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LESSON 202–(continued). Or write 40 spellings out of any book, each word having seven or
more letters in it, and learn the first 15. Lesson 203.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.
*(1) What is the sixth part of sixty-four thousand seven hundred and thirty-nine ?
*(2) Divide nine thousand and five by eleven. *(3) 6,080 x 705. *(4) 743,266 ;-50+.
(5) John's mother spends 6d. in rice, 4d. in treacle, 16 pence in bacon, and 30 pence in flour. How much money does she spend ? Write each word twice and Learn.
Isth-mus. Re-ceipt. Leop-ard. Ma-chine. Lesson 204.-Thursday Morning. Grammar. Write.
EXERCISE.—Pick out the NOUNS and VERBS from the Dictation.
*DICTATION.-LEARN TO SPELL ALL THE WORDS.—The children's hands are now filled with bunches of beau-ti-ful flowers, which they have pluck-ed in the fields, under the hedges in the green lanes, on the sun-ny banks, or under the shade of the great trees on the edge of the for-est. The hay-makers are hard at work to88-ing the fragrant grass in the warm sun-shine. Lesson 205.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums.
*(1) What is the difference between thirty-nine thousand, nine hundred and ninety and sixty-eight thousand ?
*(2) 8,062 x 506.
(3) 669,675:8 ; 24 (long division or factors.) *(4) Bury, Cardiff, Coventry, Hanley, Middlesbro', Worcester, and Yarmouth, have each about 50,000 people living in them. How many people are there in all these torons ?
(5) I pay for oranges 1/6, apples 1/3, nuts 9d., and sugar candy 1/5.
FORT Y-SECOND WEEK.
No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey ;3
[GO TO NEXT PAGE. + Teach the method of crossing off the cipher, if the children do not already know it.
Do no-ble things, not dream them, all day long ;
One grand, sweet song.
Charles Kingsley, born 1819, died 1875. 1 farewell, good bye. 2 pipe, sing. 3 dull and grey, dark looking, stormy. * ere, before. part, separate. o noble things, good things. 7 vast for ever, life in heaven. Or Write and Learn (Difficult words.) ba-con.
prob-a-ble. ex-er-cise. anx-ious.
gi-gan-tic. cur-rants. suf-fi-cient. plea-sant. de-scend. Lesson 207.-Tuesday Morning. Geography. Answer
these Questions, (1) Which is the largest, the diameter or the circumference of the earth? (2) What is the basin of a river ?
(3) Which is the ocean nearest to us ? (4) What is a plain ? Or write 40 spellings out of any book, each word having seven or
more letters in it, and learn the first 15. Lesson 208.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.
(1) Divide thirty thousand and thirty by 11. * (2) Find the eighth part of ninety-nine thousand. * (3) 77,032:72 (long division or factors.)
* (4) London contains 3,832,441 people, and Manchester 393,696 : how many more people are there in London than in Manchester ? Write each word twice and Learn.
Dai-sy. Be-lieve. Re-lieve. Con-ceive. Lesson 209.—Thursday Morn. Write and Learn. Grammar.
EXERCISE.—Pick out the NOUNS and VERBS from Lesson 206.
DICTATION.-LEARN TO SPELL ALL THE WORDS in Lesson 206. Lesson 210.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums.
(1) There are 130 trees in my orchard. 30 are apple trees, 20 are pear trees, 50 berry trees, and the rest plum trees. How many plum trees are there? * (2) What is the difference between twelve dozen and one hundred ?
(3) How many toes and fingers have 36 boys ? * (4) A long pole is fixed in the river. It is 4 feet in the mud 6 feet in the water, and 8 feet out of it. How long is it altogether ?
(5) John has a shilling, two sixpences, and a penny, and Mary has half-a-crown. How many pence has one more than the other ? Write each word twice and Learn.
E-qual. Awk-ward. Mur-mur. Beg-gar.
PIECES FOR REPETITION.
THE VOICE OF SPRING.
Wheel-ing round" in ai-ry ring. 1 soaring high, flying high in the air. ? gnats, a kind of small fly. 3 on the wing, flying about. 4 wheeling round, flying round. airy, high in the air.
See the yel-low cat-kins6 cov-er
White and pur-ple vi-o-lets blow.12 6 yellow catkins, the flowers of the willow tree. 7 the willow has thin branches. 8 mossy green, covered with green moss. 9 star-like, like little stars. 10 clustering, growing close together. 11 below, lower down on the bank. 12 blow, are in flower.
Hark! the new born lambs are bleat-ing,
In the sun shine dances16 by. 13 meeting together to build their nests. 14 elms, a kind of tree. 15 white, with white wings.
16 dances, flies.
Prom-is-es sweet flow-ers and fruit. 17 abound, are in great numbers. 18 orchard trees, fruit trees. with flowers. 20 waving, moved by the wind. 21 shoot, a small young branch.
Turn thine eye22 to earth and hea-ven?
Mary Howitt, born 1804. 22 Turn thine eye, look. 23 melodies, songs.
24 clothed, covered. thy pleasure, to please thee. 26 Pour thy soul in gratitude, thank God with all thy heart.
il locked up,
THE CHIMNEY SWEEPER.
,1* while yet my tongue
So your chim-neys I sweep, and in soot I sleep.
There's little Tom Da-cre, who cried when his head,
curled, covered with curls. 5 lamb's back, the wool on a lamb's back. 6 shaved, cut off close. 3 bare, without any hair. 8 white hair, light coloured hair.
And so he was quiet : and that very night,
a-sleeping, fast asleep. 10 had such a sight, saw in a dream. fastened up.
12 coffin, a box to put the dead in.
And wash in a riv-er, and shinelo in the sun. 13 set them free, let them all out. green plain, a large green field. 16 leaping, jumping. 16 shine, look nice and clean.
Then nak-ed and white, all their bags left be-hind, 17
He'd have God for his fa-ther, and nev-er want joy.19 17 behind, on the ground. 18 sport, play. 15 never want joy, always be happy.
And so Tom a-woke ;30 and we rose in the dark,
W. Blake. 20 awoke from his dream. 21 got to work, to go and sweep chimneys. 22 happy and warm, he felt so because he was doing his duty. 33 duty, their proper work well.
24 harm, hurt, danger. An Act of Parliament, regulating the trade of chimney sweeping, and the apprenticeship of children, and forbidding calling “sweep" in the streets, was passed in 1834. In 1840 another Act was passed rendering it unlawful for master sweeps to take apprentices under 16 years old ; and no individual under 21 was to go up a chimney after 1st July, 1842. The enforcement of this law was made more stringent in 1864, and many cruelties, to which young persons, employed as chimney sweepers, were often subjected, have been done
On the green banks of Shan-non’ when Shee-lah was nigh,
And wher-ev-er I went was my poor dog Tray. 1 harper, one who plays a harp. 2 Shannon, the largest river in Ireland. 3 blithe, merry, cheerful. * cheerily, merrily.
When at last I was for-ced from my Shee-lah to part,
And be kind, my dear Pat,10 to our poor dog Tray.” 5 forced, obliged. 6 to part, go away, depart. ? sorrow, great trouble. big at her heart, felt the trouble very much. 9 remember, never forget. 10 Pat, Patrick.
Poor dog! he was faith-fulll and kind, to be sure,
I had al-ways a friend in my poor dog Tray. 11 faithful, constant, true, not changing. 12 constantly, always. looking, angry, because he had been begging of them. 14 folks, people. 15 heartless, unkindly.
When the road was so dark, and the night was so cold,
18 coat of grey, a grey coat made of grey cloth. 19 for kindness, because I was kind to him.
Though my wal-let 20 was scant,21 I re-mem-bered his case,22
And I play-ed a la-ment26 for my poor dog Tray. 20 wallet, a bag to carry food in. 21 scant, nearly empty.
case, that he wanted something to eat. 23 nor refused, always gave. 24 crust, bread, or any kind of food. 26 pitiful face, looking anxiously for a bite. 26 played a lament, played a sorrowful tune on his harp.
Where now shall I go--poor, for-sa-ken, 27 and blind ?
I can nev-er re-turn30 with my poor dog Tray. 27 forsaken, all alone. 28 faithful, true. 29 native village, place where he was born. 30 return, go back again.
Thomas Campbell, born 1777, died 1844.