An Introductory Spelling-book, Book 1

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Shewell & Company, 1878 - Spellers - 112 pages
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Page 111 - Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant, when they take another syllable beginning with a vowel : as, wit, witty ; thin, thinnish ; to abet, an abettor ; to begin, a beginner.
Page 109 - Sun. Sunday Mon. Monday Tues. Tuesday Wed. Wednesday Thurs. Thursday Fri. Friday Sat. Saturday MONTHS OF THE YEAR Jan.
Page 111 - Monosyllables ending in /, I, or s, preceded by a single vowel, double the final consonant ; as, staff, mill, pass...
Page 112 - But if the y is preceded by a vowel the y is retained and e is added: as valley, valleys; money, moneys.
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Page 112 - Words ending in y preceded by a consonant generally change y to i before a suffix beginning with any other letter than i; as, notify, notification; pity, pitiful; beauty, beautiful; duty, dutiful.
Page 103 - I' e ty so bri e ty so ci e ty va ri e ty pro pri e ty im pi e ty his to...
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