The Clark boys, at least George Clark, would have been benefited by a little more schooling in books, especially a speller.
"There," said I, spreading the speller flat on the table and pointing with my finger.
We studied out of the Blue Back speller and an arithmetic and a dictionary.
I was the best sewer and speller in Miss Mushet's long before I was ten.
I applied myself with greater earnestness than ever to the mastering of what was in the "blue-back" speller.
They vary hourly, according to the taste and fancy of the speller.
The Queen herself was by no means so good a "speller," by our standard, as was Adam Winthrop.
But Webster was a moralist and a philosopher as well as a speller.
Dilworth's speller was one of the earliest used, and the spelling in it differed much from that of the British Instructor.
Us worked dat crop out, but us aint never seen no speller, nor nothin'.