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Introductory Lessons in English Grammar For Use in Intermediate Grades
By Wm. H. Maxwell, M.A.
1. The bride kissed the goblet; the knight took it up,
He quaffed off the wine, and he threw
down the cup.
2. The wind is rushing through my hair:
There must be needles in the air,—
They prick me so! But I don’t care.
3. My raft was now strong enough, and my next care was what to load it with
and how to preserve what I laid upon it, from the surf
of the sea.
4. I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me,
And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.
He is very, very like me from his heels up to his head,
And I see him jump before me
when I jump into bed.
5. “This is not a cold spoon, mother,” said he; “it is hot; it has almost burned
6. “Tell my mother that her other son shall comfort her old age;
For I was still a truant bird that thought his home a cage.”