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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
LESSONS IN PROSE.
...Penny Magazine.... 175
. Scott.... 230
LESSONS IN POETRY.
[The words contained in the subjoined list are frequently mispronounced. The correction is purposely omitted, in order that it may be made by the pupil himself on consulting a dictionary. It is thought that a little pains in looking out the word, will be more likely to make him remember the correction. A portion of the list may be given with each of the reading lessons, until the whole is thoroughly impressed on the memory.]
Words. Mispronounced. Words. Mispronounced. Again Agane
boy allies alleys burst
bust aisle alley been
ben are air bleat
bile arbitrary arbitary bonnet
bunnet architect ch as in church beard
baird archives do. do. buoyant boyant arctic artic
Camphor Camfire altercation awltercation caterpillar catapiller ague agur
children childern abutinent butment cloyed clyde arrearage rearage
crossway anatomy notamy chimney chimbly artificer artifisser coiled quirled asylum as-ylum committee commit-teé attacked attackted compensate cóm-pensate axletree exeltree conceit
consate andiron handiron conference confrence another a-nother construe conster appraise apprize considerable considable arithmetic rethmetic
corpse asparagus sparrow-grass cover
kiver alternately awlternately curtsey
curchy Baptist Babtist
covetous covechus baptise babtize curiosity curosity believe blieve
cupola cupelo beneficent benificent crevice
crivice blindfold blinefold curse boisterous boistrous J.cellar
Words. copperplate Discipline does doth dandruff dare not, or durst not daunt drain drought drowned decorous demonstrate English European extempore edge ere elm Father February fanatic fellow fearful foliage far fiend first Girth goal gum grudge generous genuine geography governor gum-arabic general
Mispronounced. Words, Mispronounced.
huff deckerous humor
humor démonstrate hundred hunderd Eng-lish hatchel hetchel Európean half
lid gool lilach
Martingal Martingale begrutch massacring massacreing ginerous matress matrass ginuine mellow meller jography mercury
mischievous mischeevious gineral maintenance maintainance.
* An affected and very flat pronunciation of this venerable word, never heard until lately.