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Other Spellers                           197
with fome of his mates, they met with a fudden blaft of wind; and fo off fell his hat and wig. Thofe who were with him could not help laughing at the odd figure he made ; and for his part, being a cheerful old blade, he laughed as loud as the beft of them. How could I expect faid he to keep the hair of other people on my head, when my own would not ftay on ?
From The Columbian Spelling Book.
The beft way to turn off the edge of a joke is to join in the laugh yourself.
A spelling-book with a title suggesting relationship to the one of which I have just been speaking was The Columbian Primer by H. Mann, Dedham, 1802. It was a small book of eighty-four pages, quite
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