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(The child sbould be taught to read across the page.) A pen case.
A tin box. A bad boy.
A good girl. A small top
A nice toy. A hot day.
A clear sky.
A cool room. A wild duck.
A lame goose. We can run.
Do not stay It is cold.
The fire burns. Bring the cup:
Drink your milk. Feed the lambs.
Shear ihe sheep The boys play. The girls learn. The cat purrs.
The dog barks. The mule frisks. The horse trots. A new wheel.
A strong cart. A true friend.
A safe guide. A thick cloud.
A dark day. Mend my pen.
Cut the quill. Ring the bell.
Pull the cord. Clean your teeth. Wash your hands. Brush my hat. .
Black my boots. Help yourself
Eat some grapes. Life is short.
Art is long. Shun all strife.
All must die. Tell no lies.
Speak the truth. Time runs fast.
Death is sure. Live in peace.
God is just.
When the learner is sufficiently advanced in spelling and rezding to commence the altidy of grammar, these or similar sentences will be found well adapted to exemplify and illustrate the rules and definitions ccutained in the " Essentials of English Grismoar," a renued to this work.
A mad dog. A dull axe. The wet grass. The full moon. The cows low. The fish swims. Boys love play. Wolves kill sheep. Hoe the corn. Fly the kite. Reap the rye. Scour the knives. Thrash the wheat. Dress the hemp. Prune the trees. Sail the ship. Bake some pies. Make some toast. Bring the wine. The doves coo. The bells chime. The wind blows. The ducks quack. The bear growls. The wolves howl.
A wild hog A sharp knife. The sweet pinks. The bright stars. The horse neighs. The birds sing. Men seek fame. Hawks eat birds. Pull the flax. Spin the top. Mow the grass. Clean the forks. Shell the corn. Card the wool. Make the fence. Row the barge. Roast some beef. Boil some ham. * Fill the glass. The birds chirp. The clock strikes. The waves roll. The geese hiss. The hounds yelp. The sheep bleat.
Progressive. A new brick house. A large frame barn. A nice quince pie. A small sweet peach.' A wide deep stream. A strong stone bridge A large cool room. A dark damp cell. A small sour pear. A sweet green bean. A new red cloak.
A nice gold ring. A bowl of plums.
A pound of prunes.
. A dish of soup A
. A piece of beef. A cup of coffee. A slice of bread: The bloom of youth. The pride of life. The aim of
The love of fame. A pail of sweet milk. A flask of good rum. A sack of ripe peas. A peck of white beans. A yard of fine silk. A skein of fine thread. Let me spin my top. Let us hoe the corn, I ran a mile to-day.
Please to let me rest. The tide runs high. We must go home. I had ill luck.
I will not fret. You and I err.
It is our faults. Do not cheat me. We must shun vice. Leave off bad tricks. Thou shalt not steal. Strive to do right.
Peace be with you. Be in good cheer. Learn to be good. Use no ill words. You must not swear. Shun all bad boys.
Dread an ill act. Heed not bad men, Wise men seek truth. Fear to do ill.
View vice with hate. Mind what is said. Love and fear God.
Progressive. Do as we do.
Try to do so. She will not go.
He is quite ill.
Now go to Ann.
book. Give it to me.
I like to read.
Read all this page.
It is on the sea.
wheat. The grain is ripe.
Let us reap it. There is a bee! Do not hurt it. Now it is gone.
It is gone home. The kite is high. It is my kite. The cord is long Do not break it. I have been ill. Give me some drink. Now I ain well. I must go home. It is quite dark.
It is dark night. What o'clock is it? It is eight o'clock. It is quite late. Let us go to bed. We must be good. Bad boys do harna. I love the Lord. God save us all.
How do you do? Please to come in.
? To learn my task. I will say it well. Now I will read. Will
hear me? Where is my book? Have you seen it? Is it school time? Yes, the bell rings. We shall be late. We must go soon. When may I go? To-day, if you please. Where shall I sit? In the good class. Be a good boy. Love your dearfriends. Can you read well? ? Yes, I think I can. Let me hear you.
Read all these words. The sky is blue. The air is
pure. The moon is full. The light is pale. The morn is clear. The sun is bright. The dews are fresh. The fields are green. The days are short. The nights are long. The sun is set. The moon is
up. The rose smells sweet. The grass looks green. The stars look dim. - The clouds are black. The wind blows hard. The rain falls fast. Cease to do wrong.
Strive to do good. Be kind to all. Treat no one ill. Call no ill names. Frown at foui deeds. Give alms to the poor. Love all good boys. Do as you are bid. Speak well of ali.