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7. He is content in either place.

He is content in neither place. 8. That lasts till night. ?

That last still night. 9. He was amiable, respectable, formidable, unbearable,

intolerable, unmanageable, terrible. 10. And there the finest streams through tangled forests

stray. 11. Can you say crackers, crime, cruelty, crutches? 12. It was the severest storm of the season, but the masts

stood through the gale. 13. The severest storm that lasts till morn. 14. Thou prob'st my wound instead of healing it. 15. The steadfast stranger in the forest strayed. 16. He was branded as a traitor. 17. The wild beasts straggled through the vale. 18. The word burgh signifies a town or city that sends a

member or members to parliament. 19. That morning, thou that slumber'dst 'not before,

Nor sleptst, great ocean, laidst thy waves at rest,

And hush’dst thy mighty minstrelsy. 20. He watch'd and wept, he felt and prayed for all. 21. They weary wandered over wastes and deserts.

They weary wandered over waste sand deserts. S 22. Fall'n, fall’n, falln, falln, fall’n from his high

estate. 23. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,

The line, too, labors, and the words move slow. 24. Thou found'st me poor at first and keep'st me so. 25. From thy throne in the sky, thou look'st and laugh'st

at the storm, and guid'st the bolt of Jove.

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26. Do you mean plain or playing cards?
27. The seas shall waste, the skies in smoke decay,

Rocks fall to dust, and mountains melt away;
But fixed his word, his saving power remains:

Thy realm for ever lasts, thy own Messiah reigns.
28. Those who lie entombed in the public monuments.
29. Then shrieked the timid and stood still the brave.
30. Näpt in the bud.
31. What thou wouldst highly, thou wouldst holily.
32. The hidden ocean showed itself anew,

And barren wastes still stole upon the view. 33. Think'st thou so meanly of my Phocion? 34. He never winced, for it hurt not him. 35. He begged pardon for having troubled the house so

36. 'Twas twilight, for the sunless day went down,

Over the waste of waters, like a veil
Which, if withdrawn, would but disclose the frown

Of one who hates us.-
37. The wolf, whose howl's his watch.
38. They next reef'd the top-sails.
39. Thou wagg'st thy tongue in vain.
40. The word filch is of doubtful derivation.
41. I do not flinch from the argument.
42. Where does the river Elbe arise ?
43. His deeds speak his praise.
44. And first one universal shriek there rushed,

Louder than the loud ocean, like a crash
Of echoing thunder; and then—all was hushed,

Save the wild wind and the remorseless dash
Of billows: but at intervals there gushed,

Accompanied with a convulsive splash,

A solitary shriek, the bubbling cry

Of some strong swimmer in his agony, 45. Racked with whirlwinds. 46. Thou chuckled'st over thy gains too soon. 47. He was hedged in on every side. 48. No one dared do it. 49. Thirty-three thousand things. 50. But he was to be stretched upon the bed of Procrustes, 51. Percival's acts and extracts. 52. Thou liv’st_liv'st, did I say? appear'st in the senate. 53. The magistrates ought to prove it. 54. Have you a copy of Smith's Thucydides? 55. He truckles to power. 56. He twists the texts to suit the several sects. 57. The one extremity was pointed, the other bulbed. 58. This meteorous vapor is called Will o' the wisp. 59. Foreign travel enlarges and liberalizes the mind. 60. He sawed six sleek slim saplings. 61. The bulbs should be immersed in rain water. 62. The policy of this prince was to mulct the rich Jews. 63. Thou stumbl’st on amidst the mists. 64. His attempts were fruitless. 65. The sounds of horses' hoofs were heard at a distance. 66. Your healths, gentlemen. 67. He thrusts his fists against the posts. 68. He mulcts his subjects. 69. He holds his trust from the people. 70. Overwhelmed with whirlwinds and tempestuous fire. 71. When a twister, a twisting, will twist him a twist,

For twisting his twist he three twines doth intwist;
But if one of the twines of the twist doth untwist,
The twine that untwisteth, untwisteth the twist.

72. His kindness overwhelms me. 73. They were wrenched by the hand of violence from a

congenial soil. 74. He barbed the dart by which he fell. 75. Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of

every living thing. 76. Whose mouth speaketh vanity. 77. The culprit was hurled from the Tarpeian rock. 78. Are the goods wharfed? 79. The heights, depths, and breadths of the subject. 80. Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow. 81. Thrice he walked by their oppressed and fear-surprised

eyes. 82. A sudden day of joy, that thou expect'st not, nor I

look'd not for.
83. Think'st thou we shall ever meet again?
84. I heard thee


" Thou lik'dst not that." 85. The lordly lion leaves his lonely lair. 86. He was long, lean, and lank, and laughed loudly. 87. How sweetly slow the liquid lay

In holy hallelujahs rose. 88. Ruin seize thee, ruthless king. 89. Around the hearth the crackling faggots blaze. 90. Approach thou, like the rugged Russian bear,

The armed rhinoceros, the Hyrcan tiger. 91. The master current of her mind

Ran permanent and free. 92. Round and round the rugged rocks

The ragged rascal ran.

Examples not unlike the foregoing can be found on every page of many books. The teacher should not fail to direct the special attention of the learner to their execution, whenever they occur in his reading exercises. A vicious articulation is sometimes more apparent in the current of discourse, than in the pronunciation of single syllables or words. This is not unfrequently induced by the animal and intellectual temperament; and the habit, if it has been otherwise formed, is always rendered more inveterate where there is a sluggish action of the mind, or an excess either of vivacity or of sensibility. In the one case, the sounds proceed from the organs of speech half-formed, and indicate to every one that the reader or speaker is too slothful to make the necessary effort for distinct enunciation; while in the others the confusion arises from too much haste. In either of these cases, after all the practice recommended in this and in succeeding sections, additional exercises may be found necessary; and these may consist simply in reading aloud an hour each day, in a slow and distinct manner, and in the presence of some one who will notice and correct the slightest tendency to let fall a consonant or a syllable from the organs of speech unfinished, or to hasten the rate of utterance beyond that of the utmost deliberation.--An attention to this whole matter is the more important, as our language furnishes none of those expedients for preventing difficult collisions of sound, or for facilitating their articulation, which the Greek afforded and in which several of the modern languages abound.



TIME means the same with quantity; and syllables are considered as long or short, according to the time given

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