National Pronouncing Speller

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A.S. Barnes & Company, 1858

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Page 162 - Primitive words ending in y, preceded by a consonant, change the y into i before any termination but 's, or one commencing with i ; as, merry, merrier ; pity, pitiless.
Page 169 - Economy Is no disgrace ; for it is better to live on a little than to outlive a great deal.
Page 165 - HM TO God the Father's throne Your highest honors raise ; Glory to God the Son ; To God the Spirit praise : With all our powers, Eternal King, Thy name we sing, While faith adores.
Page 168 - ELLIPSIS [ ....****] are formed by means of a long dash, or of a succession of periods or stars of various lengths, and are used to indicate the omission of letters in a word, of words in a sentence, or of one or more sentences; as, Friend 0 s is in trouble. "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, .... and thy neighbor as thyself.
Page 168 - Paragraph [T], are used, in the order here presented, when references are made to remarks or notes in the margin, at the bottom of the page, or some other part of the book. Letters and figures, however, are now more generally used for marks of reference.
Page 169 - If we think of glory in the field, of wisdom in the cabinet, of the purest patriotism, of the highest integrity, public and private, of morals without a stain, of religious feelings without intolerance and without extravagance, the august figure of Washington presents itself as the personation of all these ideas.
Page 171 - In six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and rested the seventh day : wherefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day, and hallowed it.
Page 161 - The only exceptions are, of, if, as, is, has, was, yes, his, this, us, and thus.
Page 13 - For a, ai, au, ay, e, ea, ee, ei, ey ; as in gain, gawge, stray, melee', great, vein, they. For a, ai, ua; as in -plaid, guaranty. For a, au, e, ea, ua ; as in haunt, sergeant, heart, gward.
Page 169 - The mind is that which knows, feels, and thinks. Honor, affluence, and pleasure seduce the heart. The poor and rich, and weak and strong, have all one Father. The twin sisters, Piety and Poetry, are wont to dwell together.

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