Cobb's Spelling Book: Being a Just Standard for Pronouncing the English Language ...

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Mack, Andrus, & Woodruff, 1842 - Spellers - 168 pages
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Page 65 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
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 83 - By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted : but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
Page 64 - 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.
Page 167 - 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 116 - Despotism can no more exist in a nation, until the liberty of the press be destroyed, than the night can happen before the sun is set.
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 96 - They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.
Page 17 - 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 76 - MEN are born with two eyes, but with one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say...

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