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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?
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
bitten, bit Bleed bled
bled blew Break broke
broken Breed bred
bred Bring brought
brought Build built
→ 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
crowed R crept
crept Cut cut
cut Dare, to venture durst Dare, to challenges
dared Deal dealt
dealt e Dig
dug R Do did
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
Perf. Part. met mown paid put read rent rid rode, or ridden * . rung risen riven run saw R said seen
mowed Pay Put
rung, rang Rise
shod Shoot Shrink
sung, sang Sink
* Ridden is nearly obsolete.
spent Pronounced shon
Slay Sleep Slide Sling