The Student's Spelling-book: Designed to Teach the Orthography and Orthoepy of the English Language, as Contained in Webster's American Dictionary...
Pratt, Woodford & Company, 1853 - Spellers - 158 pages
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Page 139 - ... 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 15 - A, a; B, b; C, c ; D, d; E, e ; F, f; G, g; H, h; I, i; J, j; K, k ; L, 1; M, m ; N, n...
Page 15 - c D d E e F f G g H h I i JJ K k L 1 M m N n O o P p Q q R r...
Page 141 - YOU'D scarce expect a boy like me To get up here where all can see, And make a speech as well as those Who wear the largest kind of clothes, I think it was in olden time, That some one said in funny rhyme, "Tall aches from little toe-corns grow, Large screams from little children flow...
Page 141 - I've learned at home, And what was taught me when at school, While sitting on a bench or stool ; I've learned to talk, and read, and spell, And don't you think that's pretty well For such a little boy as I ? But I must leave you — so good bye.
Page 136 - Saviour of men. Inst. Instant. Isa. Isaiah. Jac. Jacob. Jas. James. Jer. Jeremiah. Jno. John. Josh. Joshua. Judg. Judges. Jun. or Jr. Junior. K. King; Knight. KG Knight of the Garter. Km. Kingdom. Kt. Knight. Lat. Latitude; Latin. Lbs. Pounds. Ld. Lord; Lady. Ldp. Lordship. Lev. Leviticus. Lieut. Lieutenant. LL. D. Doctor of Laws. Lon. Longitude. Lond. London. LS Place of the Seal. M. Marquis. Maj. Major. Mat. Matthew. Math. Mathematics. MC Member of Congress. MD Doctor of Medicine. Messrs. Gentlemen;...
Page 136 - Univ., University. US, United States. USA, United States of America. USA, United States Army. USM, United States Mail. USN, United States Navy. V. or vid., Hide, see.
Page 135 - ABBREVIATIONS USED IN WRITING AND PRINTING. A. or Ans. Answer. AAS Fellow of the American Academy. AB Bachelor of Arts. Acct. Account. AC or BC Before Christ. AD In the year of our Lord. AM Master of Arts; Before noon; In the year of the world.
Page 135 - Commissioner; Commodore. Const. Constable. Con. Contra; on the other hand. Cor. Corinthians. Cor. Sec. Corresponding Secretary. COD Collect on Delivery. Cr. Credit; Creditor. CS Keeper of the Seal. Cts. Cents. Cur. Current ; this month. Cwt. A hundred weight. Cyc.