Cobb's New Spelling Book: In Six Parts ... (Google eBook)

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Caleb Bartlett, 1842 - English language - 159 pages
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Page 74 - How fair is the Rose ! what a beautiful flower ! The glory of April and May : But the leaves are beginning to fade in an hour, And they wither and die in a day. Yet the Rose has one powerful virtue to boast, Above all the flowers of the field ! When its leaves are all dead and...
Page 74 - Though they bloom and look gay like the rose; Yet all our fond care to preserve them is vain, Time kills them as fast as he goes. Then I'll not be proud of my youth or my beauty, Since both of them wither and fade; But gain a good name by well doing my duty, This will scent like a rose when I'm dead.
Page 10 - A, a ; B, b; C, c ; D, d; E, e; F, f; G, g; H, h; I, i; J, j; K, k; L, 1; M, m; N, n; 0, o; P, p; Q, q; R, r; S, s; T, t; U, u; V, v; X, x; Y, y; Z, a.* Letters are divided into Vowels and Consonants.
Page 162 - ... one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty thirty forty fifty sixty seventy eighty...
Page 145 - This was a tough question; and George staggered under it for a moment; but quickly recovered himself: and looking at his father, with the sweet face of youth brightened with the inexpressible charm of all-conquering truth, he bravely cried out, "I can't tell a lie, Pa; you know I can't tell a lie. I did cut it with my hatchet.
Page 76 - We should be kind to all persons, even to those who are unkind to us. When we acknowledge our misconduct, and are sorry for it, generous and good persons will pity and forgive us. Our best friends are those who tell us of our faults, and teach us how to correct them. If tales...
Page 76 - WHO is she that with graceful steps, and with a lively air, trips over yonder plain ? The rose blushes on her cheeks ; the sweetness of the morning breathes from her lips ; joy, tempered with innocence and modesty, sparkles in her eyes ; and the cheerfulness of her heart appears in all her movements. Her name is Health : she is the daughter of Exercise and Temperance. Their sons inhabit the mountains and the plain. They are brave, active, and lively, and partake of all the beauties and virtues of...
Page 10 - A, a ; B, b ; C, c ; D, d ; E, e ; F, f ; G, g ; H, h ; I, i ; J, j ; K, k ; L, 1 ; M, m ; N, n ; 0, o ; P, p; Q, q; R, r; S, s; T, t; U, u; V, v; W, w; X, x ; Y, y ; Z, z.
Page 76 - ... fulness thereof. Return no man evil for evil. Follow not the ways of evil men, they are of those that rebel against the light ; they know not its ways, nor abide in its paths. He who formed the heart knows what passes within it. We should be kind to all persons, even to those who are unkind to us. Reveal your secrets to none, unless it be as much their interest to keep them, as it is yours they should be kept. Vice, stings us. even in our pleasures ; but virtue consoles us, even in our pains.

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