The Young Catholic's Illustrated Speller

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Catholic Publication Society Company, 1884
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Page 9 - ... 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20 twenty 21 twenty-one...
Page 122 - The Days of the Week : Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. The Months of the Year: January, February, March, April, May, June, July,, September, October, November, Decembt)-.
Page 12 - LETTERS are divided into vowels and consonants. A vowel is a letter that can be perfectly sounded by itself.
Page 140 - A Poem of Dryden's, so called in commemoration of the great fire of London. A posteriori : from the effect to the cause. A priori : from the cause to the effect. Arcanum : a secret. Arcana imperii : state secrets.
Page 12 - A DIPHTHONG is the union of two vowels in one syllable ; as, oi in oil, ou in our.
Page 138 - AM Master of Arts ; Before noon ; In the year of the world.
Page 141 - Post mortem. After death. Prima facie. On the first view. Pro bono publico. For the public good. Pro et con. For and against. Pro rata.
Page 12 - A DIGRAPH, or improper diphthong, is the union of two vowels in a syllable, one of which is silent; as, oa in loaf. 13. A TRIPHTHONG is the union of three vowels in one syllable ; as, eau in beau, ieu in adieu.
Page 13 - A derivative word is one that is formed from some simpler word in the language ; as, harmless, greatly, connected.
Page 18 - For e, ea, ee, ei, eo, ey, i, ie; as in read, deep, ceil, people, key, valise, field. For e, a, ai, ay, ea, ei, eo, ie, u, ue / as in any, said., says, head, heifer, leopard, friend, bwry, guess.

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