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And to the faithful, death the gate of life ;
To whom thus also the Angel last replied:
He ended, and they both descend the hill.
They looking back, all the eastern side beheld
XXVIII.-DETACHED SELECTIONS FROM SHAKE.
The sense of death is most in apprehension ;
Our indiscretion sometimes serves as well,
THERE is a tide in the affairs of men,
Good name in man and woman, Is the immediate jewel of their souls : Who steals my purse, steals trash ; 'tis something, nothing; Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name, Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed.
MEN's evil manners live in brass; their virtues We write in water.
"Tis Slander ;
Containing the more difficult words that occur in the preceding Lessons.
(To be got accurately by heart.) A-base', to cast down; to bring low. A-nal'y-sis, a separation of a comAb-dom’i-nal, relating to the belly. pound into its several parts. A-bol'ish, to annul; to destroy. An'ar-chy, want of government. A-bom-i-na'tion, hatred; detestation. An'ces-tor, progenitor; one from Ab-rupt'ly, hastily; suddenly. whom a person descends. Ab-sorb', to swallow or suck up. An'gu-lar, having angles or corners. Ac-celer-ate, to make quick; to An-i-mal'cule, a small animal. hasten.
An'i-mate, to make alive. Ac-cess', admittance.
An'nals, a history digested by year's Ac-ces'sion, increase; a coming to. An-neal', to temper glass. Ac-com’mo-date, to supply; to fit. An-nex', to join to. Ac-cu'mu-late, to heap together. An-ni'hi-late, to reduce to nothing. Ac'cu-rate, very exact.
An-nounce', to proclaim. A-chieveʼment, performance; exploit. An-noy', to vex; to incommode. Ac'tu-ate, to put into action. An'nu-al, yearly. Ad'a-mant, a stone of great hardness. An’them, a holy song. Ad-dict', to devote; to dedicate. An-tic'i-pate, to take beforehand. Ad’e-quate, equal to.
An-tip'a-thy, hatred; aversion. Ad-here', to stick to.
A-pos'tate, one who has forsaken Ad-ja'cent, near to.
Ap'pe-tite, desire; hunger.
Ap-pro'pri-ate, to set apart for soine Agʻgran-dize, to make great. particular purpose. A-gil'i-ty, nimbleness.
Apt, fit; inclined to. Ag'i-tate to put in motion. A-quat'ic, living in the water. Ag'ri-cul-ture, tillage; husbandry. Ar bi-tra-ry, capricious; despotic. A-lac'ri-ty, cheerfulness; gaiety. Ar'chi-tect, a builder. Alder-man, a magistrate.
Arc'tic, northern. A'li-en, a foreigner.
Ar’dent, hot; burning. A’li-en-ate, to transfer; to withdraw. Ar’id, dry; parched up. Ali-ment, nourishment; food. Ar-o-mat'ic, spicy; fragrant. Al-lege', to affirm; to declare. Ar-rest', to stop. Al’le-gor-y, a figurative discourse. Ar'ro-gant, haughty. Al-le'vi-ate, to lessen; to mitigate. Ar'ter-y, a tubular canal conveying Al-loy', baser metal mixed in coinage. the blood from the heart to all Al-lure', to entice; to seduce. parts of the body. Al-lu'vi-al, formed by a current of Arti-fice, trick; stratagem. water.
Ar-til'ler-y, ordnance; great guns. Al-ter'nate, by turns; reciprocal. Ar-ti-san', a workman. Am’a-ranth, an imaginary flower Art'ist, one engaged in the fine arts. that never fades.
As-cend'en-cy, superiority. Am-bas'sa-dor, a messenger from As-cer-tain', to make certain.
one government to another. As'pect, visage; look. Am'bush, a lying in wait.
As-sail', to attack; to assault.
As-sent', to agree.
As-sign', to appoint; to make over. Car-a-van'se-ra, an inn.
by a judge and jury. Lpanion. Cas-cade', a waterfall.
Cat'a-logue, a list.
Cat'a-ract, a waterfall.
Ca-tas'tro-phe, a final event.
Cem'e-ter-y, a burial-place.
Cer'e-mon-y, rite; form ; etiquette. Au-ric'u-lar, known by the ear. Challenge, to call to fight; to object Au’spiċ-es, omens.
Chasm, a cleft; a gap.
Chem'is-try, the art of mixing or Baf'fle, to elude; to defeat.
separating bodies by fire. Ban-dit'ti, robbers. (savageness. Chem'i-cal, of or belonging to chemBarbar-ism, ignorance of arts; istry. Ba-rom'e-ter, an instrument for Chivál-ry, knighthood.
measuring the weight of the at-Chor'is-ter, a singer in a choir. mosphere.
Cir'cuit, the act of moving round. Bar'ren, unfruitful; sterile.
Cir-cum'fe-rence, measure round Bas'i-lisk, a kind of serpent; a about; periphery; perimeter. cockatrice.
Cir-cum-vo-lu'tion, a rolling round. Ba'sis, foundation.
Ci-vil'i-ty, politeness. Bat'ter-y, erection on which can- Civ'il-ize, to reclaim from barbarism. nons are mounted.
Clem'en-cy, mercy. (caution. Ben-e-dic'tion, blessing.
Cir-cum-spec'tion, a looking round; Be-nef’i-cent, doing good.
Code, a book or system of law. Ben-e-fici'al, advantageous. Cog'ni-zance, judicial notice. Be-nev’o-lent, having good will. Colo-ny, a body of people drawn Bev'er-age, drink.
from the mother country to inBig'ot-ed, blindly devoted to a party. habit some distant place. Bomb, a shell filled with gunpowder, Co-los'sal, gigantic.
and thrown from a mortar. Com-mence', to begin. Brief, short; concise; succinct. Com-mo'di-ous, convenient. [rison Brilliant, shining; sparkling. Con-par'a-tive, estimated by compaBrowse, to eat shrubs.
Com'pe-tent, fit; adequate. Buf-foon'er-y, low jests.
Com'ple-ment, full quantity: Bur'row, to mine as rabbits. Com’pli-ment, expression of civility. Ca'dence, fall.
Com-prise', to include. Ca-lam'i-ty, misfortune; disaster. Con-cen'trate, to bring into a nar. Cal-ca’re-ous, partaking of the na- row compass.
[ceiving. ture of calx or lime.
Con-cep'tion, thought; act of conCalcu-late, to compute
to reckon Con-cert', to settle; to agree. Callow, unfledged.
Con-ciliate, to make friendly. (stow. Can'did, open; ingenuous.
Con-fer', to discourse with; to beCa'pa-ble, ahle or fit for.
Con'fer-ence, a meeting for discus. Ca-pac'i-ty, ability; space.
sion. Ca-reer', a course; race.
Con'fi-dent, trusting firmly
Con-fis'cate, to transfer private prop- Cn-ri-os’i-ty, inquisitiveness.
Curv'a-ture, a bending,
(tion. Dalʻliance, fondness; play.
De-cissive, settling a matter. Con-jec'ture, guess. (thoughts. De-cline', to decay; to refuse. Con'scious,
knowing one's own De-cliv'i-ty, slope ; descent. Con'se-quence, that which follows ; Ded'i-cate, to devote. importance.
De-fect', want; failing.
pact and solid body, (guished. Det'i-nite, certain; limited.
Deign, to vouchsafe.
De-lici'ous, sweet; delightful.
De-lin'e-ate, to describe. Con-tin'u-ous, joined together. De-mean'our, behaviour. Con'trite, penitent.
De-mol'ish, to destroy. Con-trol', to restrain.
De-mon'strate, to show; to prove. Con-ve'ni-ence, accommodation. De-mur', to doubt; to delay. Conʻvent, a religious house; a nun-De-nom’i-nate, to name. nery.
Dense, close; thick.
De-pos'it, to lay up.
Des'ig-nate, to mark out.
Des-per-a'do, a desperate person. Co-ri-a'ceous, of a substance re-Des'pi-ca-ble, mean; worthless : sembling leather.
contemptible. Cor-o-na'tion, the act of crowning. De-spond'ent, hopeless. Cor'o-net, a small crown.
Des'tine, to doom.
De-tect', to discover.
De-vi-a'tion, a going astray. Coun’ter-scarp, that side of the ditch Dex-ter'i-ty, expertness. which is next the camp.
Di-am'e-ter, a straight line passing Cours'er, a swift horse. (ment. through the centre. Cov'e-nant, a contract; an agree-Dic'tate, to prescribe with authority. Cox'comb, a fop.
Dif-fuse', to spread abroad. Cra'ven, coward; dastard; poltroon Di-gest'ion, a dissolving of food in Crea'ture, any thing created.
the stomach. Cred'it, belief; trust.
Dig'ni-ty, rank; merit. (subject Crit'i-cal, exact; nice.
Di-gres'sion, a turning from the Culprit, an offender.
Di-late', to extend. Cum'ber, to embarrass.
Di-men'sion, measure; size Cur' few, an evening peal announc-Di-min'ish, to lessen.
ing that the fire must be covered. Di-min'u-tive, small,