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LESSON XVII.

A GENERAL ILLUSTRATION OF SEVERAL OF THE PRECED

ING LESSONS. I had the book when I was young." "1 have been a child, and have had many toys.— In what mode, tense, number, and person is had, was, have been, and have had, in these sentences ?

" I loved her, and was loved by her._ Which of these verbs is active, and which passive ?-What is their mode, tense, number, and person ?

6 Come ye, and learn the fear of the Lord.-Here are two verbs; of what kind is each of them, and in what mode ?

" You have instructed many, and have acquired much fame.”—What kind of verbs have we in this sentence; and what is their mode, tense, number, and person ?

6. I shall be obliged to you for the favour."

What kind of verb have we in this sentence; and in what mode, tense, &c. do you find it?

If he come, he will see me.”-In wliat mode, tense, &c. is each of these verbs ?

" You should have kept him.— What kind of verb is kept; and what is its mode, tense, &c.?-You may point out the verb in each of the following sentences-class it—and then give its mode, tense, number, and person : “1

can sleep; You should write ; He may have come They should have called ; I might have been embarrassed ; If I had been enslaved ; To have done it; We were warned.

A general Illustration of several of the preceding Reviews. : ;; “ The man walks; the horse runs; the bird flies." What kind of verbs have we in these sentences?

"Let me roll it; it rolls. The king rules wisely; their master rules them. He shall separate them; we must separate.”-Here are six verbs; of what kind is each?

"You ought to pay me, quoth the farmer.” What kind of verbs have we in this sentence?

"He may have come. They should have been called."-Which are the auxiliary verbs in these sentences?

“He might have been had. You did do it."-Which are the principal verbs in these sentences?

" It were injustice to deny the execution of the laws to any individual.”—In what mode is were?

“Many acts, which had been blamable in a peaceable government, were employed to detect conspiracies.”In what mode is had been?

"She possesses a contented mind. She lives contented with her humble lot.”-In which of these sentences is contented an adjective?

“I wish you to come, whether I be there, or not." -In what mode is be?

“If I can learn him anything, he may remain." In what mode is learn?

“My brother has been here yesterday. Julius Cesar has been a succesful conqueror.”-What improprieties in these sentences?

" If he comes to-morrow, you will see him. We fear him not, though he have ten thousand men."—What improprieties in these sentences?

« She died, loved and lamented by all. He loved and lamented her."-In which of these sentences are loved and lamented participles?

bit

Blow

blown

LESSON XVIII.

A List of Irregular Verbs. ! Present. Imperfect

Perf. Part. Abide. abode

abode Am was

been Arise arose

arisen Awake awoke

awaked R Bare, to bring forth bare

born Bear, to carry bore

borne Beat beat

beaten, beat Begin began

begun Bend bent

bent R Bereave bereft

bereft B Beseech besought

besought Bid bid, bade

bidden, bid Bind bound

hound Bite

bitten, bit Bleed bled

bled blew Break broke

broken Breed bred

bred Bring brought

brought Build built

built Burst

burst

→ burst Buy bought

bought Cast cast

cast Catch caught

caught R Chide

chidden, chid Choose chose

chosen Cleave, to stick, ) · or adhere clove, or cleft cleft, cloven Cleave, to split Cling clung

clung Clothe clothed

clad R Come came

come Cost cost

cost crew

crowed R crept

crept Cut cut

cut Dare, to venture durst Dare, to challenges

dared Deal dealt

dealt e Dig

dug R Do did

done

chid

Crow Creep

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Perf. Part. drawn driven drunk dwelt R eaten fallen fed felt fought found fled flung flown forgotten, forgot forsaken frozen got gilt Rgirt R given gone graven ground grown had hung heard hewn R hidden, hid hit held hurt kept knit R known laden laid led left lent let lain laden R lost made

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Hear

iew
Hide
Hitno
Hold
Hurt
Keep
Knit
Know
Lade
Lay
Lead
Leave
Lend
Let
Lie, to lie down
Load
Lose
Make

Meet

paid

Perf. Part. met mown paid put read rent rid rode, or ridden * . rung risen riven run saw R said seen

Ring

Rive Run

See

sought

Present.

Imperfect.

met Mow

mowed Pay Put

put Read

read Rend

rent Rid

rid Ride

rode

rung, rang Rise

rose
rived

ran Saw

sawed Say

said

saw Seek

sought Sell

sold Send

sent Set.

set Shake

shook Shape

shaped Shave

shaved Shear

sheared Shed

shed Shine

shone Show

showed Shoe

shod Shoot Shrink

shrunk Shred

shred Shut

shut Sing

sung, sang Sink

sunk, sank
sat
slew
slept
slid

slung Slink

slunk Slit

slit Smite

smote Sow

sowed Spreak

spoke Speed

sped Spend

* Ridden is nearly obsolete.

shot

sold
sent
set
shaken
shaped, shapen a
shaven R
shorn
shed
shonet e
shown
shod
shot
shrunk
shred
shut
sung
sunk
sat
slain
slept
slidden
slung
slunk
slit, slitted
smitten
$own R
spoken
sped

spent Pronounced shon

Slay Sleep Slide Sling

spent

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