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"Alas, regardless of their doom, The little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come, Nor care beyond today."

"And weep the more, because I weep in vain."

"Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathom’d caves of ocean bear: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air."

"Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn."

"The applause of list'ning senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their hist'ry in a nation's eyes."

"The paths of glory lead but to the grave."

"Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune, He had not the method of making a fortune."

"Visions of glory, spare my aching sight! Ye unborn ages, crown not on my soul."

"Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise."

"Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms."


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"A people... who are possessed of the spirit of commerce, who see and who will pursue their advantages may achieve almost anything."

"Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness."

"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company."

"Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence; true friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation."

"But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with."

"Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all."

"Every post is honorable in which a man can serve his country.

"Example, whether it be good or bad, has a powerful influence."

"Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder."

"Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation."

"Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism."

"Harmony, liberal intercourse with all nations, are recommended by policy, humanity, and interest."

"Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life."

"Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected."

"I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world."

"I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy."

"I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man."

"If men are to be precluded from offering their sentiments on a matter which may involve the most serious and alarming consequences that can invite the consideration of mankind, reason is of no use to us; the freedom of speech may be taken away, and dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."

"If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."

"It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one."

"It is infinitely better to have a few good men than many indifferent ones."

"Let us therefore animate and encourage each other, and show the whole world that a Freeman, contending for liberty on his own ground, is superior to any slavish mercenary on earth."

"Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth."

"Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all."

"Parade with me my brave fellows, we will have them soon!"

"The common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to discourage and restrain it."

"The due administration of justice is the firmest pillar of good Government."

"There can be no greater error than to expect or calculate upon real favors from nation to nation."

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace."

"When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen."

"Without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive. And with it, everything honorable and glorious."


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Some people think that modern technology has more negative effects on our lives than positive ones. Do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion.


The innovation and latest technological advancements is a topic of great controversy these days.No doubt, the advancement of technology has made our lives lot easier but the cost we are paying is lot more then we can think of or we see around us today. The adverse impact of technology can be seen easily on our health.

In recent years, the development in technology has changed the world to a great extent. The infrastructure, standard of education, transport system, health system etc all are affected by technology. Each and every task today is being performed with the help of machines for an instance we rely on machines for simple jobs like easy calculations to complicated jobs seeking multi tasking at tye same time. And this over dependent nature over the machines slowly degrading our skills rather.

Another great impact of technology over the humans would be the growing distance among each other. There are various reasons for weakening our relationships with our dear ones, with those who need us most and the root cause is technology again for an example kids today have very little time for their family and friends because they are busy with their virtual friends over social networking sites like facebook, snapchat or instagram. And this is leading to very serious consequences.

However, certainly technology has helped us to grow and achieve too much in short span of time in the area of health, science, education, communication etc. But the adverse effects of technology overweigh the benefits if we look at it in a broad way.

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Ways of expressing a Concession or Contrast (Concession या Contrast प्रकट करने के तरीके)
Rule 1. By using Conjunction 'though' or 'although' : 
नियम 1. Conjunction 'though' या 'although' का प्रयोग करके :
Examples :
(a) Though she is poor, she is honest.
(b) Although she is tried, yet she will work.

Rule 2. By using Conjunction 'even if' :
नियम 2. Conjunction 'even if' का प्रयोग करके :
Example :
(a) Even if he is poor, he is a man of character.

Rule 3. By using Conjunction 'if' :
नियम 3. Conjunction 'if' का प्रयोग करके :
Example :
(a) If you eat too much, you will fall ill.

Rule 4. By using Adverb 'indeed' before 'but' :
नियम 4. Adverb 'indeed' का प्रयोग 'but' से पहले करके :
Example :
(a) He was sincere indeed, but he was foolish.

Rule 5. By using phrase 'nevertheless' or 'nonetheless' :
नियम 5. Phrase 'nevertheless' या 'nonetheless' का प्रयोग करके :
Example :
(a) Kavita did not blame herself for the loss, nevertheless or nonetheless she was disappointed.

Rule 6. By using Conjunction 'as' :
नियम 6. Conjunction 'as' का प्रयोग करके :
Examples :
(a) Strong as he is, he is timid.
(b) Poor as he is, he is honest.

Rule 7. By using Preposition 'notwithstanding' before Noun clause :
नियम 7. Preposition 'notwithstanding' का प्रयोग करके जबकि उसके बाद Noun clause आये :
Example :
(a) He is timid, notwithstanding that he is strong.

Rule 8. By using Admitting :
नियम 8. Admitting का प्रयोग करके :
Example :
(a) Admitting that he is strong, he is timid.

Rule 9. By using Relative Pronoun 'whatever' :
नियम 9. Relative Pronoun 'whatever' का प्रयोग करके :
Example :
(a) Whatever she may do, she cannot stand first.

Rule 10. By using Relative Adverb 'however' before Adjective or Adverb :
नियम 10. Relative Adverb 'however' का प्रयोग करके जबकि उसके बाद Adjective या Adverb आये :
Example :
(a) However poor she is, she is honest.

Rule 11. By using phrase 'all the same' :
नियम 11. Phrase 'all the same' का प्रयोग करके :
Examples :
(a) He is strong, all the same he is timid.
(b) She is poor, all the same she is honest.

Rule 12. By using 'at the same time' :
नियम 12. Phrase 'at the same time' का प्रयोग करके :
Examples :
(a) She is beautiful at the same time she is not proud.
(b) He is poor at the same time he is honest.

Rule 13. By using phrase 'for all that' :
नियम 13. Phrase 'for all that' का प्रयोग करके :
Example :
(a) She will not trust you for all that you may say in your defence.


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Ways of expressing a Condition (शर्त प्रकट करने के विभिन्न तरीके)
Rule 1. Using Conjunction 'if' or 'unless' :
नियम 1. Conjunction 'if' या 'unless' का प्रयोग करके :
Examples :
(a) If you work hard, you will pass.
(b) Unless you work hard, you will not pass.
नोट : unless वाले clause में not नहीं लगाना चाहिए, क्योंकि un का अर्थ ही not होता हैं । 

Rule 2. Using helping verbs 'Should', 'Were', 'Had' as 'If' in the starting of sentences.
नियम 2. वाक्यों के आरम्भ में Should, Were, Had, helping verbs का प्रयोग 'If' के अर्थ में करके :
Examples :
(a) Should you be feeling unwell, you may go.
(b) Were my father here, he would help me.
(c) Had I been at fault, I would have confessed it.

Rule 3. Using Conjunctional phrase, 'In case' :
नियम 3. Conjunctional phrase, 'In case' का प्रयोग करके :
Example :
(a) In case you do not work hard, you will not pass. 

Rule 4. Using Interrogative Sentences :
नियम 4. Interrogative Sentences का प्रयोग करके :
Examples :
(a) Have you paid the cost ? Then take away the laptop.
(b) Will you go there ? Then I will also go with you.

Rule 5. Using Imperative mood (includes command or request) :
नियम 5. Imperative mood (includes command or request) का प्रयोग करके :
Examples :
(a) Work hard and you will pass.
(b) Neglect your work and you will fail.
(c) Worship God and you will be happy.

Rule 6. Using Participial phrase :
नियम 6. Participial phrase का प्रयोग करके :
Examples :
(a) Supposing you visit my home, you will stay.
(b) Provided you visit my home, you will stay.

Rule 7. Using phrase 'One more' :
नियम 7. phrase 'One more' का प्रयोग करके :
Example :
(a) One more mistake and I will dismiss you.

Rule 8. Using Prepositional phrase 'But for' :
नियम 8. Prepositional phrase 'But for' का प्रयोग करके :
Example :
(a) But for your help, I should have been ruined.

Transformation of Sentences in Hindi and English
"A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well."

"Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents", grumbled Jo, lying on the rug.

"Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead."

"Girls are so queer you never know what they mean. They say no when they mean yes, and drive a man out of his wits just for the fun of it."

"He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions."

"Housekeeping ain't no joke."

"If I can do no more, let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won."

"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship."

"It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women."

"Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won."

"Love is a great beautifier."

"Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go, and it makes the end so easy."

"Simple, sincere people seldom speak much of their piety. It shows itself in acts rather than in words, and has more influence than homilies or protestations."

"'Stay' is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary."

"We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing."

"What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?"

"Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling."

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Rule 1. Exclamatory sentences which start with 'How' or 'What', In these sentences 'How' or 'What' are replaced by Subject and use 'very' before Adjective to interchange Exclamatory sentences into Assertive sentences.
नियम 1. 'How' या 'What' से start होने वाले Exclamatory sentences को Assertive sentence में बदलने के लिए 'How' या 'What' को हटाकर वाक्य को Subject से शुरू करते हैं तथा Adjective से पहले very लगाते हैं ।
Examples :
(a) Exclamatory : How foolish I have been !
Assertive : I have been very foolish.
(b) Exclamatory : What a dangerous thing a little knowledge is !
Assertive : A little knowledge is a very dangerous thing.

Rule 2. 'wish' is used to interchange sentences which start with O, Oh, Would, If etc.
नियम 2. O, Oh, Would, If आदि से शुरू होने वाले वाक्यों को बदलते समय 'wish' का प्रयोग करते हैं ।
Examples :
(a) Exclamatory : O that I were a child again !
Assertive : I wish that I were a child again.
(b) Exclamatory : Would that I had got success !
Assertive : I wish that I had got success.

Rule 3. The sentences which start with 'Alas', 'Hurrah' and 'Bravo' words are replaced with 'It is sad', 'It is a matter of joy' and 'It is a matter of praise' respectively.
नियम 3. 'Alas' से शुरू होने वाले वाक्यों को 'It is sad' से, 'Hurrah' से शुरू होने वाले वाक्यों को 'It is a matter of joy' से, 'Bravo' से शुरू होने वाले वाक्यों को 'It is a matter of praise' से बदलते हैं ।
Examples :
(a) Exclamatory : Alas ! We have lost the battle.
Assertive : It is sad that we have lost the battle.
(b) Exclamatory : Hurrah ! My sister has won the first prize.
Assertive : It is a matter of joy that my sister has won the first prize.
(c) Exclamatory : Bravo ! You have secured first position.
Assertive : It is a matter of praise that you have secured first position.

Transformation of Sentences in Hindi and English
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Rule 1. Interchanging Affirmative into Negative sentences by using 'not' before Opposite words. 
नियम 1. Opposite words से पहले not लगाकर Affirmative वाक्यों से Negative वाक्य बनाते हैं ।
Examples :
(a) Affirmative : This girl is intelligent.
Negative : This girl is not dull.
(b) Affirmative : She is a beautiful girl.
Negative : She is not an ugly girl.

Rule 2. If the sentence of Comparative degree is Affirmative then use 'not' in Positive degree to make Negative sentence.
नियम 2. यदि Comparative degree का वाक्य Affirmative है तो Negative बनाने के लिए Positive degree में not का प्रयोग करते हैं ।
Example :
(a) Affirmative : You are greater than Ravi.
Negative : Ravi is not so great as you.

If the sentence of Positive degree is Affirmative then use 'not' in Comparative degree to make Negative sentence.
यदि Positive degree का वाक्य Affirmative है तो Negative बनाने के लिए Comparative degree में not का प्रयोग करते हैं ।
Example :
(a) Affirmative : Your daughter is as wise as you.
Negative : You are not wiser than your daughter.

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Rule 3. Replace 'alone' or 'only' with 'None but' by using 'None but' in the starting of the sentence.
नियम 3. जिन वाक्यों में alone या only शब्द का प्रयोग हो तो उन्हें हटाकर वाक्य के प्रारम्भ में None but लगाते हैं ।
Examples :
(a) Affirmative : Sita alone got good marks.
Negative : None but Sita got good marks.
(b) Affirmative : Only good boys are successful.
Negative : None but good boys are successful.

Rule 4. Removing Adverb 'too' :
नियम 4. Adverb 'too' हटाकर :
Example :
(a) Affirmative : She is too weak to walk.
Negative : She is so weak that she cannot walk.

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Rule 5. By using 'did not fail' :
नियम 5. 'did not fail' का प्रयोग करके :
Example :
(a) Affirmative : She helped me in my need.
Negative : She did not fail to help me in my need.

Rule 6. Replace 'As soon as' by 'No sooner' then change Affirmative sentence into Interrogative, then use 'than' between both the clauses and do not use Question Mark (?).
नियम 6. As soon as वाले वाक्य का Negative बनाने के लिए As soon as को No sooner से बदलकर, Affirmative वाक्य को Interrogative में बदलकर, दोनों clauses के बीच than लगाते है तथा Question Mark(?) का प्रयोग नहीं करते है ।
Example :
(a) Affirmative : As soon as the teacher entered the class, all the students stood up.
Negative : No sooner did the teacher enter the class than all the students stood up.

Transformation of Sentences in Hindi and English
"A favor well bestowed is almost as great an honor to him who confers it as to him who receives it."

"A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband."

"A woman seldom writes her mind but in her postscript."

"Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip."

"I cannot think of any character below the flatterer, except he who envies him."

"It is to be noted that when any part of this paper appears dull there is a design in it."

"Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable."

"Of all the affections which attend human life, the love of glory is the most ardent."

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."

"That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart."

"The fool within himself is the object of pity, until he is flattered."

"The married state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of heaven and hell we are capable of receiving in this life."

"When you fall into a man's conversation, the first thing you should consider is, whether he has a greater inclination to hear you, or that you should hear him."

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"A good book is the purest essence of a human soul."

"A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge."

"A man lives by believing something; not by debating and arguing about many things."

"A mystic bond of brotherhood makes all men one."

"A poet without love were a physical and metaphysical impossibility."

"A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one."

"A word spoken in season, at the right moment, is the mother of ages."

"All greatness is unconscious, or it is little and naught."

"All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been; it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books."

"Clever men are good, but they are not the best."

"Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct."

"Every man is my superior in that I may learn from him."

"Every noble work is at first impossible."

"Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do."

"Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see further."

"Happy the people whose annals are blank in history books."

"History is the essence of innumerable biographies."

"If Jesus Christ were to come today, people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, and hear what he had to say, and make fun of it."

"I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom."

"Literature is the Thought of thinking Souls."

"Love is ever the beginning of Knowledge, as fire is of light."

"Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure that there is one less scoundrel in the world."

"Music is well said to be the speech of angels."

"My books are friends that never fail me."

"My whinstone house my castle is— I have my own four walls."

"No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offense."

"Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die."

"Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand."

"Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world."

"Silence is deep as Eternity, speech is shallow as Time."

"Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts."

"Tell a man he is brave, and you help him to become so."

"The barrenest of all mortals is the sentimentalist."

"The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none."

"The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss."

"There is endless merit in a man's knowing when to have done."

"Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time."

"What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books."


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