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334-Suffixes

Rule.-Words ending in ce and ge retain the e before able and ous, to keep c and g soft.

change change a ble man age

man age a ble charge charge a ble mar riage mar riage a ble trace trace a ble

cou ra'geous no tice a ble out rage

out ra'geous ser vice ser vice a ble ad van tage ad van ta'geous

cour age

no tice

a

335—Geography

Na ples

Leip'sic Mal'a ga Mo'eha
Le vant' Mal'ta

Mec'ca

New Zēa'land
Lis bon Mar seilles'? Mônt re al' Ni'ger
Loire 1

Mo roc'co One'ga
Ly ons Messiona Moscow
Ma drås' Mil'an Mū'nieh Pal'es tine

Mat a pan

Ot'ta wa

Copy the words. Write opposite each what and where it is.

336—Pearls

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Dictation.-Pearls are found both fastened to the shell and loose in the flesh of the oyster. Sometimes as many as twenty of different sizes are found in one shell. It is thought that some substance like a grain of sand lodges under the mantle of the oyster. It is soon covered with nacre,' or mother-of-pearl. The Chinese partly open the shell, slip under a little lead image of a god, and put the oyster back in the water. A beautiful pearl image is the result. The best pearls are found off the coast of Ceylon and in the Persian Gulf.

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Pronunciation.-1 lwär ; ? mår sālz'; 3 nā'kēr; 4 so lon'.

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Choose two words from each column and use each in a written sentence.

338-Dictation

The names of the days of the week are derived from old Saxon deities. Sunday means the day of the Sun ; Monday, day of the Moon ; Tuesday is the day of Tuisco ; Wednesday,

; the day of Woden, supreme god ; Thursday is named for Thor, the god of thunder ; Friday, Freya, goddess of love; Saturday is the day of the Norse god, Saeter.

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340_Suffixes

Rule.-Silent e is retained before a suffix beginning with a consonant.

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Dictation.-In the Bible we read, “ Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.” I pray the prayer of Plato old,

, “God make thee beautiful within."— Whittier. The Wind and the Sun had a dispute.

Cromwell gained, at Naseby, a most decisive victory over the Royalists.

The months of July and August were named in honor of Julius Cæsar and Augustus Cæsar.

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Good name, in man and woman, dear my lord,
Is the immediate jewel of their souls.
Who steals my purse, steals trash; 'tis something, nothing ;
'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands;
But he that filches from me my good name,
Robs me of that which not enriches him,
And makes me poor indeed. --Shakespeare.
Write the meaning in your own words.

Sháng hai

Rīga

344 Geography På rä'

Rhēimg Se bas'to pol Pam'li co

Rhone Pi'sa

Si am' Pom pe'ii?

Rot'ter dăm

Sin ga pore' Po po cat a petl Sa hä'ra

Smỹr'na Po tö'mac

St. He lē'na Su ez Pýr'e nees

San ti ä'go

Su mä'tra Qui to

Sa van'nah Sus que han'na Ra'leigh

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Sýd'ney Copy the words. Write opposite each what and where it is.

en er gy

345—Physics valve dý'na mo ap pa rä'tus

fric tion mo tor

com bus'tion

in'ci dence Bun'sen 4 hŷ'dro gen lū'mi nous di rec'tion

re frac'tion

am'pli tude fil'ings in duction chro nom'e ter re ac'tion load stone ar'ma tūre ni'tro gen

Vol tā'ic

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mag net

neg a tive

Pronunciation.-pom pā'yo ; ? ko'to ; 3 skělt ; * boon'sen.

346-Suffixes

Rule.-When the last letter of a word and the first letter of a suffix are alike, both letters are usually retained.

Add ness : plain, keen, green, mean, sullen, thin, wanton, open, clean, even, lean, solemn, stubborn, forlorn.

Add ly: awful, loyal, moral, lawful, useful, dismal, cruel, wool, joyful, mutual, dutiful, heedful, skillful.

Write the derivative words.

- Politeness is to do and say

The kindest things in the kindest way."

347-ie and ei

Rule.- before e, except after c,

Or when sounded as a, as in neighbor and weigh.-Brewer.

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Dictation.—The Gulf Stream is a river in the ocean. Its banks and its bed are cold water. It differs from the surrounding water in color, temperature, saltness, direction of its current, and velocity. It carries driftwood from the West Indies to the shores of Iceland. Because of its benign influence the harbor of Hammerfest is never closed by ice.

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