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" mentaZ," pertaining to the mind.

an hu'man plebe'ian Christian

al bri'dal man'ual celes'tial

ar glob'ular reg'ular an'gular

ary or'dinary pecun'iary lit'erary

ic gigan'tic ocean'ic hero'ic

ical astronom'ical academ'ical cu'bical

ine canine' fem'inine fe'line

ory prefatory consol'atory valedic'tory ,

ile feb'rile mer'cantile ju'venile



PRONOUNCING SPELLING-BOOK. 169

DIMINUTIVES.

T>Q&n.Q.hj,alittU,a small; as " dar^-in^," a little dear ; "ham^e^/
a little village.

en kit'ten maid'en chick'en

let stream'let bracelet leaflet

et cor\)net tur'ret pock'et

ling gos'ling seedling foundling

cle, cule parotide cor'puscle animarcule

DIRECTION.

Define "-ward" by toward. Define "-em" and "erly" by in the
direction of (either to or from).

ward homeVard heav'enward for' ward

ern, erly ... nortb'em south'erly northerly

LIKENESS.

Define by, like ; as " aiatevly" like a sister.

ish boyish roguish foolish

ly brotVerly friendly cow'ardly

WAY, MANNER,
wise, ways., cross'wise like Vise sideVays.

ly, like manly hon'estly godlike

escent, growing, becoming eonvales'cent quies'cenl

ess, feminine) ^-,^^^^3^ au'thoress ac'tress

termination^



170



WORCESTER'S NEW



CHKISTIAN NAMES OF MEN AND WOMEN.

NAJTES OF MEN,



Ad'am

Aa'ron

A'bel

Ab'ner

Arbert

Arfred

Allen

Am'a sa

A'mos

An'drew

Ar'thur

A'sa

Caleb

Charles

Clar'ence

Daniel

DaVid

Den'nis

Ed'gar

Ed'mund

EdVard

EdVin

Eg^bert



Eli

E li'as

E irhu

E li'sha

E^noch

Er'nest

Ez'ra

Fran'cis

Frank

George

Girbert

Hen'ry

Her'bert

Hi'ram

Hor'ace

IVa

J- saac

Ja'cob

James

Ja'red

Jer'ome

Jes'se



Jo'el

John

Jo'seph

LeVi

Lewis

Louis

Lulher

Mark

Marlin

Mi'chael

Mouses

Nalhan

Oil ver

Pat'rick

Paul

Peler

Philip

Ralph

Reu'ben

Rich'ard

Rob'ert

Ru'fus

Silas



A'bra ham
A lon'zo
Ben J a min
Eb en e'zer
E li>h
E raslus
Eu gene'
Fred'er ick
Jer e mi'ah
Jon'a than
Jo si'ah
Law'rence
Matlhew

(math'thu)

Sam'u el
Sim'e on
Sol'o mon
Ste'phen (-wi)
The'o dore
ThorriSiS
Tim'o thy
Waller
William



PRONOUNCING SPELLING-BOOK.



171



A'da

Ag'nes

Alice

Al mi'ra

A'my

Ann

Anne

Ber'tha

Bet'sey

Blanche

Bridg'et

Ce'lia

Clar'a

Delia

Do'ra

Dor'cas

E'dith

E li'za

Ella

Ellen

Ersie

Eml ly

£m'ma

Es'tJier



NAMES

Eu'nice

Eva

Flora

Fran'ces

Grace

Han'nah

Keren

Hes'ter

Hurdah

rda

Is'a bel

Jane

Jo an'na

Ju'dith

Juli a

Juli et

Kate

Lau'ra

LiFi an

Lilly

Lou f sa



Lou ise'



Lu'cy
Lvdl a



OF WOMEN.

Mabel

Ma ri'a

Marl on

Mar tha

Ma'ry

Maud

May

Min'na

Mirl am

Nan'cy

No'ra

Olive

Phoe'be

Polly

Ra'chel

Rho'da

Ro'sa

Rose

Ruth

Sally

Sa'rah

So phi'a

Stella

Su'san



Abl gail
Ad'a line
A man'da
A meli a
An nette'
Au gusla
Car'o line
Cath'a rine
Charlotte
Clar is'sa
Deb'o rah
Dor'o thy
E liz'a beth
Em'e line
Flor'ence
Gerlrude
Har ri et
Jo'se phine
Le o no'ra
Lu cin'da
Mar'ga ret
Ma til'da
Me lis'sa
Re bec'ca



172



WORCESTER'S NEW



NAMES OP THE STATES, AND ABBEEYIATIONS.



Alabama Ala.

Alaska Ter Alaska.

Arizona Ter Ariz.

Arkansas Ark.

California Cal.

Colorado Colo.

Connecticut .... Conn.

Delaware Del.

Dist. of Columbia . D. C.

Florida . Fla.

Georgia Ga.

Idaho Ida.

Illinois 111.

Indiana Ind.

Indian Ter Ind. T.

Iowa la.

Kansas Kans.

Kentucky Ky.

Louisiana La.

Maine Me.

Maryland Md.

Massachusetts . . . Mass.

Michigan Mich.

Minnesota .... Minn,
Mississippi .... Miss.

Missouri Mo.

Montana ■ Mont.



l!«rebraska Nebr.

Nevada ...... Nev.

New Hampshire. . N. H.
New Jersey .... N. J.

New Mexico Ter. . N. Mex.

New York N. Y.

North Carolina . . N. C.
North Dakota . . . N. Dak.

Ohio 0.

Oklahoma Ter. . . Okla.

Oregon Oreg.

Pennsylvania ... Pa.
Rhode Island . . . B. I.
South Carolina . . S. C.
South Dakota . . . S. Dak

Tennessee Tenn.

Texas Tex.

Utah Ter Utah.

Vermont Vt.

Virginia Va.

Washington .... Wash.
West Virginia . . . W. Va.

Wisconsin "Wis.

Wyoming Wyo.

United States ... XT. S.
United States of

America U.S.A.



PBONOUNCING SPELLING-BOOK.



173



Cities

New York'
Phil a deFphi a
Brooklyn
St. Lou'is
Chi G^igo
BaFti more
Bos'ton
Cin cin na'ti
New Orleans
San Francis'cG
Buffalo
Washing ton
New'ark
Louis ville
Cleveland
Pitts'burgh
Jer'sey Cit'y
De troit'
Mil waulj:ee



in the United

Provl dence

AFba ny

Roch'es ter

Al le ghe'ny

Rich'mond

New HaVeu

Charles'ton

Ind ian ap'o lis

Troy

Syr a cuse'

Worces'ter

Low'ell

Mem'phis

Cam'bridge

Fall Riv'er

Hart'ford

Scran'ton

Reading

Pat'er son



States.

Mo bile'
To le'do
Portland ♦
Law'rence
Charles'town
Sa van'nah
Lynn

Spring'field
Nash'ville
Salem
Man'ches ter
Har'ris burg
Tren'ton
St. Paul'
New Bed'ford
Ho'^bo ken
Sar a to'ga
Cats'kill
Raleigh



Cities in British America and Cuba.

Mon tre t\' To ron'to Hall fax, N. 8.

Quebec' Ot'tawa Havan'a. OubcL



174



WOUCESTEB'S NEW



Rivers^ Mountains^ Islands, etc.

Mer'ri mack Chat ta noo'ga Am'a zon

Po to'mac
Sus que han'na
Pe nob'scot
Gib rartar
Ap en nines'
Seine (san)
Wa ter loo'



Cham plain'
Ad i ron'dack
Ches'a peake
Beh'ring St.
Al le gha'ny
Ro an oke'
Man hat'tan



Pyr'e nees
Rhine
Rhone

Thames (uttiz)
Ve su'vi us
Hon o lulu
Him a la'ya



Lon'don

Par'is

Berlin'

Vi en'na

Glas'gow

Naples

Mos'cow

Mad rid'

Ly'ons

Ven'ice



Cal cut'ta
Bom bay'



Cities in Europe.

Dub'lin Con stan ti no'ple



Sheffield




St. Pe'ters burgh


Ham'burg




Liv'er pool


Lis'bon




Man'ches ter


Mi Ian'




Bir'ming ham


Brus'sels




Mar seilles' {-salz)


War'saw




Am'ster dam


Bel'fast




Ed'in burgh


Mu'nich




Bordeaux' {-do')


Dres'den




Flor'ence


Cities in


Asia!




Hong' Kong


Pe'kin


Shang'hai




Yok ha'ma



PBONOUNCING SPELLING-BOOK.



175





Countries.




Ei/rope


Aus'tri a


A'siA


Great Britain


Swe'den


Chi'na


England


Norway


Ja pan'


Scotland


Switz'er land


Hin dos tan'


Ireland


Si be'ri a


Per'si a


Wales


Ger'ma ny


A ra'bi a


France


It'aly


Aus tra'li a


Holland


Turliey


Af'ri ca


^rus'sia


Spain


E'gypt


lus'sia


Port u gal


Ab ys sinl a


^ mer'i oa


New Bruns'wick


West In'dies


United States'


Mexl CO


Cu^a


Ciin'a da


Brazil'


Ja mai'ca


IToVa Sco'tia


Chill


Hay'ti


€au ca'sian


British


Swedish


Mon goli an


Eng'lish


Spanish


E thi pi an


Scottish


I tallan


Ma lay'


Prus'sian


Ar'a bic


A merl can


Rus'sian


Chi nese'


Indian


Gre'cian


Jap a ne.9e'


Eu ro pe'an


Af ri can


Ca na'di an


A si atlc


E gyp'tian


Dutch



176 WOBCEST^B'S NEW SPELLING-BOOK.



ABBREVIATIONS USED IN WRITIN€l AND PRINTINGo



@ at.

A. B. Bachelor of Arts.

Acct. Account.

A. L. In the year of

our Lord.
JKt. Aged.
A. M. Master of Arts.

A. M. Before noon.
Amt. Amount.
Anon. Anonymous.
Ans. Answer.
Atty. Attorney.
Ang. August.

bbl. barrel,
bbls. barrels.

B. C. Before Christ.
Bro. brother.
Bros, brothers.

Ca. Canada.
Capt. Captain,
Co. Company.
Co. County.

C. 0. D. Collect on de-
livery.

Col. Colonel.

Cr. Creditor.

ct. cent ; cts. cents.

cwt. hundred weight.

D.D. Doctor of Divinity,

Dec. December.

Do. or do. (Ditto).

The same.
doz. dozen.
Dr. Doctor.
Dr. Debtor.
E. East.

'^. g. for example,
Esq. Esquire.
etc. and so forth.
Feb. February.
gal. gallon,
gals, gallons.
Gen. General,
Gov. Governor.
hhd. hogshead.
hhds. hogsheads.



Hon. Honorable.

i. e. that is.

inst. instant, or the
present month.

Jan. January.

Jr. or Jun. Junior.

Lat. or lat. latitude.

lb. pound,

lbs. pounds.

Lieut. Lieutenant.

LL. B. Bachelor of
Laws.

LL. D. Doctor of Laws.

Long, or long, longi-
tude.

M. Noon.

Maj. Major.

M. C. Member of Con-
gress.'

M. D. Doctor of Medi-
cine.

mdse. merchandise.

Messrs. Gentlemen.

mo. month.

mos. months.

Mr. Mister.

Mrs. Mistress.

MS. Manuscript.

MSS. Manuscripts,

Mt. Mountain.

N. North.

N. B. Take notice.

N. B. New Briius-
wick.

N. E. Northeast.

N. E. New England.

No, Number.

Nos. Numbers.

Nov. November.

N. S. Nova Scotia.

N. S. New Style.

N. W. Northwest.

Oct. October.

0. S. Old Style.

oz. ounce.

p. page; pp. pages.



per cent, by the hun-
dred.

Ph. D. Doctor of Phi-
losophy.

P. M. Postmaster.

P. M. Afternoon.

P.O. Post Office.

Pres. President.

Prof. Professor.

pro-tem. for the time
beiag.

prox. of the next
(month).

P. S. Postscript.

qt. quart ;( ts. qi^art*.

Becd. Received. ,|^v

Rev. Reverend.

R. R. Railroad. ^£

S. South.

schr. schooner.

S. E. Southeast. *

Sec. Secretary. •

Sen. Senior >.

Sept. September.

St. Saint. ^^

St. Street; Sts. str

Supt. Supe ntendt ?V

S. W. Southwest.

tr. transpose.

ult. the last (month ).

XJ. S. Unite I States.

TJ. S. A. U' ted States
Army ; or, United
States of America.

U. S. M. United States
Mail.

TJ. S. N. United States
Navy.

viz. to wit, namely.

vol. volume.

vols, volimies.

W. West.

W. I. West Indies.

wt. weight.

yd. yard ; yds. yards.

&C. and so forth.



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