American Phonetic Journal, Volumes 1-2

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Randall P. Prosser
R.P. Prosser, 1855 - English language
 

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Page 134 - Thou visitest the earth and waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water : thou preparest them corn, when thou hast so provided for it. Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly : thou settlest the furrows thereof
Page 270 - who would wish for an origin, obscured in the darkness of antiquity; who would wish for other emblazonings of his country's heraldry, or other ornaments of her genealogy, than to be able to say, that her first existence was with intelligence, her first breath the inspiration of liberty, her first
Page 134 - They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens : thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice.
Page 270 - of his country's heraldry, or other ornaments of her genealogy, than to be able to say, that her first existence was with intelligence, her first breath the inspiration of liberty, her first principles the truth of divine
Page 255 - those between seven and ten years of age may raise their hands. Several instantly appear. The teacher again indicates, by pointing, those who may give the answer. Charles. My father gives corn to the horses when the oats are all gone. Daniel. We give it to the oxen and cows, and we fat the hogs upon
Page 9 - There is no alternativ. Every possible reezon that could ever be offered for altering the spelling of wurds, stil exists in ful force; and if a gradual reform should not be made in our language, it will proov that we are less under the influence of reezon than our ancestors.
Page 257 - A little boy, some six years of age, who had swallowed every word, and whose face glowed as if there was not room enough for his soul within him, bounded upon his feet, and forgetting the publicity of the place, and the gravity of the chairman of the meeting, clapping his hands forcibly together,
Page 255 - time should expire before the right answer is given. I shall not be surprised if none of yon give the answer I am thinking of. As soon as I ask the question, those who are under seven years old, that think they can give an answer, may raise their hand. What is this ear of corn for
Page 270 - who would wish that, his country's existence had otherwise begun ; who would desire the power of going back to the ages of fables ; who would wish for an origin, obscured in the darkness of
Page 138 - mind to God. That teacher will enjoy the richest satisfaction in the evening of life, who, in looking back upon his past experience, shall be conscious that he has improved every opportunity, which God has given him, to turn the youthful affections away from the things of earth to seek a worthier object in things above.

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