Handbook of Commercial English

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Page 114 - There are loyal hearts, there are spirits brave, There are souls that are pure and true; Then give to the world the best you have, And the best will come back to you.
Page 45 - Words ending in y preceded by a consonant generally change y to i before a suffix. 3. Monosyllables and words accented on the last syllable ending in a single consonant preceded by a single vowel double the final consonant before a suffix beginning with a vowel.
Page 143 - The throne we honour is the people's choice; the laws we reverence are our brave fathers' legacy; the faith we follow teaches us to live in bonds of charity with all mankind, and die with hope of bliss beyond the grave. Tell your invaders this, and tell them too, we seek no change ; and, least of all, such change as they would bring us.
Page 143 - Every one must, of course, think his own opinions right ; for, if he thought them wrong, they would no longer be his opinions : but...
Page 134 - No: The world must be peopled. When I said, I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.— Here comes Beatrice : By this day, she's a fair lady : I do spy some marks of love in her.
Page 120 - There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone, it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
Page 127 - Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging : and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Page 113 - Do not look for wrong and evil — You will find them if you do ; As you measure for your neighbor He will measure back to you. Look for goodness, look for gladness, You will meet them all the while ; If you bring a smiling visage To the glass, you meet a smile.
Page 137 - Let me walk in the fields." He said: "No, walk in the town." I said: "There are no flowers there." He said: "No flowers, but a crown.
Page 126 - Our system of free schools has opened a straight way from the threshold of every abode, however humble, in the village, or in the city, to the high places of usefulness, influence, and honor. And it is left for each...

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