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accented action added addition adjective adverb Anglo-Saxon applied becomes begins called changed combination comparative compound conjunction connected consonant counties denotes derived dialects double effect ends England English language equivalent Exception expression father flat French gender Germany govern Greek Hence important introduced invaders John kind King Latin less letter means measure mute nominative noun object occurs original original British Participle particular person pine Plur plural plural number positive Poss possessive preceded predicate present present English Preterite pronouns pronunciation proposition question reason reign remain rhyme rules Saxon sentence separate sharp shine short silent simple Sing single singular sometimes sound speak spelling spoken strike substantive syllable taken takes tense third thou three signs tion transitive true unaccented verb vowel words writers written
Page 135 - The march begins in military state, And nations on his eye suspended wait; Stern Famine guards the solitary coast, And Winter barricades the realms of Frost; He comes...
Page 132 - The bride at the altar; Leave the deer, leave the steer, Leave nets and barges ; Come with your fighting gear, Broad-swords and targes. Come as the winds come, when Forests are rended; Come as the waves come, when Navies are stranded : Faster come, faster come, Faster and faster, Chief, vassal, page, and groom, Tenant and master.
Page 136 - His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 135 - On what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How just his hopes, let Swedish Charles decide ; A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labours tire...
Page 135 - Think nothing gain'd," he cries, " till nought remain, On Moscow's walls till Gothic standards fly, And all be mine beneath the polar sky." The march begins in military state, And nations on his eye suspended wait ; Stern Famine guards the solitary coast, And Winter barricades the realms of...
Page 134 - ) 'TwA8 when the seas were roaring With hollow blasts of wind, A damsel lay deploring, All on a rock reclined.
Page 136 - THE Lord descended from above, And bowed the heavens most high ; And underneath his feet he cast The darkness of the sky. 2 On cherub and on cherubim, Full royally, he rode ; And on the wings of mighty winds Came flying all abroad.
Page 131 - The war, that for a space did fail, Now trebly thundering swelled the gale, And — "Stanley!" was the cry; — A light on Marmion's visage spread, And fired his glazing eye: With dying hand, above his head He shook the fragment of his blade, And shouted " Victory ! — Charge, Chester, charge ! On, Stanley, on ! " Were the last words of Marmion.
Page 135 - O'er love, o'er fear, extends his wide domain, Unconquered lord of pleasure and of pain; No joys to him pacific sceptres yield, War sounds the trump, he rushes to the field; Behold surrounding kings their powers combine, And one capitulate, and one resign; Peace courts his hand, but spreads her charms in vain; 'Think nothing gained...