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adjectives adverb ambiguity anapest antithesis antonomasia appear arrangement better catachresis cause Chap choice of words clauses Complex sentences composition conducive to vivacity conjunctions connectives employed connexive consequence considered as sounds contrary copulative denominated denote discourse doth effect ellipsis employed in combining English equivocal example exhibit expression figure former French give hath hearer ideas idiom imagine imitation instance justly kind language Latin manner meaning metaphor metonymy mind modern nature necessary nonsense noun object obscurity observed occasion offences against brevity Paradise Lost particle particular passage periphrasis perspicuity phrases pleonasm preceding preposition principles produce pronoun proper terms properly propriety reason relation remark rendered Sect sense sensible sentiment serve signify signs Simple sentences sometimes speak speaker species Spect spondee style substantive syllables synecdoché Tatler tautology tence ther things thought tion tive tongue translation verb vivacity as depending wherein writer
Page 205 - whispers through the trees': If crystal streams 'with pleasing murmurs creep,' The reader's threaten'd (not in vain) with
Page 222 - The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musician sung : Of Bacchus ever fair and ever young : The jolly god in triumph comes...
Page 151 - For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, And the vines with the tender grape give a good smell, Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.
Page 312 - And Samuel said, As thy sword hath made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among women.
Page 317 - Peace to all such! but were there one whose fires True genius kindles, and fair fame inspires; Blest with each talent, and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease; Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne...
Page 383 - Here will I hold. If there's a power above us — And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works — He must delight in virtue; And that which He delights in must be happy.
Page 295 - Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled : Thou takest away their breath, they die, And return to their dust. Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: And thou renewest the face of the earth.
Page 68 - From harmony, from heavenly harmony, This universal frame began: From harmony to harmony Through all the compass of the notes it ran, The diapason closing full in Man.