The compositor's text-book, by J. Graham [and J. Wilson].

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Page 9 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Page 6 - My name is Norval: on the Grampian hills My father feeds his flocks; a frugal swain, Whose constant cares were to increase his store, And keep his only son, myself, at home.
Page 36 - Shrink, Shred, Shut, Sing, Sink, Sit, Slay, Sleep, Slide, Sling, Slink, Slit, Smite, Sow, Speak, Speed, Spend, Spill, Spin, Spit, Split, Spread, Spring, Stand, Steal, Stick, Sting, Stink, PROGRESSIVE EXERCISES 1ft Imperfect.
Page 16 - The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words, literally translated, were these. "The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white man, faint and weary, came and sat under our tree. He has no mother to bring him milk; no wife to grind his corn.
Page 24 - Nathanael, and saith unto him, We have found him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph. 46 And Nathanael said unto him, Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip saith unto him, Come and see.
Page 37 - Swing, swung, swung. Take, took, taken. Teach, taught, taught. Tear, tore, torn Tell, told, ' told. Think, thought, thought. Thrive, throve, R.
Page 21 - No matter in what language his doom may have been pronounced ;—no matter what complexion incompatible with freedom, an Indian or an African sun may have burnt upon him ;— no matter in what disastrous battle his liberty may have been cloven down -,—no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery; the...
Page 14 - The semicolon is used for dividing a compound sentence into two or more parts, not so closely connected as those which are separated by a comma, nor yet so little dependent on each other, as those which are distinguished by a colon. " The semicolon is sometimes used, when the preceding member of the sentence does not of itself give a complete sense, but depends...
Page 63 - Person so offending shall be guilty of Felony, and being convicted thereof shall be liable, at the Discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the Seas for the Term of his or her natural Life, or for any Term not less than Seven Years, or to be imprisoned for any Term not exceeding Two Years, with or without hard Labour, as the Court shall direct.
Page 34 - Bid, bid, bade, bidden, bid. Bind, bound, . bound. Bite, bit, bitten, bit. Bleed, bled, bled, Blow, blew, blown, Break, broke, broken, Breed, bred.

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