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“Every wise observer knows,
Every watchful gazer sees,
Save by gradual, slow degrees."
“ Labor well directed will achieve all things.”
The criminal violates the law.
“ The refusal of praise often indi. cates a desire for a double portion.”
“ Certain signs of the times precede ex ceed' certain kinds of events.” — Cicero.
“ The world's charity does not err on ex cess' the side of excess.” — Matthew Arnold. ex cess'ive “Excessive laughter proceeding from pro ceed'ing a slight cause is folly.” — Cervantes.. proc'ess "The thoughts of man are widened success'or with the process of the suns.”—Tennyson. se cede
The South seceded from the Union. re cede . The waves advance and recede. an'ces tor “ The hope of my ancestors endures."
6 The rising sun dissolves the frost."
66 The large cities absorb the wealth and fashion.” — Irving.
My friend is a musician, and plays the guitar and mandolin.
The old adage, “A fool and his money are soon parted,” has been proven many times over.
• Take time by the forelock.” — Pittacus.
“ They ne'er can be wise
Most words ending in silent e retain'e, when adding a suffix that begins with a consonant.
24 “ Vice is a monster of so frightful
mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be
seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her
face, We first endure, then pity, then
embrace.” - Pope. The wealthy Misses Fielding are conversing with Messrs. Johnson and Hart, their business agents.
Pronounce your words distinctly.
The Easter floral display was very flo'rist beautiful. flo'rid “ Onward, friend, to that florid isle.” flour'ish “ As a flower of the field, so he flourflu'id isheth.” – Psalm 103. flu'ent “ It is only the fluent metal that runs flu'en cy easily into novel shapes.”
The candidate displayed great fluab bre'vi ate ency as a speaker. brev'i ty “ Brevity is the soul of wit.” —
ex pe'ri ence
“To most men, experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illume only the track behind.”
“ Commerce defies every wind, outrides every tempest, and invades every zone.” — Bancroft.
“A light heart makes nimble hands, and keeps the mind free and alert.”
“ His very will seems to be in bonds and shackles.” — South.