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all² ance aspirate be² been² breath but² by² commence COMPOUND CONSONANT consonant letters consonant sound digraph diphthong doth end in vowels end of words EXAMPLES explosive consonant French German great2 guttural hath heart2 heaven him² in² Italian king know² language less lips long sound long vowel Lord lungs made² man's name Mede ment mouth nasal vowel ness never doubled night2 no² not² number of words o'er o'er³ one² orthography our2 phonic phonic principle plural prefix pronounced pronunciation pupil REPRESENTATION RULE sea² see² short accented vowel short vowel silent silent e silent letter sion sleep so³ some² sonant soul2 Spanish spelling sun² syllable syllable words thee their² there² thou time2 tongue too² tree two² unaccented unto verbs vocal ligaments vocal power vowel letters vowel sound Wakefield words ending world2 would² writing written you³ your2
Page 23 - He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument.
Page 160 - Work - work work Till the brain begins to swim! Work - work - work Till the eyes are heavy and dim! Seam , and gusset , and band , Band , and gusset , and seam , Till over the buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream! "O men with sisters dear! O men with mothers and wives! It is not linen you're wearing out , But human creatures
Page 134 - And earthly power doth then show likest God's When mercy seasons justice. Therefore, Jew, Though justice be thy plea, consider this — That in the course of justice, none of us Should see salvation : we do pray for mercy ; And that same prayer doth teach us all to render The deeds of mercy. I have spoke thus much, To mitigate the justice of thy plea ; Which if thou follow, this strict court of Venice Must needs give sentence 'gainst the merchant there.
Page 149 - At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks adorned the venerable place; Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway, And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray.
Page 171 - A blank, my lord : She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek : she pined in thought ; And, with a green and yellow melancholy, She sat like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief.
Page 111 - For who would bear the whips and scorns of time, The oppressor's wrong, the proud man's contumely, The pangs of despised love, the law's delay, The insolence of office and the spurns That patient merit of the unworthy takes, When he himself might his quietus make With a bare bodkin?
Page 128 - The sense of death is most in apprehension ; And the poor beetle that we tread upon, In corporal sufferance finds a pang as great As when a giant dies.
Page 138 - And the children of Israel did eat manna forty years, until they came to a land inhabited: they did eat manna, until they came unto the borders of the land of Canaan.
Page 107 - That's well said ; And for that wine is dear, We will be furnished with our own, Which is both bright and clear. John Gilpin kissed his loving wife ; O'erjoyed was he to find That though on pleasure she was bent, She had a frugal mind. The morning came, the chaise was brought, But yet was not allowed To drive up to the door, lest all Should say that she was proud.