The New National Spelling Book and Pronouncing Tutor, on an Improved Plan: Exhibiting the Precise Sound of Each Syllable in Every Word According to the Most Approved Principles of English Orthoepy, with Progressive Reading Lessons. Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States

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J.L. Hammett, 1833 - 168 pÓgines
 

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PÓgina 56 - IV •Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shall thou labor, and do all thy work; but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. In it thou shall not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates.
PÓgina 98 - I can't tell a lie, Pa; you know I can't tell a lie. I did cut it with my hatchet.
PÓgina 8 - A word of one syllable is called a monosyllable ; a word of two syllables, a dissyllable ; a word of three syllables, a trissyllable ; and a word of four or more syllables, a polysyllable. DIPHTHONGS AND TRIPHTHONGS. A diphthong' is two vowels joined in one syllable ; as, ea in beat, ou in sound.
PÓgina 139 - Mother, how still the baby lies ! I cannot hear his breath ; I cannot see his laughing eyes — They tell me this is death. My little work I thought to bring, And sat down by his bed, And pleasantly I tried to sing — They hushed me — he is dead. They say that he again will rise, More beautiful than now, — That God will bless him in the skies— Oh, mother, tell me how...
PÓgina 96 - Never did the wise Ulysses take more pains with his beloved Telemachus, than did Mr. Washington with George, to inspire him with an early love of truth. "Truth, George," said he, "is the loveliest quality of youth. I would ride fifty miles, my son, to see the little boy whose heart is so honest, and his lips so pure, that we may depend on every word he says.
PÓgina 67 - THE cow has a horn, and the fish has a gill; The horse has a hoof, and the duck has a bill; The bird has a wing, that on high he may sail ; And the lion a mane, and the monkey a tail!
PÓgina 73 - The north- wind began, and blew a very cold blast, accompanied with a sharp driving shower : but this, and whatever else he could do, instead of making the man quit his cloak, obliged him to gird it about his body as close as possible.
PÓgina 73 - Wind began, and blew a very cold blast, accompanied with a sharp, driving shower. But this, and whatever else he could do, instead of making the man quit his cloak, obliged him to gird it about his body as close as possible. Next came the Sun; who, breaking out from a thick watery cloud, drove...
PÓgina 38 - We are both very much alike, only that the broad golden rings about my body make me much handsomer than you are : we are both winged insects, we both love honey, and we both sting people when we are angry...

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