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History (349) Samuel Smiles (21)
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As Good as his Word
Music: Alice Mary Smith
Benjamin Disraeli did not make a promising start to his Parliamentary career - but he did start with a promise.

AS an orator too, his first appearance in the House of Commons was a failure. Though composed in a grand and ambitious strain, every sentence was hailed with “loud laughter.” But he concluded with a sentence which embodied a prophecy.

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Adapted from textbooks used in Grammar Schools and Secondary Moderns from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Distinguish using sentences: Several. Various.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Sentence. Strain. Do.

Use together in one sentence: Young. Exclaim. Unlearn.

More games: Précis. Sevens. Jigsaw. Confusables. Spinner. Opposites. Verb or Noun? Active or Passive? Subject and Object. Adjectives. Word Classes.

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