spe’cies ju di’cial ac ces’sion o’cean lo gi’cian com pres’sion so’cial ma gi’cian de clen’sion spe’cial mu si’cian ex pres’sion cru’cial tac ti’cian im pres’sion pre’cious op ti’cian op pres’sion pas’sion pa tri’cian pre ten’sion man’sion phy si’cian suc ces’sion pen’sion pro vin’cial trans gres’sion ten’sion fi nan’cial ad mis’sion tor’sion om nis’cient con cus’sion
They propose to alter the place of the altar. He cast his ballot for mayor. The ballet dancer and the ballad singer arrived. The wine seller lived in a cellar. He said that the cymbal was a symbol of music. They sent an arrant rogue on the errand. His manner of conducting the manor did not suit the lord. The prophet of Mammon foretold great profit. The relics of the kingdom were saved by the relict of the king. The stature of the statue of Liberty is fixed by statute.
rack, an engine of torture. write, to make letters. wrack, a sea-plant. wright, a workman. rap, to strike. roe, eggs of a fish. wrap, to roll together. row, to impel with oars. reck, to heed; to care. rose, a flower. wreck, destruction. rows, does row. rice, a kind of grain. roes, plural of roe. rise, increase; ascent. sees, beholds. rite, a ceremony. seas, large bodies of water. right, not wrong. seize, to lay hold of
Many words are formed by adding something to the end of another word. The added part is called an affix; as ly, added to man, forms manly. In this, and the following seventeen lessons, the more common affixes are indicated.
Plurals formed by adding s to the Singular.
roofs so’los ty’ros al bi’nos hoofs ha’los jun’tos me men’tos scarfs las’sos can’tos oc ta’vos truths ze’ros quar’tos si roc’cos
Plurals formed by adding es to the Singular.
ech’oes to ma’toes po ta’toes car’goes mu lat’toes bra va’does mot’toes vol ca’noes por’ti coes grot’toes mos qui’toes vi ra’goes
Words in which f and fe are changed into ves in the Plural: as, leaf, leaves; wife, wives.
beeves lives thieves calves our selves’ sheaves wives wolves halves them selves’ leaves knives loaves shelves your selves’
Words in which Y final is changed into ies in the Plural.
skies la’dies to’ries gro’cer ies spies du’ties can’dies for’ger ies cries beau’ties tro’phies gal’ler ies
Words ending in Y which form the Plural by adding a.
toys chim’neys al’leys at tor’neys drays val’leys pul’leys Sat’ur days buoys mon’eys tur’keys hol’i days whys jour’neys mon’keys cor du roys’
Words in which the Plurals are formed irregularly. As the Plural only is given, the teacher might require the pupil to ascertain the Singular, and to spell it.