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The Duel
Music: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Sir Mulberry Hawk’s coarse conduct towards Kate Nickleby has awoken a spark of decency in Lord Frederick Verisopht.

THEY turned to the right, and taking a track across a little meadow, passed Ham House and came into some fields beyond. In one of these, they stopped.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Adverse. Adversary.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Track. Eye. Distance.

Use together in one sentence: Instantly. Moment. Which.

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Mr Snawley Thinks Ahead
Music: Sir William Sterndale Bennett
Mr Snawley has two stepsons he would like to offload, and Mr Squeers seems just the right person to help him.

‘EACH boy is required to bring, sir, two suits of clothes, six shirts, six pair of stockings, two nightcaps, two pocket-handkerchiefs, two pair of shoes, two hats, and a razor.’

‘A razor!’ exclaimed Mr. Snawley, as they walked into the next box. ‘What for?’

‘To shave with,’ replied Squeers, in a slow and measured tone.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Until. By.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Keep. Exchange. Pair.

Use together in one sentence: Walk. Run. Say.

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

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