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  1. Gh in the beginning of a word has the sound of the hard g, as ghostly; in the middle, and sometimes at the end, it is quite silent, as though, right, sought, spoken tho', rite, soute. – A Grammar of the English Tongue by Samuel Johnson
  2. They are hardly comedies at all, tho they have their humorous passages, but tragedies and tragi- comedies dealing with more thrilling circumstances and less naive wonderments than the earlier plays. – How Shakspere Came to Write the Tempest by Rudyard Kipling Ashley H. Thorndike
  3. 3. The Earl of Crawlinfordsay a Nobleman of a most ancient Race, being the first of his Degree in the whole Atalantis Major, an honest, bold, gallant Person; he had so much Goodness in his Temper, Courage in his Heart, and Honesty in his Face, that made all Men love him; he was true to his Sovereign, and tho' his Fortunes too depended upon the Court, being Captain of the Queen's Guards, yet so true to his Honour, that he scorn'd to sacrifice his Principle to his Interest; had too much Courage to be bully'd, and too much Honesty to be brib'd; too much Wit to be wheedl'd and too much Warmth to forbear telling it in the Teeth of those that try'd all those ways to bring him into their Party. – Atalantis Major by Daniel Defoe
  4. Done into English from the Italian, by Tho. – Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
  5. Yeth; you'll hear it a bit oftener during the next eighteen month or tho. – Idle Ideas in 1905 by Jerome K. Jerome
  6. O no, Missus; Tiny don't know nothin'; she 'spect tho', dat de good Lord didn't take her dar. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  7. It looks as tho he had had trouble enough, poor soul, while he was alive. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I by Various
  8. Tho truth is, as Sydney Smith observed many years ago, that there is a confusion of language in the use of the word " ancient." – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  9. This is the moment in America to give such a direction to poetry, painting and the other fine arts, that true and useful ideas of glory may be implanted in the minds of men here, to take place of the false and destructive ones that have degraded the species in other countries; impressions which have become so wrought into their most sacred institutions, that it is there thought impious to detect them and dangerous to root them out, tho acknowledged to be false. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow
  10. White men tho' they call themselves, I'd a'most as soon meet Injuns. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  11. I think,- tho' I may be mistaken,- That Shakespeare wrote the works of Bacon. – Misrepresentative Men by Harry Graham
  12. He is a mighty pleasant man tho'. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  13. Tho' lost to sight, to mem'ry dear Thou ever wilt remain, One only hope my heart can cheer: The hope to meet again. – Charles Dickens and Music by James T. Lightwood
  14. To have again recourse to the words of the poet, Windsor is a place, " Where order in variety we see; And where, tho' all things differ, all agree." – A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium by Richard Boyle Bernard
  15. Tho' I ne're thought your words were further means, Then to pass time away in Raillery; Yet were my Answers such, as if you had Told me a real Story of your Love: And the same Answers I'le again renew; My Will's confin'd; my Fathers last Commands Left me no Choice but anothers will; If I were free, I then durst speak my thoughts: But I, in all, my Brother must obey. – The Fatal Jealousie (1673) by Henry Nevil Payne Commentator: Willard Thorp
  16. They are not yet required of students preparing to teach, but have evidently demonstrated their value since, tho in no sense snap courses, they have become very popular. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  17. " 28. 22 John Dickinson, " 28. 23 Richard Bassett, " 25. 24 Jacob Broom, " 25. Maryland, 25 James M'Henry, " 29. 26 Daniel of St. Tho. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  18. Tho' you musn' think, ' he added, 'that we bear any gridge. – The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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