19 The rch, nch consonant clusters and the j sound

19.1 -rch and -nch

The -rchand -nch consonant clusters in words such as perch and punch uses -FRPB.

PEFRPB

perch perch perch perch

PUFRPB

punch punch punch punch

-nch and -rch words are relatively rare and conflicts between -nch and -rch words are rare. The most commonly-encountered example would be lunch and lurch. In Plover, lunch gets the stroke with the \(*\) and lurch gets the theory stroke.

19.2 -j

The j sound or -ge in words such as budge and age uses -PBLG.

PWELG

budge budge budge budge

AEUPBLG

age age age age
-PBLG briefs
Word Stroke Note
bandage PW-PBLG
emergency PH-PBLG
engine TPH-PBLG
danger TKAEUPBLG
dangerous TKAEUPBLGS
image EUPBLG
imagine PHAPBLG
knowledge TPHOPBLG
language HRAPBLG
major PHAEUPBLG
message PHEPBLG
marriage PHAERPBLG
package PAPBLG
passage PAFPBLG

19.3 Exercise

19.3.1 Write

  1. arch arch arch birch birch birch lurch lurch lurch March March March march march march
  2. parch parch parch perch perch perch porch porch porch torch torch torch
  3. church church church scorch scorch scorch search search search starch starch starch
  4. bench bench bench bunch bunch bunch finch finch finch hunch hunch hunch lunch lunch lunch munch munch munch
  5. pinch pinch pinch punch punch punch ranch ranch ranch wench wench wench winch winch winch
  6. blanch blanch blanch branch branch branch clench clench clench clinch clinch clinch crunch crunch crunch
  7. drench drench drench flinch flinch flinch French French French launch launch launch quench quench quench
  8. stench stench stench trench trench trench wrench wrench wrench
  9. age age age cage cage cage page page page rage rage rage wage wage wage
  10. edge edge edge badge badge badge budge budge budge dodge dodge dodge fudge fudge fudge
  11. hedge hedge hedge judge judge judge ledge ledge ledge lodge lodge lodge nudge nudge nudge
  12. ridge ridge ridge sedge sedge sedge wedge wedge wedge
  13. bridge bridge bridge dredge dredge dredge fledge fledge fledge fridge fridge fridge grudge grudge grudge
  14. pledge pledge pledge sledge sledge sledge sludge sludge sludge smudge smudge smudge trudge trudge trudge
  15. urge urge urge barge barge barge dirge dirge dirge forge forge forge gorge gorge gorge
  16. large large large merge merge merge purge purge purge surge surge surge verge verge verge charge charge charge

19.3.2 Write with sound

Controls
  1. I had a crust and a bunch of grapes. I had a crust and a bunch of grapes. I had a crust and a bunch of grapes.
  2. A drop of ink will blot the page. A drop of ink will blot the page. A drop of ink will blot the page.
  3. Why did the girl cry in church? Why did the girl cry in church? Why did the girl cry in church?
  4. The burn on her thumb hurt her. The burn on her thumb hurt her. The burn on her thumb hurt her.
  5. The third fern in the urn is dirty. The third fern in the urn is dirty. The third fern in the urn is dirty.
  6. The herd are under the birches. The herd are under the birches. The herd are under the birches.
  7. We must keep all papers clean. We must keep all papers clean. We must keep all papers clean.
  8. The sheep carries seeds from place to place in its wool. The sheep carries seeds from place to place in its wool. The sheep carries seeds from place to place in its wool.
  9. The wind carries seed from place to place, too. The wind carries seed from place to place, too. The wind carries seed from place to place, too.
  10. The clerk has a bunch of blush roses. The clerk has a bunch of blush roses. The clerk has a bunch of blush roses.
  11. Write a nice letter on white paper. Write a nice letter on white paper. Write a nice letter on white paper.
  12. The bright sun shone on the throne. The bright sun shone on the throne. The bright sun shone on the throne.
  13. We were lunching under a huge pine tree. We were lunching under a huge pine tree. We were lunching under a huge pine tree.
  14. Warm April showers will bring sweet May flowers. Warm April showers will bring sweet May flowers. Warm April showers will bring sweet May flowers.
  15. I am poaching eggs and cooking oatmeal. I am poaching eggs and cooking oatmeal. I am poaching eggs and cooking oatmeal.
  16. The peaches are clearly seen among the leaves. The peaches are clearly seen among the leaves. The peaches are clearly seen among the leaves.
  17. Next Tuesday I am going out to lunch and to supper. Next Tuesday I am going out to lunch and to supper. Next Tuesday I am going out to lunch and to supper.
  18. There are a dozen things to be done. There are a dozen things to be done. There are a dozen things to be done.
  19. I had the wing of a hen for lunch. I had the wing of a hen for lunch. I had the wing of a hen for lunch.
  20. I am afraid it will rain soon. I am afraid it will rain soon. I am afraid it will rain soon.
  21. We took a basketful of lunch from the hotel. We took a basketful of lunch from the hotel. We took a basketful of lunch from the hotel.
  22. The thief, with stealthy tread, creeps nearer. The thief, with stealthy tread, creeps nearer. The thief, with stealthy tread, creeps nearer.
  23. We went over a rough road in the country. We went over a rough road in the country. We went over a rough road in the country.
  24. I was pitcher and he was catcher in that game. I was pitcher and he was catcher in that game. I was pitcher and he was catcher in that game.
  25. The dog can run and play. The dog can run and play. The dog can run and play.
  26. The bean is a seed. The bean is a seed. The bean is a seed.
  27. You can eat this seed. You can eat this seed. You can eat this seed.
  28. Chirping birds perch on the great arch. Chirping birds perch on the great arch. Chirping birds perch on the great arch.
  29. After lunch we will search for bunches of grapes. After lunch we will search for bunches of grapes. After lunch we will search for bunches of grapes.
  30. A woman made the chicken salad in the kitchen. A woman made the chicken salad in the kitchen. A woman made the chicken salad in the kitchen.
  31. Shall I put the china in the kitchen closet? Shall I put the china in the kitchen closet? Shall I put the china in the kitchen closet?
  32. We will make a chowder and blanch some nuts. We will make a chowder and blanch some nuts. We will make a chowder and blanch some nuts.
  33. A busy man does not waste many minutes. A busy man does not waste many minutes. A busy man does not waste many minutes.
  34. Hay is not as heavy as grain. Hay is not as heavy as grain. Hay is not as heavy as grain.
  35. Straw is not as heavy as hay. Straw is not as heavy as hay. Straw is not as heavy as hay.
  36. Fred will hitch the colt. Fred will hitch the colt. Fred will hitch the colt.
  37. He will hitch him to a post. He will hitch him to a post. He will hitch him to a post.
  38. Sometimes there is fog on the sea. Sometimes there is fog on the sea. Sometimes there is fog on the sea.
  39. John has oars, too. John has oars, too. John has oars, too.
  40. The oars are long and thin. The oars are long and thin. The oars are long and thin.
  41. Sometimes the wind blows John along. Sometimes the wind blows John along. Sometimes the wind blows John along.
  42. A crafty fox sat under the tree. A crafty fox sat under the tree. A crafty fox sat under the tree.
  43. He asked the crow for the cheese. He asked the crow for the cheese. He asked the crow for the cheese.
  44. All boys like dogs. All boys like dogs. All boys like dogs.
  45. Boys teach dogs many things. Boys teach dogs many things. Boys teach dogs many things.
  46. An ox came in soon after the dog. An ox came in soon after the dog. An ox came in soon after the dog.
  47. The dog began to bark. The dog began to bark. The dog began to bark.
  48. She lies in the cradle to rest. She lies in the cradle to rest. She lies in the cradle to rest.
  49. Sometimes she lies on the couch. Sometimes she lies on the couch. Sometimes she lies on the couch.
  50. Henry plays under the spruce trees. Henry plays under the spruce trees. Henry plays under the spruce trees.
  51. He runs under the birch trees. He runs under the birch trees. He runs under the birch trees.
  52. He likes the beech trees, too. He likes the beech trees, too. He likes the beech trees, too.
  53. She can darn it nicely. She can darn it nicely. She can darn it nicely.
  54. She takes many stitches in darning. She takes many stitches in darning. She takes many stitches in darning.
  55. She keeps the coat in the closet. She keeps the coat in the closet. She keeps the coat in the closet.
  56. There are no moths in the closet. There are no moths in the closet. There are no moths in the closet.
  57. They gnaw with their teeth. They gnaw with their teeth. They gnaw with their teeth.
  58. They have sharp claws, too. They have sharp claws, too. They have sharp claws, too.
  59. They can climb very fast. They can climb very fast. They can climb very fast.
  60. They swing from branch to branch. They swing from branch to branch. They swing from branch to branch.
  61. The bears began searching. The bears began searching. The bears began searching.
  62. There are three spring months. There are three spring months. There are three spring months.
  63. March is the first spring month. March is the first spring month. March is the first spring month.
  64. April and May follow March. April and May follow March. April and May follow March.
  65. We expect severe storms in March. We expect severe storms in March. We expect severe storms in March.
  66. Everyone admires double roses. Everyone admires double roses. Everyone admires double roses.
  67. Just one in a vase is beautiful. Just one in a vase is beautiful. Just one in a vase is beautiful.
  68. A bunch is more beautiful still. A bunch is more beautiful still. A bunch is more beautiful still.
  69. November has come. November has come. November has come.
  70. The baggage master gave it to her. The baggage master gave it to her. The baggage master gave it to her.
  71. The train came into the station. The train came into the station. The train came into the station.
  72. The train ran on the track. The train ran on the track. The train ran on the track.
  73. The track is made of long rails. The track is made of long rails. The track is made of long rails.
  74. The wheels run on the rails. The wheels run on the rails. The wheels run on the rails.
  75. The wheels have deep grooves. The wheels have deep grooves. The wheels have deep grooves.
  76. I had bread and honey and a peach for lunch. I had bread and honey and a peach for lunch. I had bread and honey and a peach for lunch.
  77. We must not climb over the benches. We must not climb over the benches. We must not climb over the benches.
  78. It is a large house. It is a large house. It is a large house.
  79. I am afraid we shall be late at church. I am afraid we shall be late at church. I am afraid we shall be late at church.
  80. My watch is ten minutes slow. My watch is ten minutes slow. My watch is ten minutes slow.
  81. They are building a new church near our house. They are building a new church near our house. They are building a new church near our house.
  82. Who will preach at church next Sunday? Who will preach at church next Sunday? Who will preach at church next Sunday?
  83. Can you repeat the queer tale I told you yesterday? Can you repeat the queer tale I told you yesterday? Can you repeat the queer tale I told you yesterday?
  84. The church bells are pealing. The church bells are pealing. The church bells are pealing.
  85. Do you hear the chimes? Do you hear the chimes? Do you hear the chimes?
  86. My father hired a team and took us for a drive. My father hired a team and took us for a drive. My father hired a team and took us for a drive.
  87. An owl has built its nest in the branches. An owl has built its nest in the branches. An owl has built its nest in the branches.
  88. Place the scene before the fire, or you will scorch your dress. Place the scene before the fire, or you will scorch your dress. Place the scene before the fire, or you will scorch your dress.
  89. It is strange that the wall is so badly scorched. It is strange that the wall is so badly scorched. It is strange that the wall is so badly scorched.
  90. A large bone. A large bone. A large bone.
  91. Do not tread on it. Do not tread on it. Do not tread on it.
  92. Some schools are very large. Some schools are very large. Some schools are very large.
  93. Some of them are quite small. Some of them are quite small. Some of them are quite small.
  94. Oh, what a large field! Oh, what a large field! Oh, what a large field!
  95. The bark of some trees is very tough. The bark of some trees is very tough. The bark of some trees is very tough.
  96. They seem to use plenty of starch at the laundry. They seem to use plenty of starch at the laundry. They seem to use plenty of starch at the laundry.
  97. The shirts have a very fine polish. The shirts have a very fine polish. The shirts have a very fine polish.
  98. Sift the ashes through the sieve. Sift the ashes through the sieve. Sift the ashes through the sieve.
  99. Jane has a bun and a bunch of grapes. Jane has a bun and a bunch of grapes. Jane has a bun and a bunch of grapes.
  100. Make the raft fast to the last branch. Make the raft fast to the last branch. Make the raft fast to the last branch.
  101. Now it is March. Now it is March. Now it is March.
  102. The bird will grasp the perch with its claws. The bird will grasp the perch with its claws. The bird will grasp the perch with its claws.
  103. Read the first verse and the third. Read the first verse and the third. Read the first verse and the third.
  104. He will stand up straight on his hind legs, and march through the room. He will stand up straight on his hind legs, and march through the room. He will stand up straight on his hind legs, and march through the room.
  105. Let the wheel whirl round. Let the wheel whirl round. Let the wheel whirl round.
  106. She has a score of pinks in a bunch. She has a score of pinks in a bunch. She has a score of pinks in a bunch.
  107. Paul caught a choice perch in the lake. Paul caught a choice perch in the lake. Paul caught a choice perch in the lake.
  108. Fred hung his thick, warm cloak in the porch. Fred hung his thick, warm cloak in the porch. Fred hung his thick, warm cloak in the porch.
  109. Sit in the porch till we come to you. Sit in the porch till we come to you. Sit in the porch till we come to you.
  110. How the sparks fly from the smith's forge. How the sparks fly from the smith's forge. How the sparks fly from the smith's forge.
  111. How much lunch shall we spread for four small boys? How much lunch shall we spread for four small boys? How much lunch shall we spread for four small boys?
  112. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
  113. Better be an hour too early than a minute too late. Better be an hour too early than a minute too late. Better be an hour too early than a minute too late.
  114. Heaven helps those who help themselves. Heaven helps those who help themselves. Heaven helps those who help themselves.
  115. Let us ask cook to bake us a large cake to take to school. Let us ask cook to bake us a large cake to take to school. Let us ask cook to bake us a large cake to take to school.
  116. It is soft and white. It is soft and white. It is soft and white.
  117. I got such a large fish that I could not grasp it. I got such a large fish that I could not grasp it. I got such a large fish that I could not grasp it.
  118. A shark is a large fish that will eat men; it will bask in the sun. A shark is a large fish that will eat men; it will bask in the sun. A shark is a large fish that will eat men; it will bask in the sun.
  119. Put salve on the cut, if it smart. Put salve on the cut, if it smart. Put salve on the cut, if it smart.
  120. Starch the scarf. Starch the scarf. Starch the scarf.
  121. What do they charge for the starch? What do they charge for the starch? What do they charge for the starch?
  122. A large barge went under the arch. A large barge went under the arch. A large barge went under the arch.
  123. Quench the flame. Quench the flame. Quench the flame.
  124. Search for my purse. Search for my purse. Search for my purse.
  125. She has a large stove. She has a large stove. She has a large stove.
  126. The snow will come. The snow will come. The snow will come.
  127. It will fall in large flakes. It will fall in large flakes. It will fall in large flakes.
  128. Urge the girl to work. NA Urge the girl to work. NA Urge the girl to work. NA
  129. Pay the clerk for the shirt and the skirt. Pay the clerk for the shirt and the skirt. Pay the clerk for the shirt and the skirt.
  130. Our nurse will first churn. Our nurse will first churn. Our nurse will first churn.
  131. Whirl a top. Whirl a top. Whirl a top.
  132. Learn the worth of the church. Learn the worth of the church. Learn the worth of the church.
  133. Serve the Lord on earth. Serve the Lord on earth. Serve the Lord on earth.
  134. The world is His. The world is His. The world is His.
  135. I heard a bird chirp in the birch. I heard a bird chirp in the birch. I heard a bird chirp in the birch.
  136. A young sheep is called a lamb. A young sheep is called a lamb. A young sheep is called a lamb.
  137. We eat the flesh of sheep and lambs. We eat the flesh of sheep and lambs. We eat the flesh of sheep and lambs.
  138. In December the days are very short. In December the days are very short. In December the days are very short.
  139. We have supper after dark. We have supper after dark. We have supper after dark.
  140. Twitch the switch quick. Twitch the switch quick. Twitch the switch quick.
  141. My bird has sand in his cage. My bird has sand in his cage. My bird has sand in his cage.
  142. Do not gorge so, George, at that pork pie. Do not gorge so, George, at that pork pie. Do not gorge so, George, at that pork pie.
  143. Crave the meat. Crave the meat. Crave the meat.
  144. The large blade is sharp. The large blade is sharp. The large blade is sharp.
  145. Mary made a new hat. Mary made a new hat. Mary made a new hat.
  146. John has a pony and a cart. John has a pony and a cart. John has a pony and a cart.
  147. The robin came north in the spring. The robin came north in the spring. The robin came north in the spring.
  148. He made his nest in the old apple tree. He made his nest in the old apple tree. He made his nest in the old apple tree.
  149. Mrs. Robin laid four blue eggs. Mrs. Robin laid four blue eggs. Mrs. Robin laid four blue eggs.
  150. Robins like worms and fruit. Robins like worms and fruit. Robins like worms and fruit.
  151. The sheep dog knows all the sheep and lambs. The sheep dog knows all the sheep and lambs. The sheep dog knows all the sheep and lambs.
  152. They start in our charge. They start in our charge. They start in our charge.
  153. In January and February, we have snow and ice. In January and February, we have snow and ice. In January and February, we have snow and ice.
  154. The man can see a pan on the shelf. The man can see a pan on the shelf. The man can see a pan on the shelf.
  155. Put the shell on a shelf. Put the shell on a shelf. Put the shell on a shelf.
  156. I can put the shell on the shelf. I can put the shell on the shelf. I can put the shell on the shelf.
  157. I am fishing in the pond. I am fishing in the pond. I am fishing in the pond.
  158. The scholars in our school wear badges. The scholars in our school wear badges. The scholars in our school wear badges.
  159. The dog has large teeth. The dog has large teeth. The dog has large teeth.
  160. Do you know, Sir Knight, where my knapsack is? Do you know, Sir Knight, where my knapsack is? Do you know, Sir Knight, where my knapsack is?
  161. The knave hid in the sedge near the bridge. The knave hid in the sedge near the bridge. The knave hid in the sedge near the bridge.
  162. They tried to dodge the stones. They tried to dodge the stones. They tried to dodge the stones.
  163. Roses grow wild along the fences. Roses grow wild along the fences. Roses grow wild along the fences.
  164. They make thick hedges. They make thick hedges. They make thick hedges.
  165. Cattle cannot break through rose hedges. Cattle cannot break through rose hedges. Cattle cannot break through rose hedges.
  166. Bear up and steer right onward. Bear up and steer right onward. Bear up and steer right onward.
  167. In his grave rained many a tear. In his grave rained many a tear. In his grave rained many a tear.
  168. Death borders upon our birth. Death borders upon our birth. Death borders upon our birth.
  169. We all do fade as a leaf. We all do fade as a leaf. We all do fade as a leaf.
  170. A wren has her nest near the end of a stem. A wren has her nest near the end of a stem. A wren has her nest near the end of a stem.
  171. See her head and neck at the edge. See her head and neck at the edge. See her head and neck at the edge.
  172. The men redeem their pledges. The men redeem their pledges. The men redeem their pledges.
  173. There is a large vault under the church. There is a large vault under the church. There is a large vault under the church.
  174. The children who did not study their lessons last term are sorry now. The children who did not study their lessons last term are sorry now. The children who did not study their lessons last term are sorry now.
  175. Are you one of these lazy children? Are you one of these lazy children? Are you one of these lazy children?
  176. Every plant has root, stem, and leaves. Every plant has root, stem, and leaves. Every plant has root, stem, and leaves.
  177. Most plants also have flowers, fruit, and seeds. Most plants also have flowers, fruit, and seeds. Most plants also have flowers, fruit, and seeds.
  178. Can you find each part? Can you find each part? Can you find each part?
  179. As soon as I reach home, I help her again. As soon as I reach home, I help her again. As soon as I reach home, I help her again.
  180. Dogs and sheep carry these seed cases from place to place. Dogs and sheep carry these seed cases from place to place. Dogs and sheep carry these seed cases from place to place.
  181. I know seeds which are carried away by wind and water. I know seeds which are carried away by wind and water. I know seeds which are carried away by wind and water.
  182. I like to play with Grace's doll very much. I like to play with Grace's doll very much. I like to play with Grace's doll very much.
  183. It can lie down, shut its eyes, and go to sleep. It can lie down, shut its eyes, and go to sleep. It can lie down, shut its eyes, and go to sleep.
  184. Can you guess its name? Can you guess its name? Can you guess its name?
  185. If you do, read a page a day, for a month, and you will soon improve. If you do, read a page a day, for a month, and you will soon improve. If you do, read a page a day, for a month, and you will soon improve.
  186. Do not ask me to go to the floor above this one. Do not ask me to go to the floor above this one. Do not ask me to go to the floor above this one.
  187. I did not know how I could reach this floor. I did not know how I could reach this floor. I did not know how I could reach this floor.
  188. Frogs lay their eggs in a kind of jelly. Frogs lay their eggs in a kind of jelly. Frogs lay their eggs in a kind of jelly.
  189. It takes about a month to hatch these eggs. It takes about a month to hatch these eggs. It takes about a month to hatch these eggs.
  190. Then we see the tadpole. Then we see the tadpole. Then we see the tadpole.
  191. A tadpole is all head and tail. A tadpole is all head and tail. A tadpole is all head and tail.
  192. Did you ever watch the gills disappear and the legs grow? Did you ever watch the gills disappear and the legs grow? Did you ever watch the gills disappear and the legs grow?
  193. As the legs of the tadpole grow, the tail disappears. As the legs of the tadpole grow, the tail disappears. As the legs of the tadpole grow, the tail disappears.
  194. Then we have the perfect little frog, that feeds on several insects. Then we have the perfect little frog, that feeds on several insects. Then we have the perfect little frog, that feeds on several insects.
  195. The earthworm bores through the soil and softens it. The earthworm bores through the soil and softens it. The earthworm bores through the soil and softens it.
  196. Then the rain can reach the roots of plants, and also any seeds which happen to be in the ground. Then the rain can reach the roots of plants, and also any seeds which happen to be in the ground. Then the rain can reach the roots of plants, and also any seeds which happen to be in the ground.
  197. All the front rooms in our house are much larger than the rear rooms. All the front rooms in our house are much larger than the rear rooms. All the front rooms in our house are much larger than the rear rooms.
  198. I know that it takes an hour to sweep each one. I know that it takes an hour to sweep each one. I know that it takes an hour to sweep each one.
  199. One rock covered with moss was so large a block that a flock of sheep and an ox stood on it. One rock covered with moss was so large a block that a flock of sheep and an ox stood on it. One rock covered with moss was so large a block that a flock of sheep and an ox stood on it.
  200. Tap the tree to get the sap out of it; it is by the gap in the hedge. Tap the tree to get the sap out of it; it is by the gap in the hedge. Tap the tree to get the sap out of it; it is by the gap in the hedge.
  201. I should like to ride in a sledge over the snow. I should like to ride in a sledge over the snow. I should like to ride in a sledge over the snow.
  202. Drive a wedge under the ledge of this desk. Drive a wedge under the ledge of this desk. Drive a wedge under the ledge of this desk.
  203. The young birds in the hedge will not fly for a week. The young birds in the hedge will not fly for a week. The young birds in the hedge will not fly for a week.
  204. Shells are got in a net called a dredge. Shells are got in a net called a dredge. Shells are got in a net called a dredge.
  205. Let me lie on this bench. Let me lie on this bench. Let me lie on this bench.
  206. The bridge over the ditch is as high as the ridge of our house. The bridge over the ditch is as high as the ridge of our house. The bridge over the ditch is as high as the ridge of our house.
  207. Which is the rich man? Which is the rich man? Which is the rich man?
  208. See the swan glide along nigh the bridge. See the swan glide along nigh the bridge. See the swan glide along nigh the bridge.
  209. Run! Dodge! Or he will catch you. Run! Dodge! Or he will catch you. Run! Dodge! Or he will catch you.
  210. Where do you lodge? Where do you lodge? Where do you lodge?
  211. There is a blotch on your face. There is a blotch on your face. There is a blotch on your face.
  212. The dirge was sung. The dirge was sung. The dirge was sung.
  213. He stood on the verge of the rock. He stood on the verge of the rock. He stood on the verge of the rock.
  214. Rust has made the edge blunt. Rust has made the edge blunt. Rust has made the edge blunt.
  215. I cannot draw if you nudge so. I cannot draw if you nudge so. I cannot draw if you nudge so.
  216. Who was the judge? Who was the judge? Who was the judge?
  217. I do not grudge him the prize. I do not grudge him the prize. I do not grudge him the prize.
  218. Trudge along, then plunge into the bath. Trudge along, then plunge into the bath. Trudge along, then plunge into the bath.
  219. Who likes to be a drudge? Who likes to be a drudge? Who likes to be a drudge?
  220. How many rabbits are in the hutch? How many rabbits are in the hutch? How many rabbits are in the hutch?
  221. I have a truss of hay for them. I have a truss of hay for them. I have a truss of hay for them.
  222. A dense hedge served as a fence. A dense hedge served as a fence. A dense hedge served as a fence.
  223. His threat was meant as a jest. His threat was meant as a jest. His threat was meant as a jest.
  224. Mirth can into folly glide. Mirth can into folly glide. Mirth can into folly glide.
  225. Winter loves a dirge like sound. Winter loves a dirge like sound. Winter loves a dirge like sound.
  226. Fern seeds grow on the leaf. Fern seeds grow on the leaf. Fern seeds grow on the leaf.
  227. The worst praise is self praise. The worst praise is self praise. The worst praise is self praise.
  228. Judge not, that ye be not judged. Judge not, that ye be not judged. Judge not, that ye be not judged.
  229. Use words that are in good use. Use words that are in good use. Use words that are in good use.
  230. To thee the reed is as the oak. To thee the reed is as the oak. To thee the reed is as the oak.
  231. And all the world would stare. And all the world would stare. And all the world would stare.
  232. There are large shawls. There are large shawls. There are large shawls.
  233. Older, of a greater age. Older, of a greater age. Older, of a greater age.
  234. The boy hung from the branch. The boy hung from the branch. The boy hung from the branch.
  235. Lie, to stretch out. To rest. To tell a falsehood. Lie, to stretch out. To rest. To tell a falsehood. Lie, to stretch out. To rest. To tell a falsehood.
  236. Pulled, gathered with the hand. Drawn; dragged. Pulled, gathered with the hand. Drawn; dragged. Pulled, gathered with the hand. Drawn; dragged.
  237. Someone, some person. Someone, some person. Someone, some person.
  238. Signs, from the time when something happened. From a past time until now. Because. Signs, from the time when something happened. From a past time until now. Because. Signs, from the time when something happened. From a past time until now. Because.
  239. Somewhere, in one place or another. Somewhere, in one place or another. Somewhere, in one place or another.
  240. Sometimes, at times; now and then. Sometimes, at times; now and then. Sometimes, at times; now and then.
  241. Parch corn. Parch corn. Parch corn.
  242. Watch the flock. Watch the flock. Watch the flock.
  243. He can speak French. He can speak French. He can speak French.
  244. She was trying to reach the high shelf. She was trying to reach the high shelf. She was trying to reach the high shelf.
  245. Twelve girls shell peas on a bench by the fence. Twelve girls shell peas on a bench by the fence. Twelve girls shell peas on a bench by the fence.
  246. Not a speck is on the shelf. Not a speck is on the shelf. Not a speck is on the shelf.
  247. My niece will sweep. My niece will sweep. My niece will sweep.
  248. Kneel at her feet. Kneel at her feet. Kneel at her feet.
  249. Carried, did carry. Carried, did carry. Carried, did carry.
  250. When I was sick the doctor made me well. When I was sick the doctor made me well. When I was sick the doctor made me well.
  251. My mother plays bridge Wednesday afternoons. My mother plays bridge Wednesday afternoons. My mother plays bridge Wednesday afternoons.
  252. We drove across the bridge. We drove across the bridge. We drove across the bridge.
  253. We arrived home safely. We arrived home safely. We arrived home safely.
  254. Shall I address the letter to John? Shall I address the letter to John? Shall I address the letter to John?
  255. Army, a very large body of soldiers. A large number. Army, a very large body of soldiers. A large number. Army, a very large body of soldiers. A large number.
  256. The doctor said I should be all right. The doctor said I should be all right. The doctor said I should be all right.
  257. The arm of the chair is broken. The arm of the chair is broken. The arm of the chair is broken.
  258. Urge the girl to work. Urge the girl to work. Urge the girl to work.
  259. At a glance, I saw the chaff fly and the branch sway. At a glance, I saw the chaff fly and the branch sway. At a glance, I saw the chaff fly and the branch sway.
  260. He laid a nail on the page at the date. He laid a nail on the page at the date. He laid a nail on the page at the date.
  261. A red cage. A red cage. A red cage.
  262. Men wage war. Men wage war. Men wage war.
  263. A hungry fox saw some grape on a vine. A hungry fox saw some grape on a vine. A hungry fox saw some grape on a vine.
  264. This store is not open on Sunday. This store is not open on Sunday. This store is not open on Sunday.
  265. Mary spells nicely. Mary spells nicely. Mary spells nicely.
  266. George can drive a span of horses. George can drive a span of horses. George can drive a span of horses.
  267. He sprang up and tried to get them. He sprang up and tried to get them. He sprang up and tried to get them.
  268. Tin dippers hang over there. Tin dippers hang over there. Tin dippers hang over there.
  269. Kate Gray is my mate. Kate Gray is my mate. Kate Gray is my mate.
  270. We are the same age. We are the same age. We are the same age.
  271. We play and race in the lane. We play and race in the lane. We play and race in the lane.
  272. He may wade in the lake. He may wade in the lake. He may wade in the lake.
  273. George's aunt is in a store. George's aunt is in a store. George's aunt is in a store.
  274. A farm is better than a park. A farm is better than a park. A farm is better than a park.
  275. Half a loaf is better than none. Half a loaf is better than none. Half a loaf is better than none.
  276. He would flatter the crow. He would flatter the crow. He would flatter the crow.
  277. There were frogs of all ages. There were frogs of all ages. There were frogs of all ages.
  278. Finding them beyond his reach, he said, "Just as I thought. Those grapes are sour." Finding them beyond his reach, he said, "Just as I thought. Those grapes are sour." Finding them beyond his reach, he said, "Just as I thought. Those grapes are sour."
  279. There are large and small hose. There are large and small hose. There are large and small hose.
  280. Fetch some milk in the pitcher. Fetch some milk in the pitcher. Fetch some milk in the pitcher.
  281. We help each other all we can. We help each other all we can. We help each other all we can.
  282. I love to watch the sun rise. I love to watch the sun rise. I love to watch the sun rise.
  283. I am going to spell all the words on this page. I am going to spell all the words on this page. I am going to spell all the words on this page.
  284. He is not yet of age. He is not yet of age. He is not yet of age.
  285. He put it in a cage and fed it. He put it in a cage and fed it. He put it in a cage and fed it.
  286. The mice made a hole in the cage, and the bird got out. The mice made a hole in the cage, and the bird got out. The mice made a hole in the cage, and the bird got out.
  287. Page, one side of a leaf in a book. A boy who does errands. To call someone's name to give him a message. Page, one side of a leaf in a book. A boy who does errands. To call someone's name to give him a message. Page, one side of a leaf in a book. A boy who does errands. To call someone's name to give him a message.
  288. Person, a man, a woman, or a child. Person, a man, a woman, or a child. Person, a man, a woman, or a child.
  289. It is too large for one person to lift. It is too large for one person to lift. It is too large for one person to lift.
  290. Don't salt the soup too much. Don't salt the soup too much. Don't salt the soup too much.
  291. Seem, appear. Seem, appear. Seem, appear.
  292. Sad, unhappy. Sad, unhappy. Sad, unhappy.
  293. You seem very happy. You seem very happy. You seem very happy.
  294. September, the ninth month of our year. September, the ninth month of our year. September, the ninth month of our year.
  295. That hat is large enough to shade your eyes. That hat is large enough to shade your eyes. That hat is large enough to shade your eyes.
  296. He turned toward the window. He turned toward the window. He turned toward the window.
  297. The pitcher pitches the ball. The pitcher pitches the ball. The pitcher pitches the ball.
  298. He is of age. He is of age. He is of age.
  299. The striker strikes at it. The striker strikes at it. The striker strikes at it.
  300. The catcher catches it. The catcher catches it. The catcher catches it.
  301. The catcher throws it to the pitcher. The catcher throws it to the pitcher. The catcher throws it to the pitcher.
  302. She saw a window in the house. She saw a window in the house. She saw a window in the house.
  303. She peeped in at the window. She peeped in at the window. She peeped in at the window.
  304. He would see strange things. He would see strange things. He would see strange things.
  305. They will study now. They will study now. They will study now.
  306. We get books at the library. We get books at the library. We get books at the library.
  307. Do you like story books? Do you like story books? Do you like story books?
  308. The children have studied their words. The children have studied their words. The children have studied their words.
  309. It is the date of baby's birth. It is the date of baby's birth. It is the date of baby's birth.
  310. Baby likes to take a bath. Baby likes to take a bath. Baby likes to take a bath.
  311. They make large webs. They make large webs. They make large webs.
  312. The printer's brother has hurt his finger. The printer's brother has hurt his finger. The printer's brother has hurt his finger.
  313. She is a large cat. She is a large cat. She is a large cat.
  314. A rat is good supper for a cat. A rat is good supper for a cat. A rat is good supper for a cat.
  315. Nearly every dye can be made from coal. Nearly every dye can be made from coal. Nearly every dye can be made from coal.
  316. The squire has a gray squirrel in a wire cage. The squire has a gray squirrel in a wire cage. The squire has a gray squirrel in a wire cage.
  317. Dr. short form for doctor. Dr. short form for doctor. Dr. short form for doctor.
  318. Bobby reached under the bed for his slippers. Bobby reached under the bed for his slippers. Bobby reached under the bed for his slippers.
  319. Reached, came to. Stretched one's arm. Reached, came to. Stretched one's arm. Reached, came to. Stretched one's arm.
  320. Playing with matches is dangerous. Playing with matches is dangerous. Playing with matches is dangerous.
  321. Boys who carry messages are called pages. Boys who carry messages are called pages. Boys who carry messages are called pages.
  322. There are one hundred pages in this book. There are one hundred pages in this book. There are one hundred pages in this book.
  323. I have a package of chewing gum. I have a package of chewing gum. I have a package of chewing gum.
  324. Owl, a bird with a big head, short bee, and large eyes. Owl, a bird with a big head, short bee, and large eyes. Owl, a bird with a big head, short bee, and large eyes.
  325. That red light means danger. That red light means danger. That red light means danger.
  326. Please lay the package here. Please lay the package here. Please lay the package here.
  327. We had beans instead of carrots for lunch. We had beans instead of carrots for lunch. We had beans instead of carrots for lunch.
  328. Goose, a large bird with a long neck. Goose, a large bird with a long neck. Goose, a large bird with a long neck.
  329. Huge, very large. Huge, very large. Huge, very large.
  330. Grew, became large. Became. Grew, became large. Became. Grew, became large. Became.
  331. Bobby wants even more than his share of the candy. Bobby wants even more than his share of the candy. Bobby wants even more than his share of the candy.
  332. Feel, to touch. To be. Feel, to touch. To be. Feel, to touch. To be.
  333. The second month of the year is February. The second month of the year is February. The second month of the year is February.
  334. We shall go to the party even if it rains. We shall go to the party even if it rains. We shall go to the party even if it rains.
  335. Dried, made dry. Dried, made dry. Dried, made dry.
  336. Dangerous, not safe. Dangerous, not safe. Dangerous, not safe.
  337. The last month of the year is December. The last month of the year is December. The last month of the year is December.
  338. My cousin Mary is the daughter of my Aunt Ellen. My cousin Mary is the daughter of my Aunt Ellen. My cousin Mary is the daughter of my Aunt Ellen.
  339. A letter told of her uncle's death. A letter told of her uncle's death. A letter told of her uncle's death.
  340. I had the wing of a hen for lunch. I had the wing of a hen for lunch. I had the wing of a hen for lunch.
  341. Twelve months make a year. Twelve months make a year. Twelve months make a year.
  342. Are you like your sister? Are you like your sister? Are you like your sister?
  343. Did you swim in the gulf? Did you swim in the gulf? Did you swim in the gulf?
  344. The fir tree is higher than the birch, but the wood is not so firm. The fir tree is higher than the birch, but the wood is not so firm. The fir tree is higher than the birch, but the wood is not so firm.
  345. Is not a wolf like a dog? Is not a wolf like a dog? Is not a wolf like a dog?
  346. I gave Bob such a punch! I gave Bob such a punch! I gave Bob such a punch!
  347. I had a hunch of cake and a bunch of grapes for my lunch. I had a hunch of cake and a bunch of grapes for my lunch. I had a hunch of cake and a bunch of grapes for my lunch.
  348. Mind the torch does not scorch you. Mind the torch does not scorch you. Mind the torch does not scorch you.
  349. I did not pinch the dog nor hit him with the switch. I did not pinch the dog nor hit him with the switch. I did not pinch the dog nor hit him with the switch.
  350. Then what made him flinch? Then what made him flinch? Then what made him flinch?
  351. My sister says that I said too much. My sister says that I said too much. My sister says that I said too much.
  352. Hear my watch tick. Hear my watch tick. Hear my watch tick.
  353. Oh, how quick! Oh, how quick! Oh, how quick!
  354. If we hit a bit of flint on steel it will give out sparks. If we hit a bit of flint on steel it will give out sparks. If we hit a bit of flint on steel it will give out sparks.
  355. If the lace is limp starch it and make it stiff. If the lace is limp starch it and make it stiff. If the lace is limp starch it and make it stiff.
  356. They are twin sisters. They are twin sisters. They are twin sisters.
  357. Trip on the tip of your toes as you skip. Trip on the tip of your toes as you skip. Trip on the tip of your toes as you skip.
  358. A wolf will sneak out of sight. A wolf will sneak out of sight. A wolf will sneak out of sight.
  359. See what a sweet wreath of flowers we have got from the bleak heath. See what a sweet wreath of flowers we have got from the bleak heath. See what a sweet wreath of flowers we have got from the bleak heath.
  360. Mice are very fond of cheese. Mice are very fond of cheese. Mice are very fond of cheese.
  361. The judge came to court early. The judge came to court early. The judge came to court early.
  362. Clothing a large family takes money. Clothing a large family takes money. Clothing a large family takes money.
  363. The glass was broken. The glass was broken. The glass was broken.
  364. Kate goes to the store. Kate goes to the store. Kate goes to the store.
  365. However, in whatever way. Still. Yet. However, in whatever way. Still. Yet. However, in whatever way. Still. Yet.
  366. However they came, they arrived safely. However they came, they arrived safely. However they came, they arrived safely.
  367. She gets bread and butter. She gets bread and butter. She gets bread and butter.
  368. Do you love the baby? Do you love the baby? Do you love the baby?
  369. When the woods are dry there is danger of fire. When the woods are dry there is danger of fire. When the woods are dry there is danger of fire.
  370. The wolf would howl at night. The wolf would howl at night. The wolf would howl at night.
  371. Inches, more than one inch. Inches, more than one inch. Inches, more than one inch.
  372. When I feed him carrots or tender cabbage leaves, he looks at me as if he would like to say, "Thank you." When I feed him carrots or tender cabbage leaves, he looks at me as if he would like to say, "Thank you." When I feed him carrots or tender cabbage leaves, he looks at me as if he would like to say, "Thank you."
  373. The knife has a keen edge. The knife has a keen edge. The knife has a keen edge.
  374. When I go away in summer, I always take them with me. When I go away in summer, I always take them with me. When I go away in summer, I always take them with me.
  375. Lodge, a place to live in. Lodge, a place to live in. Lodge, a place to live in.
  376. Kitchen, a room used for cooking. Kitchen, a room used for cooking. Kitchen, a room used for cooking.
  377. Will you sell the shell that fell from the shelf? Will you sell the shell that fell from the shelf? Will you sell the shell that fell from the shelf?
  378. The deer was shot in the haunch. The deer was shot in the haunch. The deer was shot in the haunch.
  379. Aunt will take us to see the launch of a great ship. Aunt will take us to see the launch of a great ship. Aunt will take us to see the launch of a great ship.
  380. Part of our lunch was a tart. Part of our lunch was a tart. Part of our lunch was a tart.
  381. How well they march! How well they march! How well they march!
  382. The sun will parch the ground. The sun will parch the ground. The sun will parch the ground.
  383. Think twice before you speak. Think twice before you speak. Think twice before you speak.
  384. The mail train takes letters. The mail train takes letters. The mail train takes letters.
  385. May we go for a sail today? May we go for a sail today? May we go for a sail today?
  386. What is your age? What is your age? What is your age?
  387. He is in a rage, for he has to do a page of sums, and he wants to play with his stage. He is in a rage, for he has to do a page of sums, and he wants to play with his stage. He is in a rage, for he has to do a page of sums, and he wants to play with his stage.
  388. The lark is in a cage. The lark is in a cage. The lark is in a cage.
  389. The pan is on the shelf. The pan is on the shelf. The pan is on the shelf.
  390. Things done by halves are never done right. Things done by halves are never done right. Things done by halves are never done right.
  391. A flake of snow is called a snowflake. A flake of snow is called a snowflake. A flake of snow is called a snowflake.
  392. A bird sat, chirping, on a branch above us. A bird sat, chirping, on a branch above us. A bird sat, chirping, on a branch above us.
  393. "Come down, little bird," we said, and down he came and stood beside us while we gave him bits of our lunch. "Come down, little bird," we said, and down he came and stood beside us while we gave him bits of our lunch. "Come down, little bird," we said, and down he came and stood beside us while we gave him bits of our lunch.
  394. He ate the crumbs, and, thankful, sang a sweat song as he went away. He ate the crumbs, and, thankful, sang a sweat song as he went away. He ate the crumbs, and, thankful, sang a sweat song as he went away.
  395. Some day it will be a big colt. Some day it will be a big colt. Some day it will be a big colt.
  396. Sometimes a boy gets hurt. Sometimes a boy gets hurt. Sometimes a boy gets hurt.
  397. Squirrels like acorns, too. Squirrels like acorns, too. Squirrels like acorns, too.
  398. The squirrels are busy now. The squirrels are busy now. The squirrels are busy now.
  399. They have to gather many nuts. They have to gather many nuts. They have to gather many nuts.
  400. They carry them off to their nests. They carry them off to their nests. They carry them off to their nests.
  401. Squirrels have sharp teeth. Squirrels have sharp teeth. Squirrels have sharp teeth.
  402. All the family will be home. All the family will be home. All the family will be home.
  403. Our friends will be with us. Our friends will be with us. Our friends will be with us.
  404. It will be a happy day. It will be a happy day. It will be a happy day.
  405. How the storm raged! How the storm raged! How the storm raged!
  406. It lasted three days. It lasted three days. It lasted three days.
  407. Then the sun shone again. Then the sun shone again. Then the sun shone again.
  408. He delivered a package. He delivered a package. He delivered a package.
  409. All danger of frost is over. All danger of frost is over. All danger of frost is over.
  410. Danger, chance of harm or damage. Danger, chance of harm or damage. Danger, chance of harm or damage.
  411. Chopped, cut with a sharp tool. Chopped, cut with a sharp tool. Chopped, cut with a sharp tool.
  412. There were large clouds of smoke in the air. There were large clouds of smoke in the air. There were large clouds of smoke in the air.
  413. The branches were chopped off the tree. The branches were chopped off the tree. The branches were chopped off the tree.
  414. Chopping, cutting with a sharp tool. Chopping, cutting with a sharp tool. Chopping, cutting with a sharp tool.
  415. Benches, seats for more than one person. Benches, seats for more than one person. Benches, seats for more than one person.
  416. Father pays our doctor's bill. Father pays our doctor's bill. Father pays our doctor's bill.
  417. The benches in the park have just been painted. The benches in the park have just been painted. The benches in the park have just been painted.
  418. I am going to my uncle's house. I am going to my uncle's house. I am going to my uncle's house.
  419. Mother pulled some beets for dinner. Mother pulled some beets for dinner. Mother pulled some beets for dinner.
  420. Beets, plants that have large, round, red roots. Beets, plants that have large, round, red roots. Beets, plants that have large, round, red roots.
  421. My uncle's little boy is my cousin. My uncle's little boy is my cousin. My uncle's little boy is my cousin.
  422. A wolf killed two sheep last night. A wolf killed two sheep last night. A wolf killed two sheep last night.
  423. I have written two letters to my aunt. I have written two letters to my aunt. I have written two letters to my aunt.
  424. Thursday, the day after Wednesday. Thursday, the day after Wednesday. Thursday, the day after Wednesday.
  425. The tiger looks like a very large cat. The tiger looks like a very large cat. The tiger looks like a very large cat.
  426. Tuesday, the day after Monday. Tuesday, the day after Monday. Tuesday, the day after Monday.
  427. Bare, without trees, as bare land. Without covering, as, bare feet, bare trees. Empty or not having much in it; as, a bare room. Bare, without trees, as bare land. Without covering, as, bare feet, bare trees. Empty or not having much in it; as, a bare room. Bare, without trees, as bare land. Without covering, as, bare feet, bare trees. Empty or not having much in it; as, a bare room.
  428. Bark, a tough covering on the trunk and branches of a tree. A dog's cry. Bark, a tough covering on the trunk and branches of a tree. A dog's cry. Bark, a tough covering on the trunk and branches of a tree. A dog's cry.
  429. Baseball, a game. The ball used for this game. Baseball, a game. The ball used for this game. Baseball, a game. The ball used for this game.
  430. Bathing, going into the water of a lake or the ocean for fun. Taking a bath. Bathing, going into the water of a lake or the ocean for fun. Taking a bath. Bathing, going into the water of a lake or the ocean for fun. Taking a bath.
  431. Beach, a shore of the sea or of a lake, made of sand or stones. Beach, a shore of the sea or of a lake, made of sand or stones. Beach, a shore of the sea or of a lake, made of sand or stones.
  432. Beans, seeds of a plant which are eaten as a vegetable. The young pods of some bean plants. Beans, seeds of a plant which are eaten as a vegetable. The young pods of some bean plants. Beans, seeds of a plant which are eaten as a vegetable. The young pods of some bean plants.
  433. We had beans for dinner. We had beans for dinner. We had beans for dinner.
  434. Branch, a limb of a tree. A part of something that reaches out like the limb of a tree; as, a branch of a river. A part of a businesses that partly managed from the main office; as, a branch post office. Branch, a limb of a tree. A part of something that reaches out like the limb of a tree; as, a branch of a river. A part of a businesses that partly managed from the main office; as, a branch post office. Branch, a limb of a tree. A part of something that reaches out like the limb of a tree; as, a branch of a river. A part of a businesses that partly managed from the main office; as, a branch post office.
  435. Bunch, a group of things of the same kind growing or fastened together or thought of together; as, a bunch of carrots or a bunch of keys. Bunch, a group of things of the same kind growing or fastened together or thought of together; as, a bunch of carrots or a bunch of keys. Bunch, a group of things of the same kind growing or fastened together or thought of together; as, a bunch of carrots or a bunch of keys.
  436. Burned, hurt by fire or heat. Burned, hurt by fire or heat. Burned, hurt by fire or heat.
  437. Cousin, a child of one's uncle or aunt. Cousin, a child of one's uncle or aunt. Cousin, a child of one's uncle or aunt.
  438. Covered, having something over it. Hidden. Covered, having something over it. Hidden. Covered, having something over it. Hidden.
  439. Dozen, twelve of a kind. Dozen, twelve of a kind. Dozen, twelve of a kind.
  440. We drove to town yesterday. We drove to town yesterday. We drove to town yesterday.
  441. Edge, rim; border; as, the edge of the rug. The thin cutting side; as, the edge of a knife. To move little by little; as edge along a bench. Edge, rim; border; as, the edge of the rug. The thin cutting side; as, the edge of a knife. To move little by little; as edge along a bench. Edge, rim; border; as, the edge of the rug. The thin cutting side; as, the edge of a knife. To move little by little; as edge along a bench.
  442. March, the third month. March, the third month. March, the third month.
  443. March, to move with regular steps. A piece of music in marching time. March, to move with regular steps. A piece of music in marching time. March, to move with regular steps. A piece of music in marching time.
  444. Paid, gave in return. Paid, gave in return. Paid, gave in return.
  445. Pain, an ache. Hurt. Pain, an ache. Hurt. Pain, an ache. Hurt.
  446. Does that cut finger pain you? Does that cut finger pain you? Does that cut finger pain you?
  447. Paste, to fasten with paste. Flour or starch mixed with water and used to stick paper. Paste, to fasten with paste. Flour or starch mixed with water and used to stick paper. Paste, to fasten with paste. Flour or starch mixed with water and used to stick paper.
  448. This knife has a sharp edge. This knife has a sharp edge. This knife has a sharp edge.
  449. Shore, land on the edge of the sea or a lake. Shore, land on the edge of the sea or a lake. Shore, land on the edge of the sea or a lake.
  450. Silly, stupid. Silly, stupid. Silly, stupid.
  451. Twelve, two more than ten. Twelve, two more than ten. Twelve, two more than ten.
  452. Hole, an opening. Hole, an opening. Hole, an opening.
  453. Whole, all. Whole, all. Whole, all.
  454. Bell, for ringing. Bell, for ringing. Bell, for ringing.
  455. Belle, a fine, gay lady. Belle, a fine, gay lady. Belle, a fine, gay lady.
  456. Rap, to strike. Rap, to strike. Rap, to strike.
  457. Wrap, to infold. Wrap, to infold. Wrap, to infold.
  458. Fore, in front. Fore, in front. Fore, in front.
  459. Four, a number. Four, a number. Four, a number.
  460. Fir, a tree. Fir, a tree. Fir, a tree.
  461. Fur, fine soft hair. Fur, fine soft hair. Fur, fine soft hair.
  462. Earn, to gain. Earn, to gain. Earn, to gain.
  463. Urn, a vase or vessel. Urn, a vase or vessel. Urn, a vase or vessel.
  464. Whirl, to turn rapidly. Whirl, to turn rapidly. Whirl, to turn rapidly.
  465. Whorl, a circle of leaves. Whorl, a circle of leaves. Whorl, a circle of leaves.
  466. Gait, manner of walking Gait, manner of walking Gait, manner of walking
  467. Gate, a kind of door Gate, a kind of door Gate, a kind of door
  468. Grate, to rub roughly; -- for a fire Grate, to rub roughly; -- for a fire Grate, to rub roughly; -- for a fire
  469. Great, large, noble Great, large, noble Great, large, noble
  470. Lain, reclined Lain, reclined Lain, reclined
  471. Lane, a narrow road Lane, a narrow road Lane, a narrow road
  472. Ale, a kind of beer. Ale, a kind of beer. Ale, a kind of beer.
  473. Ail, to be ill. Ail, to be ill. Ail, to be ill.
  474. Brake, for stopping wheels; a fern; a thicket. Brake, for stopping wheels; a fern; a thicket. Brake, for stopping wheels; a fern; a thicket.
  475. Break, to part by force. Break, to part by force. Break, to part by force.
  476. Slay, to kill. Slay, to kill. Slay, to kill.
  477. Sleigh -- for traveling on snow. Sleigh -- for traveling on snow. Sleigh -- for traveling on snow.
  478. Stake, a post; a sum risked. Stake, a post; a sum risked. Stake, a post; a sum risked.
  479. Steak; a slice of meat. Steak; a slice of meat. Steak; a slice of meat.
  480. Beer, a drink. Beer, a drink. Beer, a drink.
  481. Bier, a frame for carrying the dead. Bier, a frame for carrying the dead. Bier, a frame for carrying the dead.
  482. Creak, to make a harsh sound. Creak, to make a harsh sound. Creak, to make a harsh sound.
  483. Creek, a small stream or bay. Creek, a small stream or bay. Creek, a small stream or bay.
  484. Knead, to work dough. Knead, to work dough. Knead, to work dough.
  485. Need, to want. Need, to want. Need, to want.
  486. Peal, a loud noise. Peal, a loud noise. Peal, a loud noise.
  487. Peel, to strip off the skin or bark. Peel, to strip off the skin or bark. Peel, to strip off the skin or bark.
  488. Bow, to bend; a bending; front part of a ship. Bow, to bend; a bending; front part of a ship. Bow, to bend; a bending; front part of a ship.
  489. Bough, a branch. Bough, a branch. Bough, a branch.
  490. Doe, a female deer. Doe, a female deer. Doe, a female deer.
  491. Dough, paste for baking. Dough, paste for baking. Dough, paste for baking.
  492. You, person spoken to. You, person spoken to. You, person spoken to.
  493. Yew, a kind of tree. Yew, a kind of tree. Yew, a kind of tree.
  494. Heard, did hear. Heard, did hear. Heard, did hear.
  495. Herd of cattle. Herd of cattle. Herd of cattle.
  496. Giant, huge. A very large, strong person. Giant, huge. A very large, strong person. Giant, huge. A very large, strong person.
  497. Growing, getting large. Becoming. Raising. The baby is growing prettier every day. Growing, getting large. Becoming. Raising. The baby is growing prettier every day. Growing, getting large. Becoming. Raising. The baby is growing prettier every day.
  498. She is always in a hurry when she leaves the house. She is always in a hurry when she leaves the house. She is always in a hurry when she leaves the house.
  499. Mountain, a large hill. Mountain, a large hill. Mountain, a large hill.
  500. She will mind the baby. She will mind the baby. She will mind the baby.
  501. Lose, fail to keep. Not win; as, lose a game. Not find when wanted. Lose, fail to keep. Not win; as, lose a game. Not find when wanted. Lose, fail to keep. Not win; as, lose a game. Not find when wanted.
  502. Loving, showing love or kindness. Loving, showing love or kindness. Loving, showing love or kindness.
  503. But she likes her doll better. But she likes her doll better. But she likes her doll better.

19.3.3 Write random sentences

A random subset of sentences will be synthesized. Be patient with the synthesis. It will take a few seconds, especially the first time. The loweest possible WPM is 80, so to decrease overall WPM, increase word gap.

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19.4 Summary

  • Learn how to write words with the -rch and -nch consonant clusters
  • Learn how to write words with the j sound
  • Practice with more homonyms