The Oxford and Cambridge French grammar, by Hunt & Wuillemin. [With] Master's copy, Part 1

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Page 89 - ... that hatred itself could deny him no title to glory, except virtue. He looked like a great man, and not like a bad man. A person small and emaciated, yet deriving dignity from a carriage which, while it indicated deference to the court, indicated also habitual self-possession and selfrespect, a high and intellectual forehead, a brow pensive, but not gloomy, a mouth of inflexible decision, a face pale and worn, but serene, on which was written, as legibly as under the picture in the councilchamber...
Page 76 - Je cours, tu cours, il court ; nous courons, vous courez, ils courent. Je courais, tu courais, il courait ; nous courions, vous couriez, ils couraient.
Page 88 - He had ruled an extensive and populous country, and made laws and treaties, had sent forth armies, had set up and pulled down princes. And in his high place he had so borne himself, that all had feared him, that most had loved him, and that hatred itself could deny him no title to glory, except virtue.
Page 61 - ... about her at the time, knowing that the end was drawing on. She died soon after daybreak. They had read and talked to her in the earlier portion of the night, but as the hours crept on, she sunk to sleep.
Page 26 - NUMBERS. 1. un, m. ; une, /. 2. deux 3. trois 4. quatre 5. cinq 6. six 7. sept 8. huit 9. neuf 10. dix 11. onze 12. douze 13. treize 14. quatorze 15. quinze 16. seize 17. dix-sept 18. dix-huit 19. dix-neuf 20. vingt 21. vingt et un 22. vingt-deux 23.
Page 76 - J'allai. — Je suis allé» — J'irai. — J'irais. — Va, allons, allez. — Que j'aille, que tu ailles, qu'il aille, que nous allions, que vous alliez, qu|ils aillent. — Que j'allasse. S'en aller (to go away).
Page 33 - ... resolve it ; but I think I can answer it now. I will suppose myself born a thousand years before Noah was born or thought of. I rise with the sun ; I worship ; I prepare my breakfast ; I swallow a bucket of goat's milk, and a dozen good sizeable cakes.
Page 118 - Here was a man to have the superintendence of the opinions of a great nation ! But Wentworth, — who ever names him without thinking, of those harsh dark features, ennobled by their expression into more than the majesty of an antique Jupiter ; of that brow, that eye, that cheek, that lip, wherein, as in a chronicle, are written the events of many stormy and disastrous years, high enterprise accomplished, frightful dangers braved, power unsparingly exercised, suffering unshrinkingly borne ; of that...
Page 146 - There is nothing so horrible as languid study ; when you sit looking at the clock, wishing the time was over, or that somebody would call on you and put you out of your misery. The only way to read with any efficacy, is to read so heartily, that dinner-time comes two hours before you expected it.
Page 151 - ... sentiments will lose their efficacy, and the most splendid ideas drop their magnificence, if they are conveyed by words used commonly upon low and trivial occasions, debased by vulgar mouths, and contaminated by inelegant applications.

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