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me artemion 01 tjuucatura is caneu tu me JLUIIUWIU^ UJ.D-
tinctive points :

1. Exceedingly short lessons.

2. The grouping of words according to leading ideas.

3. The selection of common words that can be understood

by young children.

4. The division of the book into specific Monthly and Yearly

sections.

5. Review Lessons. W. S.






Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1873, by

WILLIAM SWLNTON,
In th Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.



SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.



FIRST YEAR'S WORK.
FIRST MONTH.

NOTE TO TEACHERS. This book is intended for the use of
children who have learned to read from charts, or from some
reading primer.

1. NAMES OP PLAYTHINGS.

tops dolls mar'bies

balls hoops wag ons

kites carts pic tures

2. THINGS WE EAT.

bread fish but'ter

beef cake pud ding

cheese pies pas try



4 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

3. THINGS IN THE KITCHEN.

pan sink ta'ble

tub disli ket tic

stove broom boil er

4. THINGS ON THE TABLE.

cups knives ^ tum'blers,

plates x- forks sau cers

mugs spoons nap kins

5. THINGS WORN.



hat


boots


bon'net


cap


shoes


jack et


coat


dress


a pron



6. THINGS AT HOME.



chair clothes car'pet
bed trunk cup board

lamp clock clos et



FIRST MONTH'S WORK. 5

7. NAMES OF ANIMALS.

horse colt kit'ten

cow calf pup py

sheep lamb chick en

8. NAMES OF ANIMALS.

dogs pigs gos' lings

cats hogs rab bits

goats hens tur keys

9. THINGS IN THE SCHOOL-ROOM.

desks bell rub'bers

books ink blackboard

pens slates ink-stands

10. NAMES OF BOYS AND GIRLS.

Copy this Lesson on your Slate.



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6 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

11. KINDS OF FRUIT.

peach -quince ap'ple
pear fig or ange

plum grape cur rant



12. PARTS OF THE BODY.



hands

feet

toes

red

blue

green



legs

arms

thumbs



fin'gers
knuck les
el bows



13. KINDS OF COLORS.

white or'ange

black pur pie

brown yel low



14. GIVEN NAMES, COMMONLY CALLED
"CHRISTIAN NAMES."



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FIRST MONTH'S WORK. 7

15. PARTS OP THE HEAD.

eyes hairy cheeks

ears lips teeth

chin mouth tongue

A

16. PARTS OF THE BODY.

joints ribs an'kle

knees soles in step

heels wrists eye brows

17. MONTHLY REVIEW.

bread wagon melon



pies


pudding


raisin


cheese


bonnet


daisy


plates


saucers


knuckles


cloths


apron


orange


tongue


chicken


ankles


shoes


turkey


eyebrows



slates blackboard apples



SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.



SECOND MONTH'S WORK.



1. SOUND OF A IN FATE.

Exercise in Pronunciation and Oral Spelling.



age

blade

bathe



aid

aim

pail



raise

praise

maize



bake

shake

snake

2. SOUND OP A.

a"'corn
a ere
cham ber

3. SOUND OP A.

paid

braid

staid



an'gel
dan ger
stran ger



ma'ple
sta Me
fable



dai'sy
rai ment
rai sin



4. CHRISTIAN NAMES.



SECOND MONTH'S WORK. 9

5. SOUND OP A.

break skein sleigh

steak vein weigh

great rein neigh

6. SOUND OF A.

chase lace chain

vase race main

case place brain

7. SIMPLE SENTENCES.






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10 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

8. SOUND OF A.



hay


o bey'


ex plain'


day


de lay


re main


play


con vey


de tain



9. PARTS OP THE BODY.

neck nos'trils back'bone
nails eye lids shoul der
throat fore head stom ach

10. MEASURES.



pint


inch


gallon


quart


foot


bush el


peck


yard


bar rel



11. TIME.



Mon'day Thuvs'day Sun'day
Tues day Fri day week ly
Wednes day Sat'ur day year ly



SECOND MONTH'S WORK. 11

12. SOUND OF A IN PAR.

card are gar'ment

harm aunt har vest

yarn art tar dy

13. SOUND OF A.

balm daunt gape

calm haunt laugh

palm gaunt jaunt

14. SOUND OF A IN FALL.

hall halt gauze

call malt squall

wall fault waltz



15. SOUND OF A.



au'tumn hal'ter gau'dy
sau sage al ter law suit

naugh ty au thor wa ter



SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.



THIRD MONTH'S WORK.



1. SOUND OF A IN FAT.



gas
flax


an'vil
attic


hab'it

ham mer


plant


at las


hatch et



2. SOUND OF B IN ME.



street
sweet
cheese


ea'gle
rea der
rea son


wea'ry
weak er
wea sel



3. dlOME WORDa



fa'ther sis'ter
moth er daugh ter
broth er un cle



aunt
son
cous in



4. FARM-WORK.



plowing hoe'ing dig'ging
sow ing mow ing hay ing
reaping threshing chopping



THIRD MONTH'S WORK.



13





5. SOUND OF E.




grief
niece


meal
mean


cheap
heat


piece


lean


reap




6. SOUND OP E.




dea'con


mea'sles


sea'man


bea con


teach er


sea son


grea sy


preach, er


rea son



7. KINDS OF TREES.



oak
pine
spruce


elm
beech
birch


ma'ple
pop lar
hem lock




8. BIRDS.




duck


wren


rob'in


quail
hawk


lark
thrush


eagle
spar row



14 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

9. SOUND OP E IN MET.



egg
peg

edge


cellar
jel ly
let ter


pep'per
peb ble
ren net




10. SOUND OF E.




breath
deaf


spread
dread


thread
bread


death


sweat


tread



11. SENTENCES. WRITTEN LESSON.



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THIRD MONTH'S WORK.
12. SOUND OF E.



15



tell


neck


ev'er


well
bell


peck
speck


never

sev er



13. SHORT E.



sense


pence


read'y


dense


hence


stead y


fence


thence


bed ding



14. SOUND OF B.



ledge


sledge


guess


edge


wedge


bless


hedge


pledge


mess



15. NUMBER.



thir'teen six'teen nineteen
four teen seven teen twenty
fifteen eighteen twenty-one



16



SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER



16. QUARTERLY REVIEW FOR A
SPELLING-MATCH.



sweet


attic


hoeing


cheat


hatchet


running


chief


eagle


uncle


field


weary


cousin


niece


measles


wagon


cheap


teacher


ankles


piece


season


raisin


edge


cellar


shoulder


health


melon


father


deaf


pebble


sausage


thread


never


water


tongue


steady


bushel


guess


ready


saucer


friend


J ell J


knuckles


hedge


pudding


eye brows



FOURTH MONTH'S WORK.



17



FOURTH MONTH'S WORK.



1. SOUND OF I, AS IN PINE.



light
night
tight


order
ci pher
ri der


i'ron
vital
si lent




2. SOUND OP L




guide
quite
quire


shy
why

tie


lied
dried
tried




3. SOUND OP I.




hire
squire
mire


dye
type
lye


li'ar
nigh er
sly er




4. ORDER.




fourth


seventh


tenth


fifth
sixth


eighth
ninth


eleventh
twelfth



18 * SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.



5 ; SOUND OP I IN PIN.



ill


quill


rich'es


mill


quick


ditch es


pill


quit


switch es




6. SOUND OP I.




squint


stitch


din'ner


quilt


hitch


slip per


built


pitch


dip per



7. WRITTEN SPELLING-.

Put a Period at the end of each Sentence.



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FOURTH MONTH'S WORK. 19

8, SHORT SOUND OP I.

rich big thick

rich'er big'ger thicker
rich est big gest thick est

9. KINDS OP COLORS.

(Browns,) (Browns.) (Grays.)

russet ha'zel slate

au burn clar et pearl-gray

chest nut snuff steel-gray

10, WRITTEN SPELLING.

Copy on your Slate, and put a Period at the end of each Sen-
tence.




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20 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

11. SOUND OP I.

knit knit'ting win'ning
hit hit ting trim ming

spit spit ting whip ping

12. ACTIONS.

eat'ing laugh'ing play'ing
drink ing cry ing read ing
sleep ing work ing spell ing

13. WRITTEN SPELLING.

Put a Period at the end of each Sentence.



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FOURTH MONTH'S WORK. 21



14. ACTIONS.

seeing touching hearing
look ing tast ing talk ing
feel ing smell ing walk ing

15. PARTS OF A HOUSE.

roof win'dows cham'ber
eaves par lor gar ret

doors kitch en eel lar

16. MONTHLY REVIEW.



light


cipher


biggest


quite


iron


kitchen


tie


liar


garret


type


hazel


whipping


tenth


ditches


printer


fifth


stitches


windows


eighth


city


slipper


eaves


pretty


cider



22 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.



FIFTH MONTH'S WORK.

I. SOUND OP LONG 6 IN NO.



globe
bone


toast
boast


mo'tion
no tice


choke


coast


no tion




2. SOUND OP 6.




load
goad
toad


roast
boast
coast


pork
porch
sport




3. BR AND EST.




low


low'er


low'est


slow


slow er


slow est


old


old er


old est


cold


cold er


cold est


bold


bold er


bold est


droll


droll er


droll est


coarse


coars er


coars est


hoarse


hoars er


hoars est



FIFTH MONTH'S WORK. 33

4. SOUND OP LONG 6.

floor droll stone

store knoll bone

shore stroll vote

5. SOUND OF 6.

groan hoax froze

moan coax nose

loan oaks goes

6. WRITTEN SPELLING.

Copy from the open book.

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SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.
7. ARTICLES OP FOOD.



pork
veal
ham



mut'ton chick'en

beef steak tur key
ba con sau sage



8. ARTICLES OP POOD.



butter onions turnips
biscuit celery radishes
pickles oysters cauliflower



perch

pout

trout



9. INSECTS.



bee
flea


bee'tle
hor net
spi der


moth
ant
gnat



10. FISH.



cod

roach

eel



mack'er el
pick er el
floun der



FIFTH MONTH'S WORK. 25

11. ER AND EST.



sad


sad'der


sad'dest


glad
mad


glad der
mad der


glad dest
mad dest


red


red der


red dest


hot


hot ter


hot test


wet


wet ter


wet test


big
dim


big ger
dim mer


big gest
dim mest



12. Study this Lesson by Copying it on your Slates.

kick- -The horse kicked the dog.
pick- -We picked the apples,
lock Mother locked the door,
rock Maria rocked the cradle,
stop Father stopped the wagon,
pop Grandma popped the corn,
pin Maud pinned my shawl,
skip The girls skipped rope.



SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

13. WRITTEN SPELLING.

One, and more than One.



box


box'es


hors'es


fox


foxes


church es


dress


dress es


chees es


mess
kiss
fish


mess es
kiss es
fish es


peach es

glass es
nos es


dish


dish es


faces


brush


brush es


plac es



14. MONTHLY REVIEW.

choke o ral beef steak

coast o dor on ions

broke no tice floun der

though coars est sir loin

hoarse bolt ed oys ters

sword vo ted mut ton

board load ed droll est

droll big gest glad dest



SIXTH MONTH'S WORK. 27

SIXTH MONTH'S WORK.

1. SOUND OP SHORT 6 IN NOT.

block flock knock stock
clock lost knob mock
frock frost knot frog

2. SOUND OP 6.

college hon'or squash es
knowl edge frol ic squab ble
lion est os trich squal id

3. A GRAMMAR LESSON.

Changing y into i, and adding es.



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28



SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.
4. SOUND OF O.



ox'en dot'ted spot ted

odd est blot ted knot ted
of fer rot ten clot ted



5. PARTS OP A TREE.



trunk

boughs

limbs



leaves


wood


twigs


bark


stems


roots



6. A LESSON ON VERBS.

Present Time and Past Time.



do


did


say


said


go


went


bite


bit


ride


rode


buy


bought


am


was


catch


caught


get


got


strike


struck


hear


heard


teach


taught


sleep


slept


think


thought


tear


tore


bring


brought



SIXTH MONTH'S WORK.



7. ADDING S.



tur'key tur'keys valleys
mon key mon keys chim neys
don key don keys jour neys



8. ADDING ES.



mot'to mot'toes to ina'toes
ech o ech oes mos qui'toes
potato potatoes buffaloes



9. WRITTEN SENTENCES.

Adding es or s to .Verbs.






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SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.



10. SILENT T.



often
soft en
has ten

who

whose

whom



list'en



bus'tle



glis ten pes tie
fast en wres tie



11. SOUND OF WH.



which whis'tle

what whit tie

where whis per



12. APOSTROPHE AND S.

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SIXTH MONTH'S WORK. 31

13. WORDS ENDING IN LB.



kef tie


ap'ple


dim'ple


net tie


dap pie


pim pie


cat tie


crip pie


rum pie


rat tie


am pie


crum pie


prat tie


tram pie


pur pie


lit tie


sam pie


peo pie


whit tie


tern pie


stee pie



bot tie sim pie grap pie

14. WRITTEN SPELLING.

Study this Lesson by Copying it on your Slate.

grate I saw my mother grate a nutmeg.
gre3.t The great apple tree is in bloom.

here Maggie, come lure to me.

hear William, do you hear what I say ?

HO Olive, did you say, no ?

IniOW Walter, do you know your lesson ?

hare A hare can run swiftly.
hair Frank's hair is dark brown.



32 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

SEVENTH MONTH'S WORK.

1. SOUND OF LONG- U, AS IN TUBE.



cube
tube
tune


bu'gle
mu sic
duty


cubic
tun ing
beau ty




2. SOUND OP U.




cue
due


news
muse


during
use ful


ewe


fuse


iuiey



3. LAND AND WATER. WRITTEN.

sea o'cean island

gulf riv er val ley

bay moun tain des ert

4. KINDS OF COLORS. WRITTEN.

(Orange.) (Green.) (Purple.)

cream olive violet

buff emerald lilac
amber pea-green lavender



SEVENTH MONTH'S WORK. 33

5. SOUND OP SHORT U IN TUB.



buzz


numb


love


cuff


crumb


glove


snuff


dumb .


sponge



6. SOUND OP U.



such


bud'get


puz'zle


much


cud gel


rus set


touch


drug gist


sud den



7. NAMES OF MONTHS. "WRITTEN.

1. Jan'uary is the first month.

2. Feb'ru a ry is the second month.

3. A'pril is the fourth month.

4. Au'gust is the eighth month.

5. Sep temper is the ninth month.

6. Oc to'ber is the tenth month.

7. No vem'ber is the eleventh month.

8. De cem x ber is the twefth month.



34 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

8. SHORT SOUND OP U.

judge come couple

trudge some doub le

drudge done troub le

9. SOUND OF U.

bung inon'key moth'er
sung on ion mon ey

tongue oth er Mon clay

10. WORDS RELATING TO SEWING.

seam bind sew

stitch baste mend

hem patch fell

11. THINGS USED IN SEWING.

spool cord thimble

thread twist needle

wax shears scissors



SIXTH MONTH'S WORK. 35

12. SOUND OF U IN FULL.



pull


could


book


full


should


foot


put


would


crook



13. SOUND OF U.

bullet butch'er cuck'oo
pul let wo man cush ion
bill rush pud ding put ting

14. WRITTEN SPELLING.

Stairs The cellar stairs are steep.
gtareS The polite boy never stares.

[email protected] Reuben rowed his own boat.
rode Richard rode a black horse.

Steal Thou shalt not steal.
Steel A razor. is made of steel

See What did you go to see?
Sea The ship was lost at sea.



36 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

15. HOUSEWORK.

frying kneading broiling
stewing rolling spicing

baking paring salting



16. HOUSEWORK.



sweeping washing scrubbing
dusting ironing scouring
cleaning starching scraping

17. MONTHLY REVIEW.



blue


niu sic


pul let


ewe


wo man


butch er


dumb


jui cy


wo man


sponge


beau ty


cush ion


tongue


pu pil


spi cing


pull


drug gist


mon ey


could


coup le


scis sors


foot


doub le


moun tain



EIGHTH MONTH'S WORK. 37

EIGHTH MONTH'S WORK.

1. SOUND OF OU IN OUT.

bounce noun pound

doubt mouth round

count mouse south

2. SOUND OP OU.

ounce foun'dry tow el
shout trou sers tow er
stout bound ed vow el

3. THINGS IN A GROCERY STORE.

flour nut'megs crack ers
lard cof fee ol ives

meal mus tard sug ar

4. FARMING TOOLS.

plow reap'er har'row

rake thresh er pitch fork
hoe mow er shov el



38 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

5. SOUND OF OU.

owl pow'er trow'el

scowl bow er show er
fowl pow der growl er

6. SOUND OP OI IN BOIL.

oil point noi'sy

soil joint coin age

toil choice moist ure

7. WORDS RELATING TO "WEATHER.

raining storming sultry
snowing blowing sunny
hailing freezing cloudy

8. WORDS RELATING TO TIME.

to-day yesterday midnight
to-night afternoon midday
to-morrow forenoon morning



EIGHTH MONTH'S WORK. 39
9. SOUND OP A IN ASK.

grass lass task gasp

class mass flask clasp

brass bask grasp hasp



10. SOUND OP A.



last


fast


chaff


draft


mast
past


cast
blast


raft
craft


graft
shaft



11. SENTENCES.

There is no place like home.
their Their books are in my desk.

threw He threw stones through the window.
WOH He won one marble.

Weals The sick man is very weak.
Week Seven days make a week.

The peacock is a vain bird.
The vane turns with the wind.



40 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.



12. PRONUNCIATION.

SOUND OP A BEFORE R, AS IN CARE.



bare


scarce


air


tear


dare


snare


chair


wear


scare


rare


stair


swear



13. PRONUNCIATION.

SOUND OF E BEFORE R, AS IN VERGE.

verse bird earth were
herd girl heard serve
fern first search pert

14. SENTENCES.

SU1H He paid him a small sum.
SOIXie Some boys and girls are idle.

time Time is passing rapidly.
thyme Thyme grows in the garden.

reins Hold the reins with both hands.
rains It rains very hard to-day.

Cruel The Indians w^ere cruel savages.
Crewel I bought some crewel for my wors-
ted work.



EIGHTH MONTH'S WORK.



41



15. PRONUNCIATION.

SOUND OF I BEFORE R = E IN VERGE.



birch third

fir whirl

shirt mirth



cir'cle
sir loin
thirs tj



16. PRONUNCIATION.

SOUND OP O BEFORE R = E ! IN VERGE.



work

worm

worth



nour'ish
flour ish
cour age



wor'ry
wor ship
word-book



17. MONTHLY REVIEW.



doubt


vow el


coffee


shout


sug ar


nut megs


brass


pitch fork


shov el


chaif


noi sy


freez ing


craft


mid day


nour ish


scare


trou sers


wors ted


chair


moist ure


to-day


swear


pray er


to-night



42 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

NINTH MONTH'S WORK.

1. ORAL SPELLING.

SOUND OP O BEFORE R, AS IN LORD.

horse cor'ner or'der
storm or chard bor der
corn hor net morn ing

2. PARTS OP A SHIP.

hull keel sails cab'in
deck stem spars cable
masts stern helm rud der

3. WRITTEN SENTENCES.

PRESENT, PAST, AND FUTURE TIME.

1. William walks fast to-day.

2. Daniel walked faster yesterday.

3. I learn my lesson to-day.

4. I learned my spelling yesterday.

5. I shall learn my lesson to-morrow.

6. You will learn your Geography easily.

7. I try to learn Arithmetic this term.

8. Edwin tried to learn Grammar last year.



NINTH MONTH'S WORK. 43

SOUND OP U BEFORE R = E IN VERGE.

turn bur * nurses

churn pur purses

hurl spur curses

6. SHORT SOUND OP OO IN BOOK.

cook shook wool

look brook soot

took foot hood

6. WRITTEN SPELLING. OCCUPATIONS.

ba'ker farm'er print'er
mi ner coop er doc tor
mil ler teach er butch er

7. TRADES.

shoemaker tailor tanner
carpenter saddler sailor
milliner painter blacksmith



44



SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.



8. ORAL SPELLING.



wrap

wreath

wren



write

wreck

wrong



wring

wrought

wrench



9. ORAL SPELLING.



knoll


snow


off


knob
knot


though
dough


cough
trough



10. ORAL SPELLING.



ought

sought

bought



snuff

rough

tough



eight

weight

freight



11. ORAL SPELLING.

SOUND OF IE = TO E.



thief
chief
brief



grief

lief

piece



field

shield

wield



NINTH MONTH'S WORK. 45

12. ARTICLES IN A DRY GOODS STORE.

sheeting flannel drilling
damask velvet gingham
poplin satin worsted

13. ARTICLES IN A SHOEMAKER'S SHOP.

wax pegs lap'stone

thread awls whet stone
brads last leath er

14. MONTHLY REVIEW.

thief breadth knoll earth ,

grief thread dough birth

where wrought trough guide

pair wrong cough slide

piece knob snuff tried

there gnaw rough satin

one weight sought velvet

none freight ought leather



46 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

TENTH MONTH'S WORK.

1. ONE, AND MORE THAN ONE.



watch


watch'es


wives


match


match es


loaves


face


fac es


leaves




2. HUMBEB,




ditch


ditch'es


vers'es


nurse


nurs es


squash es


purse


purs es


fish es




3. NUMBER.






Change y into I, and add


es.


sky


skies


lil'ies


fly


flies


jel lies


city


cit'ies


can dies


glory


glo ries


la dies


pony


po nies


dai ries


baby


ba bies


cher ries


pan try


pan tries


ber ries



TENTH MONTH'S WORK. 47

4. SOUND OF O IN MOVE.



tomb


fruit


noon


lose
prove


grew
hoof


rule
school




5. SOUND OP O.




cool
pool
spool


prune
soup
droop


spruce
wound
crew



3. GARDEN VEGETABLES. WRITTEN.

peas lettuce parsnips

beans salad carrots

beets rhubarb parsley

7. WRITTEN SPELLING.

thirteenth seventeenth

four teenth eight eenth

fif teenth nine teenth

six teenth twen ti eth



48 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

8. SOUND OF O IN MOVE.



two
you
drew



hoof
wool
proof



true

grew

chew

9. SOUND OF O.

boom

whom

whose



food
rude
shrewd



prune
swoon
bruise



10. THINGS IN A DRY GOODS STORE.



hose

shawls

gauze



scarfs
plaids
silks



lin'en
mus lin
tow els



11. THINGS IN A BLACKSMITH'S SHOP.

an'vil ham mer sledge
bel lows horse shoes nails
i ron bo rax steel



TENTH MONTH'S WORK. 49


YEARLY REVIEW.




Lesson I.




tongue


notice


cities


knees


college


ladies


wrists


knowledge


lettuce


braid


honest


cupboard


quail


squabble


rabbits


piece


knotted


houses


mean


echoes


knuckles


spruce


turkeys


ankles


dense


whistle


saucers


thence


juicy


raisins




Lesson II.




guess


cushion


stomach


w r edge


sugar


lawsuit


fifth


sirloin


water


eighth


gingham


carriage


dough


coffee


weasel


toe


vowel


cousin


droll


orchard


homestead


folks


saddler


ready


eel


leather


cipher


perch


many


kitchen



50 SWINTON'S WQ&D PRIMER.

SECOND YEAR'S WORK.
FIRST MONTH.

1. WORDS RELATING TO BOOKS.

leaves mar'gin \ words



pages
covers
paper


pre face -\ chapters y
/ ti tie sec tions
let ters par a graphs

2. METALS AND MINERALS.


(Metals.) (Minerals.)


gold
lead
tin
zinc


iron * coal
silver slate
copper^ quartz .

mercury mica
~/


mar'ble
granite
Band stone
la va


/

3. QUALITIES OF IRON.


hard
tough
rough
heavy


solid A
due tile /
fus i ble
opaque 7


malle a ble
tenacious
e las tic
in sol ; u ble



FIRST MONTH'S WORK. 51





4. THINGS MADE


OP IRON.


stoves
knives


ax'es
ham rners


, scissors/
horseshoes


spikes ;
nails


f en gines
ket ties


/
an chors ..

hatch ets



5. THINGS MADE OF GOLD.

watch'es earrings chains

medals lockets studs

but tons buck les rings

bracelets brooches pins

6. WRITTEN SPELLING.

1. Iron can be melted by fire.

2. Therefore, iron is fusible.

3. Iron can be drawn into wire.

4. Therefore, iron is ductile.

5. Gold can be hammered into thin leaves.

6. Therefore, gold is a malleable metal.

7. Gold is the most precious of metals.

8. Iron is the most useful of metals.



52 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

7. SHAPES OP SOLIDS.



globe


glob'ular


ball


sphere


spher i cal


prism


cube


cubical


cyl'in der


cone


con i cal


pyr a mid



8. SURFACES AND LINES.

cir'cle straight ob lique' '

square curved hor i zon'tal

tri'an gle crook'ed par'al lei
rect an gle vert i cal perpen dic'



9. QUALITIES AND SUBSTANCES. WRITTEN.

1. Iron and oak are tough.

2. Lead and gold are dense.

3. Glue and paste are stick'y.

4. Glass and chalk are brittle.

5. Sponge and cor r al are par ous.

6. Slate and wood are opaque'.

7. India rubber and ivory are e las' tic.

8. Iron and lead are fus'i Ue.
9: Sugar and salt are sol!u Ue.

10, Air and wa x ter are transparent.



FIRST MONTH'S WORK. 53

10. ORAL SPELLING-.
SOUND OF G HARD, AS IN GIVE.

ea'ger bug'gy gid'dyj

gew gaw dig ger gild in

dag ger rig ger gig gle

big ger get ting gim let-+

11. DOUBLE CONSONANTS.



lad'der
fod der 4.
rad der


rud'dy
glim mer
skim mer


slip'per
dip per
chat ter


shud der


sum mer


pat ter



12. DOUBLE CONSONANTS.

er'ror4~ gallon , coffee i

ter ror mam mon ~f"" of fer

mirror r cannon^ letter

hor ror com mon bet ter

13. NAMES OF GIRLS.

Caroline, or Carrie. Susan, or Susie.

Eveline, or Eva. Mary, or Mollie.

Abigail, or Abbie. Martha, or Mattie.

Josephine, or Josie. Gertrude, or Gertie.



54 SWINTON'S WORD PRIMER.

14. ORAL SPELLING-.

WORDS HAVING G HARD, AND N SOUNDED
LIKE NG.



an'ger


bundle


him giy


angry


dan gle


jin gle


angle


fin ger


Ion ger


an gler


hun ger


Ion gest



15. WRITTEN SPELLING.

spin spinning spinier

rob rob bing rob ber


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