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able act of practical AL—Suffix relating already learned Analyze ANTHROP ATE—Suffix ation best expresses cause Choose the number chur DENT disease drome expresses the italicized following excerpt underlining GERM graf GRAPH GRAV Greek HELIO HON—Suffix act HYPNO ible IC—Suffix instrument INTER italicized word Key review klue kree kroe Latin Latin Root Match keys means mede ment METER missing words NEUR nist noun OLOGY onym phrase PICT PLUR practical exercise Read Prefix PUNCT Read the following relating to practical rize Root=to SCRIB self-test KEY shun shus skope SOPH spon Suffix Supply the missing tain keys Tending tion trans TRIB tude VERism word analysis word which best
487. oldal - The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms.
487. oldal - Ye who believe in affection that hopes, and endures, and is patient, Ye who believe in the beauty and strength of woman's devotion, List to the mournful tradition, still sung by the pines of the forest; List to a Tale of Love in Acadie, home of the happy.
251. oldal - Besides, sir, we shall not fight our battles alone. There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone ; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest.
335. oldal - Jean, at length and at once to sweep the English from the height which they had maintained all day, and spite of all: unscared by the thunder of the artillery, which hurled death from the English line — the dark rolling column pressed on and up the hill.
251. oldal - Besides, sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery ! Our chains are forged. Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! The war is inevitable, and let it come! I repeat it, sir, let it come! It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry peace! peace!
115. oldal - I do not know if I was what you call afraid; but my heart beat like a bird's, both quick and little; and there was a dimness came before my eyes which I continually rubbed away, and which continually returned. As for hope, I had none; but only a darkness of despair and a sort of anger against all the world that made me long to sell my life as dear as I was able.
335. oldal - ... women were praying ten miles away, the lines of the dauntless English infantry were receiving and repelling the furious charges of the French horsemen. Guns which were heard at Brussels were ploughing up their ranks, and comrades falling, and the resolute survivors closing in.
Hivatkozások erre a könyvre
500 Years of New Words
Töredékek - 1983
Four English Vocabularies to Spell: Facing Spelling as Student and Teacher
Melvin J. Hoffman
Korlátozott előnézet - 2004