Henderson's Test Words in English Orthography: With Full Definitions, Also, a List of Modern Geographical Names, with Their Pronunciation : for the Use of Grammar Schools and Academies

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Clark & Maynard, 1871 - Spellers - 105 pages
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Page 61 - in rhetoric, a figure by which a part is taken for the whole, or the whole for a part.
Page 2 - new edition of Test Words for Spelling, as a very useful and valuable Compend for the use of ' Schools, in this Department of Instruction, and as well worthy of adoption by teachers generally. It comprises a very large and
Page 42 - Ret'i-na, the expansion of the optic nerve on the inner surface of the eye.
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Page 56 - band of singers; the part of a church where the singers are placed.
Page 4 - but little proficiency in spelling, by committing to memory extensive columns of words of the same character
Page 76 - Lacks, wants; needs. Lax, loose ; not strict. Laud, to praise; to extol. Lord, a ruler; a master.

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