An English spelling-book. To which are added first lessons in grammar [&c.].
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An English Spelling-Book. to Which Are Added First Lessons in Grammar [&c.]
English Spelling Book
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An English Spelling-Book. to Which Are Added First Lessons in Grammar [&C.]
English Spelling Book
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accent Adjectives animal appearance beautiful bird body bring build called cause chief colour comes continued corn covering draw earth east English Words derived equal express fall feet fish foot formed forward four give hand head hear hold horse hundred in-to Italy kind land Latin Words LESSON letters light lit-tle live look manner mark mean measure mind Mother move night North Nouns once pass past person piece plant play plural present rest rise river round seen sheep ship short side Singular soft sound stand star step stop strike surface Syllable thing throw tion tree turn verb vessel weight West wind wood write
Page 62 - ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL." 7-6. i things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all.
Page 68 - Not in the least," replied the pendulum; " it is not of six strokes that I complain, nor of sixty, but of millions." *'" Very good," replied the dial; " but recollect, that though you may think of a million strokes in an instant, you are required to execute but one; and that, however often you may hereafter have to swing, a moment will always be given you to swing in.
Page 65 - I thank the good-ness and the grace Which on my birth have smiled, And made me, in these Chris-tian days, A hap-py Eng-lish child.
Page 103 - My Mother, Who ran to help me when I fell, And would some pretty story tell, Or kiss the place to make it well ? My Mother. Who taught my infant lips to pray, And love GOD'S holy book and day, And walk in wisdom's pleasant way ? My mother.
Page 68 - Upon this, the weights, who had never been accused of light conduct, used all their influence in urging him to proceed; when, as with one consent, the wheels began to turn, the hands began to move, the pendulum began to...
Page 66 - AN old clock that had stood for fifty years in a farmer's kitchen, without giving its owner any cause of complaint, early one summer's morning, before the family was stirring, suddenly stopped. Upon this, the...
Page 106 - WHO is this that comes from the south,• thinly clad in a light transparent garment ? her breath is hot and sultry ; she seeks the refreshment of the cool shade ; she seeks the clear streams, the crystal brooks, to bathe her languid limbs. The brooks and rivulets fly from her, and are dried up at her approach . She cools her parched lips with berries, and the grateful acid of fruits ; the seedy melon, the sharp apple, and the red pulp of the juicy cherry, which are poured out plentifully around...
Page 65 - Days, months, and years, must have an end, Eternity has none : 'Twill always have as long to spend, As when it first begun.
Page 121 - Dry Measure 2 pints 1 quart 8 quarts 1 peck 4 pecks 1 bushel...
Page 65 - I was not born as thousands are, Where GOD was never known ; And taught to pray a useless prayer To blocks of wood and stone. I was not born a little slave, To labour in the sun, And wish I were but in the grave, And all my labour done.