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This day I gave ten pence for a new hutch.
The judge will look grave when the cause comes on.
He is a knave who does that which he knows is wrong.
If your knife will not cut, you may take mine.
If you wish to come in, you must pull up the latch.
James, learn your task, then come and lunch with me.
We found a purse in the field with one groat in it.
My cat will catch a mouse or a small rat.
I prize this book much : it cost me one pound.
If you do not quote sense, it will show bad taste.
Your sum is right: take your book and set it down.
In the month of May you may catch fish with a fly.
Here is a new ball: toss it on the lawn.
Put some salve on my hand, for it is sore.
Some scald a pig, and some burn the hair off.
Put this meat in the scale, and weigh it.
I think I shall wear my green scarf.
Here is a screw; you will find it of great use.
A sheep has not much sense, but a dog has.
You may pluck a few ears of corn out of the sheaf.
He shook a spoon and a fork off the shelf.
When the sheep are shorn we will buy the wool.
We shall have a storm to-night; the sky is red.
If you break the wire, we shall send for the smith.
That man sold me a pot of sweet thyme.
How thick this board is !' I must saw it in two.
My bark did not sink: it stood the storm well.
Now let us go on the lawn and have a swing.
Shall I buy you a sword or a gun at the fair?
We must not take that which is not our own.
When we went to the cave, we had a man with a torch.
Tell the truth, and you will gain the love of all.
Go and get me a truss or two of straw for the mare.

trite troop trout trunk truss truth twang twine


vouch waist watch weave wharf wheat whelp whiff

whirl white wield world worth wound wrath wreck

wrong wroth wrist yearn yeast yield young youth

Lessons in Monosyllables of Six Letters and

upwards. bleach crease

haunch prạise sleeve blithe cringe health

preach sleight blotch cruise hearse prince slight bought crutch hearth

quench sluice breach dearth height scarce smooth breadth · dredge hoarse scheme snatch breast drudge launch

sconce sought breathe fierce league scorch

source breeze flaunt length scream speech bridge fleece loathe screech splash broach flight lounge screen sphere brogue flinch mosque scroll

spleen bronze flounce phlegm scythe sprain brooch fraught pierce search spread bruise friend plague sheath

sprout caught fringe please shield

spruce chaise glimpse pledge shrimp squall cheese

grease plight shroud clothe grieve plough shrunk clutch ground plunge sketch corpse grudge pounce sledge

Just now we saw a troop of horse on the hill.
Some men write a great deal in blank verse.
A snail has been here, you may trace her path.
If the dog should snarl, do not go too near him.
Give me my stick, for I shall walk out.

Lessons on Monosyllables of Five Letters and upwards. I heard a sweet voice in the grove.

a I could not vouch for the truth of it. This coat is too short for you in the waist. It is just four o'clock by your watch. Weave this cloth, and I will make a vest of it. A wharf is a place on which they land goods. I think I could eat a slice of bread and cheese. Come with me, and let us take a sketch. I pledge you my word that it is not true. You may see a man and a boy at plough. Stand here, and see my dog plunge in. She had on a black silk cloak when she left. You ought not to grieve so much at your loss. In the lane we saw a hearse and four. He fell from a height of ten feet or more. We will now take a cruise, if you please. Can you tell me what is the length of your rod ? The man has come to mow the lawn with his scythe. How scarce peas and beans are this spring ! Your cold. has made you quite hoarse. We heard a screech owl last night in the wood. I do not like the make of this large sleeve. If you do not mind our dog will splash you. If you use some salve your sprain will go off. When you had got in the boat a squall came on. Those sheep in the field look quite fat.

Spelling Lessons in Words of Two Syllables

accented on the First Syllable. Ab-bey al-ley a-pron a-zure ab-bess al-mond ar-bour

bab-ble ab-bot a-loe arc-tic bab-bler ab-ject al-so


ba-by a-ble al-tar ar-dent back-bite ab-stract al-ter ar-dour back-ward ab-sent al-um


ba-con ab-scess al-ways ar-gue bad-ger ac-cent am-ber arm-ed

bad-ly a-cid am-ble

ar-id bad-ness a-cre am-bush arm-let baf-fle act-ress am-ple ar-mour bag-gage a-corn an-gel ar-my

bai-liff ac-rid an-chor ar-rant ba-ker acutive an-cle ar-row

bal-ance ac-tor an-ger art-ful

bald-ness ad-age an-gle

art-ist bale-ful ad-der an-gry

art-less bal-lad ad-dle

an-guish ash-es bal-last ad-vent an-nals as-pect

bal-lot ad-verb an-tic


bal-sam ad-verse

an-them as-sets band-age a-ged an-swer at-las band-box a-gent apt-ness


ban-dy a-gue a-ny au-gur

bane-ful ail-ing an-vil au-thor

ban-ish ail-ment ap-ple aw-ful bank-er al-der a-pril ax-is bank-rupt

Reading Lessons not exceeding Two Syllables.

One A-pril day an art-ful boy took a rat out of a trap, for he want-ed his dog to kill it; but the rat bit his hand bad-ly, and he was ail-ing for a long time.

Let us do all things as well as we are a-ble; we should do un-to all per-sons as we would wish that they should do to us : we may then ex-pect to gain the fa-vour of hon-est men.

My broth-er has a po-ny which can am-ble nice-ly: he told me that in com-ing through Ab-bey wood this morn-ing he saw an ad-der : the bite of which is ve-ry bad, and of-ten cau-ses fe-ver.


you please to give me an ap-ple? I will, if

you will lend me your bow and ar-row, for I wish to try if I am a-ble to shoot as far as that al-mond tree. Will you take a walk with me in



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