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English Synonyms and Antonyms: With Notes on the Correct Use of Prepositions ...
James Champlin Fernald
Visualizzazione completa - 1914
absolute action allegory animal Antonyms applied authority bad sense beautiful body called cause character chiefly command comminuted common commonly Compare synonyms deliberative assembly denotes derived differ distinctive divine effect endeavor enduring enemy erally especially esteem evil expression f EXAMPLES faith fancy favorable feeling foreordination formal friendship give habit happy heart honor hostile human human voice ical idea imply injury intent involves kind knowledge language Latin less limited marriage matter ment mental mind monomania moral motion nature niggardly obiter dictum object offense one's onyms ordinarily original pain pardon periphrasis person or thing pietism pity Pleonasm possession practise predestination Prepositions primarily purpose qualities QUESTIONS rarely reason refers regard relations result Saxon signify soul sound speak special sense speech spirit statement substance suggestion term thou thought tical tion truth uncon unfavorable sense usage usually utterance word wrong
Pagina 488 - For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same, my name shall be great among the gentiles, and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts.
Pagina 388 - Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, Puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words, Remembers me of all his gracious parts, Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form; Then, have I reason to be fond of grief ? Fare you well: had you such a loss as I, I could give better comfort than you do.
Pagina 143 - Every person has two educations, — one which he receives from others, and one, more important, which he gives himself.
Pagina 464 - Remembrance wakes with all her busy train, Swells at my breast, and turns the past to pain.
Pagina 460 - When Freedom, from her mountain height, Unfurled her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there; She mingled with its gorgeous dyes The milky baldric of the skies, And striped its pure, celestial white With streakings of the morning light; Then, from his mansion in the sun, She called her eagle bearer down, And gave into his mighty hand, The symbol of her chosen land.
Pagina 430 - For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it ? Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish...
Pagina 210 - Fancy does not require that the materials which she makes use of should be susceptible of change in their constitution, from her touch; and, where they admit of modification, it is enough for her purpose if it be slight, limited, and evanescent. Directly the reverse of these, are the desires and demands of the Imagination. She recoils from everything but the plastic, the pliant, and the indefinite. She leaves it to Fancy to describe Queen Mab as coming, In shape no bigger than an agate-stone On the...
Pagina 393 - twixt south and south-west side; On either which he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute. He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse; He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl, A calf an alderman, a goose a justice, And rooks committee-men and trustees.