McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book eBook

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J [Illustration:  Jug]
K [Illustration:  Kid (Goat)]
L [Illustration:  Lark]
M [Illustration:  Man]
N [Illustration:  Nut]
O [Illustration:  Ox]
P [Illustration:  Pig]
Q [Illustration:  Quail]
R [Illustration:  Rat
S [Illustration:  Sun]
T [Illustration:  Top]
U [Illustration:  Urn]
V [Illustration:  Vine]
W [Illustration:  Wren]
X [Illustration:  letter X]
Y [Illustration:  Yak]
Z [Illustration:  Zebra]

McGUFFEY’S ECLECTIC SPELLING-BOOK.

Lesson 1.

Short sounds of vowels.

Short Sound of A.

am    cat    gap    ban    cap
an    bad    bag    can    map
as    mad    gag    fan    nap
at    pad    hag    pan    rap
ax    sad    lag    ran    hap
rat   gad    tag    tan    jam
sat   sap    fag    van    ham

Short Sound of E.

bed   den    net    sell   tent
led   ken    pet    nest   rent
red   men    set    zest   sent
wed   wen    yet    test   went
beg   jet    sex    pest   felt
leg   let    fell   rest   pelt
hen   met    bell   jest   melt

Lesson 2.

Short sounds of vowels.—­Continued.

Short Sound of I.

if    rid   him   sin   jig
it    lid   rim   tin   rig
is    sip   fix   dig   bib
bit   tip   six   fig   jib
hit   nip   din   big   rib
sit   lip   pin   pig   fib

Short Sound of O.

on    cob   nod   box   dot
ox    job   pod   hop   jot
got   rob   rod   mop   lot
cot   sob   log   sop   pot
jot   cod   hog   pop   rot
lot   God   dog   top   not

Short Sound of U.

up    mud   rum   rut    gush
us    dug   sum   hung   dust
cub   mug   bun   bung   must
hub   pug   dun   lung   rust
rub   tug   run   sung   gust
bud   jug   sun   hulk   drum

Lesson 3.

Review of short sounds of vowels.

man   lap   pat   tap   had
fin   get   ten   wet   peg
fit   dim   mix   hid   his
hot   rot   fob   dot   con
rug   hum   fun   hut   cut
had   fun   hug   gum   flog
den   fog   dip   nag   dram
did   tub   fog   bet   help
sod   hod   gun   pen   lift
lad   bet   did   cog   rush

Lesson 4.

Long Sound of A.

date   jade   came   cage   bane
late   fade   dame   page   lace
mate   rate   same   sage   wake

Long Sound of E.

me     we     she    heed   weed
fee    jeer   feed   deed   deep
feel   leer   meek   keep   peep
seek   veer   beef   reel   weep

Long Sound of I.

pile   dike   fire   life  bide
file   like   tire   rife   hide
mile   pike   sire   wife   ride

Long Sound of O.

code   dolt   bone   hope   dote
node   jolt   cone   pope   note
bode   molt   hone   rope   vote
rove   bolt   tone   cope   hold

Long Sound of U.

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