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TABLE XII.
K is silent before n, in the same syllable ; as in.

knot Knave

knife know knead

known knack

knight knee knap kneel knit

knew knob knock knell knoll

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TABLE XIII. L is mostly silent before f, k, m, and v, when preceded by a ; as if

halve chalk Alms

folks salve balm

qualm calf palm stalk

yolk

talk calm

could

walk calve balk

should half calk

would

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psalm

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TABLE XIV.
N has a nasal sound, like ng, before c, g, k, 9, and 2; as in
Bảnk plank drink

drunk crank

lynx
shrink

sunk drank

monk flank thank think

shrunk frank brink

wink

trunk

prank rank

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TABLE XV.
N is silent after m, in the same syllable ; as in-

limni Dămn

col-umn con-demn

sol-emn con-temn kiln

au-tumn

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'hymn

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TABLE XVIII. T is silent in words ending in tle ; and after f or s, in those endingin

ten ; as in

lis-ten Chast-en

nes-tle oft-en hast-en soft-en pes-tle bus-tle

rus-tle cas-tle fast-en jos-tle gris-tle moist-en

TABLE XIX.

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mort-gage bristle

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squash

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U has sometimes the power of w after 9, s, and g, (q having always

the power of l) as in Quail

quest quince quake

quirk queen

squib square

squill quire

squint squeal quắck

quite squeeze

buoy quart

quick quoi squall quell

quill quoit quash

quench quilt

squeak

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Ba'ke Ba'rk B ck' Ba'll Box Bee't Bet Bi'te

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TABLE XX. U is sometimes silent after b, 6, 8, and q; and c and g have their

hard sounds ; as in Quay build bis-cuit

guit-ar built guard

guinea guilt liq our

mar-quee guess

bou-quet piq'-uet quote guest quoth quin-tal

co-quette buy con-quer quo-rum

piq-uet' guide guile

quo-ta doq-uet

dis-guise
cheq.uer mus-quet qua-drille

TABLE XXI.
W is silent before r- also in a few other words; as in-
Wrắp
wreath

sword

write wrote wrath

wreck
wren

wry wrought

wrung wrench wring wrong

wrest wrist wreak wretch

writ TABLE XXII.

In which x has the power of ksa Ex-it ex-tol

ex-cept ex-tend ex-tant

ex-cess

ex-pose extract ex-ceed

ex-pect ex-treme

ex-cuse

ex-pert ex-change

ex-press ex-plain ex-cel

ex-pound

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ex-alt ex-empt ex-ist ex-am-ine ex-haust ex-ert

ex.am-ple TABLE XXIV. In which th has its aspirated sound; as in breath. N. B. In this table, the combination th ought to be called eth;

as in ethicks. warmth health sixth throw Eighth

thăng mirth faith

smith
throb
length thick

through

thin throng saith bath

threw stealth

tooth hearth

thing heath lath*

truth strength think sheath - tenth thrill path

youth teeth theft width hăth theme thread

doth thank

blowth thief threat thrash

month

both thieves twelfth

third

forth three broth wealth

thirst fourth

thrum cloth breadth.

ninth
growth

thrust froth birth

loath moth

thrush oath

thrice north death

sloth

thump

worth swarth depth fifth throat thaw earth filth throne mouth thwart girth pith throve south

* In the words lath, path, cloth, moth, mouth, oath, swath, the has its aspirated sound in the singular number; and its liquid, in the plural.

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TABLE XXV. In which th has its liquid sound; as in brethren. N. B. In this table, the combination th ought to be named eth;

as in weather. that wreath thine those Bathe lathe

thy breathe them tithe booth swathe seeth then

smooth their

this sheathe thence

sooth there the

clothe they

thus thee blithe loathe thăn these sithe

though thou

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TABLE XXVII, The combination sh, forming but one simple sound, ought to be

named esh; as in fresh.

ăsh thrash Shade

flesh cash

she shake

fresh dash short sheaf shame

shed flash shock shears shape

shelf gash shod share

sheath

shell lash shone shave

sheep

shred leash shop sheer harsh sash shot

sheet shaft I shall swash shire shine shark shalt wash shield shrine sharp sham

shriek shy

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