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The Falkland Islands
Music: John Marsh
A proudly British group of islands far off in the South Atlantic.

IN 1690, a British expedition landed on a group of islands in the South Atlantic, and named the narrow strait that lies between the two largest of them after the Treasurer to the Navy, Lord Falkland.

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Use as a noun and also as a verb: Lie. Coast. Ship.

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Out of Touch
Music: Francesco Geminiani
William Pitt the Elder berates Parliament for treating the public like know-nothings.

MY lords, I myself am one of the people. I myself am by birth an English elector, and join with the freeholders of England as in a common cause. Believe me, my lords, we mistake our real interest as much as our duty, when we separate ourselves from the mass of the people.

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Distinguish using sentences: My. Mine.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Mistake. Interest. Make.

Use together in one sentence: Which. Discontented. Rights.

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