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sluice
a bu'sive
sin cere'ly

top'ic
tra peze
coin'age
harsh'ness

re'gal ly lec'ture
roy'al ly o ra'tion
lib'er al speak
veg'e ta ble speech

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WORD BUILDING Cred'e re [cred'i tus] = to believe. Locus = a place.

Fors [for'tis] = brave, strong.

creed

“ Live truly, and thy life shall be cred'it or

a great and noble creed." Bonar. cred'i ble 6 Creditors have better memories in cred'i ble than debtors.” - Franklin.

' dis' lo cate That statement is incredible. local

When performing on the trapeze, the lo cal'i ty athlete dislocated his arm. lo ca'tion The paper contained much news of for'ti fy local interest. ef'fort less 66 The comforter whom we need is com'fort er not the one who will merely say kind things, but the one who will do them.”

- Kingsley.

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Tsar, or Czar pal'ate fuch'si a

tin'der Kai'ser mu'cous ver be'na wal'let Pres'i dent sa li'va hyla cinth

pri'mal

Em'per or

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sworn

In a court of law, a jury consists ju'ror of a body of sworn jurors, usually trial

twelve in number, whose duty it is con tend'ing to sit in judgment at the trial of any ac cord'

question in dispute between the conevli dence tending parties and to render a verdict witness in accord with the evidence given by suc cess'ful

the witnesses examined. re sist'ance “Every successful resistance ·

to temp ta'tion temptation is a victory."

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foun da'tion hon'es ty moral sen'si ble af front' au thor'i ty scep'ter mas'ter y es'sence her'o ism

“ Honesty of action is the foundation of the finest manners.”

“A moral, sensible, well-bred mau Will not affront me, no other can.”

- Cowper. “ Virtue must tip the preacher's tongue and the ruler's scepter with authority.”

“Self-mastery is the essence of heroism." Emerson.

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Por ta're (por tat'us] = to carry, to bear.
Porta = a gate.

Fol'i um = a leaf.

im port'ed
ex port'ed
trans port'
port
re porter
portal
port fo'li o
port'a ble
por'ter
port'ly

Articles of commerce imported are called im'ports; those exported, ex'. ports.

A vessel used to transport' soldiers is called a trans'port. “ Thick with sparkling Orient gems The portal shone.” Milton.

A portfolio is a portable case for hold. ing loose papers, drawings, etc.

The porter will carry the luggage for the passengers.

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be quest'

harlass com'ment
per plex'
trance pros'pect
li bra'ri an re store'

sought gra'cious
be sought' com mend'
mos qui'to com mend'a ble
cham'pi on ath let'ic

as sem'ble

as sem'bled

spec ta'tor

the'a ter

re'cent ly ap plause' lunch'eon

ca fé'

cap'i tol

state'ly met'tle

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The assembled spectators were much pleased with the play given recently at the theater.

"Applause from old friends and neighbors is the most grateful that ever reaches human ears." Blaine. I took luncheon at the café. "There the capitol thou seest Above the rest lifting its stately head."

Milton.

"The rascal hath good mettle in him.” -Shakespeare.

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hy e'na

cou'gar

ja'guar
kan ga roo'

be seech'

cher'ish

scep'ter

league

knight

leop'ard
satch'el

ho tel'

hand'some

weap'on
wran'gle

fes toon'

spav'in

hav'oc

arch'er y

va lise'

tid'al

ar'ter y

REVIEW

ju'ror
es'sence

ac cord'

gal'ler y

sen'si ble

guild

grist

bronze

en rage'

ev'i dence

cab'i net

dis pleas'ure par'a graph

pho'no graph

"Work wields the weapons of power, wins the palm of success, and wears the crown of victory.'

-Pierson.

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corpuscle con vey' con veyed cir'cu late worn 'out'

ox'y gen

The bright red corpuscles of the blood when leaving the lungs are rich with oxygen. This is conveyed to all parts of the body as the blood circulates. Thus the wornout tissues are repaired. Upon losing the oxygen, the corpuscles become dark red. The venous blood returns to the lungs for a renewal of oxygen, and, as arterial blood, issues again from the lungs and heart for circuit of the body.

tis'sue ve'nous re new'al ar te'ri al circuit

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“ Truth may bend, but it will never break. Truth will ever rise above falsehood, like oil above water."

- Cervantes.

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