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PREFACE

Day

Dictation

little

is

of

years

the

troublesome
work

of

grade
In

words

books,

of

is reduced

method

also

be

Things/*

similar

of

them

abolished,

when

of

and

of

All

able
these

small,

composition
in

again,

unnatural

the

words

compelling

happily

is

principle

Repetition.
bane

again

under

every

series.

old-fashioned

by

the

repeated

the

these

columns

is

the

accomplish,

second

"

are

"

here

expression

to

few

cities,

principle
A

Simplicity.

first

capacity

first

that

children,

ordinary
the

work

the

the

large

able

the

believe

to

few

are

of

Therefore

finds

the

what

child

is absolute

that

In

circumstances,

master.

books

life.
be

of

during

attempted

cannot

what

writer

the

of

teacher

supervision

led

child's

exceptional

to

has

the

the

with

published

to

careful

often

standard

but

children

much

too

is

appeal

may

child.

average

of

it

that

hope

Day

by

method
to

minimum.

learn
the
of

the

day

is

to

of

lists
not

teaching
''Land

The

children

teaching

to

and

relegated

to

of

arrangement

words

far

is

distant

spelling
of

read

will

Forgotten

vi

PREFACE

The
less

to

number
than

of

in

the

fact

the

drill

in

the

Sixth

children

Year

thoroughly

most

and

history

owing

series,

the

is

book

this

in
of

of

teachers

to

used

names

books

other

that

obliged

are

words

new

on

proper

of

geography

their

respective

grades.

The

short

by
Eugene

selection

Henry
Field

the

kind

the

authorized

from

Dyke,

van

from

"A

permission

of

and

the

Valentine"

of

by

stanza

are

the

works

by

used

Scribner's

Charles

publishers

tion"
Applica-

in

"Essays

Sons,
of

these

to

those

authors.
The

author

principals

who

letters,
have

been

feels

also

based.

have

on

which

greatly

submitted
the

indebted

of

hundreds
models

in

these

dren's
chilbooks

SUGGESTIONS

The

TO

in

exercises
and

graded,
paragraph
of

the

words

in

them

remain

for

several

teachers

found,

that

in

children
from
them

dealing
burden

classes

made
the

even

mistakes

of
in

blackboard.

incorrectly,
with

of

legitimate
eradicating

that

study.

fault

this

vii

It

that

method

the

A
the

studied
besides
the

were

many

exercises

teacher,

that

our

was

therefore
the

an

in

teachers,

copying

was

crime.

careful

and

wasted

difficulties, bore
errors

The

home

They
so

used

were

blackboard,

to

form.

almost
to

them

books

method

"

seems

objection

allow

the

this

time,

curriculum

weightier

fact

of

these

for

them

will

lesson.

the

on

been

teacher

manuscript

that

amount

crowded
far

copied

however,

infinite

of

lessons

the

children

and

of

not

the

that

in

in

terms

put

have

names

exercises

spelling

words,

formation

the

to

writing

any

Some

review

are

blackboard,

the

during

The

the

the

on

in

underlined.

margin

expected

fully
care-

words

new

attention

is

been

have

are

proper

it

underlined,
put

the

Where

plurals.

only
that

call

to

books

the

those

are

introduced

these

TEACHERS

added

firmly

DICTATION

Here

the

once

fanners
And

DAY

BY

DAY

embattled

stood,

fired

the

round

the

heard

world.

R.

"

bat'Ued

em

shot

W.

Emebson.
14

Hail, Columbia
Hail,

happy land

heroes, heav*n-bom

ye

band!
Who

fought

and

bled in Freedom's
hail

cause.

Co

And

when
was

the

of

storm

war

he'ro

gone.

Enjoyed

lum'bi

he'roes

the peace

valor

your

val'or

won.

boast

Let

independence

be

our

boast.
Ever

mindful

what

Joseph

"

it cost,
Hopkinson.
15

traveler

could

not

of

great
He

attempt
the

with

which

reverent

audience
souls."

of

these

in

sixty

words

est
deep-

me

attitude

the

Rome.

the

upon

he

tion
descrip-

at

made

impression
the

that

services

cathedral

closed

"That

said

was

of

thousand

an

de

scrip'tion

ca

the'dral

im

pres'sion

rev'er

ent

at'ti tude

au'di

ence

LESSONS

DAILY

16

Our

class had
in

lesson

long grammar

which

we

viewed
re-

kinds

of

re

various

the

"Josephine/^ said

phrases.
teacher

the

at

last, "write

which

sentence

shall

viewed'

phra'ses
Jo'se
ad

phine

verHbi al

contain

at'tri bute
both

adverbial

an

attribute

and

an

phrase."
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beautiful

frightened

captain

heavenly

nephew

mountain

carried

replied

dismayed

directed

injured

selected

delicate

attention

accustomed

received

17

tremendous

audience

mous
applaud the fasinger. Not a seat was

gathered

to

and

vacant

the

even

At

crowded.

were

of
the

artist

the

aisles

ap

plaud'

va'cant

the

clusion
con-

aisles

performance,
con

aroused

great

clu'sion

thusiasm
en-

by singing "Home,
Sweet

tre men'dous

en

thu'si

asm

Home.**
18

Some
of

of the domestic

drunkenness

without

without

are

windows,

evils
houses

gardens

fences, fields without

tillage,barns

without

roofs.

do mes'tic
drunk'en
fen'ces

ness

and

children

DAY

BY

DAY

DICTATION

ing,
cloth-

without

tai'age

principles, morals,

or

prin'cipies
manners.

Benjamin

"

Franklin.
19

It is observed
men

when

as

old

an

there

least

would

issue

posed
dis-

and

dis

tiny,
mu-

employed.
do,

order

to

the

plain'

com

mu'ti

when

else to

posed'

ny

is'sue
scour

anchor."

the

"scour

much

captain,

nothing

was

that

sea

complain

to

Hence

so

never

are

at

"

Samuel

Smiles.

20

Do

remember

you

undertook

Columbus
of

why
his voyages

They

discovery?

inspired chiefly by

were

desire

to

to-day,

men

that
have

time

until

sought by

possible means,

every

trade

find shorter

From

routes.

the

to

der

un

in

took'

spired'

routes

sought

con'quer

quer
con-

distance.
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cargoes

fairies

walnut

obliged

treasures

terrible

scales

tongue

liberties

excellent

furniture

company

established

scratched

carriage

weather

DAILY

LESSONS

21

With
Suez

the

of the

completion

Canal, the

trip from

sea

ple'tion

com

Europe

western

China

to

and
ca

Japan

materially

was

nal'

sened.
leste'ri al

ma

Since
have

interested

been

question

then, engineers

of

in

similar

ly

les'sened

the

canal

en

gi

pi

neers'

at

Panama.
22

The

pioneer

work

the

was

Canal

Panama
with

in this

de

people

that

owing

to

to

his

Suez,

at

be the most

man

as

French

experience

would

Lesseps

The

president.

vast

French

Company,

Ferdinand

believed

tic
gigan-

he

the

gi gan'tic
ex

pe'rience

com'pe
en'ter

competent

manage

neer

tent

prise

prise.
enter-

23

Ten

the

after

years

of the
French
to

Company

funds.
many

this

had

been

lack

this

had

millions

the

unable

was

During
and

lives

work,

through

proceed

mencement
com-

time,

been

multitude
sacrificed

pestilentialcountry.

of

pended,
ex-

of
in

com

pro
ex

mence'ment
ceed'

pend'ed

mul'ti
pes

tude

ti len'tial

10

DICTATION

DAY

DAY

BY

24

In

Congress

1904

stacks
must

Republic

all essential

territory.
of

read

ever

the

from

of Panama
in this

pany
Com-

the French

from

and

chased
pur-

which

the

in this

sen'tial

es

ter'ri to ry

you

ob-

engineers

our

overcome

cal country

Have
of

any

rights

Con'gress

ob'sta cles

trop'ical

tropi-

?
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believe

safety

certainly

dainty

surprised

brimming

celery

lettuce

meadows

difficult

anxiously

busily

discovered

delighted

cranberries

pumpkin

26

The

climate

tropical, which
it has

rainy

season.

dry

season

and

percentage

is very

is also

in iiie air, and

moisture

land

that

means

There

enormous

an

is

of Panama

of
the

cli'mate
e

nor'mous

per

cent'age

mois'ture

fer'tile

fertile.
26

In
rivers

the

rainy

become
A canal

therefore,

must

the

season,

tor'rents

raging

rents.
tor-

in this

region,

afford

ample

re'gion
am'ple

DAILY

LESSONS

protection against all such


perils,as its route follows the
of

course

of

one

the

11

per'ils

most

turTbu
turbulent

streams

lent

the

on

isthmus.
27

In

ers
places the labor-

many

forced

are

it is difficult

where

swamps,

find

which

their

cut

treacherous

through

way

to

to

solid foundation

build.

to

workmen

must

against malaria

on

Here

also

the

fight

treach'er

ous

swamps

foun
ma

da'tion
la'ri a

diseas'es

other

and

diseases.
28

The

principal cut

isthmus

rock
vast

and

nine

the
The

Culebra.

is at

cutting of

on

miles

the removal

re

of such

quan'ti ty

quantities of material,
the

greatest

mov'al

of solid

form, in all probability,one


of

prin'cipal

problems of

quan'ti ties
prob

bil'i ty

prob'lems

the work.
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complete
village
Florence
vacation

captures

circles

Robert

precious

grudge
suflfering

shoulder

continent

geography

pleasure
boroughs

medicines

12

DICTATION

BY

DAY

DAY

29

months

some

and
a

the

advantages

level canal

canal.
bers

To

and

reach

finallythe

until

lock canal

van'ta

de ci'sion

much

tes'ti

taken,

was

ad

mem-

decision

testimony

expert

lock

help the

dis cussed'

both

of

disadvantages

sea

for

discussed

Congress

for

plans

mo

ges

ny

dopt'ed

adopted.

were

30

The

the
plans necessitate
millions of
spending of many

dollars, but
a

the canal

great benefit

Merchandise

commerce.

be

can

from
San

to

New

Francisco

days instead

ported
trans-

York
in

of

will be

to

fourteen

ne

ces'si tate

ben'e

fit

ben'e

fit ed

com'merce
mer'chan
trans

port'ed

sixty days.
31

Aromatic

plants bestow
ar

No

But

spicy fragrance
they grow ;
crushed

and

mat'ic

where

spi'cy
crushed

trodden

to

trod
the

ground.

Diffuse

their

trod'den

balmy

sweets

dif fuse'

around.
"

Oltveb

Goldsmith.

dise

balm'y

LESSONS

DAILY

13

32

The

avaricious

the

barren

the

desert, which

sandy

the rain and


ness,

but

herbs

or

is like

man

with

yields

greedi-

des'ert

the benefit

plants for

ri'cious

bar'ren

fruitful

no

av

in all

sucks

dews

of

ground

greed'iness
yields

of others.
Zeno.

"

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defeated

exclaimed

escaping

soldiers

sitting-room furnace

business

intelligence

hospital

peninsula

invalids

subjects

visitor

familiar

headache

trolley

33

The
his

school,
for the
a

Michael

son

question :

that

to enter

"Have

child

no

you

of vaccination

surprised

was

sired
de-

hardly prepared

was

certificate

He

who

imniigrant

to

could

without

such

im'mi

Mi'chael

?"

cer

learn

vac

be

cepted
ac-

tificate.
cer-

grant

ac

tif'i cate
ci na'tion

cept'ed

34

In 1813
under

the

Commodore
most
won

victory

on

Perry,
great

Lake

dore

adVerse
cumstances,
cir-

adverse
a

com'mo

val
na-

Erie.

cir'cum
naVal

stan

ces

14

DICTATION

the contest

Before
raised

his

DAY

vessel
con'test

bearing

these words

give

the

up

BY

began, he

flag over

DAY

"Don't

ship."
36

The

of

result

the

like

seems

tion
expedimiracle,
ex

when

the superior

consider

we

trainingof the British.

mir'a

Perry
su

his

announced

in

conquest

pe

have

they

words:

following

nounced'

"We

con'quest

the

met

cle

pe'rior

an

the

di'tion

and

enemy

ours.*'

are

36

afternoon

Every
o'clock,

Theodore

Dorothy

for

her

an

I heard
shall

be

very

if you
out

these

helped
hour

"Now

lessons.

five

at

him

with

The'o

dore

othy,"
Dor-

Dor'o

thy
point'ed

"I

say,

much

dis ap

pointed pred'icates
disappoint im per'a tive

cannot

predicates in all
imperative sentences."

the

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complaint

purchased

liberties

originally

conductors

transfer

passengers

sardines

traveling
solemnly

foreign

anchored

governor

funeral

procession

scissors

16

DICTATION

DAY

BY

DAY

40

How

beautiful

Night,
Her

high

on

scattered

head

she

from

Hidden

among

clouds,
and

ever

of

Queen

pursuing

way

Where,

the

her

shrouds.
in

sue

pur

su'ing

scat'tered

anon,

view

pur

non'

shrouds
dense

ob

scu'ri ty

obscurity.
William

"

Wordsworth.

Review

industrious

valuable

brilliant

addition

molasses

groceries

impatient

exercises

anniversary

religion

citizens

arbutus

buttons

balloons

controlled

automobile

41

of

One
marches

the

written

ever

wedding hymn
of

beautiful

most

from

the opera

opera

orchestra
the
and

is

this

plays

marriage
Elsa

performed,
of

op'e
the

hymn

wed'ding
hymn

Whenever

Lohengrin.

the

is the

at

Lohengrin

per

ra

formed'

or'ches

tra

mar'riage

of Brabant.

42

The
this

narrative

particular

on

which

nar'ra tive
is

opera

par

founded

recites

that

God-

tic'u lar

DAILY

frey, Duke

of

vanished

and

Brabant,
that

17

LESSONS

has
van'ished

Elsa, his
ac

of

sister, is accused
him

spiriting

cused'

spir'iting

away.

43

The
is

who

one

Count

of
be

asserts

is to

Elsa's

gain

sion
posses-

and

property

declared

ruler

Elsa

duchy.
before

whose

Frederick,

chief desire

to

Elsa

accuses

of

the

is summoned

King Henry

ick

ses^sion

pos

prop'er ty
sum'moned
as

there

and

Fred'er

serts'

in'no

cence

her innocence.

44

Coimt
will

Frederick

fight with

volunteers

to

any

that

who

one

Elsa's

champion

They

cause.

Heaven

he

says

vol

both

agree

will then

Elsa, in

them.

distress,says
bestow
on

the

her

hand

knight

and
who

teers'

cham'pi

on

decide
ex

between

un

she

treme
ex-

treme'

dis tress'

will

knight
fortime
defends

her.
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hyacinth
perceived

crocus

emerged

peculiar

caterpillar cellar

handkerchief

proclaim

declaration

marvelous

curious

political

adjective

electricity

dangerous

18

DICTATION

DAY

DAY

BY

46

the assembled

Before
the

heralds

blow

but

champion

summons,

no

for the

appears

Suddenly,
moment,

iers,
court-

solitaryElsa.
the

at

supreme

small

the

skiff

court'iers
her'alds
sol'i ta ry

proaches
apsu

drawn

by

sus

white
chain

with

swan

suspended

preme'

tiful
beau-

a
a

gold

from

its

pend'ed

neck.
46

There,

the

in

wondrous

boat, stands

swan

dazzling armor.

His

and

the shore

he

as

he

dence,
confi-

steps

upon

is welcomed

by

ladies

and

knights

in

gracious

inspires

countenance

the

knight

of

won'drous

daz'zling
ar'mor

gra^cious
coun'te

nance

con'fi dence

the court.
47

As

the radiant
he

kneels

Lohengrin

will defend

Elsa, he

fore
besays

her

if she

will

never

to

inquire

his

Elsa

is in

such

that

she

kneels
ra'di ant

promise
name.

straits
He
and

defeats

then
Count

perate
des-

des'per ate
con

sents^

sents.
con-

challenges
Frederick.

chal'len ges

19

LESSONS

DAILY

48

At
and

the

the

appointed hourElsa
knight

Elsa, unmindful

of her promise,

begs him
She

name.

married.

are

reveal

to

is

that at last he

his

ap

mar'ry
max'ried

persistent,

so

point'ed

exclaims, with

re

veal'
sist'ent

per

hengrin ges'ture
gesture of despair: "Lo-

is my

name/'
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accident

immediately

friendship graduates
sensitive
employed
telegraph direction

surface

persuade

isthmus

contnrades

commenced

frequently

quotations

amazement

49

Lohengrin
revealed

his

forfeited his
and

must

ing
hav-

that

says

he has

name,

for'feit ed

right to remain,

now

go

ex'ile

exile.

into

re

As

he

the
of

! the

Elsa, the

ter'ri fied
group

exclaim:

people

swan

from

reluctantlyturns

terrified

luc'tant

"The

group

!"

swan

50

Yes, there is the


the
to

golden
its neck.

skiff hovers

chain
Just
a

swan

with

attached
above

the

lovely white

at

tached'

hov'ers

ly

20

DICTATION

and

dove,

it

as

the

approaches,
visible

DAY

BY

steadily
comes
be-

spectacle
all.

to

DAY

stead'i

ly

spec'tacle
vis'i ble

61

As

the

chain

from

of the faithful

swan,

sinks.

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he

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faith'ful
al

grad'u

ly

skiff.

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ally
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it

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leaving

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loos-

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as

soon

as

ble
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ly

teriously
mys-

came.

62

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Josephine's depar-

for

bought
on

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handkerchiefs

some

which

she

summer,

to

embroider

her
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mother's

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broid'er

she

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in i'tials

opened

the

parcels

ing
contain-

wors'ted

silks,worsted,

and

other
in dis tinct'

material, she found


too

indistinct

ing
the markto

be

of

use.

Review

determined

celebrates

bakery

nickel

although

continued

height

discoveries

occurred

diflSculty

patience

endeavored

sufficient

telephone

attendance

celebrated

21

LESSONS

DAILY

53

Helen's
was

work

very

in

poor

comparison

Bertha's, though

with
the

hour

grammar

the

decimals

in

tables

teacher
that

arrived,

turned.

were

always

was

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positive

hesitation, any

in the

dec'i mals

par'i son

com

pos'itive
clas'si fy

classify, hes i ta'tion

could

Helen

without

when

word

lesson.
54

Instead

of

theater

going to the
TheoSaturday, dore

on

his friends

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obtained

the'a

ter

to

Bronx

remained

eral
sev-

men

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de li'cious

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to

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they

had

fruit, and
delicious

wiches,
sand-

per

mis'sion

ag'e rie

cin'na

mon

most

cake.

cinnamon

55
Who
winter
falls

does
!
to

When

abound, then
as

delayed

the

mercury

icicles

and

zero,

the

enjoy

not

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sances
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freezing pipes and


traffic

are

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22

by

DICTATION

adults,

pay

for

as

the

the

DAY

price

sports

of

DAY

BY

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the

dults'

youngsters.
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president

merchant

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promotion

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mysteries

compelled

examination

machinery

geranium

cemetery

camphor

24

DICTATION

thoughtful,
of those

who

also

them;

of the

of

only

not

our

of others.

want

Phillips.

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John

*"

also

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without

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abundance,

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only

not

"

DAY

BY

DAY

Christmas

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saying, "Glory

God

to

goodwill

peace,

in the

toward

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Janus

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shows

picture
he

that

looked

first month

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reverence

two

faces,

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goddesses

of gates and

god
to

were

doors.
the

represent

fact

backward.

and

is named

for the

seminaries, in

and

gods

the

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earth

Day

was

year

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on

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"

Yearns

forward

of the

highest, and

men."

where

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the angel a
with
suddenly there was
of the
heavenly host, praising God

The

in his honor.

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laws

colleges;

be

taught

let

it be

in schools,
written

in

in

let
spellingbooks, and in almanacs;
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it be
preached from
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of justice.
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in,

welcomest

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in,

in

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to

seems

or

Valentine.

"

that

sound

25

DICTATION

visitations, the

is the
usher

OR

Charles

"

Lamb.

Washington's Birthday
I
a

in

see

trying

Washington

him;
all other
which

to

war

successful

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lay

to

men

in

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prosperity

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is time

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forward

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spars

forests

grandeur

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are

seen

known

story.
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Memorial

James

S. Whipple.

Day

sleep the brave who sink to rest


By all their country's wishes blest !
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Returns
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to

there

with

deck

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shall dress

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halt

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century.

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end

statesman

great

great soldier, who

fingers cold,

hallowed
a

feet have
"

mold,
sod

sweeter
ever

trod.

WiLLLAM

Collins.

26

DICTATION

DAY

Flag
Our

national

lawyer
1812

he

they

were

when

fort

that

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he

British

the

found

still

flag

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protected

the

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wrote

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the

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from

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her

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of

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of

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27

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n.

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assign

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28

Vn.

DAY

BY

DAY

DICTATION

{contrOycounter)

contra

against

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controversy

contraband

countermand

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counteract

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inter

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29

SUFFIXES

SUFFIXES
A

suflSx is

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to

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modify

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the state

brotherhood

childhood

girlhood

manhood

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"

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act

of

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ownership

partnership
=

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ment

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n.

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to

or

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of

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that

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announcement

acknowledgment

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place where
art

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of

practise of

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dentistry

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surgery

nursery

being ;

30

DAY

DICTATION

VI.

sourie

BY

fuU

DAY

of ; causing

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32

DICTATION

STEMS

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stem

and

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foundation
be

may

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BY

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33

STEMS

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DICTATION

34

DAY

BY

DAY

LETTERS

and
in

neat

her

parents;

Av.,

Rogers

Feb.

Brooklyn,
Advertiser

Office,

Brooklyn,
Sir

reply

for

office work,

for

the

position.

would
had

fifteen

am

able

be

desired

the

Miss
92,

has

given

reference,
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you,

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permission

me

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in

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from

rated

always

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for

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to

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application

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Y.

N.

In

Eagle

1911.

18,

G.

M.

Eagle

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desirable.

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reply

to

to
any

Principal
use

her

of

P.

name

inquiries

as

which

make.

Very

respectfully,
Susan

A.

S.

Hall.

35

LETTERS

and

by specialists day
civil

G.

night

East

St.

126th

the

Secretary

G.

S. Walworth
51

Sir

125

Oct.

5, 1910.

St.,
Y.

N.

York,

limited,

hour

during
make

of

copy

at

me,

and

Catalogue

your

earliest

your

Civil

?
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very

send

kindly

you

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Conn,,

convenience,

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Stamford,

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of

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or

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taught
business

for

call, write

INSTITUTE

S. WALWORTH'S

51-66

obtained;

and

Catalogue

for

preparation

situations

service;

telephone

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PENMANSHIP,

and

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STENOGRAPHY,

so

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day

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to

come

will

arrangements
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city,
to

you

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for

best

my

time

state

time

what
for

instruction.

respectfully,
Frank

is

Pennoyer.

me

36

DICTATION

West

438

the

Consolidated

Gas

Mar.

address

Y.

N.

York,

kindly send

you

inspect the

to

given satisfaction

for

repaired, I should
Please

convenience,

like

attend

and

this

to

installed.

range

new

at

earliest

your

oblige.
truly,
Powers.

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Market

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1911.

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range

gas

above

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to

man

Yours

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1911.

24,

Will

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St.,

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Amsterdam

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DAY

York,

New
To

BY

DAY

am

she
the

very

practise

excuse

Thursday?
not

will

like
be

from

me

My

is

sister

to

disturb

her

well

enough

for

by
me

following week.
sorry

to

more

than

lose

my

an

lesson,

hour

day

for it.

Yours

my

respectfully,
George

Hilton.

but
to

LETTERS

37

West

214

New

By

the

mail,

next

scarf, which

bureau
wishes.

When

I heard
in

Dec.

22, 1910.

you

at

New

been

St.,
N.

Dec.

sent

you

for

some

bureau.
that

of your

26, 1910.

day
You

will

you

could
have

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you

to

prettiest one

would

family

want

how

see

not

have

pleased

me

and

Happy
Yours

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all the

lovely
and

Christmas,

it, that

It is the

the

received

me

delighted with

my

Y.,

Friend,

Yesterday

hope

and

Macdona.

Albany,

using.

yours,

9 Bradford

scarf

lace

I am.

Year,

Kate

dear

giving,
Thanks-

on

Christmas

Merry

Lovingly

My

best

very

had

you

lace

always wanted

ones

all

my

house

your

place of the linen

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with

you

say

you

will receive

you

send

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a

York,

Elizabeth,

Dear

scarf

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lace

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so

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im-

you

ever

and

saw,

fine it looks

given

me

on

thing
any-

more.

other

Year,

members

I remain.

affectionately,
Elizabeth

Morgan.

38

DICTATION

SELECTIONS
Pbescbibed

FOR
New

the

bt

BY

DAY

MEMORIZING
Citt

Yobk

SHERIDAN'S

the

from

Up

Bringing
The

South

Winchester

to

Like

herald

the

in haste, to

Telling the battle


And

Sheridan

And

wider

was

chieftain's door.

once

miles

away.

of

Thundered

along the horizon's

And

louder

yet into Winchester

The

roar

the blood

Making
As

he

Sheridan

But

there

is

rolled

listener

cold.

fieryfray,

in that

miles

from

road

bar ;

away.

Winchester

highway leading down

good, broad

town,
;

there, through the flush of the morning

And
A

of the

twenty

war

uncontrolled.

sea

thought of the stake

And

red

of that

roar,

more,

billows

still those

bore,

rumble, and

on

twenty

dismay,

shudder

terrible grumble, and

The

Studt

of

of day,

fresh

air with
aflfrighted

Coubsb

RIDE

break

at

DAY

steed

Was

as

black

seen

to

As

if he

knew

He

stretched

Hills

With

rose

pass,

and

Sheridan

the

as

the
away

as

steeds

with

fell ; but

night.

eagle flight.

terrible
with

of

need

his utmost
his heart

fifteen miles

away.

speed
was

gay.

light,

40

DICTATION

foam

With

By

the

He

seemed

the

to

brought

the

and

whole

down

to

! for Sheridan

Hurrah

! hurrah

! for horse

The

their

the

with

soldier's
the

"Here

is the

By carrying Sheridan
Winchester,

From

and

the

The

the

ranks

day,

fight.
away

"

to

the

war

is gone.

you'llfind him
His father's sword
he has girded on.
And
his wild harp slung behind
him.
of song

"Land

"Though
One

sword,

One

of death

!" said

all the
at

faithful

Read.

B.

MINSTREL-BOY

Minstrel-boy

In

Thomas

"

THE

high.

on

name,

the

miles

twenty

bright

saved

into

!"

of fame.

temple

that

way

sky.

glorious General's

steed

say,

day

man

placed

Union

it said, in letters bold

Be

was

the

world

"

warrior-bard,

betrays thee,

least, thy rights shall guard.

harp

shall

play.

and

are

of the

dome

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the

save

! hurrah

when

to

all the

Hurrah

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charger
nostril's

red

great army

Sheridan

you

Winchester

And

black

dust, the

flash of his eye,

have

From

DAY

gray

"I

with

and

BY

DAY

praise

thee

!"

FOR

SELECTIONS

The

fell !

Minstrel
Could

The

he

he

For
And

loved

Thy

soul

chains
of love

shall

They

and

sully thee,

bravery
the

for

in

sound

never

with

Orpheus
the

And

his

Ever

sprung

Everything
Even

Hung
sweet

Killing

that

when

he

of the

did

sing

showers

him

play.

sea.

then

and

lay by.

art.

grief of heart

and

asleep,

freeze.

lasting spring.

is such

music

Moore.

flowers

and

heard

heads

their

care

that

billows

the

Fall

made

had

"

trees.

tops

sun

as

free.

LUTE

plants and

music,

Thomas

made

lute

mountain

There

In

his

and

slavery

HIS

themselves

Bow
To

WITH

brave

"

ORPHEUS

under;

again,

asunder
shall

made

were

songs

soul

spoke

its chords

tore

said, "No
Thou

ne'er

chain

foeman's

bring his proud

not

harp

the

but

"

41

MEMORIZING

hearing,

or,
"

William

die.
Shakespeare.

42

DICTATION

DAY

ABOU

Abou

Ben

Awoke
And

within

saw,

An

from
the

it rich

And,

to

"What

made

had

writest

in his room,

of

gold ;

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in the

presence

of peace.

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deep

like

and

peace

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his tribe

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Exceeding

ADEEM

(may

night

one

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Adhem

DAY

BY

thou?"

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room

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bold.

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raised

vision

its

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look

Answered,

of all sweet

made

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of

names

accord,
who

love

the

"Nay,

not

so,"

those

Lord."
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is mine

one?"

said Abou.

Replied the angel.


But

cheerily still;

Write

me

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It

angel

wrote

the

showed

spoke

and

said, "I

that

loves

and

vanished.

with

again,

came

And

one

as

Abou

his

more

low.

pray

thee, then,

fellow-men."
The

great wakening
whom

names

love

next

night

light.
of

God

blessed,
And,

lo ! Ben

Adhem's

led all the

name

Leigh

"

SONG

Our

band

Our
The

MARION'S

is few, but

leader

British

When

OF

frank
soldier

Marion's

MEN

and

true

and

bold

tried.
;

trembles
name

rest.

is told.

Hunt.

had

SELECTIONS

Our

FOR

is the

fortress

Our
We

know
As

We

the

tent

the

Its

of

Its safe and

the

them
A

And

And

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fear
tents

the

again

share

And

woodland
if

battle's
with

were

up.

flowers
the

deem

brings
toil

release

over.

rings

woodland
crown

that
from

and

hunt

us

wind.

hour

the

fire.

of thousands

hollow

battle

on

face

to

tramp

danger

in vain.

arms

earth

the

sweet

talk

To

near

their

stand

to

the

From

And

us

their

the

hear

Upon

As

morass.

sudden

to

who

beat

grass,

they who fly in terror


mighty host behind,

And

The

and

grasp

they

sea.

light at midnight

waking

Are

We

dark

shall

They

us.

English soldiery

strange

When,

thorny vines.

reedy

little dread

That
On

the

silent islands

the

Within

to

round

its walls of

glades

Woe

cypress-tree

know

know

43

good greenwood,

forest

seamen

MEMORIZING

are

spoil.
laugh

and

gathered

soldier's cup.

shout.

44

DICTATION

With

merry

That
And

in .the

beds

Well
The

the

The

Across

their

A
Back

the

to

Grave

And

kindliest

With
With
And
For

Till

we

Marion,
prayers.

greet

band

our

welcoming,

smiles

like those

of summer,

tears

like those

of

them

And

their

we

lay
have

Forever,

Santee,

hairs ;

hoary

are

ladies

lovely

broad

by

all with

are

Marion

For

day.

are

with

men

hearts

Their

"

away

of

peep

there

men

Grave

camp

pathless forest.

the

Before

mane.

British

and

"

wind

night

tossing

in the

moment

fiery barb

moonlight plain ;

lifts the

moment

"

steeds.

of their

'Tis life to feel the


That

leads

rifles,

the

guide

the

friendly moon

Marion

scampering

'Tis life to

wind

leaves.

fair and

that

glitterof

the

sweetly

and

of oaken

band

DAY

pine top grieves.


long

knows

BY

mock

we

songs

slumber

On

The

DAY

these

wear

them

down

driven
from

our

"

spring.
trusty

no

the

arms.

more

Briton,

shore.
William

Cullen

Bryant.

SELECTIONS

FOR

THE

The

Had

Every

the

I stood
The

noiseless

Like

of

Where

As

leaves

flakes

did

robins

our

Who

in sweet

the

I told
cares

for

it

gently.

in the

Woods.

little Mabel,

own

of the

Babes

Auburn,

stood

folding

were

Saying, "Father,
And

sky.

whirling by.

mound

the

Up spoke

snow.

window

of the

little headstone

flurries of snowbirds.

brown

thought

How

work

sudden

the

the

the

by

crow

swan's-down

down

watched

and

Carrara

muffled
to

tree

pearl.

with

Chanticleer's

still fluttered

elm

with

deep

earl,

an

the

on

stiff rails softened

And

white.

for

dear

inch

highway

hemlock

new-roofed

sheds

and

and

twig

poorest

Came

fir and

ridged

From

And

and

too

gloaming.

night,

deep

ermine

Was

The

all the

silence

pine

Wore

in the

heaping field

been

With

SNOWFALL

begun

busily

And

And

FIRST

had

snow

45

MEMORIZING

who

good
us

here

made

it snow?"

All-Father
below.

"

46

DAY

DICTATION

I looked

Again

And
That

o'er

that

Flake

heaped

was

that

like

cloud

by flake, healing and

The

And

that

scars

"The

renewed

that

snow

Alone

Then,

with

Father

it fall !"

that

eyes

kiss

my

close

Folded

not, I kissed

saw

given

was

under
"

The

Assyrian

James

And

his cohorts

And

the

sheen

OF

were

sister.
snow.

Russell

Lowell.

SENNACHERIB

like the

down

came

her

to

her.

know

not

deepening

DESTRUCTION

THE

all.

she, kissing back, could

And
That

make

can

woe.

whispered,

husheth

Darling, the merciful

snow

hiding
our

child I

to the

again

high.

so

gradual patience

the

fell from

sky

first great sorrow.

our

mound

I remembered
That

snowfall,

at the

thought of the leaden

arched

When

DAY

BY

wolf

on

gleaming in purple and

of their

spears

was

fold.

the

like stars

gold ;
on

the

sea

When

Like

That

the

blue

the leaves
host

with

wave

rolls

nightly on

of the forest

their banners

when

summer

at

sunset

deep

Galilee.

is green,
were

seen

48

MAN'S

Is there

The

MAN

for honest

That

coward

him

pass

For

a' that, an' a' that.

Our

toils obscure,

The

man's

tho'

What

man's

gray,

fare

You

see

o'

wine

an'

hundreds
a

worship
coof

His

riband, star, and


of

looks

sae

at

his word.
!

a' that.
a' that

independent mind,
and

laughs

at

poor,

an' a' that

for a' that

a' that, an'

lord,

stares,

For

man

e'er

birkie, ca'd

yon

but

a' that

and

for a' that

men

struts,

He's

He

their

knaves

though

man,

king'

Wha
Tho'

a' that

and

"

dine.

we

for a' that

tinsel show,

honest

Is

guinea's stamp
gowd for a' that !

man

a' that, an' a' that.

Their

The

a' that

fools their silks,and

For

The

an'

hamely

on

by

the

the

hoddin

Wear
Gie

poor

is but

for a' that.

dare

rank

THAT

an' a' that

We

The

A'

poverty

slave, we
be

DAY

FOR

his head,

hangs

BY

DAY

DICTATION

a' that.

"

"

SELECTIONS

prince
A

But

belted

marquis, duke,
honest

an

Gude

Are

let

(As

us

That

bear

May

rank

an'

than

that

a' that

"

that).

worth, o'er a' the earth.

the

an'

gree,

It's

coming yet
to

it may,

come

a' that, an' a' that.

man

"

o' worth.

pride

For

That

might

a' that,

it will for a'

sense

his

fa' that

an'

pray

come

a' that,

o' sense,

higher

Then

aboon

dignities,an'

pith

49

knight,

a' that

mauna

a' that, an'

Their

an'

man's

faith, he

For

The

mak'

can

MEMORIZING

FOR

for a' that


the

man,

Shall brothers

a' that

"

whole

warld

for a' that

be

o'er.

Robert

"

NOBILITY

True

worth

In

doing

Some

little

Of

For

is in

being,

each

day

good

great things
whatever

And
There's
And

men

spite of
nothing
nothing

that

to

do

say

the
so
so

by

goes

in the

not

"

seeming.

not

dreaming

and

by

by.

in blindness

fancies

kingly
royal

as

of
as

youth.
kindness

truth.

Burns.

get back

We

We
Nor

do

cannot

For

The
But

the

straight,for

And

in the

'Tis not
The

heart

Though

he

when

That

catch

Helps

As

more

gaining

just
we

wren.

narrow

children

the

of

men.

of story,

to

beguile,
courtship to glory
for her

than

not

hath

he

won

love.

for blisses.

like fishes in nets

thing
the

in

doing

would

be

thing

which

and

done

of small.

nor

doing

by,

life misses,

our

pursuing

of great

in the

her,

honor.

as

bargains
the

smile.

prove

loyal as

them

good lieth

Nor

is

that

sacred

so

make

sometimes

And

and

heights

only

nothing

Nor

But

sparrow.

he hath

her

from

cannot

For

of the

makes

who

nothing's so

And

We

slight.

of its ills to

! it is

Alas

right.

each

pages

all that

Gives

For

path

feel

gain pleasure,

and

for the robin

bush

alway

wing

measure.

we

and

wrong

justiceavenges

air for the

The

as

give pain

we

can

mete

our

DAY

BY

DAY

DICTATION

50

is all.

it gets.

FOR

SELECTIONS

Through

the

Against
No

of

jot
Our

And

part

slight
Whose

For

through

envy,

he

Whatever

world

is

to

the

is

who

is
his

and

of

sting

less

are

honest
fortunes

is

"

wait.

to

his

hating.

late.

and

abating,

work

winnings

through

malice,

early

courage

our

51

MEMORIZING

trouble

his

than

worth.

noble

or

birth.
Alice
"

Caby.

52

DICTATION

DAY

ADDITIONAL

DAY

BY

SELECTIONS

FOR

MEMORIZING

LADY

It

the

was

And
Lord

time

clouds

To

when

lilies blow,

highest

are

Ronald

CLARE

brought

lily-whitedoe

his cousin,

give

Lady

I trow

they did not part


Lovers
long betroth'd

They

will wed

two

God's

"He

does

Nor
He

love

not

lands

for my

loves
And

for my

me

that

In there

was

was

he

And

thank'd

be

"That
Lord

the

all

day

birth.
and

Lady

the

this that

weds

not

Clare.

nurse.

from

went

with

Clare;

!" said Alice


so

the

Lady

thee

me."

just

is heir of all your


are

fair ;

worth.

true

own

"

broad

round

comes

Ronald
you

so

morn

for my

me

they

were

cousin," said Lady

my

"To-morrow

"O, God

scorn

morrow

old Alice

came

Clare.

in

is well," said

Said, "Who
"It

the

blessing on

in air,

up

the

nurse,

and

fair !

lands.

Clare."

? 99

ADDITIONAL

"Are

SELECTIONS

Said
"As

mind,

above,"

old earl's

"The

her

And

put my

like my

in her

she

keep the best

To

So

many

"Nay

now,

"But

"If

I'm

"I

will

"Nay

and

"But
She

nurse,

life.
Ronald's

wife."

speak out, for I dare

said, "Not
be

of

so

any

secret
:

but

lie.

not

gold.

necklace

child," said Alice

my

keep the

If there

the

beggar born," she said,

flingthe diamond

now,

sun

for your

Pull off,pull oflfthe brooch


And

the

his due."

secret

man

are

you

child.

will be Lord

have

said, "if this be true.

from

keep the

When

by bread

stead."

under

?"

breast;

my

child," said Alice

my

all you

And

at

done,

ye

man

years

wild

so

child.

my

sweet

own

child

mother,"

I live

as

"Falsely, falselyhave
O

are

you

nurse,"

the nurse,

daughter died

speak the truth,

I buried

my

speak

ye

said Alice

speak the truth

"I

nurse,

my

Clare, "that

Lady

God's

of your

out

ye

53

MEMORIZING

FOR

all ye

the

can."

I will know

faith in man."

by."

nurse,

54

DICTATION

"Nay
"The
"And

he

"Yet

shall have
I should

give

Alas,

mother,

here's

"Yet

lay

me,

She

She

was

no

With

And

stept Lord

"O

Why

head

foUow'd

Down

Lady
come

That

are

head.

ere

go."

her

the flower

hair.

she

brought

hand.

way.

from
shame

like

had

lay,

maiden's

Ronald

drest

by down.

Ronald

all the

you

went

in her

in the

Clare,
you

my

she

Kly-white doe Lord


Leapt up from where
her

so,

Clare

single rose

said,

dear.

longer Lady

The

Dropt

mother

gown,

and

!"

she

russet

me.

mother,

by dale,

went

to

upon

clad herself in

She

dear

for thee

mother,"

seems

hand

bless

And

right."

mother

dear, if this be

your

nurse,

to-night."

kiss for my

mother

My
And

his

unto

the

it," the lady replied,

die

strange it

DAY

said Alice

child, I sinn'd

my

BY

kiss to your

one

mother,
"So

faith ?"

will cleave

man

"Tho'

"O

what

now,

DAY

his tower
your

worth

villagemaid.

of the earth

?"

56

who

"Now

And

"And

and

stormy

UUin's

fast before

her

he find

should

they

Should
Then
When

Out

they

the

spoke

"I'll go,

"And

by

In

the

though
I'll

row

you

this the

By

The
And

Grew

silver

! the

dark

as

bird

loud

grew
was

were

apace.

shrieking ;

of heaven

they

ferry."

o'er the

scowl

raging white,

are

wraith

"

bonny

tarry

waves

ready

lady

wight,

bright

winsome

storm

water-

in the

I'm

"

shall not

danger

lover

slain her

word

my

bride

hardy Highland

for your

But

ride;

us

bonny

my

have

for your

It is not

heather.

the

steps discover.

our

chief

my

glen.

behind

will cheer

who

men

together.

in the

hard

horsemen

"His

daughter.

stain

would

blood

My

isle.

father's

us

"

water

fled

we've

days

Loehgyle,

cross

chief of Ulva's

this Lord

Three

So

would

the

"O, I'm

For

be ye,

dark

This

DAY

BY

DAY

DICTATION

each

face

speaking.

SELECTIONS

ADDITIONAL

But

still

And

the

Their

"

O
"

the

as

Adown

wilder

as

But

not

left

stormy

*'

strong

The

tempest

gather'd

still

Of

UUin

His

One
And

"Come

child

My

'd

through

did

discover

back

her

back

come

this stormy

forgive

daughter

your

"

"

roar

shore

wailing.

to

"

storm
:

and

shade.

"

stretch'd

round

was

one

I'll

she

hand.

the

fatal

that

changed

hand

lovely

"Across
And

he

"

o'er her.

prevailing

was

dismay

land,

amidst

reach'd

wrath

sore

His

row'd

fast

waters

Lord

For

they

"

for human

oh ! too

skies,

her,

When,

And

gather

us

stormy

"

lady cries,

the

round

before

sea

nearer.

father."

angry

has

boat

men.

of the

raging

an

drearer,

sounded

tempests

the

wind.

armed

thee, haste

I'll meet

the

grew

rode

glen

Though

night

trampling

haste

The

blew

57

MEMORIZING

FOR

for aid,

lover.

!" he

cried

in

water:

Highland
oh

my

chief,

daughter

!"

grief,

58

'Twas

vain

Return
The

loud

aid

or

he

ALL'S

off

From
And

of

wrongs

love

The

through

As
The

gleams

On

the

lens of

farthest

into

and

John

That

Beleaguered

Beside
With
There
The

the
the

stood,
army

host

the

and

as

tale,

of the

an

stream,

overhead,
awful
dead.

pale

of Prague.

rushing

moon

in

vague,

of specters

walls

Moldau's
wan

Whittier.

old, marvelous

some

midnight

G.

CITY

legend strange

Some

of blue

knew

never

BELEAGUERED

read, in

I have

even

heaven

depths

"

THE

make

plain.

shadowy

sunshine

but

man

more

of star

glaring

The

chain

to

man

of God

look

eyes

falls to break

limbs

our

rain ;

with

dreaded

most

thunder, slake

rise with

thirsty souls

blow

The

Campbell.

Thomas

WELL

clouds, which

Our

lamenting.
"

The

shore.

o*er his child,

went

left

was

the

lashed

waves

preventing

wild

waters

And

the

DAY

BY

DAY

DICTATION

dream,

SELECTIONS

ADDITIONAL

White

as

The

with

The

river

No

flowed

voice

drum,

The

when

the

white

On

the

Down

Up

The

prayer.

morning
and

air.

broad

valley

fell

fast and

host

and

strange
an

army

Encamped

of
the

beside

far

fled ;

army

glorious morning

Beleaguer

In

the

star,

dead.

was

read, in the marvelous

That
That

bell

ghastly

I have

air

embrace.

alarmed

the

rose

clouds

the

old cathedral

troubled

The

clasped

pavilions rose

the

there.

was

sentry's pace

with

Proclaimed
The

sound

banners

clouds

But

seen,

between.

nor

nor

mistlike

As

was

bound.

sorrowful, deep sound,

other

heart

Gigantic shapes

phantoms
human

and

vast

wan

soul.

Life's

and

of n:an.

mystic scroll.

rushing

stream.

Fancy's misty light.

Portentous

59

MEMORIZING

sea-fog, landward

spectral camp

And,

No

FOR

shadows

through

the

gleam
night.

60

The

with

the

the

Entreats
The

soul

shadows

shineth

Faith

is fled ;

Our

morning

as

fears

ghastly

hath

Ne'er

one

dwelleth

Cleon
In

cottage

hath

Cleon
Not
Yet

ten

the

Cleon,

penny
poorer

and

W.

Henry

thousand

acres.

I ;

have
in

Longfellow.

AND

CLEON

star.

dead.

are

"

Cleon

palace.

I ;

fortunes.

dozen
I

of the
not

spell.

afar

of Tears

Vale

spectral camp

The

feel the

away.

sweep

broad

the

Down

wave.

pray.

phantoms

midnight

The

to

air.

deep church-bell

and

solemn

the

the

of Life's

rushing

when

grave

breaks

challenge

the

And

of the

between.

is there,

sound

nor

army

other
But

of Life

River

voice

other
In

sorrowful, deep sound,

the

Flows

No

is seen.

spectral camp

And,

No

battle-ground

midnight

its

Upon

DAY

BY

DAY

DICTATION

I.

twain

is

FOR

SELECTIONS

ADDITIONAL

Cleon

is

Free

slave

fees

Cleon
Need

of

I ;

am

of doctors.

score

I ;

have

none

surrounded,

Wealth
Cleon
Death

fears

Happier

Cleon

sees

Cleon

no

charms

Nature

State

in nature.

anthems

sky

listener

with

all attendants

would

change

Not

I remember,
The
The

house

Nor
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brought

my

in at

the
morn

wink

too

I often
borne

bom.

was

where

came

now,

REMEMBER

where

peeping

never

Mackay.

I remember

little window

Came
He

REMEMBER,

long

wish

the

breath

sun

too

soon.

day,
night

away

I.

Chakles

"

forever,

me

for state,

Who

ringing

and

sea

sings to

Earnest

ready.

I ;

no

the

me

I.

am

hears

'Twixt

he'll find

"

man

daisy

environed,

care

die ;

to

come

may

In

grandeur.

to

thought

as

61

MEMORIZING

62

DICTATION

I remember,
The

I remember

violets, and
Those

And
The

is

I remember,
Where
And

used

was

the

swallows

That
And

is

I used

fever

of

To

But

now

know
Than

rush

wing

fresh

then.

now.

could

hardly cool

brow

my

as

I remember
dark

think

close

was

in feathers

fir trees

Were

the

pools

to

"

swing,

to

heavy

so

I remember,
The

set

air must

on

summer

The

built.

I remember

spirit flew

My

birthday,

living yet

thought
To

robin

his

on

"

light

brother

my

tree

cups

of

the

laburnum,
The

Kly

made

where

where

white,

the

flowers

lilacs

The

It

and

red

roses,

The

DAY

BY

DAY

and

their

slender

against

childish

the

when

tops

sky.

joy

farther
I

ignorance,

'tis little
I'm

high

was

off from
a

Heav'n

boy.
"

Thomas

Hood.

64

DICTATION

kinds

of

his

to

suffering that

notice.

An

occurred

that

came

episode
the

during

DAY

BY

DAY

ep'isode

bellion,
Rere

will

bel'lion

trate
illus-

to

serve

il lus'trate
Lincoln's
toward

kindly

his

tude
atti-

fellow-men.

Lincoln
the

wretched

soldier

there

words

of

who

man
as

the

de

and

sympathy,

able,

was

Chief

civ'il
wretch'ed

was

of hearing his genuine

desirous

saluted

War,

frequently visited
hospitals. Every

army

every

Civil

the

During

sir'ous

gen'u
ex

ine

ec'u tive

tive
Execu-

passed by.
Review

required

mercy

contact

doubts

preparation

patriot
lodging

doctrine

extraordinary

scenes

belief

narrative

mnocence

volunteer

knight

Lincoln
the
house

guidance

southern

under

once

of

the

youthful

physician.

approached
the

was

alabaster

As

ward

they
where

prisoners lay.

guid'ance
phy si'cian

pris'oners

DAILY

the

young

President,

want

to

don't

in

go

deserve

only

65

said, "Oh,

surgeon

Mr.

LESSONS

you

don't

there.

They

it.

They

surgeon

de

serve'

are

rebels."
6

features

melancholy

The

lighted for

President

of the

with

moment

amiable

an

his

smile,

as

he

put

gently

on

his

escort's

"You
are

der.
shoul-

said,

ate
Confeder-

our

I want

brethren.

hand

he

mean,"

they

"that

to

mel'an

chol

fea'tiires
a'mi
con

ble

fed'er

ate

breth'ren

see

them."

As
the

Lincoln

passed through

aisles,he spoke

and

as
as

men,

courteously
to those

who

to

the

Union

army.

of

an

enemy

had

kindly

as

these

to

cour'te
un'ion

belonged

ha'tred

Hatred

gen'er

place

no

ous

char'ac

ous

ter

character.

in his generous

Come,

gentle Spring
mildness

And

from

the

real
ethee

come.

bosom

dropping cloud.

of yon

the're al

bos'om

ly

66

DICTATION

While

Of

wakes

music
veiled

in

DAY

BY

around,
veiled

shower

shadowing
plains

DAY

on

roses,

our

de

seend'

descend.
Thomson.

James

"

Review

all

Physicians
those
that

who

wish

"

consumption,

the fresh

live

who

quently

ventilate

must

thoroughly,

rooms

sleep in

overcome

of civilization,

plague

their

to

that

say

Those

air.

directed,

as

their

recover

and

fre-

plague
civ i li za'tion

sump'tion

con

ven'ti
en'er

late
gy

lost

energy.
10

A
an

very

orphan

morial
who
of
who

rich

to

died
the

founded

woman

asylum

as

beloved

daughter

in

infancy.

destitute

gained

admission

me-

Many

children
were

or'phan
a

me

sy'lum
mo'ri

in'f an

al

cy

des'ti tute
ad

mis'sion

and

adopted
the

from

far

removed
of their

scenes

67

LESSONS

DAILY

early

life.
11

Last

Tuesday

day
Wednes-

or

I witnessed

in

of

one

our

wit'nessed

parks

the

destruction

of

some

de

dahlia

and

chrysanthemum
The

plants.

boy

them

who

dah'Ka

rooted
up-

not

was

struc'tion

his

he

was

mum

scious

con

that

an'the

chrys

scious
con-

destroying

property.

own

12

This
me

that

says:
pay

reminds

occurrence
a

boy

father

"My
taxes,

rent."

he

The

and

pays

boy,

average

where
from

doesn't

only

unfortunately,

comes

sometimes

for

does
the
the

not

nance
mainte-

improvement

av'er
un

rence

cur

age

for'tu

main'te

money

parks, hospitals,schools,
streets.

derstand
un-

oc

of
and

im

nate

nance

prove'ment

ly

68

DICTATION

BY

DAY

DAY

13

The

used

money

of

development
raised

chieflyby

tax

Landlords

estate.

for

responsible
collect

must

this

therefore,

are

their

from

de
re

vel'op ment
spon'si ble

ten'ants

money

Additional

tenants.

real

on

who

it

is

city

our
a

the

for

taxes,

ad

di'tion al

in creased'

increased

mean

rents.

14

How

and

sweet

in

even

Is that

fine

call

gracious,
speech,

common

which

sense

Courtesy

Wholesome

air and

as

men

genial

ge'ni al
mutes'

trans
as

the

light,
a'liens

Welcome

in

of

breath
It

every

clime

flowers,
aliens

transmutes

as

trust'ing
"

into

pass'port

trusting friends,
And

gives
round

its
the

"

passport

owner

globe.

James

T.

Fields.
15

mint

is

under

place where,
legislative authority,

gold,

silver,

nickel

are

copper,

converted

and
into

leg'isla
con

tive

vert'ed

The

currency.

precious
m

of

as

T"

dates

exchange

^^,^^^
mediums

the

of

use

metals

60

LESSONS

DAILY

from

^ii^^

^1

ums

"

the
ex

change'

period in history.

earKest

16

Originally

commodity

one

for

exchanged

was

but

this

arrangement

of

silver

gold and

definite
the

circulation

the

came

pieces of

weight, but

form

of

having
and

lumps

mod'i

com

was

troublesome,

exceedingly
Then

another,
ty

ar

range'ment

ex

ceed'ing ly

cir

la'tion

cu

def 'i nite

tons.
but-

Review
United

States

originally singular

wigwams

picturesque

strait

colossal

enlightening

legal

unveiling

unfurled

Columbia

worsted

initial

decimals

theater

17
In

order
it

to

have

method

to

found

was
a

of

facilitate

necessary

convenient

more

exchange.
followed

there

regulation of
that

ness,
busi-

all those

the
of

coins,

fa cil'i tate

cordingly
Accon
the
so

equal value

should

correspond in fineness

and

weight.

in

ac

ve'nient

cord'ing ly

reg

cor

re

la'tion

spond'

70

DICTATION

DAY

BY

DAY

18

evil to

Every
not

succumb

As

the

which

is

do

we

benefactor.

Sandwich

Islander

that

strength

cumb'

sue

believes

the

ben
and

of

valor

kills passes

temptation

of

fac'tor
ta'tion

so

the

re

sist'

resist.

we

Ralph

"

temp

himself,

strength

he

enemy

into

the

gain

we

the

W.

Emerson.

19

slender

the

with

acquaintance

world

must

that

man

every

vince
con-

actions,
con

not

words,
of

the

are

cri te'ri
attachment

the

liberal

professions
far

very

marks

surest
"

tach'ment

most

lib'er al

are

the

the

on

of
at

that

and

friends;

vmce

terion
cri-

true

George

of

from

will
goodbeing

pro

fes'sions

of it.
Washington.

20

Beware
Of

entrance

but
Bear't

to

quarrel ;

being in,
that

beware

the

opposed

of thee.

may

be

ware'

quar'rel
op posed'

72

DICTATION

DAY

BY

DAY

23

The
a

of Russia

Czar

at The

conference

called

Hague

on
czar

May

18,

consider

to

1899,

con'fer

settling all disputes between

bi tra'tion

ar

nations

arbitration.

by

At
u

this first universal

ni ver'sal

ference,
Con-

Peace

nations

twenty-six

ence

rep

re

sent'ed

represented.

were

24
All the nations

Hague, afterward

at The

the

provisions
the

by
Therefore
this

represented

the

without

mended
recom-

rat'i fled
pro

conference.

rec

of

influence

absolutely

is

meeting

fied
rati-

parallelin the world's

vi'sions
om

mend'ed

in'flu

ence

ab'so

lute

ly

par'al lei

history.
Review

25

second

The

held

was
on

June

these

Peace
at

15, 1907.
two

ence
Confer-

The

Hague
in nu'mer

Between

conferences,

questions

numerable
inwere

ble

LESSONS

DAILY

settled

peaceably
"T

The
11

sovereign
"

4.U

call

whose

at

both

on

hemispheres.
"

73

the

,.

nem

spheres

first

nations

assembled,

has

feel

to

reason

1-1.

proud

achievement

1.

of his

achievement.

26

I hate

that

drum's

discordant

sound,

Parading

round

and
To

and

round

round.
talks

it

me

,-

of

ravaged

'

And

burning

And

and A

towns
"

,j.

swains,

all that

iPara'ding
rav

rmned

plains,
.^ u

aged
i

misery's hand

bestows.
To

fill the

catalogue

of

man
hu-

woes.

John

"

Scott.

27

lived

of

chivalry there
England
a
youth

In the age
in

Arthur.

named

He

had

and

11

golden
^

i_

"

hair,

evidence

an

of

early
the

which
him

plex

com

"

at

,.,

Arthur

-:

complexion
T^-":
and

fair
*

u*

through

age

lovable

gave

life.

ion

f
,.

position
disdis po

distinguished

si'tion

74

DICTATION

BY

DAY

DAY

28

Arthur

lived

warrior, Sir Hector,

mighty

he

whom

the

with

Hector

called
used

Arthur

to

to

adventure.

fit him

wished

He
the

strengthen

nor

courtage

of

ad

ven'ture

to

strength'en

and

youth,

meet

to

search

war
en

encourage

in

go

Sir

father.

mer'gen

cy

gency
emer-

every

of life.
Review
disobedient

trembling

persuade

release

Philadelphia

declaration

echoes

serious

applaud

aisles

enthusiasm

principles

picnic

banana

dewdrop

humblest

29

the

In

Arthur

woods

encountered
of

array

ladies
saddles

emeralds.

and

rubies

knights

made

were

Their
with
The

mets
glittering hel-

wore

and

and

knights

studded

were

geous
gor-

horseback.

on

quently
fre-

their

coats

of

tiny

of mail
links

en

coun'tered

gor'geous
ru'bies
em'er

aids

glit'tering
hel'mets

of

steel.
30
When

Arthur

quaint

one,

was

and

twentybeautiful

quaint

DAILY

made

ceremony

At

this

king
had

in

England.

was

the

time

ambitious

be

to

mo

ny

lapsed'

de cease'
mori'arch

and

lords

strong

decease

powerful monarch,

several

eer'e

no

Some

since

75

knight.

there

time

elapsed

of the

him

LESSONS

were

am

bi'tious

ma

gi'cian

king.
31

Merlin,
asked

the

London

choose

assembled

and

after

had

been

mon
sum-

in

church,

of

psalms

to

king,

praise
im-

they

sung,

Providence

right and

to

lords

great

to

plored

magician,

archbishop

the
all

They

wise

arch

bish'op
psalms
Prov'i

dence

tri'umph

make

to

justicetriumph.
32

After

these
the

brilliant

filed

into

where

the

huge

circular

stone

was

which

was

this

king

of

pageant

churchyard

spectators

anvil

therein

anvil

sword

re

lig'ious

pag'eant
steel, spec'tators
this

on

"Who-

is the

England."

of

sword

written:
this

saw

On

stone.

pulls

soever

of

the

an

fixed

and

religious ceremonies,

out

rightful

cir'cu lar
an'vil

76

DICTATION

DAY

BY

DAY

Review

ignorance

stalk

changing

eternity

employed

applied

procured

retiring

anon

routes

sought

completion

Katharine

sandwiches

peacefully

toothache

33
The

the

remove

but

lords

great

that

no

the

allowed

to

successful.

spectators

the

were

Arthur

try.

lutely
reso-

the

sword

it from

na'tion

con

ster

con

fessed'

of

consternation

all, removed

pon'der ous
cure'ly
se
res'o lute ly
clutched

clutched
to

it fixed,

was

was

one

Finally

and

to

ponderous sword,

securely

so

tried

the

vil.
an-

34

Then
with

Sir Hector

the

was

preceding king.
the
lords

of

jealousy
of

had

taken

hide

him.

that

agitation,

some

Arthur

confessed,

the

of

son

Owing

to

ag
pre

the

realm.

the

the

great
Merlin

precaution

to

i ta'tion

ce'ding

jeal'ousy
pre

cau'tion

35

By

acclamation

Arthur

was
ac

then
the

king,

declared

people

swore

and

cla ma'tion

all

allegiance

al

le'giance

him.

to

He

relieve

those

viously

been

the

had

who

to
pre-

re

lief

and

re

lieve'

oppressed,

known

was

soon

haste

made

kingdom

throughout
"Good

as

77

LESSONS

DAILY

King

preVi

ly

ous

pressed'

op

Arthur."
36

and

Arthur
saw

the

on

three

fair

with

Merlin
of

shore

but

delusion,

sight

Merlin

them
would

Arthur
unusual

the

lake,

crowned

women

anemones.

thought

who

once

three

un
a

nounced
proqueens,

him

aid

in

nem

u'su

nes

al

de lu'sion

nounced'

pro
ex

trem'i

ty

any

extremity.
Review
Oliver

loaves

elate

addressed

occurred

patience

endeavored

guided

canal

engineers

gigantic

competent

wrapped

comfortable

salad

vinegar

37

Looking
they

out

saw

holding

richly

sword

out

and

lake,
arm

dec'o

some

and

ted

ra

decorated
ap

With
Arthur

rowed

the

uplifted

an

sword.

on

hension
appre-

cautiously
seized

both

scabbard,

and

pre

hen'sion

cau'tious
scab'bard

ly

78

DAY

DICTATION

instantly

the

DAY

BY

became

arm

invisible.

,.

visible

38

said:

Merlin
sword

so

shall

cease

"Use

that

this

persecution

and

justice shall prevail.'"


quelled,

and

peace

restored, Arthur
his court

at

After

pre

had

been

in

Order

se

cu'tion

jus'tice

been

established

the

per

had

insurrections

many

and

right

vail'
rec'tions

sur

quelled

of the

Table.

Round

39

This

order

hundred

and

had

who

"Good

Before

and

Arthis

entering
the

to

con

worthy

King

organization, they
themselves

one

themselres

exception,

disciplesof

God

of

fifty knights,

proved

without

thur."

consisted

pledged
service

ex

dis
or

sist'ed

cep'tion
ci'ples
gan

i za'tion

pledged

of

mankind.
40

These

knights

falsehood
able

as

everything

most

vice.

looked

They

upon

detest-

despised
cruel,

mean,

deceitful

unselfish

lives,they did much

to

purify

and

by

or

their noble,

their native

land.

false'hood
de

test'a ble

de

spised'

de ceit'ful

pu'ri fy

DICTATION

80

Bedivere
shore

to

of

DAY

him

carry

with

and

vere
Bedi-

com

ply'

com

plied'

there

held
be-

ghostly barge, heavily

draped

whelmed'

whelmed
Over-

grief.Sir

complied,

the

to

lake.

the

DAY

BY

ver

ghost'ly

in black.
44

air of mystery

An
the

and

scene,

pervaded

unearthly figures that


and

to

fro,

the

king,

un

saw

ex

of

condition
uttered

they

plaintive

cry,

and

lifted him

into

the

va'ded

per

three

they

exhausted

the

moved

the

were

When

queens.

the

among

earth'ly
haust'ed

con

di'tion

plain'tive

tenderly
barge.
Review

biscuit

raspberry

warble

distinct

create

museums

percentage

kneads

acquired
ample

loam

enormous

fertile

plane

divine

using

45

One

gently put

queen

underneath

hand

her

Arthur's
im

head

and

took

der

neath'

off his broken


shat'tered

"Like

helmet.

shattered

col'umn
column

lay

Sir Bedivere

the

king,"

cried

"Ah,

while
my

shall

lord, whither

81

LESSONS

DAILY

go?
whith'er

Now

Table

great Round

the

dis solved'

is dissolved."
46

Bedivere

Sir

in

this

that

scene,

was

agonizing

king's words

the

scarcely audible

were

customs

place

to

Table
has

did

Round

its work

and

More

by

things are
than

prayer

ag'o ni zing
ble

cus'toms

for

fare well'

wrought
world

the

Farewell."

of.

dreams

sorbed'

au'di

now

Pray

disappeared.

me.

ab

yielding

The

new.

"Old

away,

pass

sorbed
ab-

so

47
small

In

towns,

structures

are

fire

from

is

but
fire is
A

by

in

crowd,

low,

the

danger

ished,
greatly dimin-

large cities,

attracted

spellbound by the

di min'ished

thrill'ing

first

cu

held

sub

at

curiosity, is always

of the

struc'tiu'es

thrilling sight.

most

where

ri os'i ty
lim'i ty

sublimity

scene.

48

Recently

there

was

rific
terter

fire in

building

rif'ic

pied
occu-

oc'cu

by

firm

engaged in the

pied

82

DICTATION

manufacture
The

of

fumes

furniture.

of the

members

of the

several

fire

DAY

man

turpentine

suffocated

nearly

BY

DAY

fac'ture

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tine
ted

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Review
sardines

molasses

imagine

fever

philosopher
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burial

solemnly

scissors

turbulent

treacherous

malaria

mortar

schemes

controlled

automobile

49

The

fire

short

caused

was

though

and

circuit,

by

cir'cuit
every

used

known

apparatus

feared

was

the

quench

to

be

flames, it
men
fire-

several

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would

was

in the

caught

ap

quench
draught
ex

back

before

draught,
be

fire could

ra'tus

pa

the

tin'guished

extinguished.
50

As

usual, the
made

were

series of

trapped

floor, but

after
taken

were

ladders,

the

on
a

brief

by

to the roof of

tenement.

thrilling

mechanics

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rescues.

men
fire-

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val,
inter-

scaling
a

boring
neigh-

series
me

chan'ics

in'ter val
scale

scal'ing
ten'e

ment

83

LESSONS

DAILY

61

the weather

When

becomes

and

changeable

mometer
ther-

the

suddenly falls,then
we

be

may

of

germs

be

active

of the

ther

mom'e

ter

the

whooping-cough,

germs

whoop'ing-cough

diphtheria, and
will

that

sure

change'a ble

pneumonia
until

the

diph the'ri

turn
re-

pleasant days of

pneu

mo'ni

spring.
52

such

received

Ernest

ful
care-

Er'nest
in

instruction
that

hygiene,

though his appetite

pickles and

seldom

he

good,

very

hy'gi

other

ene

was

ate

indigestible

ap'pe tite
pick'les
in di

things.

gest'ible

Review

deprived

sense

labels

recognized

calico

parcel

imitate

balloons

diseases

principal

quantities

probability

Michael

naval

imperative

endowed

63

Some

be

must

great.

Great

offices will have


Great

talents.

gives

to

every

And
man

God

DICTATION

84

The

DAY

standing,
under-

virtue, temper,

vir'tue

taste.
lifts him

That

lets him

Just

in

into

life,and

fall

ordain'd

to

he

was

or

dained'

fill.

William

"

tem'per
niche

niche

the

DAY

BY

Cowpeb.

54
J. B.

Mr.

successful

in the

world.
was

He

He

very

commercial
his

said

Besides

kept

motto

all claims

small

mer'cial

cred'it

or

cash

waiting.

spe'cial
punc'tu al ly

his cashier

special pains

com

that, he

creditor

instructed

take

was

''Quick sales and

profits."
never

Foster

to

to

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meet

punctually.
66

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where

countries

have

Those
were

from

kidnapped,
the

across

they
never

been

introduction

ideas.
death

many

soldiers who

by
the

eastern

some

are

cred
massa-

resented

of
who

and

return.

sion

mis'sion

escaped

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frontier

mis

western

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their
friends,

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to

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mis-

where

instructions

in tro

ry

ries

cred
duc'tion

kid'napped
fron

tier'

85

LESSONS

DAILY

Review

perceived

communicate

knitting

gases

aeroplane

motor

orchestra

adopted

necessitate

benefit

inalienable

domicil

vaccination

wright

similar
varieties

86

DICTATION

FOR

DAY

COPY

DICTATION

OR

Columbus
All
and
form

his

of

his

from

faith

will
to

century

hero,

who

enjoy

his

fame.
Depet^.

M.

Chauncey

"

preserve

and

name

fruits

the

and

reverently guard
century

fitly

can

his monument,

are

millions

unnumbered

brass

nor

Continents

statue.

the

and

marble

Neither

Day

discoverer, dreamer,

hail, Columbus,

apostle

DAY

BY

Hallowe'en
"At

last Hallowe'en

eve

But

field, a bag of hemp

the

to

I scattered
And

times

in

shall my

seed

with

patriot

the

same

in order

arms,

be

may

is he

hand

I sow,

shall mow.'

the

embodied

Gay's

"

Pastorals.

Day
who
that

courage

that

cried

virgin
From

Election
true

accent

love be, the crop

true

"

The

ev'ry side,

on

my

brought,

seed

trembling

with

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the

round

three

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sleep I sought.

no

works
he

would

aspirations of
noblest

in the

Henry

"

and

votes,
in

show
noble

ple
peo-

rulers.
van

Dyke.

Thanksgiving Day
It
feast

is

only

has

been

in

recent
more

that

years

than

an

this

occasional

autumnal
festival.

DAY

DICTATION

88

Vcdentine^s

St.

gran'ma,

Your

blithe

As

Her

still have

eyes

And

Methinks

got, ah

She

white.

is snowy

fair

as

blue.

maiden

girlishblush

recalled

If she

quite

was

you.

their

cheeks

her

on

as

hair

her

Day

youth,

little maid

though

And,

in her

DAY

BY

thine,

as

would

glow

valentine

the

! many

ago.

years

Eugene

"

Field.

WashingtorCs Birthday
but

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frugalityare
First
It
to

impressions

is therefore
make

should

the

Arbor

can

blades

of

where

only

grass,
one

mankind,

and

country,

than

make
to

two
grow

does
the

the

the

whole

lasting.

most

if you

mean

that

stage,

George

you

Washington.

Day
of

ears
a

upon

more

great people.

right.

before,

grew

necessary,

first steps
"

Whoever

us

generally

are

absolutely
figure upon

any

take

make

to

necessary

industry, and

honest

harmony,

deserves

essential
of

race

spot

two

or

corn,

of

ground

better

service

to

his

politiciansput

together.
"

of

Jonathan

Swift.

FOR

Memorial

These

heroes
died

they

of

shadows
or

for

of

storm,

Day

dead.

are

the

clouds,

careless

each

in the

windowless

this

is the

liberty,
that

flag

for

which

flag

that

has

waved

we

band

justice,

and

proud

of

are

of

G.

fathers

o'er

the

who

patriots

This

Freedom,
Warm
Fold
Crown
Earth
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with

her

her

shall

our

the

voices

long

as

banner-stripes

over

us,

Queen
for

God

world
"

as

over

star-jewels.

heritage,

reign

flag
would

we

Anon.

resound.
uncrowned

pulses

our

life-blood,

with
her

Freedom,

broad

for

for

necessary,

blessing, unsceptered,

sweet

the

fought

of July

Freedom

sweet

God's

by

Queen

of

"

died;

graves

is

fight for.

Freedom

of Rest.

Ingersoll.

our

that, if

Fourth

the

sunshine

Palace

freedom.
"

of

"

Day

the

illustrious

that

liberty

beneath

alike

Robert

Flag
is

for

sleep

They

"

This

died

They

us.

89

DICTATION

OR

COPY

her

repeat.
beat

they
her
of

breast,
the

West

friend.

without

Oliver

W.

end.
Holmes.

!
"

90

DICTATION

DAY

RULES

FOR

SPELLING

Rule
The

of

plural

adding

or

desk, desks;

is

nouns

the

to

^^

the
way

ends

plural is formed
; as, boy, boys

and

hill, hills;

preceded by a vowels
by adding s in the regular
chimney, chimneys ; turkey,
with

Rule

sonant,

by

valley, valleys.

turkeys;

When

as,

formed

fish, fishes; peach, peaches.

noun

regularly

singular;

Rule

When

DAY

BY

ends

noun

the

plural

adding

with

preceded by

is formed

by changing

con-

to

i,

liberty, liberties; family,


families; history,histories; berry, berries.
es;

as,

Rule
Most

ending

nouns

by adding

in the

in

regular

or

form

fe

as,

way;

grief, griefs; handkerchief,

the

plural

roof, roofs;
safe,

handkerchiefs;

safes.
Rule

Some

nouns

by changing f

ending
to

and

lives; knife, knives;


shelf, shelves.

in

or

form

fe

adding

or

leaf, leaves;

the
es;

plural
as,

life,

calf, calves;

RULES

Rule

When

formed

by adding

s;

that

nouns

adding

es;
;

as

end

solo,

in

cargoes

ally
gener-

cuckoos.

form

the

negroes

negro,

plural by

mosquito,

potatoes;

potato,

cargo,

plural is
piano, pianos

as,

Rule

Some

the

o,

cuckoo,

banjo, banjos;

solos;

in

ends

noun

91

SPELLING

FOR

quitoes
mos-

tomato,

tomatoes.

Rule
Most

ending in silent

words

drop

the

before

suflBx

moving
beginning with a vowel; as, move,
change, changing ; notice, noticing ; love, lovable
a

;
;

insure, insurance.
Exceptions

hoeing

changeable

peaceable

shoeing

agreeable

manageable

seeing

tingeing

noticeable

serviceable

Monosyllables
last

dyeing
singeing

Rule

by

Rule

to

and

words

syllable,ending in
a

beginning with

running;

run,

put,

the

accented

on

single consonant

single vowel, double

suflSx

preceded

final consonant

vowel ; as,

putting;

the

before

begin,beginning,
shop,

shopping;

prefer, preferred.
Tell
in

the

limited

why

the

final

following words
;

slumber,

Z, r, and
:

are

not

reveal, revealed

slumbering

doubled
;

limit,

benefit, benefited.

DICTATION

92

DAY

BY

DAY

PREFIXES

prefix is

word

to

word

modify

its

I.

syllableput before

or

meaning.

per

through

perennial

perforate

perceive

perform

perspire

pervade

II.

post

after

postscript

postdate

postpone

postprandial

postmark

post-mortem

III.

retro

backward

retrograde

retroactive

retrospect

retrocede

IV.

auto

self

automobile

autocrat

autobiography

autograph

automatic

automaton

demi, hemi, semi

V.

half

demigod

semi-annual

hemisphere

semicircle

bi, bis

VI.

two;

twice

biped

biceps

bicycle

bi-monthly

bisect

biscuit

another

93

PREFIXES

VII.

mono

one

monologue

monocle

monogram

monocycle

monograph

monotone

VIII.

dia

through;

across

diameter

dialogue

diagnosis

diagonal

dialect

diadem

IX.

poly

many

polycephalous

polyglot

polygamy

polygon

X.

XII.

fore

under

beneath

before

less than

underfoot

undersell

undermine

underbid

underline

undervalue

94

DICTATION

DAY

BY

DAY

SUFFIXES

suflSx is

word

III.

to

word

modify

ance^

its

ancyy

syllableadded
meaning.

to

or

encCy

ency

act

of

another

state

of

being

IV.

assistance

absence

ignorance

innocence

constancy

excellence

occupancy

currency

age

state

of

being

allowance

collection

for

bondage

foliage

parentage

breakage
ferriage

baggage

of

; an

DICTATION

96

DAY

DAY

BY

XI.

XII.

%,

ty

state

of

being

cruelty

equality

loyalty

hostility

liberty

fertility

essy

ine,

ix

feminine

termination

princess

heroine

poetess

testatrix

lioness

executrix

LATIN

LATIN

stem

is

I.

n.

STEMS

foundation

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and

be

word

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V.

which

to

added.

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to

yield

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intercede

concession

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antecedent

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to

gather ;

secOy

to

recollect

legion
legend
legible
III.

97

STEMS

elect
lecture

sectum

to

cut

read

prefixes

98

DICTATION

VI.

vertOy

avert

advertise
invert

BY

DAY

versum

to

DAY

turn

adversity
perverse

controversy

99

LETTERS

LETTERS

5th

PROMINENT
for young

Av.
learn

to

man

real

office

esUte

business.

the

West

262

To

Advertiser

herewith

in

your

attended

for

be

of

of

Frank

have

me

trial

judge of

well

am

feel

my

for

one

it is necessary
and

and

strong
that

sure

shall

have

lived

clean

record.

week

from

or

worked

in

this
I

also

and

School,

Commerce

recommendation

High

the

of

the

have

and

age,

recently,

Miller, for whom

summer.

for

satisfactory services.

bring

can

of

and

work,

of

years

school.

render

to

Principal

and

Y.

office.

estate

died

father

leave

Dr.

7, 1910.

application

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High

my

to

able

N.

make

sixteen

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afraid

not

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real

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me

St.,

position

year.

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18

Office,

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New
Sir

opening

N,

18

Dear

83

New

has

month,

all

you

that

my

very

G.

life,

give

you

may

respectfully,

James

the

will

qualifications.
Yours

from

during

city

hope

one

the

Edmunds.

100

DICTATION

DAY

East

158

BY

St.,

54

Aunt

go

to

has

to

with

her

to

in

bed,

explain

bronchitis
remain

she

why

asked

has

she

cannot

She

Thursday.

next

you

with

again

ordered

and

you,

Brooklyn

suffering

is ill and

mother

write

to

1910.

20,

Louise,
As

me

Sept.

York,

New
Dear

DAY

the

and
bed

in

for

is

doctor
least

at

week.
Mother

hopes
to

that

make

would
know

in
the

like
you

to

are

is
a

of

couple

have

she
the
to

come

you

always

weeks
In

journey.

but

disappointed,

much

very

be

may

she

meantime,
see

welcome

her,
visitor

as

at

house.
Your

affectionate

able

niece.
Rose.

you
our

LETTERS

101

Hamilton,

Ohio,

May
dear

My

Sister,

Although
have

that

birthday,

and

realize

cannot

it

because

at
a

are

you

only

seems

be

will

home,

eighteen
now

that

yesterday

we

be

will

to-morrow

you

that

from

your

old.

years

lady,

young
we

went

to

together.

home
little

We

are

at

this

all

very

time,

remembrance.
I

which

that

far

so

are

you

forgotten

not

school

1911.

28,

have

hope

you

Wishing
I

but

each

As
made
will
you

that

sorry

you

find
many,

has

one

are

you

you

so

little

not

are

sent

fond

sewing

you

of

apron,

useful.
many

happy

days,
birth-

remain.
Your

broidering,
em-

loving

sister.

Marguerite.

102

DAY

BY

DAY

DICTATION

Short

N.

10,

1911.

Feb.

My

Ethel,

dear

It

grieved

of

the

morning
I

Though
comfort,
in

the

so

she

love

Last

will

be

parents,

great

when
very

from

dearly,

the

writing

believe

Affectionately

you
you,

love

trial.

for

to

I learned

you,

she

always

was

know

how

circle.

deep
me

to

friendly

of

family

my

give

can

Therefore

express

and

mine

I visited

thoughtful.

missed

Please
your

this

sister.

dear

your

from

this

learn

to

expression

summer

so

of

refrain

this

sister

and

words

no

bear

of

death

cannot

you

much

very

sudden

that

your

kind

me

sure

hope

k.;^

to

am

yet

help

may

J.,

Hills,

sympathy
remain.

yours,

Helen

Butler.

to

104

DICTATION

DAY

East

228

Public

the

Education

Fourth

281

want

for

grateful

to

the

school

on

for

the

did

he

slaves

free.

place
of

for
We

in

have
our

which

interest

the

feel

we

59.

beautiful

it recalls
his

do

to

to

the

minds

our

portrait
and

auditorium,

the
he

when

country

hung

picture

in

great

nent
promi-

feel

we

the

set
a

of

very

it.

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I

S.

being

Lincoln,

work

P.

presented

only

for

but

heartfelt

our

you
you

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picture,

Besides

Abraham

which

Tuesday.

in

to

express

picture

taken

have

proud

Y.

thanks

you

1910.

12,

Association,

N.

York,

We

our

June

York,

Av.,

New
Gentlemen

St.,

57

New

To

DAY

BY

thanking

for

you

kindness,

your

am.

Very

respectfully,

Louise
Member

De

Witt,
of

8B

class.

Prescribed

by

THE

Not
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his

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0*er

the

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him

sods

rampart

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in sheet

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lay

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as

the

not

we

foe

and

the

his

said,

we

of

we

far away

on

sorrow

his

face

of the

dead.

morrow.

bed.

narrow

lonely pillow.

stranger

the

him.

prayers

word

him

his rest.

would

his head.

And

wound

we

around

hollowed

down

smoothed
the

night.

his breast.

steadfastlygazed on the
bitterlythought of the
we

thought,
And

cloak

were

spoke

buried.

misty light.

taking

warrior

short

shot

we

of

dead

in shroud

his martial

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hero

dimly burning.

nor

like

hurried

we

bayonets turning

our

lantern

the

note.

his farewell

our

useless coffin inclosed

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funeral

struggling moonbeam's

the

By

not

discharged

grave

buried

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the

to

corse

soldier

heard,

was

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of

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JOHN

SIR

OF

Course

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York

New

the

BURIAL

drum

MEMORIZING

FOR

SELECTIONS

105

MEMORIZING

FOR

SELECTIONS

billow

tread

o'er

DICTATION

106

DAY

Lightly they'lltalk

But

the

When

But

not

random

laid him

we

alone

THE

fresh and
raised

we

in his

with

Some
Some

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And

thing

what

the

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deeds

seems

structure

is with

great.

best ;

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supports
that

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place is

but
and

and
of

is, or low

in its

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stone,

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materials

glory.

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massive

with

of Fate,

in these

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not

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BUILDERS

architects

are

gun.

down.

"

All

retiring;

sullenlyfiring.

left him

we

for

hour

and

line,and

done.

was

field of his fame

the

laid him.

has

the

distant

was

sadly

and

carved

struck

the

foe

the

From
We

clock

heard

That

Briton

heavy task

our

the

we

Slowly

where

grave

half of

And

gone.

upbraid him.
they let him sleep on.

little he'll reek, if

In

spiritthat's

o'er his cold ashes

And
But

of the

DAY

BY

the

raise.
filled ;

rest.

SELECTIONS

Our

to-days

Are

the blocks

Leave
Think

elder

Each

days

For

the
do

us

Both

Make

and

gods

the

man

unseen.

greatest
part

unseen

unseen

lives

our

Standing
Broken

as

well,

and

the

Build

gods

they

firm

and

To
Sees
And

seek

find

and

those

turrets,

one

we

as

its

place.

the

where

reach

Henry

eye

plain.

vast

one

boundless
"

base

sure.

attain

can

world

feet

secure

alone

the

dwell.

climb.

to

ample

Shall to-morrow
Thus

may

the

where

and

ascending

clean.

to-day, then, strong

With

And

seen

walls of Time,

in these

as

incomplete,

are

stairways,

Stumble

care

everywhere.

see

Beautiful, entire, and


Else

sees.

with

house, where

the

of Art,

work

our

between

remain

wrought

minute

build.

we

these

gaps
no

things will

Builders

Let

fashion

and

not, because

the

which

with

yawning

no

Such
In

yesterdays

and

Truly shape

107

MEMORIZING

FOR

W.

of

sky.

Longfellow.

108

DAY

DICTATION

ONE

One

by

One

by

Some
Do

One

are

coming,

not

strive

by

future

no

Learn

One

Take

readily

fear

will fade

One

Shadows

Do

God

will

So

help

each

Every

Luminous
When

that

the

sorrow

pain

for to-morrow.

its task
the
each

to

do

crown,

gem

so

or

and
is set

slowly

bear

holy.
with

"

land.

moment's

fleets

day begin again.

hour

Has

each

thee

thee

greet thee

life's long

small

"

meet

passing through

how

See

go.

band

others

at

Heaven)

given

armed

an
as

look

not

when

teach.

can

below

thy griefs shall

one

not

these

here

thee.

too, to let them

Ready,

Do

thee

sent

are

by

elate

"

each

to

go

(bright gifts from

them

One

thee

wait

strength

all.

them

grasp

first what

one

Joys

going

are

dreams

thou

by

fall ;

some

duties

thy

one

flowing.

are

moments

to

thy whole

Let
Let

the

one

ONE

BY

sands

the

one

DAY

BY

care.

SELECTIONS

Do

linger with

not

Or

for

passing

109

MEMORIZING

FOR

regretting.
despond

hours

Nor, thy daily toil forgetting.


Look

eagerly beyond.

too

Hours

golden links, God's

are

heaven

Reaching
Take

lest the

them,
the

Ere

but

be

SPACIOUS

The

spacious
all the

With
And

The

broken

done.
Procter.

firmament
ethereal

blue

high.

on

sky.
shining frame.

great Original proclaim.


unwearied

Does

his Creator's

publishes to

The

work

Soon

as

of

the

day
land

every

Hand.

shades

evening

the

up

day.

to

display ;

power

almighty

an

takes

moon

from

sun,

And

The

one

FIRMAMENT

spangled heavens,

Their

be

Adelaide

"

THE

by

one

chain

pilgrimage

token.

prevail.

wond'rous

tale.

nightly,to the listeningearth.


Repeats the story of her birth ;

And

Whilst

And

all the
all the

Confirm
And

the

spread

stars

that

round

her

burn,

planets in their turn.


tidings as they roll.
the

truth

from

pole

to

pole.

DICTATION

no

DAY

What

though,

Move

round

What

though

reason's

In
And

Forever

real voice

nor

radiant

orbs

they shine,

as

that

made

Joseph

Who

to

never

"This

is my

his

home

himself

him

own,

breathe,

High though
Boundless

raptures

his titles,proud

his wealth

wretch,

Living
And,
To

him

as

wish

!"

burned.

turned.
?

strand

him

mark

Despite those titles,power,


The

land

foreign

go,

dead.

so

said,

ne*er within

on

Addison.

soul

native

my

minstrel

no

with
hath

!"

MAN"

footsteps he hath

there

If such

THE

man,

wandering

From

For

the

hath

heart

Whose
As

THERE

there

Breathes

is divine

us
"

"BREATHES

foimd

rejoice.
glorious voice.

singing

sound.

nor

be

ball ?

all

they

forth

Hand

"The

silence, all

in solemn

ear

utter

DAY

this dark, terrestrial

their

Amidst

BY

well !

swell ;
his name.
can

and

claim,

"

pelf.

all in self.

concentered

shall forfeit fair renown.

doubly dying,

the vile dust

Unwept,

from

unhonored,

shall go

whence
and
"

down
he

sprung.

unsung.

Sm

Walter

Scott.

112

DICTATION

With

impartiallytender.
blossoms
blooming for all ;

the
Under

the

sod

and

Waiting

the

judgment

Broidered

with

Mellowed

So, when
On

the

forest

With

The
In

the

the

but

the

of the

braver

battle

Under

more

the

When

was

they

that

are
"

the

and

fading.

dew.

judgment
the

day

Blue,

garlands, the Gray.

the

our

won,

blossoms,

shall the

banish

done

was

years

the

winding

day

upbraiding.

the sod

the

dew.

rain, the Gray.

deed

storm

Under

"

rain, the Blue,

with

not

Waiting

They

the

judgment

Under

Or

rain,

the

generous

No

No

of the

Waiting
with

Blue,

falleth

murmur

and

Wet

grain.

sod

with

day

the

the

Wet

Sadly,

dew,

calleth.

field of

and

"

gold, the Gray.

summer

cooling drip

Under

the

gold,

with

equal

an

The

DAY

BY

touch

On

DAY

war

rivers
anger

laurel

the

cry

be

sever.

red ;

forever.
graves

of

our

dead

MEMORIZING

FOR

SELECTIONS

the

the

sod

and

Waiting

the

judgment

Under

And

it waved
an

many

That

The

Shall

knelt

Where
When

once

winds

And

Or

the

know

harpies of
The
eagle of

Should
Her

that
sink

thunders

And

there

roar

air
no

the

vanquished
hurrying

the

sea

o'er the

tread.

knee
shall

pluck.

hulk

shattered
the
the
be

flood,

beneath

should

foe.

victor's

shore

shook

blood.

below,

white

the

her

more

heroes'

conquer'd

The

Oh, better

shout.

with

shall feel the

more

see

battle

clouds

were

to

red

were

waves

sky

ocean

the

sweep

danced

cannon's

of the

deck,

No

the

the

burst
meteor

Her

in the

it rung

And

Finch.

high.

on

has

eye

banner

Beneath

M.

ensign down

tattered

her
has

Blue,

IRONSIDES

OLD

Long

Francis

"

tear

day

love, for the Gray.

and

Tears

Ay,

dew.

tears, for the

and

Love

113

wave

mighty
her

grave.

deep.

DAY

DICTATION

114

Nail

the

to

Set
And

threadbare

her

was

hundred

traveler

Beneath

fenced
deer

was

only

came

no

White

mead.
from

the

wind,

feed.

to

the

on

the

knew

were

cliflfs

haunts

secret

she

walked

her

feet, her forehead

by day.
showed

spot of silvery white.

That
In
And
She

On

drink.

side

rocky

when

man

which

In

And

deer

sprays.

grassy

wont

ways.

evening moonlight lay.

And

ago.

wild

cottage

Holmes.

DEER

the

Wendell

hill,whose

The

gale

woodland

saw

O'erbrowed

She

the

the birchen

crop

And

of storms,

years

the

by

When,

God

WHITE-FOOTED

THE

Or

sail,

Oliver

"

The

the

to

DAY

holy flag.

lightning and

The

It

her

mast

every

give

BY

seemed

glimmer

to

autumn's

here

her

star

hazy night.

here, when

cropped

like

sang

the

the

whippoorwill.

sprouting leaves,

rustling steps

still October

eves.

were

heard

o'er that

Rose

grazed

There

"It

spot has been

"This

And

and

before

feeds

She

red

"The

men

thousand

They
And

love

to

such

While

that

forests

Where,
The

war-whoop

as

she

creature

which

youth obeyed,

In

walked

here

feeds.

all is well

gentle

place in

The

her

watch

she

the bow.

twang

think

And

ago

moons

nev^r

here

that

raise the

never

door.

our

say

more

moonlight shines.

the

when

ever,

The

harm

pleasant home

my

peaceful years

Ten

"I

fright that friendlydeer.

Or

son

sin," she said, "to

were

her

forbade

rifle here

the

aim

To

deer

spotted fawn.

cottage dame

The

moon

lawn.

grassy

silver-footed

the

Beside

115

midsummer

the broad

when

But

MEMORIZING

FOR

SELECTIONS

we

and

haunts

dwell."

sought for

far away,

deep
ancient

in silence
woodland

and

in moss.

lay.

game

But

The

crescent

deer,

crimson

As

But

brightly

as

By
And
And

again

that

night
burnt
slew

before

the
the

red

moon

mead

more.

crescent

the

waxing

grassy
no

lay

dew.

the

the

upon

seen

ere

morning

at

glimmering

shone

Was

flew.

creature

evening
deer

sound.

deadly

drops

the

Amid

Next

sharp.

neighboring wood.

the

startled

And

cliffs around

its

into

The

sight.

his eye,

rifle to

back

Gave

eve

mead.

echo, shrill and

sudden

Away,

crimson

grassy

full in

the

from

And

The

the

upon

the

raised

He

and

mingling light ;

feeding

Was

deer^

the

nor

again.

home

moon

with

Shone
The

pheasant

wandered

And

the

roused

Nor

in vain,

wild

the

ranged

He

time

golden

in autumn's

once,

DAY

BY

DAY

DICTATION

116

moon
man

old.

was

came.

cottage

to

youth

and

the

ground.

dame.

have

woods

Now
And
There
And

MEMORIZING

FOR

SELECTIONS

hid

the

shrieks

from

hovering

the

prowls

fox

William
"

the

overgrown

chffs

the

117

at

sight
hawk

mead

at

noon.

night.
Cullen

Bryant.

118

DICTATION

DAY

ADDITIONAL

BY

DAY

SELECTIONS

FOR

MEMORIZING

THE

This

is the

ship of pearl, which, poets feign.

Sails the
The
On
In

the

venturous

sweet

And

bark

that

wind

its

summer

coral

the

main,

unshadowed

where

gulfs enchanted,

Where

NAUTILUS

CHAMBERED

cold

the

"

flings.

purple wings
Siren sings.

reefs lie bare.


sea-maids

rise to

their streaming

sun

hair.

Its webs

of

livinggauze

Wrecked
And

Where
As

is the

the frail tenant


Before

Year

thee

after year

He

the

pearl

wont

was

his

to

"

crypt unsealed.

silent toil

his lustrous

coil ;

spiralgrew.

left the past year's dwelling for the

Stole

with

soft step its

Built

Stretched

up

shining archway

new,

through,

its idle door.

in its last-found
no

dwell.

growing shell.

its sunless

the

cell.

lies revealed,

beheld

spread

Still,as

of

life

shaped

ceilingrent,

That

ship

dreaming

unfurl

more

chambered

every

its dim

Its irised

no

more.

home^

and

knQW

the old

120

DICTATION

Let

him

it who

name

The

beauty would

The

tiny

of the

That

made

in

he

be

Slight,to
Of

Small,' but

Of

fairy horn

upon

world

water

work

year,
seas

Of

withstand,

to

the

shock

that

snap

oaken

spine

the

ledges of rock.

Here

the

Breton

on

strand

evening
many

youth,

and

last I heard

Those

joyous
many

evening

tale their music

hours

heart

and

their

are

that

Tenntbon.

BELLS

bells ! those

home,

Alfred

EVENING

When

And

Athwart

THOSE

How

sand.

divine

three-decker's

tap

the

"

Those

with

on

of force

cataract

The

or

imcurrd,

was

crush'd

Frail, but
Year

he

finger nail

my

frill?

rainbow

door

diamond

when

his dim

Thro'

same.

the shore.

on

the

at

push,
golden foot

the

living will

it stir

he stand

Did

can.

be

little

his house

Of

DAY

cell is forlorn.

Void

Did

BY

DAY

that

bells

tells.
time.

sweet

soothing chime.
past away
then

was

gay.

SELECTIONS

ADDITIONAL

Within

the tomb

And

hears

And

so

no

'WTiile other
And

those

'twill be

tuneful

That

sing

darkly dwells.

now

more

when

evening bells.
am

gone

peal will still ring

on,

shall walk

bards

those

Thomas

"

THE

Moore.

LUCKNOW

AT

PIPES

dells,

evening bells.

praise,sweet

your

Pipes of the misty moorlands.


of the

Voice
The

glens and

hills ;

droning of the torrents.

The
Not

treble

the

Nor
Nor

braes

maiden

Dear

dark

bower,

the

and

heather,
with

border

nor

Lowland

strain

The
Sweet

and

Scottish

pipes

sounds

O'er

the

mountain,

the sweetest

The

Pipes

at

Round
Near

and

"

pibroch

loch, and

glade

of all music
Lucknow

round
nearer

dear

are

ancient

yelled, and
and

"

castle

the

by day the Indian

Louder

reaper.

cottage

the

rain.
tower.

sweetest

your

plaided mountaineer,

And

Day

of broom

heard
to

But

rills !

the mountains

Have

To

of the

121

MEMORIZING

FOR

the

played.
tiger
nearer

crept

jungle-serpent

circles swept.

122

DICTATION

DAY

for rescue,

"Pray

And

the

mothers,

!" the

soldier

death's

between

Pray to-day
"To-morrow,

and

wives

us

became

hope

dread/'

we

O, they listened, looked, and


Till their

"

said ;

shame

and

wrong

DAY

BY

waited.

despair

;
.

And

the

Filled
Then
With

spake
her

"Dinna

the

Hushed

And
But

the

to

The

The

heard

Of
She

"Hark
The

than

was

childhood

true

"

music

of the
of

seer.

hearing,

of the

ear.

droning pibroch,

the

! hear

and

vision

feelingthan

knew

ones

guns.

of soundless

the

the

groaning

cradle-crooning
pipes she knew.

march

knew

little

ye

Campbell's
no'

call

MacGregor's,

grandest o' them

all !"

it ?

!"

his

Sepoy

ear

hear

ye

drum-roll

of home

the heart

She

the

sound

her

of

roar

mountain

of

More

ground

man

wife

Highland

Through

maiden,

dinna

"

wounded

sounds

the

Like

the

it ?

her mother's

As

Scottish

o' Havelock

the

they

of their prayer.

unto

hear

pipes

Hushed

ear

ye

Alone

bewailing

the pauses

up

The

of low

sobs

"

ADDITIONAL

SELECTIONS

FOR

O, they listened, dumb


And

far

and

Rose

woman's

Mingled
"God

be

praised

The

piping

Louder,

Came

the

wild

To
Full

and

of

of Havelock

!"

vengeance.

swords

at

strife.

clan-call.

air to life.

the

the

the

the

Pagan

Britons

Lang

sweet

and

dearest.

Syne.

clove

homelike
the

the

reaper

plaided mountaineer,
and

piper's song

the

strain ;

turban.

cleaves

corn-land

cottage

shrine.

roll of war-drums

tartan

the

of Lucknow,

and

the Goomtee

And

blew

air to

cruel
that

Rose

to

blithesomely

rescue

air of Auld

The

The

as

as

mosque

Breathed

To

clans

silver domes

the

Moslem

Dear

March

man's

far-off dust-cloud

pipes

Round

As

plaided legions grew.

The

And

the

of the

the

the

tenderly

O'er

and

MacGregor's

Stinging all
when

Goomtee

voice
"

shrill

and

last ;

thanksgiving

fierce

nearer,

Sharp

at

piper's blast

of wild

burst

breathless,

sound

the

beyond

fell the

and

Then

But

the

they caught

Faint

and

123

MEMORIZING

castle

is dear.

"

plain.

124

DICTATION

Sweet

'

the

sounds

O'er
But

DAY

Gaelic

pibroch
glen, and glade

mountain,

the

The

Lucknow

at

played

At

the

REVERIE

of

corner

!
G.

John

"

THE

of all music

sweetest

Pipes

DAY

BY

SUSAN

POOR

OF

when

daylight

it has

sung

Street,

Wood

WmTTiER.

appears.

Hangs

thrush

three
Poor

has

In the

silence

'Tis

note

sings loud;

for

years

Susan

that

of

the

morning

of enchantment

ails her

what

bird.

of the

song

heard

has

spot, and

the

passed by

She

sees

mountain

of vapor

volumes

Bright
And

ascending,

river flows

Green

pastures

Down

which

on

she

she

so

single small

And

The

one

She

looks, and

vision

through

views
often

in the
has

cottage,

her

heart

of

nest

Cheapside.

with

like

that

glide.

of the

midst

tripped

earth

on

Lothbury

the vale

through

only dwelling

of trees

her

dale,

pail ;

dove's.

she

loves.

is in heaven:

they

but

fade.
The

mist

The

stream

And

the

the

and

river, the hill and

will not
colors

have

flow, and

the

all

away

passed
"

William

the

shade

hill will not


from

her

Wordsworth.

rise,
eyes.

SELECTIONS

ADDITIONAL

FOR

WATCH

THE

ON

125

MEMORIZING

THE

RHINE

peal like thunder

With

clash

The

of sword
the

Rhine,

Who

calls the

of wave,

German

the

Rhine

line ?

river's

the

will guard

now

sound

and

Rhine,

brave.

CHOBUS

Dear

Fatherland,

no

fear

be

thine.

Dear

Fatherland,

no

fear

be

thine.

Firm

stands

the

guard

along, along the Rhine,

Firm

stands

the

guard

along the German

hundred

The

answer

The

German

To

So

flames

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