stood. It is proper to employ the mark (ʼ) for the o sound.
In this world of complex circumstances, man often fails to carry a scheme into execution, as he contemplates it at the outset. This booklet is simply a crude product of my original design. There are numerous defects in these pages; but, it is hoped, that the public will be indulgent in their opinions, remembering, first, that my accom- plishments are imperfect and insufficient, and, secondly, that the Assamese language, although destined to become steady in some degree in no far distant period, scarcely passes its infancy at present.
Lessons of diverse character and interests have been introduced, so that selections may be made to suit the capacities of pupils in different classes