Cobb's Spelling Book: Being a Just Standard for Pronouncing the English Language ... Designed to Teach the Orthography and Orthoepy of J. Walker

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Mack, Andrus, & Company, 1849 - Spellers - 168 pages
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Page 63 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Page 82 - The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Page 164 - Ruin ensues, Reproach and endless Shame, And one false Step entirely damns her Fame. In vain with Tears the Loss she may deplore, In vain look back to what she was before, She sets, like Stars that fall, to rise no more.
Page 99 - I have seen the insect, being come to its full size, languish and refuse to eat: it spun itself a tomb, and was shrouded in the silken cone; it lay without feet, or shape, or power to move. I looked again...
Page 56 - Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
Page 15 - A word of one syllable is called a MONOSYLLABLE. A word of two syllables is called a DISSYLLABLE. A word of three syllables is called a TRISYLLABLE. A word of four or more syllables is called a POLYSYLLABLE.
Page 165 - Her hand seeketh employment ; her foot delighteth not in gadding abroad. " She is clothed with neatness, she is fed with temperance ; humility and meekness are as a crown of glory circling her head.
Page 5 - 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 94 - They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.
Page 62 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, And go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, Turn from it, and pass away.

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