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The area of the field is ten acres.

At its narrowest point, the English
Channel is twenty miles wide.

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6 Beware of entrance to a quarrel.” tail

The tailo will commence work upon sg com nce my suit of clothes to-morrow. limp'ing “ Next November limping, battered, bat'ter Now the goodly ships are shattered bat'tered

Far at sea on rock and reef.” reef

“The cap of velvet could not hold tress'es The tresses of her hair of gold.” prac'tice “ Practice makes perfect.” head'ache “ A crown is no cure for a headache.'

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“Cleans: the fountain if you would pure the stream.”

“oard the thunder hoarsely laugh, Many fleets were strewn like chaff.”

The timbers creak under the heavy strain.

“If poverty is the mother of crime, want of sense is the father.”

“ Religion is the best armor in the world, but the worst cloak.”


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5 « Success follows earnest effor. “Such is the patriot's boast where'er

we roam, His first, best country, is his home.” 6 The dean was famous in his time, And had a kind of knack at rhyme. “ Then high above the river's mist

appears an arc of light, A city sleeps, at either end enveloped

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6 The king reigns.

“ The post of honor is the private station."

Buoys warn sailors of danger.
“ No clouds are in the morning sky,

The vapors hug the stream;

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“He’sonly a pauper whom nobodyowns.”
The monkey is an agile animal.

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8 “It takes two to create a scandal, one gossip to tell it, and one to listen to it."

“Every man must educate himself.”

All liquids, air, and all gases are called fluids, because they flow.

- With noiseless step, sweet memory comes."

“Spring has clad the
The house is vacant at present.

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10 “ Evil company is like tobacco smoke - you cannot be long in its presence without carrying away its taint.”

Do you hear the cattle bellow ?

“Our minds are like certain vehicles, - when they have little to carry, they make much noise about it; but when heavily loaded, they run quietly."

“ I lie amid the goldenrod,
I love to see it lean and nod.”
“ Never spur a willing horse.”

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To the anthem of the free.” “ Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive.”

“A sunny temper gilds the edges of life's blackest clouds."

In disgrace, the thief retires to his hovel, to die.

The horse moves at a slow gait.
“In union, there is strength.”

“I feel impelled to select a few of
the little gems from this casket of

It is a pleasure to ride a horse that canters.

Health is better than wealth.
My aunt will knit a mitten.
The lady in the choir sings alto.

“For in the inn, there was no better room."

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