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

“A loud voice bespeaks the vulgar

vulgar

man."

her'ald ca pac'i ty gran'a ry pre'mi um a warded be hav'ior be tray'

“ 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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scope = view pho'no = sound In 1877, Edison invented the phonograph.

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Cred'e re [cred'i tus] = to believe. Lo'cus = 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. lo ca'tion The paper contained much news of forti 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.

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sworn

In a court of law, a jury consists ju'ror of a body of sworn jurors, usually trial

twelve in number, whose duty it is con tend'ing to sit in judgment at the trial of any

question in dispute between the conev'i dence tending parties and to render a verdict wit'ness in accord with the evidence given by suc cess'ful the witnesses examined. re sist'ance

Every successful resistance to temp ta'tion temptation is a victory."

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hon'es ty
moral
sen'si ble
af front'
au thor'i ty
scep'ter
mas'ter y
es'sence
her'o ism

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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Por ta're (por tat'us] = to carry, to bear.
Porta = a gate.

Fol'i um = a leaf.

im port'ed
ex port'ed
trans port'
port
re port'er
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 hold. ing loose papers, drawings, etc.

The porter will carry the luggage for the passengers.

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as sem'ble

The assembled spectators were much as sem'bled pleased with the play given recently at

the theater. the'a ter “Applause from old friends and re'cent ly neighbors is the most grateful that ap plause' ever reaches human ears. Blaine. lunch'eon I took luncheon at the café.

“There the capitol thou seest cap'i tol

Above the rest lifting its stately head." state'ly

Milton. met'tle “ The rascal hath good mettle in him.”

Shakespeare.

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“ Work wields the weapons of power, wins the palm of success, and wears the crown of victory."

- Pierson.

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