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MOVE, SON, WOLF, FOOT, MOON, OR; RULE, PULL; EXIST; =K; &=J; §=Z; CH=8H a while, was very happy; but soon found that if he attempted to stir, he was wounded by the thorns and prickles on every side. However, making a virtue of necessity, he forebore to complain, and comforted himself with reflecting that no bliss is perfect; that good and evil are mixed, and flow from the same fountain. These briers, indeed, said he, will tear my skin a little, yet they keep off the dogs. For the sake of the good, then, let me bear the evil with patience; each bitter has its sweet; and these brambles, though they wound my flesh, preserve my life from danger.
THE BEAR AND THE TWO FRIENDS.
Two friends, setting out together upon a journey which led through a dangerous forest, mutually promised to assist each other, if they should happen to be assaulted. They had not proceeded far, before they perceived a bear making toward them with great rage.
There were no hopes in flight; but one of them, being very active, sprang up into a tree; upon which the other, throwing himself flat on the ground, held his breath and pretended to be dead; remembering to have heard it asserted that this creature will not prey upon a dead carcass. The bear came up and after smelling to him some time, left him and went on. When he was fairly out of sight and hearing, the hero from the tree called out,--Well, my friend, what said the bear? He seemed to whisper you very closely. He did so, replied the other, and gave me this good advice, never to associate with a wretch, who, in the hour of danger. will desert his friend.
BÄR, LÅST, CÂRE, FALL, WHAT; HÊR, PREY, THÊRE; GET; BIRD, MARÏNE; LINK;
Henry, tell me the number of days in a year.” "Three hundred and sixty-five." "How many weeks in a year?" "Fiftytwo." "How many days in a week?" "Seven." "What are they called?" "Sabbath or Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday." The Sabbath is a day of rest, and called the Lord's day, because God has commanded us to keep it holy. On that day we are to omit labor and worldly employments, and devote the time to religious duties, and the gaining of religious knowledge.
How many hours are there in a day or day and night?" Twenty-four." "How many minutes in an hour?" Sixty." "How many seconds in a minute?" "Sixty." Time is measured by clocks and watches; or by dials and glasses.
The light of the sun makes the day, and the shade of the earth makes the night. The earth revolves from west to east once in twenty-four hours. The sun is fixed or stationary; but the earth turns every part of its surface to the sun once in twenty-four hours. The day is for labor, and the night is for sleep and repose. Children should go to bed early in the evening, and all persons, who expect to thrive in the world, should rise early in the morning.
WORDS NEARLY, BUT NOT EXACTLY, ALIKE IN PRONUNCIATION.
A cept, to take.
ex cept, to take out. af fect, to impress.
ef fect, what is produced
ac cede, to agree. ex ceed, to surpass.
a ere, a piece of land a chor, a scald head.
ac cess, approach. ex cess, superfluity.
al lu sion, hint, reference.
ax, a utensil for cutting.
MOVE, SẢN, WOLF, FOOT, MOON, ÔR; RELE, PULL; EXIST; ¤=K; &=J; $=Z; Çu=sI.
moss, of a tree.
line, extension in length. loin, part of an animal. loom, a frame for weaving. loam, a soft loose earth. med al, an ancient coin. med dle, to interpose. pint, half a quart. point, a sharp end.
rad ish, a root. red dish, somewhat red. since, at a later time.. sense, faculty of perceiving. ten or, course continued. ten ure, a holding. tal ents, ability.
tal ons, claws.
val ley, low land.
val ue, worth.
WORDS OF THE SAME ORTHOGRAPHY, BUT DIFFERENTLY PRONOUNCED.
Au gust, the month
au gust', grand. bow, to bend.
bow, for shooting arrows. bass, a tree, a fish. bass, lowest part in music.
con jure, to entreat. con' jure, to use magic art. dōve, past tense of dive. dove, a pigeon.
gal lant, brave, gay. gal lant', a gay fellow. gill, the fourth of a pint. gill, part of a fish.
hin der, to stop. hind er, further behind. in' va lid, one not in health.
in val' id, not firm or binding. low er, to be dark.
low er, not so high,
live, to be or dwell.
live, having life.
mow, a pile of hay.
mow, to cut with a scythe. read, to utter printed words. read [red], past tense of read. re' pent, creeping.
re pent', to feel sorrow. rec' ol lect, to call to mind. re col lect', to collect again. re form', to amend.
re' form, to make anew. rec' re ate, to refresh. ro' cre ate, to create anew. slough, a place of mud. slough [sluff], a cast skin. tär ry, like tar. tar ry, to delay.
tears, waters of the eyes. tears, [he] rends. wind, air in motion. wind, to turn or twist.
WORDS PRONOUNCED ALIKE, BUT DIFFERENT IN ORTHOGRAPHY.
ail, to be in trouble.
ale, malt liquor.
air, the atmosphere.
heir, one who inherits.
all, the whole.
al tar, a place for offerings.
al ter, to change.
ant, a little insect.
aunt, a sister to a parent.
ark, a vessel.
arc, part of a circle.
BÄR, LÅST, €ÂRE, FALL, WHAT; HER, PREY, THÊRE; GET; BIRD, MARÏNE; LINK;
caul, a net inclosing the bowels,
can non, a large gun.
can on, a law of the church.
ces sion, a grant.
ses sion, the sitting of a court.
can vas, coarse cloth. can vass, to examine. ceil, to make a ceiling. scal, to fasten a letter.
scal ing, setting a seal. ceil ing, of a room. cens er, an incense pan. cen sor, a critic.
course, way, direction. coarse; not fine. cote, a sheep-fold.
coat, a garment.
core, the heart.
corps, a body of soldiers. cell, a hut.
sell, to dispose of.
cen tu ry, a hundred years. cen tau ry, a plant. chol er, wrath. col lar, for the neck. cord, a small rope. chord, a line. cite, to summon. site, situation.
sight, the sense of seeing.
com ple ment, a full number, com pli ment, act of politeness. cous in, a relation.