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Happy Government
Music: Charles Villiers Stanford
Lady Glencora scolds the Earl of Brentford for political inactivity, but he warns her to be careful what she wishes for.

“WHAT a nice, happy, lazy time you’ve had of it since you’ve been in,” said she to the Earl.

“I hope we have been more happy than lazy,” said the Earl.

“But you’ve done nothing. Mr Palliser has twenty schemes of reform, all mature; but among you you’ve not let him bring in one of them. The Duke and Mr Mildmay and you will break his heart among you.”

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Among. Between.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Hope. Know. Break.

Use together in one sentence: All. Hope. Care.

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‘God Tempers the Wind to the Shorn Lamb’
Music: Charles Villiers Stanford
Mary Mason could not forgive herself for a past misdeed.

I MAY, perhaps be thought to owe an apology to my readers in that I have asked their sympathy for a woman who had so sinned as to have placed her beyond the general sympathy of the world at large.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Me. Myself. I.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Hope. Air. Place.

Use together in one sentence: Their. Thought. Laugh.

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Mrs Bold’s Thunderclap
Music: Charles Villiers Stanford
There comes a point in some relationships when words just aren’t enough.

“AH, Eleanor, will it not be sweet, with the Lord’s assistance, to travel hand in hand through this mortal valley which His mercies will make pleasant to us, till hereafter we shall dwell together at the foot of His throne?”

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Till. Until.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Travel. Name. Till.

Use together in one sentence: Sweetest. Cold. Quick.

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