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Lesson 62.-Tuesday Morn. Write and Learn. Geography.

PARTS OF THE SEA.

A Sea is a small-er portion of salt water than an ocean.

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The IRISH SEA and the NORTH SEA are on opposite sides of our own country of England. They both form part of the Atlantic Ocean.

There are many seas in different parts of the world, all of them connected with the oceans.

The largest sea is the ME-DI-TER-RA'-NE-AN SEA, between Europe and Africa.

The water of the seas is sometimes not so salt as that of the ocean, because so many rivers, with fresh water, run into them.

Or write 30 spellings out of any book, each word having six or more letters in it, and learn the first 12.

Lesson 63.-Wednesday Morning. Work

the Sums.

(1) Add nine, seventy-six,three hundred and fifteen, seven thousand six hundred and seventy, twenty-eight, and nine hundred and six.

(2) 38,647-9,876. (3) 976,241 × 7.

Write each word twice and Learn.

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Dif-fer-ence.

Au-di-ence.

Es-sence.

Lesson 64.-Thursday Morn. Grammar. Write and Learn. EXERCISE. Pick out the VERBS.-I have a parrot, it talks to me. I spilt the ink and made a blot on my copy-book. The cock flapped his wings and gave a loud crow. The clock strikes twelve; it is time to go home and eat our dinner. Run and tell your teacher to come here, I want him. The horse ran away and broke its leg.

DICTATION.-LEARN TO SPELL ALL THE WORDS.-The stag is found in Scot-land. At one time there were wild beasts in this coun-try as well as in Eng-land, such as wolves, wild bulls, and bears. The fierce boar used to run at large in the forests, as it does yet in some parts of Ger-many. Nu-mer-ous birds of prey, too, such as the ea-gle and vul-ture a-bound-ed in all parts.

* Compare Sea, a part of an Ocean, and Country, a part of a Continent.

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WEEK.

FOURTEENTH

Lesson 66.-Learn for Monday Morning.

PSALM XXIV., Verses 1 and 2; OR ELSE LEARN—

SCATTER SEEDS OF KINDNESS-(continued.)

If we knew the ba-by fin-gers,
Pres-sed against the win-dow

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Would the bright eyes of our dar-ling

Catch the frown up-on our brow,

Would the print of rosy fingers
Vex us then as they do now?
Then scat-ter seeds of kind-ness
For our reap-ing by and by.

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Lesson 67.—Tuesday Morn. Write and Learn. Geography. A Gulf* is a piece of water run-ning up a great way into the land.

The GULF OF VEN'-ICE, celebrated gulf in Europe. THE WASH is a small gulf. A Bay is a piece of water with a wi-der o-pen-ing than a gulf.† BRIL-LING-TON BAY, MOUNT'S BAY, ST. BRIDE'S BAY, and MORE'-CAMBE BAY (mōr'-kăm) are the largest bays in England. There are a great number of small bays round our coast, in many of which ships can

between Italy, Austria, and Turkey, is a There are no large gulfs in the British Islands.

shelter from storms.

Or write 30 spellings out of any book, each word having six or more letters in it, and learn the first 12.

* Compare Peninsula in the land with Gulf in water.

†The terms gulf and bay are often improperly used, hence no definition will include all such parts of the sea as we find them named on maps.

Lesson 68.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Write and

Sums.

(1) 5,893+7,461 +279+8+36,264 +8,592.

Learn. Pence s. d.

(2) Sixty-five thousand, four hundred and seventy 25 are 2 1 eight minus forty thousand, six hundred and two. 26 2 (3) 7,864 × 11.

Write each word twice, and Learn.

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Lesson 69.-Thursday Morn. Grammar. Write and Learn. Two verbs are often used together in order to make sense. The first helps to make the meaning of the second plainer.

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When two or more verbs are used together to make sense they are called a COMPOUND VERB.

EXERCISE.-Pick out the COMPOUND VERBS. The little dog has left its mother. I shall have eaten my dinner before you will be able to come and see me. My watch is not going. * I shall miss the post if I am not quick. Have you learnt your spellings?* Show me your copy-book. It is well written.* God sees me; I cannot hide anything from him. Have you not told a falsehood?*

DICTATION.-LEARN TO SPELL ALL THE WORDS IN THE EXERCISE.

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FIFTEENTH WEEK.

Lesson 71.-Learn for Monday Morning.
PSALM XXIV., Verses 3 and 4; OR ELSE LEARN—
SCATTER SEEDS OF KINDNESS-(continued).
How those little hands re-mind us,

Ah! Those little ice-cold fingers

How they bring our mem-o-ries back

To the has-ty words and ac-tions Strewn along our back-ward track!

As in snow-y grace they lie, Not to scatter thorns-but rosesFor our reap-ing by and by. Then scat-ter seeds of kind-ness For our reap-ing by and by.

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Lesson 72.-Tuesday Morn. Write and Learn. Geography. A Strait* is a nar-row piece of water join-ing two other pieces. The STRAITS OF DOVER*, between France and England, joins the North Sea with the English Channel. The STRAITS OF GIB-RAL-TAR joins the Atlantic Ocean with the Mediterranean Sea.

A Channel is a wider and longer passage of water than a strait. ST. GEORGE'S CHANNEL joins the Atlantic Ocean with the Irish Sea; the NORTH CHANNEL separates Ireland from Scotland.

Or write 30 spellings out of any book, each word having six or more letters in it, and learn the first 12.

Lesson 73.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) Add five hundred and twenty-seven; seven thousand, five hundred and thirty-six; forty thousand and ninety; eight; and two thousand, six hundred and seventy-five. (2) 39,846-37,797. (3) 91,682 x 12.

(4) 38,645÷3.

(5) Write out the Pence Table as far as 30 pence. Write each word twice and Learn.

Am-ple.

Ex-am-ple. Cou-ple.

Dim-ple.

Lesson 74.-Thursday Morning. Grammar. Write. EXERCISE.-Pick out the NOUNS, VERBS, and PRONOUNS. London is the largest city in the world. You should try and read

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Compare Isthmus and Strait. The plural Straits is now more generally used, but with a singular meaning, hence the verb must be singular. Practically the words Straits-of-Dover, &c., is a compound noun in the singular number, and therefore the verb is "joins" and not "join."

LESSON 74-(continued).

the lesson better; it is not difficult. Grandpa has been telling us each a nice tale, and grandma says she will do the same another day. "Will you walk into my parlour," said the spider to the fly; "It is the prettiest parlour that ever you did spy." "Lady bird, Lady bird, fly to your home, The sheep's* in the meadow, the cow's* in

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DICTATION.-LEARN TO SPELL ALL THE WORDS IN THE EXERCISE.

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SIXTEENTH WEEK.

Lesson 76.-Learn for Monday Morning.
PSALM XXIV., Verses 7 and 8; OR ELSE LEARN—
GOD EVERYWHERE.

'Tis God can see, 'tis God can hear,
The wil-ful lie, the swear-er's

pray'r;

'Tis God will hear me when I

pray,

'Tis God can take my sins a-way;

'Tis God can see, 'tis God doth 'Tis God can mer-cy show to

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And make me all I ought to be.

in-sect.

light.

spi-der.

light-ed.

liz-ard.

light-ning.

Lesson 77.-Tuesday Morn. Write and Learn. Geography.

PARTS OF THE WATER.

A Lake* is a piece of water with land all round it.

LAKE WIN'-DER-MERE is the largest lake in England; there are many smaller ones. There are also large lakes in both Scotland and Ireland.

[TURN OVER. *The children will require to be shown where the verb is in such abbreviated forms.

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