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Full text of "Stamering And Cognate Defects Of Speech Vol - Ii"

104      SYSTEMS OF TREATING STAMMERING

After ordinary reading-practice, a few teachers
prescribe work on sentences involving difficult verbal
collocations. The following sentences of this kind are

typical:

"DOUBLE ARTICULATIONS

"A figure regal /ike, with solemn march,
Goes slow and stately by; whilst they, distill'd
Almost to jelly with the act o//ear,
Stand dumb, and speaŁ not to him.
"01 studied deceit! (not study)
"A sad dangler, (not angler).
"A languid dame, (not aim).
"His crime .moved me, (not cry).
"To obtain neither, (not either).
"He could pain wobody, (not pay).
"Goodness centres in the heart, (not enters).
.   "Luxurious soil, (not oil).
. "He will prate to anybody, (not pray).
"Ma&e clean our hearts within us, (not lean).
"In bulk as huge as whom the fables name of monstrous size,

(not eyes).

"Can the Ethiopian change his skin, (not kin), or the leopard
.;    his spots? (not pots).

"Whose, beard descending swept his aged breast, (not beer).

"A constant smirk on the face, and whiffing activity of the

body, are strong indications ^/"/utility, (not utility)."

"DIFFICULT COMBINATIONS

"Yet the lark's sMll fife may come.

"And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the faty shall over-
flow with wine and oil.

"Behold, I will do a thing in Israel, at which both the eats
of every one that heareth it shall tingle.