The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and Critical; the Whole Methodically Arranged and Amply Illustrated ... and a Key to the Oral Exercises : to which are Added Four Appendixes, Pertaining Separately to the Four Parts of Grammar
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Page 57 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
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Page 441 - And the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.
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Page 445 - Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths : but I say unto you, Swear not at all : neither by heaven ; for it is God's throne : nor by the earth ; for it is his footstool : neither by Jerusalem ; for it is the city of the great King : neither shalt thou swear by thy head ; because thou canst not make one hair white or black : but let your communication be Yea, yea ; Nay, nay : for whatsoever is more...