A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on the Use of Capitals, a List of Abbreviations, Hints on the Preparation of Copy and on Proof-reading, Specimen of Proof-sheet, Etc
J. Wilson & son, 1855 - 334 páginas
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abbreviated according adjective appear beauty beginning called capitals character clause closely colon comma common composition compound conjunction connected consists construction correct dash distinguished earth employed example EXERCISE exhibited expression feel following sentences genius given grammatical hand happiness heart human hundred hyphen indicate inserted introduced kind Knight language laws less letters live margin mark matter means mind mode moral names nature never noun object occur omitted passage period persons philosopher phrases portion preceding present principles printed proper punctuation quotation reason reference regard relative Remark rhetorical Rule semicolon sense sentences separated Society sometimes soul spirit term things thou thought thousand tion true truth usually verb virtue voice words writers written
Página 51 - Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
Página 164 - Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honor's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death?
Página 68 - And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them. Then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst and said, Peace be unto you.
Página 95 - For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning. For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
Página 167 - Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above ;) or, Who shall descend into the deep ? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.) But what saith it ? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart : that is, the word of faith which we preach ; that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
Página 259 - These are thy glorious works, Parent of good, Almighty, thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair; thyself how wondrous then ! Unspeakable, who sitt'st above these heavens, To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.
Página 134 - A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them : a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate, or beg, and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own.
Página 182 - Alice's little right foot played an involuntary movement, till, upon my looking grave, it desisted — the best dancer, I was saying, in the county, till a cruel disease, called a cancer, came, and bowed her down with pain ; but it could never bend her good spirits, or make them stoop, but they were still upright, because she was so good and religious.
Página 171 - For I say unto you, that unto every one which hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not, even that he hath shall be taken away from him. But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them before me.