The Elementary Spelling Book: Being an Improvement on the American Spelling Book

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Knowlton and Rice, 1833 - English language - 168 pages
 

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Page 161 - ... one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty thirty forty fifty sixty seventy eighty ninety one hundred two hundred three hundred four hundred five hundred...
Page 161 - III 4 IV 5 V 6 VI 7 .VII 8 VIII 9 IX 10 X 11 XI 12 XII...
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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 143 - I should be glad to know how I am to make you reparation." " Thou art a very honest fellow," replied the Lawyer, " and wilt not think it unreasonable that I expect one of thy oxen in return." " 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.
Page 8 - M are vowels or diphthongs ; to is also a vowel ; and y is either a vowel, a diphthong, or a consonant. A has five sounds, as in late, ask, ball, hat, what. E has three sounds, as in mete, met, prey. I has three sounds, as in pine, pit, fatigue. O has four sounds, as in note, not, move, dove. U has three sounds, as in truth, but, bush. Y has two sounds, as in chyle, pity. The sounds of the vowels most generally used, are the long and the short. Examples of the first or long sound. a in make, fate,...
Page 143 - FARMER came to a neighbouring lawyer, expressing great concern for an accident which, he said, had just happened. "One of your oxen...
Page 18 - LESSON 4. am em im om um an en in on un ap ep ip op up ar er ir or ur as es is os us at et it ot ut ax ex ix ox ux 9 LESSON 5.
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.
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