|1.||To some it seems AS if there is very little hope of change in language teaching.|
|2.||As to (for) that view, it is natural but probably false.|
|3.||Such questions are not at ALL interesting to the normal man.|
|4, 5.||He and his friends are happy all day (night) talking to one ANOTHER about business.|
|6, 7.||THAT is to say, they are better at making money than at forming theories; though HEREand there a man with money may have respect for someone who has ideas about language.|
|8, 9.||But, talking generally, it is as true as (truer than) EVER that THERE is little in common between them.|
|10, 11.||So as to get language taken seriously by governments, schools, and so on, some new system is necessary.|
|12, 13.||So that Basic may be the VERY thing for that purpose as WELL (as for those we have been talking about).|
With General Names
|14.||The hole was produced by an acid ACTING on the material.|
|15,16.||In ADDITION to this, the color was taken out, which was sad because the coat had been sent on APPROVAL.|
|17,18.||The story is that a young woman made an ATTACK on her lover with acid in the BELIEF that he had been false to her.|
|19, 20, 21.|| The police had no belief in his story till they saw that his coat was in BITS (had come to bits).
||22. ||The woman was out of BREATH when they came up to her.||23.||She was let go on CONDITION that she got married to the man.||24.||He got a new coat on CREDIT.
|| 25, 26.|| But it was to his credit that he had no DESIGNS on her money.
||27, 28, 29,30,31.|| This story is given in DETAIL because it is an example of how, in the END, even in FRONT of one's lover, acting on IMPULSE is sometimes not in one's INTERESTS.
||32.||If you are at a LOSS for something to do, why not go to Chicago?||33.||In a short time you will probably be making LOVE to the daughter of a gunman.
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||34, 35.||Then I will be able to put up a stone in MEMORY of you, with a beautiful design I have in MIND.
||36.||This puts me in mind of another friend who came to a bad end.||37.|| I have a (good) mind to make a book about him.||38.|| He had a NAME for keeping on the right side of the law.||39, 40.||Some businessmen took NOTE of this fact when their accounts were not quite in ORDER.||41,42.||In PART because he was their friend, and in part because he saw a chance of profit, he said he would take part in the organization of their company.
||43, 44, 45.||A meeting took PLACE at which the public took a different POINT of view from the controlling body about the accounts in QUESTION.||46,47.||What story the other men gave is not on RECORD, but at any RATE they went free and my friend was sent to prison.||48.|| While in prison he made little ships which were much in REQUEST.||49, 50, 51.||One day he was walking in STEP with the other prisoners, SIDE by side with one of his new friends, when one of the prison watchmen took him on one side.
|| 52, 53, 54.||"I am going to put a STOP to this talking, he said, and in SUPPORT of this statement he gave him a blow across the face, which was not in (very) good TASTE.
||55, 56, 57.||In TIME, the wound became serious, and he was out of (not in) TOUCH with a good medical man, so it was not long before he, in his TURN was taken dead from the prison.
||58, 59, 60, 61. || In VIEW of these sad experiences, if you have a VOICE in the business of your friends, don't let them give WAY to bad impulses, or they may get in the way of the law.
||62, 63, 64.||I had this story by WORD of mouth from my friend at his death, and to keep my word to him, I am now WORKING on a book about crime and punishment.
||65,66.||They put their boxes in the train at right ANGLES to one another, and sent them 'CARRIAGE forward.'
||67.||The man on the train said he would keep an EYE on them.
||68, 69, 70.||The camera-man had an eye for form, but he hadn't the FACE to say that she was making a face.
||71, 72, 73,74.||He went to the mountains on FOOT, on the one HAND; she, on the other hand, went by train, though her knowledge of the country was at first (second) hand.
||75,76.||When they got there, she took in hand the cooking operations, and he went to get some fish, but his fishing- line was in KNOTS.
||77.||After a time this got on his NERVES.
||78,79.||Resting in the shade of a tree which had taken ROOT near the river, he let his memory go back to his days at SCHOOL.
||80, 81, 82.||These flowers will have gone to SEED before I get up from here, he said to himself, unconscious of what might be in STORE for him from the woman on WATCH by the fire.|
With Names of Qualities -- general
|83,84.||Make CERTAIN before you get married that you have something in COMMON.
||85,86.||Everything is DEPENDENT on his comfort, so be FERTILE in bright ideas.
||87, 88.|| Do your BEST to get the better of bad humor.||89.||Do not let your GOOD-mornings (days, nights) become automatic.
||90,91.||It is HARD on a man if he no LONGER has any peace because he is married.
||92, 93, 94.||The days may go PAST quickly enough at PRESENT, and everything may seem all RIGHT.
||95,96.||Though two persons do not get TIRED of one another STRAIGHT away, they may later.||97,98.||But it is clear from watching the happy faces of animals with YOUNG that my worst fears may not come TRUE.
With Names of Qualities -- opposites
|99, 100. ||Is this a record? I am 100 years OLD and have not ever been the WORSE for drink.