The Elementary Spelling Book: Being an Improvement on the American Spelling Book
American Book Company, 1908 - English language - 174 pages
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Page 143 - It is no more than justice," quoth the Farmer, "to be sure: but what did I say! — I mistake — It is your bull that has killed one of my oxen." "Indeed," says the Lawyer, "that alters the case: I must inquire into the affair; and if" — "And if!" said the Farmer, "the business I find would have been concluded without an if, had you been as ready to do justice to others as to exact it from them.
Page 141 - 'An old man found a rude boy upon one of his trees stealing apples, and desired him to come down; but the young saucebox told him plainly he would not. 'Won't you?
Page 46 - It is as certain to follow, as that the sun will rise in the east and set in the west tomorrow.
Page 141 - Won't you ?" said the old man, " then I will fetch you down;" so he pulled up some turf or grass and threw at him; but this only made the youngster laugh, to think the old man should pretend to beat him down from the tree with grass only. "Well, well...
Page 142 - HASTY and inconsiderate connections are generally attended with great disadvantages : and much of every man's good or ill fortune depends upon the choice he makes of his friends. A good-natured Spaniel overtook a surly Mastiff, as he was travelling upon the high road. Tray, although an entire stranger to...
Page 145 - TWO Friends, setting out together upon a journey which led through a dangerous forest, mutually promised to assist each other if they should happen to be assaulted. They had not proceeded far before they perceived a Bear making towards them with great rage. There were no hopes in flight ; but one of them, being very active, sprung up into a tree ; upon which the other, throwing himself flat on the ground, held his breath, and pretended to be dead, remembering to have heard it asserted that this creature...
Page 101 - The waves of the sea are mighty, and rage horribly : but yet the Lord, who dwelleth on high, is mightier. 6 Thy testimonies, O Lord, are very sure : holiness becometh thine house for ever.
Page 141 - ... concerned. A country maid was walking very deliberately with a pail of milk upon her head, when she fell into the following train of...