Cobb's Spelling Book: Being a Just Standard for Pronouncing the English Language, Containing the Rudiments of the English Language, Arranged in Catechetical Order, an Organization of the Alphabet, an Easy Scheme of Spelling and Pronunciation, Intermixed with Easy Reading Lessons : to which are Added, Some Useful Tables, with the Names of Cities, Counties, Towns, Rivers, Lakes, &c. in the United States, and a List of the Proper Names Contained in the New Testament, and Pronounced According to the Best Authorities : Designed to Teach the Orthography and Orthoepy of J. Walker

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Mack & Andrus, 1835 - Spellers - 168 pages
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Page 147 - What time the daisy decks the green, Thy certain voice we hear; Hast thou a star to guide thy path, Or mark the rolling year? Delightful visitant ! with thee I hail the time of flowers, And hear the sound of music sweet, From birds among the bowers.
Page 63 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Page 147 - Thou fliest thy vocal vale An annual guest in other lands Another Spring to hail. Sweet bird ! thy bower is ever green, Thy sky is ever clear ; Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, No Winter in thy year ! O could I fly, I'd fly with thee ! We'd make, with joyful wing, Our annual visit o'er the globe, Companions of the Spring.
Page 56 - Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
Page 81 - By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted : but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
Page 147 - Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over he is superior : for it is a prince's part to pardon. And Solomon, I am sure, saith, It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence?
Page 164 - Ruin ensues, Reproach and endless Shame, And one false Step entirely damns her Fame. In vain with Tears the Loss she may deplore, In vain look back to what she was before, She sets, like Stars that fall, to rise no more.
Page 100 - HOW fair is the rose ! What a beautiful flower ! The glory of April and May ; But the leaves are beginning to fade in an hour. And they wither and die in a day. Yet...
Page 17 - Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant, when they take another syllable beginning with a vowel : as, wit, witty ; thin, thinnish ; to abet, an abettor ; to begin, a beginner.
Page 151 - It is, however, very proper to begin with a capital, 1. The first word of every book, chapter, letter, note, or any other piece of writing. 2. The first word after a period ; and, if the two sentences are totally independent, after a note of interrogation or exclamation.

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