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Contents

How to Write Questions
10
A Story to Tell Picture The Kitten
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Stanzas to Learn Picture Head of a Child
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How to Write Names of Persons
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Story from a Picture Butterfly Hunters
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Titles Used with Names Dictation
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Names of Cities Towns and Streets
19
A Picture Study An Interesting Subject
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Selections to Learn
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A Choice of Words Homonyms
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The Rabbits Home Picture Mrs Rabbit and her Chil dren
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Names That Mean More Than One
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A Talk About Leaves
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Stories to be Told How to look at a Gift Where God is
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A Picture Described Cant you Talk?
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Forms of Names to Show Owner Dictation
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A Description and a Story The Pony
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Plurals and Possessives Dictation
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A Little Poem to Study Doing its Best
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The Time of Day
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Amusing a Child Picture Mother and Children
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A Poem and a Picture to Study The Village Black smith Picture Longfellow
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About Fish Oral and Written Exercise
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How to Write Dates
40
There Is or There Are Dictation
42
StoryTelling Lame Dicks Flowers
43
The Exclamation Point
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A Story to Tell Turning the Grindstone
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Model
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Letter Writing Directions and Exercises
48
The Address on Envelopes
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A Letter to be Written Picture Kitty makes Trouble
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SentenceMaking
51
Verses to be Learned
52
Domestic Animals Oral and Written Exercises
53
Using Contractions Dictation
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When to Use Arent
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A Talk About Leaves A Study and a Description
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The Comma with Name of One Spoken to Dictation
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Words to be Defined
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Vegetables An Exercise in Talking and Writing
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Was or Were
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Was or Were in Questions
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A Poem to Learn The Arrow and the Snng
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About Fruits A Talking and Writing Exercise
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A Choice of Words Dictation
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SentenceMaking
66
LXXXVIII
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LESSON PAGE CVIII A Talk About Plants Talking and Writing Exercise
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Divided Quotations Dictation
103
Poem to be Learned Winter and Springtime
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About Windows Picture Rose Window
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For Dictation
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Synonyms
107
A Picture Study English FarmYard Scene
109
Possessives
110
Houses Conversation and Written Exercise Ill CXIX About Shoes Picture A Shoe Shop
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Not and No
113
My Schoolhouse A Description
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Two Letters to Write
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Story to Write The Patience Flower Dictation
117
Synonyms
118
About Water Exercise for Talking and Writing
119
A Loaf of Bread Story to Write
120
It is I etc
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A Study of Trees
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Words That Sound Alike
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Story from a Picture The Secret
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Doesnt or Dont
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Did or Done
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Stems Trunk and Wood Talking and Writing 12S CXL Study of Poem The Wind
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Covering of Animals Conversation and Writing
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The Frog Conversation and Writing
141
Business Letter Model Form
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Two Business Letters
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A Poem to Study and Learn The Use of Flowers
144
Camel Studies Conversation and Writing Picture Camels
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A Story in Verse Study and Reproduction
146
Suggestions for Letters
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Sit or Set
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The Bea vers Home
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Lies or Lays
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A Story to Write Jamie and the Jug
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Fruits and Seeds Conversation and Description
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Making Definitions
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The HummingBird Talking and Writing
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Selection for Study Planting of the AppleTree Picture of Bryant
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Has Lain or Has Laid
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Letters to Write
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A Study of the Toad Talking and Writing Picture Friends or Foes
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CLXXrV The Use of Got
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Thoughts from a Picture The Lighthouse
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Past Forms of Verbs
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Making Distinctions
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Holidays Conversation and Writing
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A Poem to Learn and Study Old Ironsides Picture of Holmes
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CLXXXL Forms of Verbs
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Choice of Verb Forms
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A Picture for Study Bubble Blowers
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Shall or Will May or Can
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Learn or Teach Ought Love or Like
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Forms of Verbs
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Advertisements to Answer
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Trades and Professions
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A Poem for Study The Landing of the Pilgrims Picture John Alden
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A Poem to Learn The Bells Picture Edgar Allan Poe
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Mistakes to be Avoided This That These Those Who or Which
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Fable to Retell The Larks
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Directions to Strangers
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A Poem from Memory Our National Hymn
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Stanzas to Learn Will and I Picture of Hayne
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ELEMENTS OF GRAMMAR CXCVIII Kinds of Sentences
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Subject a vd Predi cate
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Subject and Predicate Combined
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Kinds
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Number
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Gender
194
Case
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Kinds
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Gender and Number
201
Their Cases
202
Mistakes in Using Them
203
Kinds
205
Comparison
207
Words that Assert
209
Transitive
211
Copulative
212
OCXIV Verb Phrases
214
Tense Forms
215
Number and Person Forms
216
Be Was Been
218
Kinds
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Comparison
221
Prepositions
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Uses of Prepositional Phrases
224
Words That Connect
226
Words That Show Feeling
227
The Parts of Speech
228
Clauses Used Like Adverbs
229
Clauses Used Like Nouns
230
Some Common Abbreviations Marking Errors
231
Capitals and Punctuation 283
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Page 37 - Toiling, — rejoicing, — sorrowing, Onward through life he goes ; Each morning sees some task begin, Each evening sees it close ; Something attempted, something done, Has earned a night's repose. Thanks, thanks to thee, my worthy friend, For the lesson thou hast taught ) Thus at the flaming forge of life Our fortunes must be wrought ; Thus on its sounding anvil shaped Each burning deed and thought.
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Page 36 - The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands ; And the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands.
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Page 58 - So here hath been dawning Another blue Day: Think wilt thou let it Slip useless away. Out of Eternity This new Day is born; Into Eternity, At night, will return. Behold it aforetime No eye ever did : So soon it forever From all eyes is hid. Here hath been dawning Another blue Day : Think wilt thou let it Slip useless away.

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