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DESCRIPTION OF OBJECTS.

The Elephant
The Camel
The Loadstone
The Coffee Tree
The Tea Plant

EXTEMPORE SPEAKING.

Remarks on Extempore Speaking
Remarks on Figures of Speech
The Passions

LESSONS IN PROSE.

Neglect of the Bible
Majesty of the Scriptures

ORATIONS.

Hon. T. Erskine, on the Bible.
Defence of C. Phillips, Esq.
Adams, on American Independence
Chatham, on the American War..
Brougham, on Slavery.

Erskine, on Abuse of Public Patronage
Grattan, on the National Grievances.
Rolla

POETRY.

Remarks on Poetry.
Rules for Reading Verse

EXERCISES ON FORCE.

SUBDUED FORCE.

RAISED FORCE.

Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers

EXERCISES ON TONE.

MONATONE.

Man's First Disobedience..

LOW AND SOLEMN.

Burial of Sir John More

HIGH AND CHEERFUL. How Cheerful along the gay mead

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The Battle of Flodden Field
The Battle of Hohenlinden

The Destruction of Sennacherib's Army
The Night before the Battle of Waterloo

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GRAMMAR CHANT.

Orthography.

Or-tho-graphy cor-rectly guides my mind To proper

letters for each word to

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are, As near as can be to the sound they bear.

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But if the sound you do not rightly know,
Stop at the Vowel,-ere you farther go
When follow'd by a Consonant alone:
Take an example, thus, Phe-no-me-non.
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But if two Consonants together be,
And this in compound words we often see,
Stop at the first; as thus, I ap-prehend:
Howe'er you've err'd, you cannot fail to mend.

Etymology.

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Now, ETYMOLOGY doth clearly show

The Etymon, whence words derived do flow;

The roots most fruitful, from which words abound,
Are variations of the Verb and Noun,

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Nine sorts of words, I purpose here to teach,
Because in them we comprehend our speech:
These understood, and rightly used, we're taught
The mutual bliss of interchange of thought.

ARTICLES. (Articulus, a small joint, or part.)

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The ARTICLES are these,-A,-An,-and The,—
Before all Nouns to fix their sense must be:
The Definite is The, and well defines

The Man, The Horse, The Fields, The Fruits, The Kinds.
De, means out-Finis, the end.

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But A, or An, Indefinite* appear:

We say A Man, A Horse, An Hour, An Ear,
And if through all examples I had run,
'Tis undefined, for A means any one.

*In, means not-De Finis.

From these examples of an Hour, an Ear,
An with mute h,-or Vowels must appear;
But when no articles with nouns we find,
All are compris'd, for man means all mankind.
NOUN* OR SUBSTANTIVE. (*Nomen, a name.)

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A NOUN, means name, of things, as house, man, ball,
We Common some, and others Proper call:
The GENDER, for distinction mark with care,
Are Male, or Female, though some Neuter are.

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Some Proper names, as Angel, Sun, or Time,
By common figure we like males decline;
But Moon, Church, Ships, and Virtues, as they were
Of Women's race, the female gender bear-

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One, is the number Singular,* for Nouns ;
The Plural number, all beyond abounds:
The Case of Nouns, implies the way they fall,
Some teach but one, but I find three in all.

Singu.us, one by one. +' Pius, more.

Casum, to fa

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