A Concise System of Grammatical Punctuation: Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Students

Burrill and Hersey, printers, 1822 - 16 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 15 - Friendship who is not jealous when he has Partners of love. Our happiness consists in the Pursuit much more than in the Attainment of any Temporal Good. Let me repeat it He only is Great who has the Habits of Greatness.
Σελίδα 15 - Were all books reduced thus to their quintessence, many a bulky author would make his appearance in a penny paper: there would be scarce such a thing in nature as a folio : the works of an age would be contained on a few shelves ; not to mention millions of volumes that would be utterly annihilated.
Σελίδα 4 - Lowth defines punctuation to be, " the art of marking in writing the several pauses, or rests, between sentences, and the parts of sentences, according to their proper quantity or proportion, as they are expressed in a just and accurate pronunciation.
Σελίδα 3 - DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT : District Clerk's Office. BE it remembered. that on the...
Σελίδα 15 - ... different parts always acting in Subordination one to another the Perfection of the Whole is carried on The Heavenly Bodies perpetually revolve Day and Night incessantly repeat their appointed course Continual operations are going on in the Earth and in the Waters Nothing stands still...
Σελίδα 9 - The path of truth is a plain and a safe path that of falsehood is a perplexing maze. Modesty is one of the chief ornaments of youth ' and it has ever been esteemed a presage of rising merit.
Σελίδα 4 - In a sentence, the subject and the verb may be each of them accompanied with several adjuncts ; as the object, the end, the circumstances of time, place, manner, and the like ; and the subject or verb may be either immediately connected with them, or mediately ; that is, by being connected with some thing, which is connected with some other ; and so on.
Σελίδα 5 - A simple sentence admits of no point, by which it may be divided, or distinguished into parts. If the several adjuncts affect the subject or the verb in the same manner, they may be resolved into so many simple sentences ; the sentence then becomes...
Σελίδα 9 - Addison, ibid. A Member of a Sentence, whether Simple or Compounded, that requires a greater pause than a Comma, yet does not of itself make a complete Sentence, but is followed by something closely depending on it, may be distinguished by a Semicolon. EXAMPLE : " But as this passion for admiration, when it works according to reason, improves the beautiful part of our species in every thing that is laudable ; so nothing is more destructive to them, when it is governed by vanity and folly.

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