Kimball's Business Speller: Designed for Use in Commercial Schools, Academies, Normal Schools, High Schools & the Higher Grades of the Common Schools

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Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1905 - 141 pages
 

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Page 152 - Why should there not be a patient confidence in the ultimate justice of the people? Is there any better or equal hope in the world?
Page 141 - He gained from heaven ('twas all he wished) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose) The bosom of his father and his God.
Page 139 - Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong.
Page 43 - An indictment is a written accusation of one or more persons of a crime or misdemeanor, preferred to, and presented upon oath by, a grand jury.
Page ix - Words of one syllable or words accented on the last syllable, ending in a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double the final consonant when adding a suffix beginning with a vowel.
Page 68 - The sublime and the ridiculous are often so nearly related that it is difficult to class them separately. One step above the sublime makes the ridiculous, and one step above the ridiculous makes the sublime again...
Page 152 - The people themselves can do this also if they choose, but the Executive as such has nothing to do with it. His duty is to administer the present Government as it came to his hands and to transmit it unimpaired by him to his successor.
Page 73 - Lands intersected by a narrow frith Abhor each other. Mountains interposed Make enemies of nations, who had else, Like kindred drops, been mingled into one.
Page 112 - tis the mind that makes the body rich ; And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, So honour peereth in the meanest habit. What, is the jay more precious than the lark, Because his feathers are more beautiful ? Or is the adder better than the eel, Because his painted skin contents the eye ? O, no, good Kate ; neither art thou the worse For this poor furniture, and mean array.
Page 4 - The first contains the name of the person or firm to whom the letter is written; the second, the street and number; the third, the town or city and state.

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