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

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O.L. Sanborn, 1839 - English language - 168 pages
 

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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 ; O, o...
Page 141 - Well, well,' said the old man, 'if neither words nor grass will do, I must try what virtue there is in stones.' So the old man pelted him heartily with stones, which soon made the young chap hasten down from the tree, and beg the old man's pardon.
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Page 4 - In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;
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 - One of your oxen," continued he, " has been gored by an unlucky bull of mine ; and 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.
Page 141 - WHEN men suffer their imagination to amuse thom, with the prospect of distant and uncertain improvements of their condition, they frequently sustain real losses, by their inattention to those affairs in which they are immediately concerned.
Page 143 - ... not to be altogether in so growling a mood as usual, accepted the proposal, and they very amicably pursued their journey together. In the midst of their conversation they arrived at the next village, where Tiger began to display his malignant disposition by an unprovoked attack upon every dog he met.

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