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McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader

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Author: W.H. McGuffey
Published: 1879
Language: English
Wordcount: 98,072 / 289 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.6
LoC Categories: PZ, LT
Downloads: 726
Added to site: 2005.10.21
mnybks.net#: 11726
Origin: gutenberg.org
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pre-cede gran'lar gran-u-lar 'spe-cial es-pe-cial par-tic'lar par-tic-u-lar


RULE III.--Avoid sounding incorrectly the unaccented vowels.

EXAMPLES.

Incorrect Correct Incorrect Correct ---------- ----------- ------------ ------------ Sep-er-ate sep-a-rate Mem-er-ry mem-o-ry met-ric-ul met-ric-al up-pin-ion o-pin-ion up-pear ap-pear prup-ose pro-pose com-per-tent com-pe-tent gran-ny-lar gran-u-lar dum-mand de-mand par-tic-e-lar par-tic-u-lar ob-stur-nate ob-sti-nate ev-er-dent ev-i-dent

REMARK I.--In correcting errors of this kind in words of more than one syllable, it is very important to avoid a fault which is the natural consequence of an effort to articulate correctly. Thus, in endeavoring to sound correctly the a in met'ric-al, the pupil is very apt to say met-ric-al'. accenting the last syllable instea

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