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" Nature confessed some atonement to be necessary : the gospel discovers that the necessary atonement is made." 2. When several semicolons have preceded, and a still greater pause is necessary, in order to mark the connecting or concluding sentiment: as,... "
Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 125
1841
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A Treatise on Grammatical Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - English language - 1844 - 120 pages
...semicolons, has its sense suspended till the last member, that member is preceded by a colon. EXAMPLES. A divine Legislator, uttering his voice from heaven;...to punish or reward; informing us of perpetual rest hereafter for the righteous, and of indignation and wrath 'awaiting the wicked: these are the considerations...
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Accompanied by a Compendium Embracing ...

Samuel Kirkham - English language - 1844
...should be applied : as, " A divine legislator, uttering his voice from heaven ; an almighty governour, stretching forth his arm to punish or reward ; informing us of perpetual rest prepared for the righteous hereafter, and of indignation and wrath awaiting the wicked : these are the considerations...
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The Principles of English Grammar: Comprising the Substance of the Most ...

Peter Bullions - English language - 1846 - 216 pages
...several perfect members separated by semicolons, the concluding member requires a colon before it ; as, " A divine legislator, uttering his voice from heaven...indignation and wrath awaiting the wicked : these arc the considerations which overawe the world, which support integrity and check guilt." RULE 3. —...
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English Exercises: Consisting of Exercises in Parsing, Instances of False ...

Lindley Murray - 1847
...concluding sentiment: as, "A divine legislator uttering his voice from heaven; an almighty governour, stretching forth his arm to punish or reward ; informing...which overawe the world, which support integrity, and check guilt." (u 3.) The Colon is commonly used when an example, a quotation, or a speech is introduced:...
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English Grammar on the Productive System: A Method of Instruction Recently ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - English language - 1847 - 192 pages
...connecting or concluding sentiment ; as, " A divine Legislator, uttering his voice from heaven ; an ahnighty Governor, stretching -forth his arm to punish or reward;...these are the considerations which overawe the world, wliich support integrity, and check guilt." 3. The colon is commonly used when an example, a quotation,...
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The compositor's text-book, by J. Graham [and J. Wilson].

John Graham (compositor.) - 1848
...it are divided by semicolons, and a still greater pause is necessary to enforce the sentiment ; as, A divine legislator, uttering his voice from heaven...which overawe the world, which support integrity, and check guilt. RULE V. When, in a compound sentence, two objects are compared or contrasted with one...
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Practical English composition, Part 1

Richard Hiley - English language - 1848 - 142 pages
...semicolons, depends on the last clause, that clause is generally separated from the others by a colon ; as, " A divine legislator, uttering his voice from heaven;...an almighty governor, stretching forth his arm to reward or punish : these are considerations which overawe the world, support integrity, and check guilt."...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...flies our summer, swift our autumn's fled, when youth, and spring, and golden joys, are gone. 231. A divine legislator, uttering his voice from heaven;...which overawe the world, which support integrity, and check guilt. 232. Not to the rosy maid, whom former hours beheld me fondly covet, tune I now the melancholy...
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English Grammar on the Productive System: A Method of Instruction Recently ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - English language - 1849 - 192 pages
...still greater pause is necessary, in order to mark the connecting* or concluding sentiment ; as, " A divine Legislator, uttering his voice from heaven...which overawe the world, which support integrity, and check guilt." 3. The colon is commonly used when an example, a quotation, or a speech is introduced;...
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The Principles of English Grammar: Comprising the Substance of the Most ...

Peter Bullions - English language - 1850 - 214 pages
...semicolons, the concluding memher requires a colon hefore it ; as, " A divine legislator, utterfhg his voice from heaven ; an Almighty Governor stretching...the considerations which overawe the world, which sup.jmrt integrity and check guilt" RULE 3. — Either the colon or semicolon may he used when an example,...
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