The Ellis Rational Speller

The Ellis Rational Speller

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...sin, a secret murderer. drain' age, process of draining. mer' ce na ry, working for money only. pace, walk. sin cere', real; genuine. skull, framework of the head. ei' ther, one of two. di men' sion, line of measurement. de tach', to disconnect. cap' sale, a case. bay' o net, a weapon. gyp' sy, one of a wandering race of vagabonds, phre nol' o gy, a theory of brain functions, fab' ric, material. bal' sam, a gum. au dac' i ty, impudence. pur sue', to follow persistently. an inflammation of the finger. ad Just' er, one who adjusts, horse' shoe ing, art of shoeing horses. fur' lough, leave of absence. de liv' er, to give possession, e lec' tro type, a copy or cut for printing. as cen' sion, going up. phi los' o phy, love of wisdom, of fen' sive, displeasing. fac sim' i le, an exact copy, cam' el, a beast of burden, ly ce' um (not ly' ce urn), a liter. ary association, lin' net, a bird. in' cl dent, a happening, ex on' er ate, to acquit. in her' it, to receive by inheritance, gyp' sum, a mineral. dep' u tize, to appoint as a deputy. cap' tain, an officer. rec' ti fy, to correct. bi' as, 6s' cil late, pace, skulZ, fel' on, d6 tach', 6f fen' sive, earn' fi1, ce um, fix 6V er ate. DICTATION EXERCISE. It is the struggle and not the attainment that measures character--Selected. Continuous effort seasoned with thoughtfulness, is one ot the elements of success.--Selected. Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime. It is not purchased at a lesser price.--Johnson. "Small and steady gains give competency with tranquility of mind." A judicious reticence is hard to learn, but it is one of the great lessons of life.--Chesterfield. Energy will do anything that can be done in this world, and no talents, no...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236831640
  • 9781236831644