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Lesson 39.-Thursday.-Grammar. Learn and Write.

Ex, 17. Put one line under the subject, two under its attribute, an! three under the predicate.- Alfred the Great made many wise laws. The quality of the cloth is very good. The modern city of Jerusalem is about one mile in length. Henry the Eighth reigned 38 years. The farmer's rosy children sat around the fire. Three shillings was all the money I had. Some boys easily forget their duty. “A man of word and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds." Whang, the miller, was very avaricious. Ex. 18. What is

A noun in apposition?
A pronoun ?

A transitive verb?
Ex. 19. Parse. Keep thy riches, melancholy sea.

Lesson 40.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) If a man walk from London to York in 8 days, walking 8 hours a day, how long will he be if he walk 10 hours a day?

(2) If 75 gallons of wine cost £60 13s. 9fd., how much will 13 quarts cost?

(3) If 12 men make a ditoh in 14 days, how long will three times as many men be in doing it ?

(4) What is the cost of 14 quart bottles of wine if 9 pint bottles cost 29/6 ? History.-Write and Learn, A.D.

ELIZABETH 1558 Elizabeth, half-sister of Mary, and daughter of Henry VIII., reigned

from 1568 to 1603. 1558 The Protestant religion was re-established in England. 1568 Mary Queen of Scots escaped from Scotland and fled into

England. She was imprisoned by Elizabeth's order, and after &

long confinement of nineteen years was beheaded.. 1588 On Elizabeth's refusal to marry Philip of Spain, he fitted out an

immense fleet of 130 vessels, called the Invincible Armada

It was dispersed and defeated. 1600 A company established to trade to the East Indies, and hence

called the East India Company, Next year, Essex, the queen's

favourite, was beheaded for plotting against the queen. Elizabeth was rather despotic, but her acts were generally founded

on sound judgment. Her reign is among the brightest in our annals,

NINTH WEEK. Lesson 41.-Learn for Monday Morning.

REVERENCE. In youth impress your minds with reverence for everything that is sacred. Let no wantonness of youthful spirits, no compliance with the intemperate mirth of others, ever betray you into profaneness. Besides the guilt which is thereby incurred, nothing gives a more odious appearance of petulance and presumption to youth than the affectation of treating religion with levity. Instead of being an evidence of superior understanding, it discovers a pert and shallow mind, which presumes to make light of what the rest of mankind revere. At the same time, you are not to imagine, that when exhorted to be religious, you are called upon to become more formal and solemn in your manners than others of the same years, or to erect yourselves into supercilious reprovers of those around you. The spirit of true religion breathes gentleness and affability.-Blair.

OR ELSE LEARN Psalm lxix., verses 1-12. Lesson 42.–Tuesday.-Geography. Write and Learn.

Division.-Scotland is divided into 32 counties. It is scarcely necessary to learn their names ; but it may be remembered that the largest are, Argyle, Ross, Inverness, Sutherland, Aberdeen, Perth, Lanark, Ayr, and Dumfries. The most populous are Lanark, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Forfar, Renfrew, Ayr, and Perth.

INDUSTRIAL PURSUITS.–Agriculture, manufactures, and commerce

(1) Agriculture.-Only about one-third of Scotland is cultivated, owing to its mountainous character. The chief grain cultivated is oats. The farming is generally good. The climate is generally colder than in England. (2) Manufactures.(a) Cotton, chiefly carried on at Glasgow and Renfrew.

(O) WOOLLEN, in the valley of the Tweed, at Hawick and Galashiels, at Stirling and at Paisley.

(c) LINEN, at Dundee, Montrose, and Arbroath.
The cotton manufacture is carried on chiefly in the west, the linen

in the east, and the woollen in the south. Lesson 43.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.

COMPOUND PROPORTION. (1) If the wages of 6 men for 3 weeks be £27, what will be the wages of 1 men for 5 weeks?

(2) If 13 men earn £30 in 14 days, how much will 16 men earn in 10 days at the same rate ? (3) What is the interest on £125 for 76 days @ 3 per cent per annum?

Eight men do a piece of work in six days : in what time will twelve men do twice as much?

ARITHMETIC-Continued. (5) If 4 horses eat 3 bushels of oats in 9 days, how many bushels will 17 horses eat in 10 days?

(6) If the carriage of 1 ton for 8 miles be £3 16s., what will be the charge for 4 tons lcwt. for 12 miles ?

(7) Seven men can build a wall in 20 days, working 8 hours daily : how long will 4 men be building it, working 10 hours daily?

(8) If the wages of 6 men for 6 days be £9, what will be the wages of 15 men for 21 days? Lesson 44.-Thursday.-Grammar. Learn and Write.

EXTENSION OF THE PREDICATE. The PREDICATE may be enlarged or extended, and its meaning may be modified.

The word that modifies the meaning of a verb is an adverb; hence

The predicate may be extended by an adverb, or by any words used as an adverb.

The predicate may be expanded by (1) An adverb

He walks slowly. (2) A prepositional phrase

The bird flew into a tree. (3) A noun phrase

They fought hand to hand. (4) A participle

The messenger came running. NOTE.—Generally any word or phrase that answers to the question How? When? or Where? after the verb, is an extension of the predicate.

After the adverb the prepositional phrase is the most common extension of the predicate.

The noun phrase may generally be reduced to a prepositional one by supplying an understood preposition.

They fought hand to hand=from hand to hand.

Ex. 20. Point out the extensions of predicates and their kind, John learns quickly. He perspires with running. He came laughing. Tom ran home. The milkmaid carried the pail upon her head. I struck him with a whip. The French fought bravely. They were sadly defeated, Everybody heard him with concern.

Ex. 21. Parse.-Not a sound breaks the silence of that deserted city. Lesson 45.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) If 12 horses plough 889 acres in 6 days, how many acres will 29 horses plough in 2 days?

(2) What will it cost to keep 3 horses for half a year if 4 horses for 3 months cost £30 12s. 2d. ?

(3) What ought the 6d, loaf to weigh when wheat is 60s, a quarter if the 8d. loaf weighs 3lb. when wheat is 54s, a quarter ?

(4) If 400 soldiers eat 4 barrels of flour in 8 days, in what time will 600 soldiers eat 9 barrels ?

History.-Write and Learn.

(1) Give a short account of the Reformation.
(2) Describe the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

TENTH WEEK. Lesson 46.-Learn for Monday Morning.

OUR DUTY HERE, What is our duty here? To tend i And so to live, that when the sun From good to better-thence the l Of our existence sinks in night, best;

Memorials sweet of mercies done Grateful to drink life's cup-then May shrine our names in membend

ory's light; Unmurmuring to our bed of rest; And the blest seeds we scattered To pluck the flowers that round us bloom blow,

A hundred fold in days to come. Scattering our fragrance as we go. I

Bouring. TO-MORROW. Tomorrow you will live, you always , 'Tis so far-fetch't, this morrow, that cry :

I fear In what far country does this mor- "Twill be both very old and very row lie,

dear. That 'tis so mighty long ere it arrive? “ To-morrow I will live,” the fool Beyond the Indies does this morrow doth say: live?

To-day itself, too late; the wise lived

yesterday ! OR ELSE LEARN Psalm lxix., verses 13– 23. Lesson 47.-Tuesday.-Geography. Write and Learn.

MANUFACTURES (Continued). (d) IRON MANUFACTURE is chiefly carried on towards the lower course of the Clyde at Glasgow and Air-drie, and also at Carron in Stirling.

The chief mineral wealth of Scotland is included between the mouth of the Clyde, and the Tay, and St. Abb's Head, and the

town of Ayr. Coal and iron are abundant within this district. (e) SHIPBUILDING is an important branch of trade on the Clyde, especially at Glasgow.

(f) Silks are chiefly made at Paisley and Glasgow.

(g) WHISKY, another important manufacture, is distilled in various parts.

(3) COMMERCE.--The commerce is considerable ; the principal imports being raw material for consumption or manufacture, and the exports manufactured goods.

The chief ports are Glas'-gow, on the Clyde ; Leith (the port of Edinburgh), on the Forth; Green'-ock, on the Clyde ; Ab-er-deen', on the Dee ; and Dun-dee, on the Tay.

The greatest trade of Scotland is with England and Ireland. Lesson 48.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) If 3 men can mow 8 acres of wheat in 2 days, how long will it take 5 men to mow 20 acres at the same rate ?

ARITHMETIC-Continued. (2) li 20cwt, be carried 50 miles for £5, what will be the cost for the carriage of 40cwt for 100 miles ?

(3) If 8 men reap a field of 6 acres in 3 days, in how many days will 6 men reap a field of 9 acres?

(4) If 800 soldiers consume 5 sacks of flour in 6 days, how many will consume 15 sacks in 2 days?

(5) If £60 support 8 persons for 4 months, how long ought £15 to maintain 6 persons at the same rate!

(6) If 8 horses can be kept for 6 weeks for £12, what sum of money ought to keep 16 horses for 2 weeks?

() If 16 horses eat 96 bushels of corn in 42 days, in how many days will 7 borses eat half as much?

(8) If 12 horses in 5 days draw 4 tons of stones, how many horses will draw 8 times as much the same distance in 18 days?

Lesson 49.--Thursday.-Grammar. Learn and Write.

Ex. 22.-Put the subject, the enlargement, the predicate, the object extension in separate columns.—The good king sat upon his throne. We sang that song too fast. Peter the Hermit preached the first crusade very boldly. The disorderly boys were at once expelled. The stream, thick and muddy, rolled towards the sea. We chased the bare over the common. The father of the boy was very angry.

Ex. 23. Parse-Cotton is more largely used for clothing than any ether substance.

Lesson 50.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) If 7 horses be kept 20 days for £14 59., how many horses may be kept 7 days for £28 138. ?

(2) If 10 men can perform a piece of work in 24 days, how many men will perform another piece oi work 7 times as great in one-fifth of the time?

(3) If 18 men can dig a trench 30 yards long in 24 days by working 8 hours a day, how many men wil dig a trench 60 yards long in 64 days, working 6 hours a day?

(4) If 7 men can mow 84 acres in 12 days of 8 hours cach, how many arres can be mowed by 20 men in 11 days of 9 hours cach? History,-Write and Learn.

This period is noted for three things.

(1) The great Reformation in religion.
(2) The numerous discoveries at sea.

(3) The celebrated writers.
(1) The Reformation was general in Europe, but was helped forward

in England by Henry VIII., who, having a quarrel with the Pope respecting a divorce from his wife, Queon Catherine, constituted

himself the head of the Church. (2) America was discovered in 1492 by Christopher Columbus.

In 1497, John Cabot discovered Newfoundland, and the same year Vasco de Gama rounded Cape of Good Hope. (3) The reign of Elizabeth was specially famous for its great writers - William Shakespeare, the poet aud dramatist ; Edmund Spenser', author of the “Faërie Queen;" Sir Philip Sydney, author of “Arcadia ;" and Sir TV alter Raleigh, author of "The History of the World."

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