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65, 66

Quotations

saw, scen; went, gone; blew, blown;
about great American citizens, flew, flown, etc., correct use
341, 342

of, 262, 263
capitals beginning, 78, 80, 83 Sayings of Poor Richard (Franklin),
comma to separate, 78, 80, 82, 91 305
how to distinguish, 80, 81, 82, 83 Self-control, exercises tending to
marks indicating, 78, 84, 89, 90, promote, 342, 343
101

Self-reliance, exercises tending to
to memorize, 354

promote, 90, 92
writing direct, 125, 126

Self-tests, 42, 43, 63, 81, 82, 95,

125, 132, 153, 161, 186, 192,
Reading

194, 208, 211, 243, 327
exercises tending to promote Selfishness, exercises tending to dis-
outside, 21, 86, 116, 168, 169,

courage, 71
188, 247, 355

Sentences
oral, learning the elements of

comparison of complete with in-
good, 347

complete, 41
Readings

conjunctions used to join, 288–
oral, 58, 69, 70, 72, 121, 127, 290

143, 147, 164, 165, 180, 181, definition of, 40
251, 256, 297

distinguishing different kinds of,
silent, 28, 29, 46, 52, 54, 67,

129, 146, 182, 192, 196, 200, exclamatory, 84
202, 221, 225, 240, 241, 243, paragraph, 81, 205
272, 338, 343

practice in distinguishing com-
Regret, formal note of

plete from incomplete, 42, 43
to study, 319

test in writing original, 66
writing, 320, 321

that ask questions, 44
Regret, informal note of

that make statements, 44, 84
to study, 314

verbs as complete, 259
writing, 316

what they are and how to use
Review, 52, 90, 91, 92, 127, 161, them, 39-53

162, 163–169, 249, 361-367 Series of words, 208–210
of Parts of Speech, 302, 303 shall, will, correct use of, 265, 266

of uses of comma, 210, 211 Sherman, Frank Dempster, quo-
Rhymes, 117

tation, 180
To a Little Girl, 241

Singular forms, 155, 156
Roosevelt, Theodore, quotation, Singular number, 228-231, 362
354

sit, set, correct use of, 264, 265

Situations challenging independent
said, words to use in place of, 89, thinking, 29, 30, 31, 42, 43,
105

56, 57, 66, 72, 73, 87, 93, 96,
Salutations

97, 103, 113, 131, 144, 150,
comma following, 194

159, 184, 187, 193, 205, 211,
in business letters, 323

242, 252, 298, 299, 305, 306,

Situations --Continued

Stories to study -- Continued
309, 310, 311, 312, 315, 316, The First Voyage of Columbus
329, 330, 331, 333, 335, 340, (Higginson), 202
342, 348, 353

The General's Story, 182
Socialized recitations. (See Group The Hunter and the Lion (Æsop),
exercises)

77
Spelling, exercises in, 64, 65, 189, The Lion and the Rabbit (La
359, 360

Fontaine), 46
Spelling demons, list of one hun The Pentangle, 170
dred, 360

The Sailor's Story, 29
Spring Cleaning (English Fable), The Simple Traveler (Swiss), 28
327

The Spilled Ink, 124
Stanza, what it is, 118

The Two Merchants (La Fon-
Statement

taine), 129
definition of, 44

What is Most Precious (K. T.)
followed by a period, 44

338
learning to write, 49

Stories, retelling, 59, 134, 292
States, abbreviations for, 367 from an outline, 204
Stevenson, R. L.

Stories
quotation from, 164

writing from an outline, 204, 205
selection from New Arabian writing newspaper, 336
Nights, 217

Sumner, Charles, The Flag, 72
Stories

Superlative degree, learning to
combining sentences in, 290

use, 98-100
lessons in preparation of, 30, of regular adjectives, how to

71, 75, 87, 88, 101, 107, 109, form, 274
112, 123, 185, 187, 204, 205, Syllables
307, 310, 311

dividing words into, 166
Stories, original

how to divide into, 146
imaginative, 88, 89, 101, 108, Sympathy, exercises tending to

109, 113, 116, 205, 207, 307, promote, 342, 343
310, 311, 339, 337

Synonyms, using dictionary to
to illustrate proverbs, 310, 311 find, 246
to show two points of view, 330
true, 108, 113, 114, 186, 207, 337 Tennyson, The Brook's Song, 256
writing from outline, 206-208 Tense, learning to distinguish past

writing from questions, 123, 124 and present, 121, 122
Stories to finish, 30, 167, 168 learning to use present, past,
Stories to study

and perfect, 150, 151
A Legend, 67

Tests, formal, 27, 38, 43, 48, 52,
Harmosan (Persian), 54

53, 64, 66, 75, 83, 92, 105, 116,
I Can," 17

127, 142, 151, 154, 162, 166,
Questions of a Blind Man (Tol 181, 194, 216, 249, 278, 302,
stoi), 240

312, 324, 337, 353, 354
The Bird Room (Miller), 196 The Ant and the Cricket, 117

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The Atlanüic Monthly, My Noah's | Titles — Continued
Ark, 137

in printing, 51
The Bird Room (Miller), 196

practice in choosing good, 316
The Brook's Song (Tennyson), 256 suggesting descriptions, 248, 280
The Donkey and the Race Horse suggesting proverb stories, 310
(Lessing), 93

suggesting stories, 114, 115, 207
The First Voyage of Columbus suggesting subjects for explana-
(Higginson), 202

tions, 327, 332
The Flag (Dole), 147

to copy, 50, 51
The Flag (Sumner), 72

To a Little Girl, 241
The Flag Goes By (Bennett), 225; to, at, correct use of, 284, 285
complete, 251

Tolstoi, Questions of a Blind Man,
The Fox and the Grapes, 290

240
The General's Story, 182

Topics
The Hunter and the Lion (Æsop), 77 for one-minute talks on hygiene,
The Lion and the Rabbit (La Fon 349
taine), 46

for paragraphs, 199, 200
The Pentangle, 170

True stories. (See Stories, original,
The Sailor's Story, 29

true)
The Simple Traveler (Swiss), 28 Truthfulness, exercises tending to
The Spilled Ink, 124

promote, 187
The Two Merchants (La Fontaine),
129

Usage. (See Correct usage)
The Village Blacksmith (Long-
fellow), 343

Van Vorst, Marie, quotation, 243
The Wolf and the Crane, 104 Verbs
The Wonderful Professor (Carroll), adverbs as modifiers of, 268, 269
83

as complete sente 259
there are, they are, correct use of, definition of, 259, 362
154-156

finding, 260
Thinking, independent. (See meaning of verb, 259

Situations challenging inde often used incorrectly, 262–265
pendent thinking)

practice in selecting suitable,
Thoroughness, exercises tending to

261, 262
develop, 187

variety in use of, 260, 261
Thought, materials of. (See Ma- Vocabulary building, 38, 59, 148,

terials of thought, lessons fur 149, 180, 181, 185, 199, 228,
nishing)

244, 245, 246, 261, 269, 270
Thoughtfulness, exercises tending 303, 326, 345
to promote, 307

Vocational problems
Tit-tat-toe (Eggleston), 325

When I Grow Up, 186-188
Titles
giving to pictures, 113

was, were, correct use of, 23, 24
giving to stories, 109

Washington, George, quotations
how written, 46

about, 341

Week, days of, 153
What is Most Precious (K. T.), 338
without, unless, correct use of, 291
Word study
See under

Abbreviations
Adjectives
Adverbs
ain't
Alphabet
Apostrophe
Comparative degree
Comparisons
Conjunctions
Contractions
Correct Usage
Dictionary
Enunciation
good
Interjections
Months
Names
Negatives
nice
Nouns
Number
Parts of speech
Persons
Places
Plurals
Prepositions
pretty
Pronouns

Word study Continued

Pronunciation
said
Singular forms
Spelling
Superlative degree
Syllables
Synonyms
Tense
Verbs
Vocabulary building
Weeks, days of

Words
Words

choice of, 218, 219
finding meanings of, 123
in a series, 208–210
learning to appreciate value of 301
observing poet's choice of, 297
often mispronounced, practice in

correct pronunciation of, 85, 86
practice in discriminating use

of, 35–38, 95, 96, 139, 140, 144,
145, 149, 166, 185, 200, 226,
228, 244, 247, 248, 261, 262,

269, 270, 273, 295, 296
showing meaning of, 303
studying contrasts, 201, 202

that describe, learning to use, 144
Wordsworth, William, I Wandered

Lonely as a Cloud, 297
Written composition. (See Compo-

sition, written)

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