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86 “ Kindness is a noble and effective weapon, for it strikes the heart.”

“A loud voice bespeaks the vulgar man.”

“It was the lark, the herald of the morn.” Shakespeare. .

The capacity of the granary is two thousand bushels.

The premium was awarded to the pupil for good behavior.

“ Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.” — Wordsworth.

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gram= writing scope = view pho'no = sound

In 1877, Edison invented the phonograph.

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WORD BUILDING Cred'e re [cred'i tus] = to believe. Locus = a place.

Fors [for' tis] = brave, strong.

creed

“ Live truly, and thy life shall be cred'it or a great and noble creed.” Bonar. cred'i ble “Creditors have better memories in cred'i ble than debtors.” Franklin. dis'lo cate That statement is incredible. lo'cal

When performing on the trapeze, the lo cal'i ty athlete dislocated his arm.

athlete dislocated lo ca'tion The paper contained much news of for' ti fy local interest. ef'fort less “The comforter whom we need is com'fort er not the one who will merely say kind things, but the one who will do them."

- Kingsley.

90 stom'ach daf'fo dil ig nite' Tsar, or Czar pal'ate fuch'si a tin'der Kai'ser mu'cous ver be'na wal'let Pres'i dent sa li' va hy'a cinth

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In a court of law, a jury consists of a body of sworn jurors, usually twelve in number, whose duty it is to sit in judgment at the trial of any question in dispute between the contending parties and to render a verdict in accord with the evidence given by the witnesses examined.

“Every successful resistance to temptation is a victory."

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.“ Honesty of action is the foundation of the finest manners.”

“A moral, sensible, well-bred man Will not affront me, no other can."

- Cowper. “ Virtue must tip the preacher's tongue and the ruler's scepter with authority.”

“Self-mastery is the essence of heroism.” Emerson.

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WORD BUILDING
Por ta're (por tat'us] = to carry, to bear.
Porta = a gate. Folli um = a leaf.

im port'ed
ex portled
trans port'
port
re porter
portal
port fo'li o
port'a ble
porter
port'ly

Articles of commerce imported are called im'ports; those exported, ex'ports. A vessel used to transport' soldiers is called a trans'port. “Thick with sparkling Orient gems The portal shone.” — Milton.

A portfolio is a portable case for holding loose papers, drawings, etc.

The porter will carry the luggage for the passengers.

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The assembled spectators were much pleased with the play given recently at the theater.

“ Applause from old friends and neighbors is the most grateful that ever reaches human ears." Blaine. I took luncheon at the café. “ There the capitol thou seest Above the rest lifting its stately head."

Milton. “ The rascal hath good mettle in him.”

- Shakespeare.

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6 Work wields the weapons of power, wins the palm of success, and wears the crown of victory.”

Pierson.

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