New-world Speller: First-[third] book

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World Book Company, 1917 - Spellers
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Page 321 - Tis with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.
Page xvi - The North American Indian" TN Indian Days of The Long Ago the •*• author gives an intimate view of Indian life in the olden days, reveals the great diversity of language, dress, and habits among them, and shows how every important act of their lives was influenced by spiritual beliefs and practices. . The book tells the story of Kukusim, an Indian lad who is eagerly awaiting the time when he shall be a warrior. It is full of mythical lore and thrilling adventures, culminating in the mountain...
Page 317 - Honesty is the best policy, but he who acts on that principle is not an honest man
Page 311 - Never lose an opportunity to see anything beautiful. Beauty is God's handwriting.
Page 359 - I think that it has already appeared with distinctness, approaching demonstration, that the professed object of war, which is justice between nations, is in no respect promoted by war; that force is not justice, nor in any way conducive to justice; that the eagles of victory...
Page ix - Monosyllables or words accented on the last syllable ending in a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, or a vowel after qu, double the final consonant when adding a suffix beginning with a vowel.
Page 342 - If there had been no Independence Day, England and America combined would not be so great as each actually is. There is no " Republican," no " Democrat " on the Fourth of July, — all are Americans.
Page 389 - Words of one syllable ending in a single consonant after a single vowel double the consonant before adding a suffix. The same rule applies to similar words of more than one syllable if the accent is on the last syllable.
Page 391 - Polysyllables not accented on the last syllable, ending in a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, do not double the final consonant before a suffix beginning with a vowel : Words ending in e silent regularly drop the e before a suffix beginning with a vowel.

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