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" I seem to myself to behold this city, the ornament of the earth, and the capital of all nations, suddenly involved in one conflagration. I see before me the slaughtered heaps of citizens, lying unburied in the midst of their ruined country. The furious... "
A new grammar of the Portuguese and English languages. Pt.1, Port. Pt.2 ... - Page 48
by Luiz Francisco Midosi - 1832
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1787
...veftra casde " bacchantis *." This manner of defcription fuppofes • " I feem to myfelf to behold tins city, the ornament • of the earth, and the capital of all nations, fuddenly infuppofes a fort of enthufiafm, which carries the LE c T. XVII. perfon who defcribes in fome...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1802
...all feeble attempts towards paffionate figures ; that of throwing ridicule upon * " I fecm to myfelf to behold this city, the ornament of the earth, and the " capital of all nations, fuddenly involved in one conflagration, I fee before " me the flaughtered heaps of citizens lying unbnried...
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The Elements of English Grammar: Methodically Arranged for the Assistance of ...

George Neville Ussher - English language - 1803 - 96 pages
...and the other confpirators fucceeded in their defign of fetting fire to the city of Rome: I think I behold this city, the ornament of the earth, and the capital of all nations, fuddenly involved in one conflagration. Ifee before me heaps offtaughtered citizens, lying unburied...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807 - 384 pages
...shares the same fate with all feeble attempts towards passionate figures ; that of throwing ridicule * " I seem to myself to behold this city, the ornament of the earth, and tl:e " capital of all nations, suddenly involved in one conflagration. 1 see before me " the slaughtered...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1810 - 354 pages
...describe it as actually passing before our eyes. Thus Cicero, in his fourth oration against Catiline : " I seem to myself to behold this city, the ornament...the capital of all nations, suddenly involved in one conllagration. I see before me the slaughtered heaps of citizens, lying uuburicd in the midst of their...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1815 - 544 pages
...This manner of des* ' F seem to myself to Minld this city, the ornament of the earth, and the capHal of all nations, suddenly involved in one conflagration....before me the slaughtered heaps of citizens lying unburicd in the midst of their ruined country. The furious countenance of Cetuegus rises to my view,...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1815 - 339 pages
...describe it as actually passing before our eyes. Thus Cicero, in his fourth oration against Catiline: " I seem to myself to behold this city, the ornament of the earth, and the capital of ail nations, suddenly involved in one conflagration. I see before me the slaughtered heaps of citizens,...
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English grammar, adapted to the different classes of learners

Lindley Murray - English language - 1817 - 348 pages
...describe it as actually passing before our eyes. Thus Cicero, in his fourth oration against Catiline: " I seem to myself to behold this city, the ornament...and the capital of all nations, suddenly involved m one conflagration. I see before me the slaughtered heaps of citizens, lying unburietl in the midst...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1818 - 312 pages
...describe it as actually passing before our eyes. Thus Cicero, in his fourth oration against Catiline : " I seem to myself to behold this city, the ornament...before me the slaughtered heaps of citizens, lying unburiej jn the midst of their ruined country. The furious countenance of Cethegus rises to my view,...
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An Abridgement of Murray's Grammar: To which is Added a Set of Lessons ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1818 - 158 pages
...past, we use the present tense, and describe it as actually passing before our eyes. Thus Cicero : " I seem to myself to behold this city, the ornament...the capital of all nations, suddenly involved in one general conflagration." INTERROGATION. The mrfigured, literal use of Interrogation, is to ask a question...
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