Kimball's Business Speller: Designed for Use in Commercial Schools, Academies, Normal Schools, High Schools & the Higher Grades of the Common Schools
Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1905 - 141 pages
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abbreviations advertisement amount application arrangement asked attention begin bill called capital cents close comma complete containing copy correct correspondence Dear Sir desire direct enclose envelope errors Examples EXERCISE express fact favor firm four give given hand head indicate interest kind leaves LESSON letter light marks Mass matter meaning ment MISCELLANEOUS month necessary Note paid person pertaining position postal printed punctuation reason received refer RULE sent sentence separated ship short stenographer successful SYNONYMS TERMS things tion truly United usually words write written York
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 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.