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On the blast..modifies "spread denoting place

..Hence. Adv. of Place. RULE.—Adverbs belong to Verbs, Adjectives, and

other Adverbs which they modify." On ... shows a relation of “ spread” and “blast"

.Hence..a Preposition. RULE.—“ A Preposition shows a relation of its object

to the word which its Phrase qualifies..........describes “ blast” by specifying Hence. . Adj. Specifying. Blast .is a name..

Hence..a Noun. name of a class of things .Hence.. Common. spoken of....

Hence.. Third Person. denotes but one.

.Hence.. Singular Number. Object of relation expressed by “on".

.Hence:. Objective Case. RULE. -The object of an action or relation must be

in the Objective Case.And

.connects the words“ spread" and
“ breathed”

.Hence..a Conjunction.
Rule.—Conjunctions introduce Sentences and con:

nect words and Phrases." Breathed .....asserts an act.

. Hence..a Verb.
act does not pass to an object... Hence.. Intransitive.
simply declares....

.Hence Indicative Mode.
denotes a past act (definite in
the mind of the speaker and
made definite to the hearer by
the Auxiliary sentence "as he
passed”

....Hence.. Past Tense Det. Predicate of “angel”.

Third Person, Hence

Singular Number. RULE.—"A Verb must agree with its subject in Per.

son and Number." In the face, modifies “breathed”-denoting of the foe. } place ..

.. Hence.. Adv. of Place. Rule.—“ Adverbs belong to Verbs, Adjectives, and

other Adverbs which they modify." In

....shows a relation of "Vreathed”
and “ face"

..Hence..a Preposition. RULE.—“ A Preposition shows a relation of its whject to the word which its Phrase qualifies."

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- foe”

The ....... describes “face” by specifying Hence.. Adj. Specifying.

RULE. Adjectives belong to Nouns and Pronouns

which they describe." Face ........ is a name..

Hence. a Noun. name of a class .

Hence.. Common. spoken of......

..Hence.. Third Person. denotes but one.

Hence..Singular Number. Object of relation expressed by "in"

Hence.. Objective Case. RULE.—The object of an action or relation must be

in the Objective Case." Of the foe.... describes “face" by specifying Hence. . Adj. Specifying.

RULE.—“ Adjectives belong to Nouns and Pronouns

which they describe.Of ........ shows a relation of " face" an

.... Hence..a Preposition. RULE.— A Preposition shows a relation or its object

to the word which its Phrase qualifies.The ......... describes “foe”—by specifying Hence.. Adj. Specifying.

RULE.—“ Adjectives belong to Nouns and Pronouns

which they describe.Foe..........is a name....

Hence..a Noun. name of a class.

.Hence.. Common. spoken of....

Hence.. Third Person. denotes but one.

Hence.. Singular Number. Object of relation expressed by

Hence.. Objective Case. RULE.—“ The object of an action or relation must be

in the Objective Case." As he passed..modifies “breathed”-denoting, time...

Hence.. Adv. of Time. RULE.—“ Adverbs belong to Verbs, Adjectives, ard

other Adverbs which they modify." As.... ...introduces an Auxiliary Sen

... Hence..a Conjunction RULE. --: Conjunctions introduce Sentences and con nect Words and Phrases."

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He .......... is used for a name..... Hence..a Pronoun.

its form determines its Person
and Number.

..Hence.. Personal.
spoken of....

.. Hence.. Third Person. denotes but one.

Hence. . Singular Number. subject of "passed

Hence.. Nominative Case, Rule.—“ The Subject of a Sentence must be in the Vominative Case."

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asserts an act....

Hence.. a Verb.
act does not pass to an object... Hence. . Intransitive.
simply declares..

.Hence. : Indicative Mode. denotes a past act

Hence.. Past Tense.
Predicate of "he"....

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Hence { Singular Number.

RULE. -“ A Verb must agree with its Subject in Person and Number."

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ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES FOR PARSING.

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" He was stirred With such an agony he sweat extremely.”Henry VIII., ii. 2. "But it is fit things be stated as they are considered as they really are."

Bp. Butler. “ He, whose soul Ponders this true equality, may walk

The fields of earth with gratitude and hope.”- Wordsworth. “Before we passionately desire any thing which another enjoys, we should examine into the happiness of its possessor."

“They say this shall be,' and it is,

For ere they act, they think.”-Burns. My heart is awed within me, when I think of the great miracle that still goes on in silence round me.'

" Take good heed,
Nor there be modest, where thou shouldst be proud.”— Young.
" Ambition saw that stooping Rome could bear

A master, nor had virlue to be free."--Thomson. "Such expressions invest their genius with greater loveliness, because they throw over it the graceful mantle of humility.”

“Though thunder-clouds the sky deform,

Their fury cannot reach me there." Let not false pride, lest we should betray ignorance, prevent us from askisk a question, when it can be answered.”

"But when loud surges lash the sounding shore,
The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar.”

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“ The time was when princes were scarcely rich enough to purchase a copy of the Bible.

“O! let the steps of youth be cautious,

How they advance into a dangerous world." “ If the great Apostles of Science confessed they knew so little, what ground of boasting can there be for the tyro in their schools ?"

“ And in her greedy whirlpool sucks the tides,

Then spouts them from below.”'
" Thou art the ruins of the noblest man,

That ever lived in the tide of time." " With what loud applause didst thou beat heaven with blessing Bolingbroke before he was what thou wouldst have him be."

"Nor will I at my humble lot repine,
Though neither wealth, nor fame, nor luxury be mine."
“ Mists from black jealousies the tempest form,

Whilst late divisions reinforce the storm." " When we consider carefully what appeals to our minds, and exercise apon it our own reason, taking into respectful consideration what others say upon it, and then come to a conclusion of our own, we act as intel.igent beings.”

“ As the bright stars and milky way,

Showed by the night are hid by day,
So we in that accomplished mind,
Help'd by the night new graces find,
Which by the splendor of her view,

Dazzled before we never knew." - Waller.
And shout their raptures to the cloudless skies,
While every jovial hour on downy pinions flies."

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RECAPITULATION OF THE RULES OF SYNTAX. Rule 1.—THE SUBJECT OF A SENTENCE-Noun or Pronoun.

The Subject of a Sentence must be in the Nominative Case.

Rule 2.-PREDICATE OF A SENTENCE— Verb. A Verb must agree with its Subject in Person and Number.

Rule 3.-—VERB— Infinitive. A Verb in the Infinitive Mode is the Object of the Preposition to, expressed or understood.

Rule 4.-PARTICIPLES.. A Participle has the same construction as the part of speech” for which it is used.

Rule 5.--THE OBJECT OF A SENTENCE OR PHRASE — Noun or

Pronoun. The object of an action or relation must be in the Objective Case.

Rule 6.—POSSESSIVE CASE-Noun or Pronoun. A Noun or Pronoun in the Possessive Case is used Adjectively.

Rule 7.-INDEPENDENT CASE-Noun or Pronoun. A Noun or Pronoun not dependent on any other word in construction is in the Independent Case.

Rule 8.-PRONOUNS. A Pronoun must agree with its Antecedent in Gender, Person, and Number.

Rule 9.-ADJECTIVE PRONOUNS. Adjective Pronouns are substituted for the Nouns which they qualify.

Rule 10.-- ADJECTIVES. Adjectives belong to Nouns and Pronouns which they describe.

Rule 11.-ADVERBS. Adverbs belong to Verbs, Adjectives, and other Adverbs, which they modify.

Rule 12.--PREPOSITIONS. A Preposition shows a relation of its object to the word which its Phrase qualifies.

Rule 13.-CONJUNCTIONS. Conjunctions introduce Sentences and connect Words and Phrases.

Rule 14.-EXCLAMATIONS. Exclamations have no dependent construction.

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