "Short-metre_ stanzas consist
of four iambic lines; the third of eight, the rest of six
syllables."--_Id._ "_Particular-metre_ stanzas consist of six iambic lines;
the third and sixth of six syllables, the rest of eight."--_Id.
"Hallelujah-metre_ stanzas consist of six iambic lines; the last two of
eight syllables, and the rest of six."--_Id. "Long-metre_ stanzas are
merely the union of four iambic lines, of ten syllables each."--_Id._ "A
majesty more commanding than is to be found among the rest of the
_Old-Testament_ poets."--_Blair cor._

"You, sulphurous and _thought-executed_ fires,
_Vaunt-couriers_ to _oak-cleaving_ thunderbolts,
Singe my white head! And thou, _all-shaking_ thunder,
Strike flat the thick rotundity o' th' world!"--_Lear_, Act iii, Sc. 2.




"The subject is to be joined with _its_ predicate."--_Wilkins cor._ "Every
one must judge of _his_ own feelings."--_Byron cor._ "Every one in the
family should know _his or her_ duty."--_Penn cor._ "To introduce its
possessor into that way in which _he_ should go."--_Inf. S. Gram. cor._ "Do
not they say, _that_ every true believer has the Spirit of God in
_him_?"--_Barclay cor._ "There is none in _his_ natural state righteous;
no, not one."--_Wood cor._ "If ye were of the world, the world would love
_its_ own."--_Bible cor._ "His form had not yet lost all _its_ original
brightness."--_Milton cor._ "No one will answer as if I were _his_ friend
or companion."--_Steele cor._ "But, in lowliness of mind, let each esteem
_others_ better than _himself_."--_Bible cor._ "And let none of you imagine
evil in _his heart_ against his neighbour."--_Id._ "For every tree is known
by _its_ own fruit."--_Id._ "But she fell to laughing, like one out of
_his_ right mind."--_M. Edgeworth cor._ "Now these systems, so far from
having any tendency to make men better, have a manifest tendency to make
_them_ worse."--_Wayland cor._ "And nobody else would make that city _his_
refuge any more."--_Josephus cor._ "What is quantity, as it respects
syllables or words? It is _the_ time which _a speaker occupies_ in
pronouncing _them_."--_Bradley cor._ "In such expressions, the adjective so
much resembles an adverb in its meaning, that _it is_ usually parsed as
such."--_Bullions cor._ "The tongue is like a racehorse; which runs the
faster, the less weight _he_ carries." Or thus: "The tongue is like a
racehorse; the less weight _it_ carries, the faster _it_ runs."--_Addison,
Murray, et al. cor._ "As two thoughtless boys were trying to see which
could lift the greatest weight with _his_ jaws, one of them had several of
his firm-set teeth wrenched from their sockets."--_Newspaper cor._ "Every
body nowadays publishes memoirs; every body has recollections which _he
thinks_ worthy of recording."--_Duchess D'Ab. cor._ "Every body trembled,
for _himself_, or _for his_ friends."--_Goldsmith cor._

"A steed comes at morning: no rider is there;
But _his_ bridle is red with the sign of despair."--_Campbell cor._


"Charles loves to study; but John, alas! is very idle."--_Merchant cor._
"Or what man is there of you, _who_, if his son ask bread, will give him a
stone?"--_Bible cor._ "Who, in stead of going about doing good, are
perpetually intent upon doing mischief."--_Tillotson cor._ "Whom ye
delivered up, and denied in the presence of Pontius Pilate."--_Bible cor._
"Whom, when they had washed _her_, they laid in an upper chamber."--_Id._
"Then Manasseh knew that the Lord was God."--_Id._ "Whatever a man
conceives clearly, he may, if he will be at the trouble, put into distinct
propositions, and express clearly to others."--See _Blair's Rhet._, p. 93.
"But the painter, being entirely confined to that part of time which he has
chosen, cannot exhibit various stages of the same action."--_Murray's
Gram._, i, 195. "What he subjoins, is without any proof at all."--_Barclay
cor._ "George _Fox's_ Testimony concerning Robert Barclay."--_Title cor._
"According to the _advice of the_ author of the Postcript
[sic--KTH]."--_Barclay cor._ "These things seem as ugly to the eye of their
meditations, as those Ethiopians _that were_ pictured _on Nemesis's_
pitcher."--_Bacon cor._ "Moreover, there is always a twofold condition
propounded with _the Sphynx's enigmas_."--_Id._ "Whoever believeth not
therein, shall perish."--_Koran cor._ "When, at _Sestius's_ entreaty, I had
been at his house."--_W. Walker cor._

"There high on _Sipylus's_ shaggy brow,
She stands, her own sad monument of wo."--_Pope cor._


"So will I send upon you famine, and evil beasts, and they shall bereave
_you_."--_Bible cor._ "Why do you plead so much for it? why do _you_ preach
it up?" Or: "Why do _ye_ plead so much for it? why do _ye_ preach it
up?"--_Barclay cor._ "Since thou hast decreed that I shall bear man, _thy_
darling."--_Edward's Gram. cor._ "You have my book, and I have _yours_;
i.e., _your_ book." Or thus: "_Thou hast_ my book, and I have _thine_;
i.e., _thy_ book."--_Chandler cor._ "Neither art thou such a one as to be
ignorant of what _thou_ art."--_Bullions cor._ "Return, thou backsliding
Israel, saith the Lord, and I will not cause mine anger to fall upon
_thee_."--_Bible cor._ "The Almighty, unwilling to cut thee off in the
fullness of iniquity, has sent me to give _thee_ warning."--_Ld. Kames cor.
"Wast_ thou born only for pleasure? _wast thou_ never to do any
thing?"--_Collier cor._ "Thou shalt be required to go to God, to die, and
_to_ give up _thy_ account."--_Barnes cor._ "And canst thou expect to
behold the resplendent glow of the Creator? would not such a sight
annihilate _thee_?"--_Milton cor._ "If the prophet had commanded thee to do
some great thing, _wouldst thou_ have refused?"--_C. S. Journal cor._ "Art
thou a penitent? evince _thy_ sincerity, by bringing forth fruits meet for
repentance."--_Vade-Mecum cor._ "I will call thee my dear son: I remember
all _thy_ tenderness."--_C. Tales cor._ "So do thou, my son: open _thy_
ears, and _thy_ eyes."--_Wright cor._ "I promise you, this was enough to
discourage _you_."--_Bunyan cor._ "Ere you remark an other's sin, Bid
_your_ own conscience look within."--_Gay cor._ "Permit that I share in thy
wo, The privilege _canst thou_ refuse?"--_Perfect cor._ "Ah! Strephon, how
_canst thou_ despise Her who, without thy pity, _dies_?"--_Swift cor._

"Thy verses, friend, are Kidderminster stuff;
And I must own, _thou'st_ measured out enough."--_Shenst. cor._

"This day, dear Bee, is thy nativity;
Had Fate a luckier one, she'd give it _thee_."--_Swift cor._


"Exactly like so many puppets, _which_ are moved by wires."--_Blair cor._
"They are my servants, _whom_ I brought forth[535] out of the land of
Egypt."--_Leviticus_, xxv, 55. "Behold, I and the children _whom_ God hath
given me."--See _Isaiah_, viii, 18. "And he sent Eliakim, _who_ was over
the household, and Shebna the scribe."--_Isaiah_, xxxvii, 2. "In a short
time the streets were cleared of the corpses _which_ filled
them."--_M'Ilvaine cor._ "They are not of those _who_ teach things _that_
they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake."--_Barclay cor._ "As a lion among
the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep;
_which_, if he go through, both treadeth down and teareth in
pieces."--_Bible cor._ "Frequented by every fowl _which_ nature has taught
to dip the wing in water."--_Johnson cor._ "He had two sons, one of _whom_
was adopted by the family of Maximus."--_Lempriere cor._ "And the ants,
_which_ are collected by the smell, are burned _with_ fire."--_The Friend
cor._ "They being the agents to _whom_ this thing was trusted."--_Nixon
cor._ "A packhorse _which_ is driven constantly _one way and the other_, to
_and from_ market."--_Locke cor._ "By instructing children, _whose_
affection will be increased."--_Nixon cor._ "He had a comely young woman,
_who_ travelled with him."--_Hutchinson cor._ "A butterfly, _who_ thought
himself an accomplished traveller, happened to light upon a
beehive."--_Inst._, p. 267. "It is an enormous elephant of stone, _which_
disgorges from his uplifted trunk a vast but graceful shower."--_Ware cor._
"He was met by a dolphin, _which_ sometimes swam before him, and sometimes
behind him."--_Edward's Gram. cor._

"That Caesar's horse, _which_, as fame goes,
Had corns upon his feet and toes,
Was not by half so tender-hoof'd,
Nor trod upon the ground so soft."--_Butler cor._


"He instructed and fed the crowds _that_ surrounded him."--_Murray's Key_.
"The court, _which_ gives currency to manners, ought to be exemplary." p.
187. "Nor does he describe classes of sinners _that_ do not exist."--_Mag.
cor._ "Because the nations among _which_ they took their rise, were not
savage."--_Murray cor._ "Among nations _that_ are in the first and rude
periods of society."--_Blair cor._ "The martial spirit of those nations
among _which_ the feudal government prevailed."--_Id._ "France, _which_ was
in alliance with Sweden."--_Priestley's Gram._, p. 97. "That faction, in
England, _which_ most powerfully opposed his arbitrary pretensions."--_Ib._
"We may say, 'the crowd _which_ was going up the street.'"--_Cobbett's E.
Gram._, 204. "Such members of the Convention _which_ formed this Lyceum,
as have subscribed this Constitution."--_N. Y. Lyceum cor._


"_The name_ of the possessor shall take a particular form to show its
case."--_Kirkham cor._ "Of which reasons, the principal one is, that no
noun, properly so called, implies _the_ presence _of the thing
named_."--_Harris cor._ "_Boston_ is a proper noun, which distinguishes
_the city of Boston_ from other cities."--_Sanborn cor._ "_The word_
CONJUNCTION means union, or _the act of_ joining together. _Conjunctions
are_ used to join or _connect_ either words or sentences."--_Id._ "The word
INTERJECTION means _the act of throwing between. Interjections are_
interspersed among other words, to express _strong or sudden_
emotion."--_Id._ "_Indeed_ is composed of _in_ and _deed. The words_ may
better be written separately, as they formerly were."--_Cardell cor._
"_Alexander_, on the contrary, is a particular name; and is _employed_ to
distinguish _an individual only_."--_Jamieson cor._ "As an indication that
nature itself had changed _its_ course." Or:--"that _Nature herself_ had
changed her course."--_History cor._ "Of removing from the United States
and _their_ territories the free people of colour."--_Jenifer cor._ "So
that _gh_ may be said not to have _its_ proper sound." Or thus: "So that
_the letters, g_ and _h_, may be said not to have their proper
_sounds_."--_Webster cor._ "Are we to welcome the loathsome harlot, and
introduce _her_ to our children?"--_Maturin cor._ "The first question is
this: 'Is reputable, national, and present use, _which_, for brevity's
sake, I shall hereafter simply denominate _good use_, always uniform, [i.
e., undivided, and unequivocal,] in _its_ decisions?"--_Campbell cor._ "_In
personifications_, Time is always masculine, on account of _his_ mighty
efficacy; Virtue, feminine, _by reason of her_ beauty and
_loveliness_."--_Murray, Blair, et al. cor._ "When you speak to a person or
thing, the _noun or pronoun_ is in the second person."--_Bartlett cor._
"You now know the noun; for _noun_ means _name_."--_Id._ "_T_. What do you
see? _P_. A book. _T_. Spell _book_."--_R. W. Green cor._ "_T_. What do you
see now? _P_. Two books. _T_. Spell _books_."--_Id._ "If the United States
lose _their_ rights as a nation."--_Liberator cor._ "When a person or thing
is addressed or spoken to, the _noun or pronoun_ is in the second
person."--_Frost cor._ "When a person or thing is _merely_ spoken of, the
_noun or pronoun_ is in the third person."--_Id._ "The _word_ OX _also,
taking_ the same plural termination, _makes_ OXEN."--_Bucke cor._

"Hail, happy States! _yours_ is the blissful seat
Where nature's gifts and art's improvements meet."--_Everett cor._


(1.) "This is the most useful art _that_ men possess."--_L. Murray cor._
"The earliest accounts _that_ history gives us, concerning all nations,
bear testimony to these facts."--_Blair et al. cor._ "Mr. Addison was the
first _that_ attempted a regular inquiry into the pleasures of
taste."--_Blair cor._ "One of the first _that_ introduced it, was
Montesquieu."--_Murray cor._ "Massillon is perhaps the most eloquent
_sermonizer that_ modern times have produced."--_Blair cor._ "The greatest
barber _that_ ever lived, is our guiding star and prototype."--_Hart cor._

(2.) "When prepositions are subjoined to nouns, they are generally the same
_that_ are subjoined to the verbs from which the nouns are
derived."--_Murray's Gram._, p. 200. Better thus: "_The_ prepositions
_which_ are subjoined to nouns, _are_ generally the same _that_,"
&c.--_Priestley cor._ "The same proportions _that_ are agreeable in a
model, are not agreeable in a large building."--_Kames cor._ "The same
ornaments _that_ we admire in a private apartment, are unseemly in a
temple."--_Murray cor._ "The same _that_ John saw also in the
sun."--_Milton cor._

(3.) "Who can ever be easy, _that_ is reproached with his own ill
conduct?"--_T. a Kempis cor._ "Who is she _that_ comes clothed in a robe of
green?"--_Inst._, p. 267. "Who _that_ has either sense or civility, does
not perceive the vileness of profanity?"--_G. Brown_.

(4.) "The second person denotes the person or thing _that_ is spoken
to."--_Kirkham cor._ "The third person denotes the person or thing _that_
is spoken of."--_Id._ "A passive verb denotes action received, or endured
by the person or thing _that is signified by_ its nominative."--_Id._ "The
princes and states _that_ had neglected or favoured the growth of this
power."--_Bolingbroke cor._ "The nominative expresses the name of the
person or thing _that_ acts, or _that_ is the subject of
discourse."--_Hiley cor._

(5.) "Authors _that_ deal in long sentences, are very apt to be
faulty."--_Blair cor._ "Writers _that_ deal," &c.--_Murray cor._ "The
neuter gender denotes objects _that_ are neither male nor
female."--_Merchant cor._ "The neuter gender denotes things _that_ have no
sex."--_Kirkham cor._ "Nouns _that_ denote objects neither male nor female,
are of the neuter gender."--_Wells's Gram. of late_, p. 55. Better thus:
"_Those_ nouns _which_ denote objects _that are_ neither male nor female,
are of the neuter gender."--_Wells cor._ "Objects and ideas _that_ have
been long familiar, make too faint an impression to give an agreeable
exercise to our faculties."--_Blair cor._ "Cases _that_ custom has left
dubious, are certainly within the grammarian's province."--_L. Murray cor._
"Substantives _that_ end in _ery_, signify action or habit."--_Id._ "After
all _that_ can be done to render the definitions and rules of grammar
accurate."--_Id._ "Possibly, all _that_ I have said, is known and
taught."--_A. B. Johnson cor._

(6.) "It is a strong and manly style _that_ should chiefly be
studied."--_Blair cor._ "It is this [viz., _precision] that_ chiefly makes
a division appear neat and elegant."--_Id._ "I hope it is not I _that_ he
is displeased with."--_L. Murray cor._ "When it is this alone _that_
renders the sentence obscure."--_Campbell cor._ "This sort of full and
ample assertion, '_It is this that_,' is fit to be used when a proposition
of importance is laid down."--_Blair cor._ "She is not the person _that_ I
understood it to have been."--_L. Murray cor._ "Was it thou, or the wind,
_that_ shut the door?"--_Inst._, p. 267. "It was not I _that_ shut

(7.) "He is not the person _that he_ seemed _to be_."--_Murray and
Ingersoll cor._ "He is really the person _that_ he appeared to be."--_Iid._
"She is not now the woman _that_ they represented her to have
been."--_Iid._ "An _only child_ is one _that_ has neither brother nor
sister; a _child alone_ is one _that_ is left by itself, _or
unaccompanied_."--_Blair, Jam., and Mur., cor._


(1.) "A Substantive, or Noun, is the name of a thing; (i. e.,) of whatever
we conceive to subsist, or of _whatever_ we _merely imagine_."--_Lowth
cor._ (2.) "A Substantive, or Noun, is the name of any thing _which_
exists, or of which we have any notion."--_Murray et al. cor._ (3.) "A
Substantive, or Noun, is the name of any person, place, or thing, that
exists, or _that_ we can have an idea _of_."--_Frost cor._ (4.) "A noun is
the name of any thing _which_ exists, or of which we form an
idea."--_Hallock cor._ (5.) "A Noun is the name of any person, place,
object, or thing, that exists, or _that_ we may conceive to exist."--_D. C.
Allen cor._ (6.) "The name of every thing _which_ exists, or of which we
can form a notion, is a noun."--_Fisk cor._ (7.) "An allegory is the
representation of some one thing by an other that resembles it, and _that_
is made to stand for it."--_Blair's Rhet._, p. 150. (8.) "Had he exhibited
such sentences as contained ideas inapplicable to young minds, or _such as_
were of a trivial or injurious nature."--_L. Murray cor._ (9.) "Man would
have others obey him, even his own kind; but he will not obey God, _who_ is
so much above him, and who made him."--_Penn cor._ (10.) "But what we may
consider here, and _what_ few persons have _noticed_, is," &c.--_Brightland
cor._ (11.) "The compiler has not inserted _those_ verbs _which_ are
irregular only in familiar writing or discourse, and which are improperly
terminated by _t in stead_ of _ed_."--_Murray, Fisk, Hart, Ingersoll et
al., cor._ (12.) "The remaining parts of speech, which are called the
indeclinable parts, _and which_ admit of no variations, (or, _being words
that_ admit of no variations,) will not detain us long."--_Dr. Blair cor._


"In the temper of mind _in which_ he was then."--_Lowth's Gram._, p. 102.
"To bring them into the condition _in which_ I am at present."--_Add. cor._
"In the posture _in which_ I lay."--_Lowth's Gram._, p. 102. "In the sense
_in which_ it is sometimes taken."--_Barclay cor._ "Tools and utensils are
said to be right, when they _answer well_ the uses _for which_ they were
made."--_Collier cor._ "If, in the extreme danger _in which_ I now am," &c.
Or: "If, in _my present_ extreme danger," &c.--_Murray's Sequel_, p. 116.
"News was brought, that Dairus [sic--KTH] was but twenty miles from the
place _in which_ they then were."--_Goldsmith cor._ "Alexander, upon
hearing this news, continued four days _where_ he then was:" or--"_in the
place in which_ he then was."--_Id._ "To read in the best manner _in which
reading_ is now taught."--_L. Murray cor._ "It may be expedient to give a
few directions as to the manner _in which_ it should be studied."--_Hallock
cor._ "Participles are words derived from verbs, and convey an idea of the
acting of an agent, or the suffering of an object, with the time _at which_
it happens." [536]--_A. Murray cor._

"Had I but serv'd my God with half the zeal
_With which_ I serv'd my king, he would not _thus_,
In age, have left me naked to _my foes_."--_Shak. cor._

UNDER NOTE IX.--ADVERBS FOR RELATIVES. "In compositions _that are not
designed to be delivered in public_."--_Blair cor._ "They framed a
protestation _in which_ they repeated their claims."--_Priestley's Gram._,
p. 133; _Murray's_, 197. "Which have reference to _inanimate_ substances,
_in which_ sex _has no_ existence."--_Harris cor._ "Which denote substances
_in which_ sex never had existence."--_Ingersoll's Gram._, p. 26. "There is
no rule given _by which_ the truth may be found out."--_W. Walker cor._
"The nature of the objects _from which_ they are taken."--_Blair cor._
"That darkness of character, _through which_ we can see no heart:" [i. e.,
generous emotion.]--_L. Murray cor._ "The states _with which_ [or _between
which_] they negotiated."--_Formey cor._ "Till the motives _from which_ men
act, be known."--_Beattie cor._ "He assigns the principles _from which_
their power of pleasing flows."--_Blair cor._ "But I went on, and so
finished this History, in that form _in which_ it now appears."--_Sewel
cor._ "By prepositions we express the cause _for which_, the instrument by
which, _and_ the manner _in which_, a thing is done."--_A. Murray cor._
"They are not such in the language _from which_ they are derived."--_Town
cor._ "I find it very hard to persuade several, that their passions are
affected by words from _which_ they have no ideas."--_Burke cor._ "The
known end, then, _for which_ we are placed in a state of so much
affliction, hazard, and difficulty, is our improvement in virtue and
piety."--_Bp. Butler cor._

"Yet such his acts as Greeks unborn shall tell,
And curse the _strife in which_ their fathers fell."--_Pope cor._


"Youth may be thoughtful, but _thoughtfulness in the young_ is not very
common."--_Webster cor._ "A proper name is _a name_ given to one person or
thing."--_Bartlett cor._ "A common name is _a name_ given to many things of
the same sort."--_Id._ "This rule is often violated; some instances of _its
violation_ are annexed."--_L. Murray et al. cor._ "This is altogether
careless writing. _Such negligence respecting the pronouns_, renders style
often obscure, and always inelegant."--_Blair cor._ "Every inversion which
is not governed by this rule, will be disrelished by every _person_ of
taste."--_Kames cor._ "A proper diphthong, is _a diphthong_ in which both
the vowels are sounded."--_Brown's Institutes_, p. 18. "An improper
diphthong, is _a diphthong_ in which only one of the vowels is
sounded."--_Ib._ "Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and _the_ descendants _of Jacob_,
are called Hebrews."--_Wood cor._ "In our language, _every word_ of more
than one syllable, has one of _its syllables_ distinguished from the rest
in this manner."--_L. Murray cor._ "Two consonants proper to begin a word,
must not be separated; as, fa-ble, sti-fle. But when _two consonants_ come
between two vowels, and are such as cannot begin a word, they must be
divided, as, ut-most, un-der."--_Id._ "Shall the intellect alone feel no
pleasures in its energy, when we allow _pleasures_ to the grossest energies
of appetite and sense?"--_Harris and Murray cor._ "No man has a propensity
to vice as such: on the contrary, a wicked deed disgusts _every one_, and
makes him abhor the author."--_Ld. Kames cor._ "The same _grammatical
properties_ that belong to nouns, belong also to pronouns."--_Greenleaf
cor._ "What is language? It is the means of communicating thoughts from one
_person_ to an other."--_O. B. Peirce cor._ "A simple word is _a word_
which is not made up of _other words_."--_Adam and Gould cor._ "A compound
word is _a word_ which is made up of two or more words."--_Iid_. "When a
conjunction is to be supplied, _the ellipsis_ is called Asyndeton."--_Adam


"It gives _to words a meaning which_ they would not have."--_L. Murray
cor._ "There are in the English language many _words, that_ are sometimes
used as adjectives, and sometimes as adverbs."--_Id._ "Which do not more
effectually show the varied intentions of the mind, than do the
_auxiliaries which_ are used to form the potential mood."--_Id._ "These
_accents, which_ will be the subject of a following speculation, make
different impressions on the mind."--_Ld. Kames cor._ "And others differed
very much from the words _of the writers to whom_ they were
ascribed."--_John Ward cor._ "Where there is in the sense _nothing which_
requires the last sound to be elevated, an easy fall will be
proper."--_Murray and Bullions cor._ "In the last clause there is an
ellipsis of the verb; _and_, when you supply _it_, you find it necessary to
use the adverb _not, in lieu of no_."--_Campbell and Murray cor._ "_Study_
is _of the_ singular number, because _the_ nominative _I, with which_ it
agrees, _is singular_."--_R. C. Smith cor._ "John is the _person who_ is in
error, or thou art."--_Wright cor._ "For he hath made him, who knew no sin,
to be sin for us."--_Harrison's E. Lang._, p. 197.

"My friend, take that of _me, who_ have the power
To seal th' accuser's lips."--_Shakspeare cor._


"I had no idea but _that_ the story was true."--_Brown's Inst._, p. 268.
"The postboy is not so weary but _that_ he can whistle."--_Ib._ "He had no
intimation but _that_ the men were honest."--_Ib._ "Neither Lady Haversham
nor Miss Mildmay will ever believe but _that_ I have been entirely to
blame."--_Priestley cor._ "I am not satisfied but _that_ the integrity of
our friends is more essential to our welfare than their knowledge of the
world."--_Id._ "Indeed, there is in poetry nothing so entertaining or
descriptive, but _that an ingenious_ didactic writer may introduce _it_ in
some part of his work."--_Blair cor._ "Brasidas, being bit by a mouse he
had catched, let it slip out of his fingers: 'No creature,' says he, 'is so
contemptible but _that it_ may provide for its own safety, if it have
courage.'"--_Ld. Kames cor._


"In narration, Homer is, at all times, remarkably concise, _and therefore_
lively and agreeable."--_Blair cor._ "It is usual to talk of a nervous, a
feeble, or a spirited style; which _epithets_ plainly _indicate the_
writer's manner of thinking."--_Id._ "It is too violent an alteration, if
any alteration were necessary, _whereas_ none is."--_Knight cor._ "Some men
are too ignorant to be humble; _and_ without _humility_ there can be no
docility."--_Berkley cor._ "Judas declared him innocent; _but innocent_ he
could not be, had he in any respect deceived the disciples."--_Porteus
cor._ "They supposed him to be innocent, _but_ he certainly was not
_so_."--_Murray et al. cor._ "They accounted him honest, _but_ he certainly
was not _so_."--_Felch cor._ "Be accurate in all you say or do; for
_accuracy_ is important in all the concerns of life."--_Brown's Inst._, p.
268. "Every law supposes the transgressor to be wicked; _and_ indeed he is
_so_, if the law is just."--_Ib._ "To be pure in heart, pious, and
benevolent, (_and_ all may be _so_,) constitutes human happiness."--_Murray
cor._ "To be dexterous in danger, is a virtue; but to court danger to show
_our dexterity_, is _a_ weakness."--_Penn cor._


"This seems not so allowable in prose; which _fact_ the following erroneous
examples will demonstrate."--_L. Murray cor._ "The accent is laid upon the
last syllable of a word; which _circumstance_ is favourable to the
melody."--_Kames cor._ "Every line consists of ten syllables, five short
and five long; from which _rule_ there are but two exceptions, both of them
rare."--_Id._ "The soldiers refused obedience, _as_ has been
explained."--_Nixon cor._ "Caesar overcame Pompey--_a circumstance_ which
was lamented."--_Id._ "The crowd hailed William, _agreeably to the
expectations of his friends_."--_Id._ "The tribunes resisted Scipio, _who
knew their malevolence towards him_."--_Id._ "The censors reproved vice,
_and were held in great honour_."--_Id._ "The generals neglected
discipline, which _fact_ has been proved."--_Id._ "There would be two
nominatives to the verb _was, and such a construction_ is improper."--_Adam
and Gould cor._ "His friend bore the abuse very patiently; _whose
forbearance, however_, served _only_ to increase his rudeness; it produced,
at length, contempt and insolence."--_Murray and Emmons cor._ "Almost all
_compound_ sentences are more or less elliptical; _and_ some examples of
_ellipsis_ may be _found_, under _nearly all_ the different parts of
speech."--_Murray, Guy, Smith, Ingersoll, Fisk, et al. cor._


"In things of Nature's workmanship, whether we regard their internal or
_their_ external structure, beauty and design are equally
conspicuous."--_Kames cor._ "It puzzles the reader, by making him doubt
whether the word ought to be taken in its proper, or _in its_ figurative
sense."--_Id._ "Neither my obligations to the muses, nor _my_ expectations
from them, are so great."--_Cowley cor._ "The Fifth Annual Report of the
_Antislavery_ Society of Ferrisburgh and _its_ vicinity."--_Title cor._
"Meaning taste in its figurative as well as _its_ proper sense."--_Kames
cor._ "Every measure in which either your personal or _your_ political
character is concerned."--_Junius cor._ "A jealous _and_ righteous God has
often punished such in themselves or _in their_ offspring."--_Extracts
cor._ "Hence their civil and _their_ religious history are
inseparable."--_Milman cor._ "Esau thus carelessly threw away both his
civil and _his_ religious inheritance."--_Id._ "This intelligence excited
not only our hopes, but _our_ fears likewise."--_Jaudon cor._ "In what way
our defect of principle, and _our_ ruling manners, have completed the ruin
of the national spirit of union."--_Dr. Brown cor._ "Considering her
descent, her connexion, and _her_ present intercourse."--_Webster cor._
"His own and _his_ wife's wardrobe are packed up in a firkin."--_Parker and
Fox cor._


"The _sounds_ of _e_ and _o_ long, in _their_ due degrees, will be
preserved, and clearly distinguished."--_L. Murray cor._ "If any _persons_
should be inclined to think," &c., "the author takes the liberty to suggest
to _them_," &c.--_Id._ "And he walked in all the _way_ of Asa his father;
he turned not aside from _it_."--_Bible cor._ "If ye from your hearts
forgive not every one his _brethren their_ trespasses."--_Id._ "_None_ ever
fancied _they_ were slighted by him, or had the courage to think
_themselves_ his _betters_."--_Collier cor._ "And _Rebecca_ took _some very
good clothes_ of her eldest son _Esau's_, which _were_ with her in the
house, and put _them_ upon Jacob her younger son."--_Gen. cor._ "Where all
the attention of _men_ is given to _their_ own indulgence."--_Maturin cor._
"The idea of a _father_ is a notion superinduced to _that of_ the
substance, or man--let _one's idea of_ man be what _it_ will."--_Locke
cor._ "Leaving _all_ to do as they _list_."--_Barclay cor._ "Each _person_
performed his part handsomely."--_J. Flint cor._ "This block of marble
rests on two layers of _stones_, bound together with lead, which, however,
has not prevented the Arabs from forcing out several of _them_."--_Parker
and Fox cor._

"Love gives to _all our powers_ a double power,
Above their functions and their offices." Or:--
"Love gives to every power a double power,
_Exalts all_ functions and _all_ offices."--_Shak. cor._



"The jury will be confined till _they_ agree on a verdict."--_Brown's
Inst._, p. 145. "And mankind directed _their_ first cares towards the
needful."--_Formey cor._ "It is difficult to deceive a free people
respecting _their_ true interest."--_Life of Charles XII cor._ "All the
virtues of mankind are to be counted upon a few fingers, but _their_
follies and vices are innumerable."--_Swift cor._ "Every sect saith, 'Give
_us_ liberty:' but give it _them_, and to _their_ power, _and they_ will
not yield it to any body else."--_Cromwell cor._ "Behold, the people shall
rise up as a great lion, and lift up _themselves_ as a young lion."--_Bible
cor._ "For all flesh had corrupted _their_ way upon the earth."--_Id._
"There happened to the army a very strange accident, which put _them_ in
great consternation."--_Goldsmith cor._


"The meeting went on _with its_ business as a united body."--_Foster cor._
"Every religious association has an undoubted right to adopt a creed for
_itself_."--_Gould cor._ "It would therefore be extremely difficult to
raise an insurrection in that state against _its_ own government."--_Dr.
Webster cor._ "The mode in which a lyceum can apply _itself_ in effecting a
reform in common schools."--_N. Y. Lyc. cor._ "Hath a nation changed _its_
gods, which yet are no gods?"--_Jer. cor._ "In the holy Scriptures, each of
the twelve tribes of Israel is often called by the name of the patriarch
from whom _it_ descended." Or better:--"from whom _the tribe_
descended."--_Adams cor._


"A nation, by the reparation of _the wrongs which it has done_, achieves a
triumph more glorious than any field of blood can ever give."--_Adams cor._
"The English nation, from _whom_ we descended, have been gaining their
liberties inch by inch."--_Webster cor._ "If a Yearly Meeting should
undertake to alter _its_ fundamental doctrines, is there any power in the
society to prevent _it from_ doing so?"--_Foster's Rep. cor._ "There
is[537] a generation that _curse_ their father, and _do_ not bless their
mother."--_Bible cor._ "There is[537] a generation that are pure in their
own eyes, and yet _are_ not washed from their filthiness."--_Id._ "He hath
not beheld iniquity in Jacob, neither hath he seen perverseness in Israel:
the Lord _their_ God is with _them_, and the shout of a king is among
them."--_Id._ "My people _have_ forgotten me, they have burnt incense to
vanity."--_Id._ "When a quarterly meeting _has_ come to a _judgement_
respecting any difference, relative to any monthly meeting belonging to
_it_" &c.--_Discip. cor._ "The number of such compositions is every day
increasing, and it _appears_ to be limited only by the pleasure or _the
convenience_ of _writers_."--_Booth cor._ "The Church of Christ _has_ the
same power now as ever, and _is_ led by the same spirit into the same
practices."--_Barclay cor._ "The army, whom _their_ chief had thus
abandoned, pursued meanwhile their miserable march." Or thus: "The army,
_which its_ chief had thus abandoned, pursued meanwhile _its_ miserable
march."--_Lockhart cor._



"Discontent and sorrow manifested _themselves_ in his
countenance."--_Brown's Inst._, p. 146. "Both conversation and public
speaking became more simple and plain, such as we now find _them_."--_Blair
cor._ "Idleness and ignorance, _if they_ be suffered to proceed,
&c."--_Johnson and Priestley cor._ "Avoid questions and strife: _they show_
a busy and contentious disposition."--_Penn cor._ "To receive the gifts and
benefits of God with thanksgiving, and witness _them_ blessed and
sanctified to us by the word and prayer, is owned by us."--_Barclay cor._
"Both minister and magistrate are compelled to choose between _their_ duty
and _their_ reputation."--_Junius cor._ "All the sincerity, truth, and
faithfulness, or disposition of heart or conscience to approve _them_,
found among rational creatures, necessarily originate from God."--_Rev. J.
Brown cor._ "Your levity and heedlessness, if _they_ continue, will prevent
all substantial improvement."--_Brown's Inst._, p. 269. "Poverty and
obscurity will oppress him only who esteems _them_ oppressive."--_Ib._
"Good sense and refined policy are obvious to few, because _they_ cannot be
discovered but by a train of reflection."--_Ib._ "Avoid haughtiness of
behaviour, and affectation of manners: _they imply_ a want of solid
merit."--_Ib._ "If love and unity continue, _they_ will make you partakers
of one an other's joy."--_Ib._ "Suffer not jealousy and distrust to enter:
_they_ will destroy, like a canker, every germ of friendship."--_Ib._
"Hatred and animosity are inconsistent with Christian charity: guard,
therefore, against the slightest indulgence of _them_."--_Ib._ "Every man
is entitled to liberty of conscience, and freedom of opinion, if he does
not pervert _them_ to the injury of others."--_Ib._

"With the azure and vermilion
_Which are_ mix'd for my pavilion."--_Byron cor._



"Neither prelate nor priest can give _his_ [flock or] flocks any decisive
evidence that you are lawful pastors."--_Brownlee cor._ "And is there a
heart of parent or of child, that does not beat and burn within _him_?"--
_Maturin cor._ "This is just as if an eye or a foot should demand a
salary for _its_ service to the body."--_Collier cor._ "If thy hand or thy
foot offend thee, cut _it_ off, and cast _it_ from thee."--_Bible cor._
"The same might as well be said of Virgil, or any great author; whose
general character will infallibly raise many casual additions to _his_
reputation."--_Pope cor._ "Either James or John,--one _or the other_,--will
come."--_Smith cor._ "Even a rugged rock or _a_ barren heath, though in
_itself_ disagreeable, _contributes_, by contrast, to the beauty of the
whole."--_Kames cor._ "That neither Count Rechteren nor Monsieur Mesnager
had behaved _himself_ right in this affair."--_Spect. cor._ "If an
Aristotle, a Pythagoras, or a Galileo, _suffers_ for _his_ opinions, _he is
a 'martyr.'_"--_Fuller cor._ "If an ox gore a man or a woman, that _he or
she_ die; then the ox _shall surely_ be stoned."--_Exod. cor._ "She was
calling out to one or an other, at every step, that a Habit was ensnaring
_him_."--_Johnson cor._ "Here is a task put upon children, _which_ neither
this author _himself_, nor any other, _has_ yet undergone."--_R. Johnson
cor._ "Hence, if an adjective or _a_ participle be subjoined to the verb
when _the construction is singular, it_ will agree both in gender and _in_
number with the collective noun."--_Adam and Gould cor._ "And if you can
find a diphthong or a triphthong, be pleased to point _that_ out
too."--_Bucke cor._ "And if you can find a trissyllable or a polysyllable,
point _it_ out."--_Id._ "The false refuges in which the atheist or the
sceptic _has_ intrenched _himself_."--_Chr. Spect. cor._ "While the man or
woman thus assisted by art, expects _his_ charms _or hers_ will be imputed
to nature alone."--_Opie cor._ "When you press a watch, or pull a clock,
_it answers_ your question with precision; for _it repeats_ exactly the
hour of the day, and tells you neither more nor less than you desire to
know."--_Bolingbroke cor._

"Not the Mogul, or Czar of Muscovy,
Not Prester John, or Cham of Tartary,
_Is_ in _his mansion_ monarch more than I."--_King cor._




"Before you left Sicily, you _were reconciled_ to Verres."--_Duncan cor._
"Knowing that you _were_ my old master's good friend."--_Spect. cor._ "When
the judge _dares_ not act, where is the loser's remedy?"--_Webster cor._
"Which extends it no farther than the variation of the verb
_extends_."--_Mur. cor._ "They presently dry without hurt, as myself _have_
often proved."--_R. Williams cor._ "Whose goings-forth _have_ been from of
old, from everlasting."--_Micah_, v, 2. "You _were_ paid to fight against
Alexander, not to rail at him."--_Porter cor._ "Where more than one part of
speech _are_ almost always concerned."--_Churchill cor._ "Nothing less than
murders, rapines, and conflagrations, _employs_ their thoughts." Or: "_No
less things_ than murders, rapines, and conflagrations, _employ_ their
thoughts."--_Duncan cor._ "I wondered where you _were_, my dear."--_Lloyd
cor._ "When thou most sweetly _singst_."--_Drummond cor._ "Who _dares_, at
the present day, avow himself equal to the task?"--_Gardiner cor._
"Every body _is_ very kind to her, and not discourteous to me."--_Byron
cor._ "As to what thou _sayst_ respecting the diversity of opinions."--_M.
B. cor._ "Thy nature, Immortality, who _knows_?"--_Everest cor._ "The
natural distinction of sex in animals, gives rise to what, in grammar,
_are_ called genders."--_Id._ "Some pains _have_ likewise been
taken."--_Scott cor._ "And many a steed in his stables _was_
seen."--_Penwarne cor._ "They _were_ forced to eat what never was esteemed
food."--_Josephus cor._ "This that _you_ yourself _have_ spoken, I desire
that they may take their oaths upon."--_Hutchinson cor._ "By men whose
experience best _qualifies_ them to judge."--_Committee cor._ "He _dares_
venture to kill and destroy several other kinds of fish."--_Walton cor._
"If a gudgeon meet a roach, He _ne'er will_ venture to approach." Or thus:
"If a gudgeon _meets_ a roach, He _dares_ not venture to approach."--_Swift
cor._ "Which thou _endeavourst_ to establish to thyself."--_Barclay cor._
"But they pray together much oftener than thou _insinuat'st_."--_Id._ "Of
people of all denominations, over whom thou _presidest_."--_N. Waln cor._
"I can produce ladies and gentlemen whose progress _has_ been
astonishing."--_Chazotte cor._ "Which of these two kinds of vice _is the_
more criminal?"--_Dr. Brown cor._ "Every twenty-four hours _afford_ to us
the vicissitudes of day and night."--_Smith's False Syntax, New Gram._, p.
103. Or thus: "Every _period_ of twenty-four hours _affords_ to us the
vicissitudes of day and night."--_Smith cor._ "Every four years _add_ an
other day."--_Smith's False Syntax, Gram._, p. 103. Better thus: "Every
_fourth year adds_ an other day."--_Smith cor._ "Every error I could find,
_Has_ my busy muse employed."--_Swift cor._ "A studious scholar _deserves_
the approbation of his teacher."--_Sanborn cor._ "Perfect submission to the
rules of a school _indicates_ good breeding."--_Id._ "A comparison in which
more than two _are_ concerned."--_Lennie's Gram._, p. 78. "By the
facilities which artificial language _affords_ them."--_O. B. Peirce cor._
"Now thyself _hast_ lost both lop and top."--_Spencer cor._ "Glad tidings
_are_ brought to the poor."--_Campbell cor._ "Upon which, all that is
pleasurable or affecting in elocution, chiefly _depends._"--_Sher. cor._
"No pains _have_ been spared to render this work complete."--_Bullions
cor._ "The United States _contain_ more than a twentieth part of the land
of this globe."--_Clinton cor._ "I am mindful that myself _am_
strong."--_Fowler cor._ "Myself _am_ (not _is_) weak;"--"Thyself _art_ (not
_is_) weak."--_Id._

"How pale each worshipful and reverend guest
Rises from clerical or city feast!"--_Pope cor._


"Where _were_ you born? In London."--_Buchanan cor._ "There _are_ frequent
occasions for commas."--_Ingersoll cor._ "There necessarily _follow_ from
thence these plain and unquestionable consequences."--_Priestley cor._ "And
to this impression _contributes_ the redoubled effort."--_Kames cor._ "Or,
if he was, _were_ there no spiritual men then?"--_Barclay cor._ "So, by
these two also, _are_ signified their contrary principles."--_Id._ "In the
motions made with the hands, _consists_ the chief part of gesture in
speaking."--_Blair cor._ "_Dares_ he assume the name of a popular
magistrate?"--_Duncan cor._ "There _were_ no damages as in England, and so
Scott lost his wager."--_Byron cor._ "In fact, there _exist_ such
resemblances."--_Kames cor._ "To him _give_ all the prophets
witness."--_Acts_, x, 43. "That there _were_ so many witnesses and
actors."--_Addison cor._ "How _do_ this man's definitions stand
affected?"--_Collier cor._ "Whence _come_ all the powers and prerogatives
of rational beings?"--_Id._ "Nor _do_ the scriptures cited by thee prove
thy intent."--_Barclay cor._ "Nor _does_ the scripture cited by thee prove
the contrary."--_Id._ "Why then _citest_ thou a scripture which is so plain
and clear for it?"--_Id._ "But what _say_ the Scriptures as to respect of
persons among Christians?"--_Id._ "But in the mind of man, while in the
savage state, there _seem_ to be hardly any ideas but what enter by the
senses;"--_Robertson cor._ "What sounds _has_ each of the
vowels?"--_Griscom cor._ "Out of this _have_ grown up aristocracies,
monarchies, despotisms, tyrannies."--_Brownson cor._ "And there _were_
taken up, of fragments that remained to them, twelve baskets."--_Bible
cor._ "There _seem_ to be but two general classes."--_Day cor._ "Hence
_arise_ the six forms of expressing time."--_Id._ "There _seem_ to be no
other words required."--_Chandler cor._ "If there _are_ two, the second
increment is the syllable next to the last."--_Bullions cor._ "Hence
_arise_ the following advantages."--_Id._ "There are no data by which it
can be estimated."--_Calhoun cor._ "To this class, _belongs_ the Chinese
language, in which we have nothing but naked _primitives_."--_Fowler cor._
[[Fist] "Nothing but naked _roots_" is faulty; because no word is a _root_,
except some derivative spring from it."--G. B.] "There _were_ several other
grotesque figures that presented themselves."--_Spect. cor._ "In these
_consists_ that sovereign good which ancient sages so much
extol."--_Percival cor._ "Here _come_ those I have done good to against my
will."--_Shak. cor._ "Where there _are_ more than one auxiliary." Or:
"Where there _are_ more _auxiliaries_ than one."--_O. B. Peirce cor._

"On me to cast those eyes where _shines_ nobility."
--_Sidney cor._

"Here _are_ half-pence in plenty, for one you'll have twenty."
--_Swift cor._

"Ah, Jockey, ill _advisest_ thou. I wis,
To think of songs at such a time as this."
--_Churchill cor._


"Thou, who _lovest_ us, wilt protect us still."--_A. Murray cor._ "To use
that endearing language, 'Our Father, who _art_ in heaven.'"--_Bates cor._
"Resembling the passions that _produce_ these actions."--_Kames cor._
"Except _dwarf, grief, hoof, muff_, &c., which _take s_ to make the
plural."--_Ash cor._ "As the cattle that _go_ before me, and the children,
be able to endure."--_Gen. cor._ "Where is the man who _dares_ affirm that
such an action is mad?"--_Dr. Pratt cor._ "The ninth book of Livy affords
one of the most beautiful exemplifications of historical painting, that
_are_ anywhere to be met with."--_Dr. Blair cor._ "In some studies, too,
that relate to taste and fine writing, which _are_ our object," &c.--_Id._
"Of those affecting situations which _make_ man's heart feel for
man."--_Id._ "We see very plainly, that it is neither Osmyn nor Jane Shore
that _speaks_."--_Id._ "It should assume that briskness and ease which
_are_ suited to the freedom of dialogue."--_Id._ "Yet they grant, that none
ought to be admitted into the ministry, but such as _are_ truly
pious."--_Barclay cor._ "This letter is one of the best that _have_ been
written about Lord Byron."--_Hunt cor._ "Thus, besides what _were_ sunk,

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