The spelling and dictation lesson-book; or, An easy way of learning to spell well

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Seite 52 - In short, the way to wealth, if you desire it, is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality ; that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both.
Seite 45 - Alfred the Great had reached his twelfth year before he had even learned his alphabet. An interesting anecdote is told of the occasion on which he was first prompted to apply himself to books. His mother had shown him and his brothers a small volume, illuminated in different places with coloured letters, and such other embellishments as were then in fashion. Seeing that it excited the admiration of her children, she promised that she would give it to the boy who should first learn to read it. Alfred,...
Seite ix - All words of more than one syllable ending in a single consonant, preceded by a single vowel, and accented on the last syllable, double that consonant in derivatives : as, commit, committee ; compel, compelled; appal, appalling; distil, distiller.
Seite 43 - I promised, replied the emperor, with a generous air, to destroy my enemies, I have fulfilled my word, for see they are enemies no longer; I have made friends of them.
Seite 47 - Marriot, it began to rain, and he called to his servant for his cloak. The servant not bringing it immediately, he Called for it again. The servant, being embarrassed with the straps and buckles, did not come up to him. At last, it raining very hard, the duke called to him again, and asked him what he was about, that he did not bring his cloak. " You -must stay, Sir (grumbles the fellow,) if it rains cats and dogs, till I can get at it.
Seite vii - And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering : but unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect.
Seite xi - 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.
Seite 42 - Really, I do not know, sir, having never tried; for it has always been my maxim to get as far as possible from such danger, and I have had my reward in my safety and that of my employers.
Seite 47 - ... immediately, he called for it again. The servant, being embarrassed with the straps and buckles, did not come up to him. At last, it raining very hard, the duke called to him again, and asked him what he was about, that he did not bring his cloak. " You must stay, Sir (grumbles the fellow,) if it rains cats and dogs, till I can get at it." The duke turned round to Marriot, and said, very coolly, "Now I would not be of that fellow's temper for all the world.
Seite 45 - ... he was first prompted to apply himself to books. His mother had shown him and his brothers a small volume, illuminated in different places with coloured letters, and such other embellishments as were then in fashion. Seeing that it excited the admiration of her children, she promised that she would give it to the boy who should first learn to read it. Alfred, though the youngest, was the only one who had spirit enough to attempt obtaining it on such a condition. He immediately went and procured...

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