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a-bout a-ny a-way articulation aunt avoided bird girl birds brook field cake called catch Charles CHARLES BELL Clara clothes common errors consonant David Dick diphthong e-nough Eighth Commandment Ellen Elocution Emily and Frances English language ENUNCIATION ev-e-ry exercises father fault flax flowers frog garden give glad grass grow happy heard hill Howard and Francis Hundredth hurt Iamb inflection James Jane John John Holt John Reed Joseph kind kite labial lambs LESSON letter little girl live look Lord ma-ny Moon mother never nice oft-en Orthoepy Ostrich oth-er Peggy play play-ed pretty pronunciation Reading and Spelling Samuel Worcester scholars sheep sister sometimes soon sorry sport spring teacher tell things thought told tree true sound ver-y vowel wagon walk Walker's notation warm waZk wicked William wood WORCESTER'S words
Page 24 - ... 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 9 - This vowel is not what it would, at first sight, appear to be, — a perfectly simple sound: it consists in reality of two sounds, — that which, in common pronunciation, commences the name of the letter, (a) and that which, in a prolonged utterance, is heard at its close, and which approaches to the name sound of the vowel e. A clear and just articulation of the name sound of a has regard to this complexity of its nature, and closes with a very slight and delicate approach to the sound of e, so...
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Page 168 - In a letter received by the publishers, Mr. Wm. Russell, Teacher of Elocution, remarks, " I consider them the best adapted of any to youthful readers. They are more simple in matter and style, and more interesting to children, than any other that I have tried, and finely suited, in particular, to maternal instruction at home.
Page 74 - ... Spelling (Boston, 1830). It is a letter written by Lucy Turner, a country girl, thirteen years old, to her mother, who was spending a month in Boston at the home of Lucy's aunt, Mrs. White. This letter serves as a dreadful example to all children who, like Lucy, "never take any pains to learn to spell.
Page 9 - The grave accent, or falling inflection, (*) denotes the downward slide of voice, as heard at a period; the acute accent, or rising inflection, (') denotes the upward slide, usually heard at a comma. The application of these inflections, is not necessary to practice in articulation, and, if found embarrassing, may be omitted. The early acquisition of them, however, will save much time in future lessons ; and since the words in these exercises must all be articulated with one inflection or other,...
Page 9 - Avle ace age, aim day bail, dale fail say, pave tape hail, haze may gaze, late maid nay, vail make fame, tail pay lade, jade gay sail, fate faith daily, fade make gate, take mail sale. A, as in Far : Au, as in Launch. Marked as the ' second ' sound of a, in Walker's notation.
Page 168 - ... of reading, but to do much for that better and usually neglected part of education, the formation of the moral character, and the education of the moral affections." And, in regard to the Introduction to the Third Book, just published, Mr. Emerson adds, " I welcome this as an addition to an invaluable series.