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Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump,
The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife,
The royal banner, and all the quality,

Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war!


There never was a good war or a bad peace.-Franklin.

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Dres den

Gal ves ton Ham burg


E gypt Elbe


Ha wai i 5

Lab ra dōr'

Green wich* Hãy ti

La do'ga

Eu phra'tes Gui ä'na

Fin is têrre' Guin'ea

Hin dos tan'

Lä Guaỹ'ra

Ho ang'ho


Flor ence



Je ru'sa lem

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Pronunciation,—1 kōr; 2 sōrd; 3 bĭv'wăk; grēn'wich or grèn'ïj; "hã wï'ê.


Adjacent lands; contiguous houses; adjoining fields. A person solicits, entreats, and beseeches from necessity; and, in a state of distress, supplicates and implores.

Tedious discourse; wearisome march; tiresome journey; irksome toil.

Clever trick; adroit pick-pocket; dexterous swordsman; expert oarsman; skillful physician; ingenious mechanic; inventive brain.

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phar ma cy hyp'no tism

reç'i pë

nar cot'ic

spě'cial ist

e met ic

pan a cè'a

gas trie

a poth e ca ry

o'pi åte

so lū'tion

scrof u la

pre scrip tion

au rist

stim u lant

ma la'ri a

con va les'cent


"Your voiceless lips, O flowers! are living preachers, Each cup a pulpit, every leaf a book,

Supplying to my fancy numerous teachers."

The trees are now in their fullest foliage and brightest verdure; the woods are gay with the clustered flowers of the laurel; the air is perfumed by the sweetbriar and the wildrose; the meadows are enameled with clover blossoms; while the young apple, the peach, and the plum begin to swell, and the cherry to glow among the green leaves.-Irving.

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less, without heartless, without heart.

Add er, est-great, smooth, shallow, cheap, deep, young, soft, cold, tough, proud, prompt.

Add ish-heathen, yellow, elf, pagan, wasp, churl.

Add ful-pain, faith, sorrow, glee, rest, mirth.

Add less-home, worth, guilt, aim, match, peer, fear, money, house, heed, use.

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The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel;
Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy,

But not expressed in fancy; rich, not gaudy;
Neither a borrower nor a lender be;

For loan oft loses both itself and friend.
This above all,—to thine own self be true;
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.


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314-Legend of Robin-Redbreast

"Bearing his cross, while Christ passed forth forlorn,
His Godlike forehead by the mock crown torn,

A little bird took from that crown one thorn.
To soothe the dear Redeemer's throbbing head,
That bird did what she could; His blood, 'tis said,
Down dropping, dyed her tender bosom red.
Since then no wanton boy disturbs her nest;
Weasel nor wild cat will her young molest;
All sacred deem the bird of ruddy breast."
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cĕr'e mo ny

in cense
hymn book
lå i ty
dis ci'ple

rec to ry

par son age
pen i tence

cen ser

right'eous ness

Pronunciation.-1 mosk; 2 ri'chus něs.



Abandon an enterprise, desert a post, leave the country, forsake evil companions, relinquish a claim, quit business, resign an office, renounce the world, abdicate a throne, surrender a town.

A fanciful notion, fantastic dress, visionary scheme, capricious temper, whimsical writer, imaginary good.

A brave or valiant soldier, fearless of danger, courageous general, intrepid conduct, undaunted resolution, valorous in combat.

Copy the words in italics. Separate them into syllables. Mark the vowel sounds in the accented syllables.

pit e ous boun te ous

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de lir i ous

er ro ne ous

ǎ'que ous

gas e ous

hid e ous


nau seous

du bi ous im'pi ous

ab ste'mi ous

com mo di ous

il lus tri ous

spon ta ne ous

punc til i ous

du te ous

am phib i ous

su per cil'i ous mis cel la ne ous


Dictation.—“In person Washington was robust, and

above the middle height.

He was thoughtful and reserved
His manners were those of the

without being repulsive.
old school of English gentlemen. Although mild and hu-
mane, he was stern in the performance of duty, and never
upon such occasions yielded to softness or compassion. On
his decease his worth was justly appreciated, and the sorrow
at his loss was universal and sincere."


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