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mon'ster fright'ful mien
"Vice is a monster of so frightful
As, to be hated, needs but to be seen;
Yet seen too oft, familiar with her
We first endure, then pity, then
The wealthy Misses Fielding are conversing with Messrs. Johnson and Hart,
Pronounce your words distinctly.
"Onward, friend, to that florid isle." "As a flower of the field, so he flourisheth." - Psalm 103.
"It is only the fluent metal that runs easily into novel shapes."
flu'en cy brief The candidate displayed great fluab bre'viate ency as a speaker.
"Brevity is the soul of wit."Shakespeare.
Brev'is (bref) = short.
Flu'e re to flow.
The Easter floral display was very beautiful.
ex pe'ri ence
"To most men, experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illume. only the track behind."
"Commerce defies every wind, outrides every tempest, and invades every zone."- Bancroft.
"A light heart makes nimble hands, and keeps the mind free and alert." "His very will seems to be in bonds and shackles."- South.
Final y following a consonant is changed to i before
3 a suffix that does not begin with i.
A most wonderful display of meteors me'te or took place Nov. 13, 1833. A Carolina Carlo lina planter thus describes the effects upon plant'er the slaves on his plantation: “Upplan ta'tion ward of one hundred lay prostrate pros'trate on the ground, some speechless, and bit'ter est some with the bitterest cries implorim plore
ing God to save the world and themim plor'ing selves.” a cute!
An acute angle is less, and an obtuse ob tuse' angle greater, than a right angle.
Final y following a vowel usually remains unchanged before a suffix.
gay'ly gay'e ty play'ful
an noyed' buyling
way'ward be trayed' gray'ish
(or gai'e ty) pay'a ble
de cayed' strayed' en joy'a ble de stroyed' jour'ney ing
grad'u al ly
The muscles in our bodies gradually taper when nearing the points of contact with the bones, as at the wrist and ankle. Here they are attached to tough fibers, called “tendons," which move the bones. The graceful outlines of the body are due to the muscles and tendons.
The so-called “tendon of Achilles" at the heel is very strong.
cam'bric fab'ric ging'ham gauze
awk'ward re duce ren'der in'stance
“ No one but ourselves can disgrace us." - Holland.
Jung'e re [junc'tus] (join, joint)=to join.
Vi de're [vi'sus] = to see.
re join' The trains met at the junction.
A various language." - Bryant.
thor'ough lot'ter y crock'er y an'ec dote
cap'tain lieu ten'ant ma'jor colo'nel