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• The sun was pouring its
rays upon the
desert, when a — halted for and
The tents were for shade, the were unladen, and each tired reclining upon the sand, his favorite of the pipe, or to one of those long, dull tales, with which the of the East are wont to amuse each other in their through the desert."
cam els en joyed
lis tened A rā'bi an
in hab i tants jour' ney ings re fresh ment
lux u ly
Write the paragraph, filling the blanks with words from the list.
ig no rant
cov'e nant clair voy'ant as sail'ant as sist ant
ar ro gant com'bat ant in dul gent in clem'ent be nef'i cent af flu ent de pend ent con sist ent bel lig er ent as cend'ant ex pē'di ent de fend ant im per
322—Suffixes-Adjective and Adverbial
ly-like, manner : womanly, like a woman ; calmly, in a calm manner.
ous-full of: mischievous, full of mischief. able, ible—can be : eatable, can be eaten.
pay a ble
cul pa ble fal li ble au di ble blăm'a ble a vail a ble fēa'si ble leg i ble tam a ble ex cus a ble
ed i ble dis çern'i ble teach a ble re cēiv'a ble hor ri ble per mis si ble ten a ble in flăm'ma ble fu si ble
sus cep ti ble děs' pi ca ble for ci ble re spon si ble af fa ble in im'i ta ble sen si ble in cor'ri gi ble
ca pa ble
325—Architecture Egyp'tian fa çäde'
pin'na cle aisle Moor ish tow er
min'a ret trůss spire por'ti co groin Goth ic col on nade'
саn opy Nor man
niche fes toon' Doric
bal us trāde' vo lute' ö'ri el I õn'ic
cor' nằce scroll ped'i ment Co răn’thi an capital nave ped es tal
326—Legend of the Corinthian Capital A young girl of Corinth died, and her nurse collected the articles which she had loved, put them in a basket on her grave, and laid a tile on top of it. By chance the basket was placed on the roots of an acanthus plant, and this, sprouting in the spring, partly covered the basket with its leaves, some of which, reaching the tile, turned downward, as shown in the picture.
An architect named Callimachus,' who happened to see it, was struck by its beauty, and thought it would make a finc capital for a column, and by changing it a little he made the Corinthian column, which thus got its name from Corinth.—Young Folks' Cyclopædia.
Read the story and re-write it in your own words.
Pronunciation,- kal lim'a kus.
327-Suffixes Rule.-Silent e Is dropped before a suffix beginning with a vowel. Add ing: strive, oblige, come, scare, blame, edge, rescue Add ish: thieve, rogue, style, white, blue, knave, brute Add al: remove, prime, arrive, doctrine Add ous: grieve, virtue, nerve Add able : sale, value, cure, move, believe, deplore, improve
Write the derivative words.
ē'qua ble suit a ble laud a ble pit i a ble a gree a ble vul'ner a ble at tain'a ble
plau si ble in del i ble i ras ci ble di gest i ble ir re sist i ble com bus ti ble con tempt i ble
Dictation. Such a starved bank of moss
Till, that May-morn,
Violets were born !- Robert Browning.
ac crue' a thwart'
ath'lete a chiēve' vict uals 1 al'ien bou'doir a ghast cro chet ? al'ões
cal lous ba zäar'
anx ious ca det brų nette brựg'and
dul cet con gēal' car toon
drug get däunt'less Pronunciation.-1 vỉt'lz ; ? kro shâ' ; 3 bod ka'; 4 bod dwor'.
Brood of Flock of Crowd of Fleet of Suite' of chick ens sheep
at ten dants Class of
Clump of Clus ter of boys Gang of
trees grapes Drove of plants slaves shrubs stars
cat tle thieves
buf fa loes Suit of
Shock of Shoal of ar mor Team of corn
Herd of dogs
deer Crew of Ox en Běv'y of Lit ter of swine
dam sels pigs mules
el e phants Copy, and add to each list any words that can properly be used in the way indicated.
Dictation. Do not think of your faults; still less of others' faults; in every person who comes near you, look for
; what is good and strong; honor that; rejoice in it; and as you can, try to imitate it; and your faults will drop off like dead leaves, when their time comes.-Ruskin.
Pronunciation,- swēt; ' gôr'jús; 3 zwäv or zoo äv' ; 4 tộr'tis.