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Merill's Word and Sentence Book: A Practical Speller Designed to Teach the ...
James Ormond Wilson
No preview available - 2016
Merrill's Word and Sentence Book: A Practical Speller, Designed to Teach the ...
James Ormond Wilson,Mary Wilson
No preview available - 2008
a'tion abbreviation Alice Cary ance animal ben e called capital column comma Copy the words cubic daugh derivative words Dictation.—The f ul feet flowers grain John Howard Payne king land lesson little fox long sound mark the long Mark the short measuring ment Morning's at seven ness ocean oral Paul Lu Payt Phoebe Cary plural form pound prefix Pronunciation Pronunciation.—1 pupils putting the right quart quotation ra ble recite right word river river Dee Root forms salt short sound silent letters spelling sponge story suffix syllable tion tism tive tree tress Troy Weight vowel Write the sentences Write the words yard
Page 114 - 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...
Page 47 - A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost, for want of a shoe the horse was lost, and for want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy; all for want of a little care about a horseshoe nail.
Page 114 - The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist, And a feeling of sadness comes o'er me, That my soul cannot resist: A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.
Page 56 - The year's at the spring And day's at the morn; Morning's at seven; The hill-side's dew-pearled; The lark's on the wing; The snail's on the thorn: God's in his heaven — All's right with the world!
Page 85 - FLOWER in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, I hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower — but if I could understand What you are, root and all, and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
Page 159 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 96 - Farewell the tranquil mind ! Farewell content ! Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That make ambition virtue ! O, farewell ! Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner ; and all quality. Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war ! And O, you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell ! Othello's occupation's gone ! lago.
Page 129 - Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade — A breath can make them, as a breath has made; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.
Page 90 - If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms — Never! — never ! — never...