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15. Then sweet the hour that brings release from labor
and from toil; We talk the battle over and share the battle's spoil.
-BRYANT. 16. Has there any old fellow got mixed with the boys ? If there has, take him out, without making a noise.
-HOLMES. 17. All the world I saw or knew
Seemed a complex Chinese toy
18. Oh blithe newcomer! I have heard,
I hear thee and rejoice:
Or but a wandering voice?
19. The holy silence is His voice!
I lie and listen, and rejoice.
20. Thou, child of joy,
Shout round me; let me hear thy shouts,
21. A paradise of vaulted bowers,
Lit by downward gazing flowers.
22. Till like one in slumber bound,
Borne to ocean, I float down, around,
23. Let the loud trumpet sound,
Till the rocks all around
24. It shouted through the belfrey tower
“Awake, O bell! proclaim the hour."
25. Nothing is lost in this world of ours;
Honey comes from the idle flowers.
26. Our clocks are the flowers; and they count the hours
Till we can mellow in sun and showers.
27. From winding glen, from upland brown,
They poured each hardy tenant down.
28. I have breathed on the South and the chestnut
flowers, By the thousands have burst from the forest bowers.
-HEMANS. 29. Our hearts, our hopes are all with thee:
Our hearts, our hopes, our prayers, our tears,
a: as in at, 120; as in among, 134; as sp, sm, 44;
pl, bl, 68;
kl, gi, 90;
initial consonant combinations, 40;
pr, br, 80;
fr, thr, 81;
tr, dr, 82;
14; th as in thin, 20; t, 26; ș, 38; sh, kr, gr, 88;
j, a compound voiced consonant, 62
l, a voiced consonant, 66
n, a nasal consonant, 32; as in bank,
nasal consonants: m, 6; n, 32; ng, 104
46–47; 52–53; 64; 70–71; 92–93; o: as in odd, 122; as in orb, 138; as in
soft, 141; as in oak, 154
oi as in oil, 164
ras in oar,
omission of a vowel sound, 119; 158;
e as in towel, 119;
i as in cabin, 119
ou as in out, 168
p, a breathed consonant, 2
qu, a compound consonant (k + w),
r, a voiced consonant, 72; r as in oar,
sound of, 76, 77
8, a breathed consonant, 38; as in
p, b, m, 174-176;
w, wh, f, v, 177–178;
substitution of one vowel sound for
another, 118; 126–127; 130-132;
142; 156–157; 166–167;
i as in it for e as in end, 118;
a as in at for e as in end, 126;
o as in odd for u as in up, 127;
e as in eve for i as in it, 130;
e as in end for u as in up, 131;
o as in odd for o as in orb, 142;
u as in urn for ai as in air, 157;
u as in urn for oi as in oil, 167
th as in thin, a breathed consonant,
20; th as in this, a voiced consonant,
u: as in up, 124; as in urn, 150; as in
for another, 12–13; 18–19; 24–25; v, a voiced consonant, 16
th as in this, 22; d, 28; 2, 48; zh, 58;
1, 66; r, 72, 74-77; 9, 86; y, 102;
compound:j, 62; x as in examine, 95
vowels, exercises in, 114-171
w, a voiced consonant, 10
wh, a breathed consonant, 8
words containing silent letters, k, g,
b, w, I, t, 110-111
words frequently interchanged, 143
words stressed on the first syllable,
170; words stressed on the second
x as in extra, a compound breathed
consonant (k + s), 94; x as in ex-
amine, a compound voiced con-
sonant (g + z), 95
y as in yet, a voiced consonant, 102
2, a voiced consonant, 48; as in buzz,
zh, a voiced consonant, 58