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Principal | Eyes—Subject of waxed deadly [and] chill." parts. Waxed deadly [and] chill-Predicate of "eyes."

The Adjuncts.

Of the sleepers Adjuncts of “eyes."

Construction. And, introduces an additional sentence,

Conj., 13. The, limits "eyes,”

Adj., 9. Eyes, agent of " waxed deadly (and) chill,”

Noun, 7. expresses relation of "eyes” (and) “ sleepers,"

Prep., 12. The, limits “sleepers,"

Adj., 9. Sleepers, object of relation expressed by “of,"

Noun, 7. Waxed, expresses (with “deadly [and] chill") what is affirmed of" "eyes,'

Verb, 10. Dearly, used in predication with waxed,

Adj. 9. And, connects “deadly” [and] “chill,”

Conj. 13. Chill, used in predication with waxed,


9. Additional Examples. Age is dark and unlovely."— Ossian. “Now, therefore, be not grieved nor angry with yourselves."

“ Bloodless are these limbs and cold.”—Byron. “How finely diversified, and how multiplied into many thouand distinct exercises, is the attention of God.”— Chalmers.

“I am perplexed and confounded.”
“ They became agitated and restless."

“The wares of the merchant are spread abroad in the shops, or stored in the high-piled warehouses."

“Rude am I in speech, and little blest

With the set phrase of peace."
* What bark is plunging 'mid the billowy strife,

And dashing madly on to fearful doom."

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Diagrams of the Principal Parts of Simple, Compound, and

Complex Sentences.



Intransitivehaving one Subject, one PREDICATE


Transitive—having one PREDICATE OBJECT

Subject, one Predicate,


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Principal sentence, Simple, Transitive.
Auxiliary sentence, Simple, Transitive, Adjective.


Ķem.-Let the pupil write the Diagram for each sentence on the black-board and insert the words in the proper places.

Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are they that mourn,
for they shall be comforted.
Blessed are the meek,
for they shall inherit the earth.
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst
after righteousness, for they shall be filled.
Blessed are the pure in heart,
for they shall see God.
Blessed is the man that endureth temptation,
for, when he is tried,
he shall receive the crown of life,
which the Lord hath promised
to them that love him.


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IS SUBSTANTIVE. “ That I have taken this old man's daughter, is most true."

“As they sat down, one said to his friend at his right, ' We shall soon see who is who.'"

“ We bustle up with unsuccessful speed,

And in the saddest part, cry— Droll indeed.' “Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian."

“ A celebrated writer says—Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.''

AUXILIARY SENTENCE-ADJECTIVE. “ There is SOMETHING in their hearts which passes speech.“I heard the complaints of the LABORERS who had 1 caped down his fields, and the cries of the poor whose covering he had taken away.

“ The difference in the HAPPINESS which is received or bestowed by the man who guards his temper, and that by the man who does not, is immense."

AUXILIARY SENTENCE-ADVERBIAL. And, as I passed along, I HEARD the complaints of the labor


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“ The sweet remembrance of the just,

SHALL FLOURISII when he sleeps in dust.“ But when he caught the measure wild,

The old man raised his liead, and SMILED." “And when [he was] listening to this, he would often CLASP his hands in ecstasy of delight.”

“ Their advancement in life and in education was such that each ought to have been a gentleman."

As they sat down, one said to his friend on his right, We shall soon see who is who.'" "If you

would know the deeds of him who chews,
ENTER the house of God, and see the pews."

Virtue secures happiness.

" Darkness is o'er the land-
For lo! a death-flag.streams upon the breeze-

The Hero hath departed !”
“Nay, let us weep. Our grief hath need of tears

Tears should embalm the dead.



Throned in a nation's love he sunk to sleep,
And so awoke in heaven.”—Mrs. Stevens.
“The perfect world, by Adam trod,

Was the first temple—built by God :
His fiat laid the corner-stone,

And heaved its pillars one by one
“ He hung its starry roof on high-

The broad, illimitable sky;
He spread its pavement green and bright,
And curtained it with morning light.”

1. “A man of refinement never has recourse to proverbs and vulgar aphorisms.”

2. “ Across the ocean, came a pilgrim bark.

3 The bark of the trunk of the white oak is frequently variegaled with large black spots.

4. The wood of the young stocks is very elastic, and is susceptible of minute divisions.

5. “ The flowers put forth in the month of May." 6. "Night, sable goddess, from her ebon throne

In rayless majesty, now siretches forth

Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world." 7. “ Vulgarism in language, is a distinguishing characteristic of bad company, and a bad education." 8. “The wood of the Silver Fir is not much used as timber."

Goodrich. 9. “The Hemlock Spruce is not much esteemed for timber.".

10. “Milton's learning has all the effect of intuition." 11. “His imagination has the force of nature.” 12. “Heaven, from all creatures, hides the book of fate." 13. “ And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man who was blind.

14. " If a noble squire had conducted himself well, during the period of his service, the honor of Knighthood was generally conferred


him at the age of twenty.' 15. “ Another bright day's sunset bathes the hills

That gird Samaria." 16. “ One glance of wonder, as we pass, deserve

The books of Time.” 17. A fretful temper will divide

The choicest knot that may be tied,

By ceaseless, sharp corrosion. 18. A temper, passionate and fierce,

May suddenly your joys disperse

At one immense explosion."

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