Cobb's New Spelling Book: In Six Parts ...

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Andrus, McChain, 1842 - Spellers - 159 pages
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Page 153 - 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 14 - 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 ; O, o...
Page 76 - ... contented mind is an inestimable treasure. Deliberate before you promise. Boast not of the favours you bestow. Merit the approbation of the wise and good. It is a great blessing to have pious and virtuous parents. The most secret acts of goodness are seen and approved by the Almighty. SECTION Jt» OUR reputation, virtue, and happiness, greatly depend on the choice of our companions.
Page 76 - Who is he that hath acquired wealth, that bath risen to power, that hath clothed himself with honor, that is spoken of in the city with praise, and that standeth before the king in his counsel?
Page 76 - 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.
Page 14 - c D d E e F f G g H h I i JJ K k L 1 M m N n O o P p Q q R r S...
Page 74 - 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 its fine...
Page 154 - Of all fhe quadrupeds, with which the earth is replenished the camel is tlie most tame and submissive : he kneels down to be loaded and unloaded, and when overburdened, it makes Ihe most piteous complaints, without ever offering the least resistance to his oppressor.
Page 153 - Run to my arms, my dearest boy," said his father ; " you have paid me for my tree a thousand times ; and I. hope my son will always be hero enough to tell the truth, let come what will come.
Page 165 - Y is a vowel when it is in the middle or at the end of a syllable, and sometimes at the begInning of a syllable, as in parox-ysm.

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