13.--Some grammarians say, that but and save, when they denote exception, should govern the objective case as prepositions.
July 14th.--Came to a more definite decision than I have ever yet done--that it is about time to resign the Mathematical Lectureship.
The following entry immediately precedes that of the Sunday just quoted:-- "14th.--Some more intimate conversation this morning with Mr. and Mrs. Moore.
-15-Meantime conditions in Etruria which had been full of rebellion regained a state of quiet when the inhabitants heard of his victory.
20.--Some writers--(the most popular are Webster, Bullions, Wells, and Chandler--) imagine that as, in such sentences as the foregoing, can be made a conjunction, and not a pronoun, if we will allow them to consider the phraseology elliptical.
15.--Some verbs may be used in either an active or a neuter sense.
Sunday, April 16.--Same wind as yesterday up to 6 o'clock, when it fell calm with gusts from the north.
"You may have seen a little tract of mine published in 1651,--some fourteen years ago,--called 'Monarchy or No Monarchy in England,' in which, by an hieroglyphic, I foretold this terrible calamity."
The Compromise of 1833%.--Meantime, Henry Clay, seeing how determined each side was, and fearing civil war might follow, came forward with a compromise.
M. Coryell & Columbia stringers track Railroad 5Boston & 1844Sulphate Ties " " I. Hinckley Providence of iron Railroad 6Belvedere 1850Salt Hemlock " " M. Coryell Railroad 7Baltimore 1850Lime Ties " " J.L. Randolph & Ohio Railroad 8Rochester 1852Payenizing Ties " " T. Hilliard 9Germantown, 1855Charring Fence Fence FavorableG. McGrew Ind. posts 1879 10Pottsville, 1857Pyrolig'iteTimber Railroad Unfavor.
18.--Some authors teach that words in apposition must agree in person, number, and gender, as well as in case; but such agreement the following examples show not to be always necessary: "The Franks, a people of Germany.
1.--Some have supposed that both the simple participles denote present time; some have supposed that the one denotes present, and the other, past time; some have supposed that the first denotes no time, and the second time past; some have supposed that neither has any regard to time; and some have supposed that both are of all times.
1.--"Some scruple to call the positive a degree of comparison; on the ground, that it does not imply either comparison, or degree.
21.--Some grammarians assume, that, "Two prepositions in immediate succession require a noun to be understood between them; as, 'Hard by, a cottage chimney smokes, From betwixt two aged oaks.
21.--Costume of a Vilain or Peasant, Fifteenth Century, from a Miniature of "La Danse Macabre," Manuscript 7310 of the National Library of Paris.
24.--Some nouns, from the nature of the things meant, have no plural.
It is also vitiated with several absurdities, contradictions, and improper changes of expression: as, "His, the third personal pronoun;" (B., p. 23;)--"me, the first personal pronoun;" (Id., 74;)--"A, The indefinite article;" (Id., 73;)--"a, an article, the indefinite;" (Id., 74;)--"When the verb is passive, parse thus: 'A verb active, in the passive voice, regular, irregular,' &c.
Galle, May 23rd.--L'homme propose, mais.... I ended my letter yesterday by telling you that I was about to embark for Singapore amid torrents of rain and growlings of thunder; but I little thought what was to follow on this inauspicious embarkation.
23.--Some foreign compound terms, consisting of what are usually, in the language from which they come, distinct words and different parts of speech, are made plural in English, by the addition of e or es at the end.
22nd.--Came home, oh so very happy!
Extrait du 24eme vol.
de la 2me personne.
Stevens falls into Bad Hands 19.--The Alarm 20.--The Attack 21.--More Horrors 22.--An Anxious Day 23.--The Lost One Found 24.--Charlie distinguishes himself 25.--The Heir 26.--Home again 27.--Sudbury 28.--Charlie seeks Employment 29.--Clouds and Sunshine 30.--Many Years after 31.--The Thorn rankles 32.--Dear Old Ess again 33.--The Fatal Discovery 34.--"Murder will out" 35.--The Wedding 36.--And the Last CHAPTER I. In which the Reader is introduced to a Family of peculiar Construction.
Footnote 17: "Bulletin du Bibliophile," 1836-1837, 2ieme serie, p. 527.
2.--Some grammarians have taught that the word language is of much broader signification, than that which is given to it in the definition above.
Sept. 28th.--Came to an anchor off Glocester Point, five miles below Philadelphia: the vessel proceeds no further at present, as all intercourse with the city is cut off, and business at a stand.
29.--Some of our grammarians, drawing broad conclusions from a few particular examples, falsely teach as follows: "When a singular noun ends in ss, the apostrophe only is added; as, 'For goodness' sake:' except the word witness; as, 'The witness's testimony.'
308.--Supreme Court, presided over by the King, who is in the act of issuing a Decree which is being registered by the Usher.--Fac-simile of a Miniature in Camareu of the "Information des Rois," Manuscript of the Fifteenth Century, in the Library of the Arsenal of Paris.
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365.--Costume of an Italian Jew of the Fourteenth Century.--From a Painting by Sano di Pietro, preserved in the Academy of the Fine Arts, at Sienna.
33.--Some of the Friends (perhaps from an idea that it is less formal) misemploy thee for thou; and often join it to the third person of the verb in stead of the second.
NOTE 3.--"Enferme durement."
388.--Costume of Emperors at their Coronation since the Time of Charlemagne.--From an Engraving in a Work entitled "Insignia Sacre Majistatis Caesarum Principum."
3.--Some writers, judging the period to be wrong or needless in such cases, omit it, and insert only such points as the reading requires; as, "For want of doing this, Judge Blackstone has, in Book IV, Chap.
403.--Costume of King Childebert (Seventh Century).--From a Statue formerly placed in the Refectory of the Abbey of St. Germain-des-Pres.
402.--Costume of King Clovis (Sixth Century).--From a Statue on his Tomb, formerly in the Abbey of St. Genevieve.
409.--Costume of a Scholar.
412.--Costume of King Louis le Jeune--Miniature of the "Rois de France," by Du Tillet (Sixteenth Century), in the National Library of Paris.
410.--Costume of a Bishop or Abbot.
406 and 407.--Costume of the Prelates from the Eighth to the Tenth Centuries--After Miniatures in the "Missal of St. Gregory," in the National Library of Paris.
408.--Costume of a Scholar of the Carlovingian Period (St. Matthew writing his Gospel under the Inspiration of Christ).--From a Miniature in a Manuscript of the Ninth Century, in the Burgundian Library, Brussels (drawn by Count H. de Vielcastel).
422.--Costume of Charles V., King of France.--From a Statue formerly in the Church of the Celestins, Paris.
414.--Costume of a Princess dressed in a Cloak lined with Fur.--From a Miniature of the Thirteenth Century.
415.--Costume of William Malgeneste, the King's Huntsman, as represented on his Tomb, formerly in the Abbey of Long-Pont.
411.--Costume of Charles the Simple (Tenth Century).--From a Miniature in the "Rois de France," by Du Tillet, Manuscript of the Sixteenth Century (Imperial Library of Paris).
418.--Costume of English Servants in the Fourteenth Century.--From Manuscripts in the British Museum.
419.--Costume of Philip the Good, with Hood and "Cockade.
423.--Costume of Jeanne de Bourbon, Wife of Charles V.--From a Statue formerly in the Church of the Celestins, Paris.