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   Chapter 25 Subjunctive of Result.

An English Grammar By William Malone Baskervill Characters: 306

Updated: 2017-11-30 00:04


224. The subjunctive may represent the result toward which an action tends:-

So many thoughts move to and fro,

That vain it were her eyes to close.

-Coleridge.

So live, that when thy summons comes to join

The innumerable caravan...

Thou go not, like the quarry-slave at night.

-Bryant.

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