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Lesson 113.–Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.
DIVISION OF VULGAR FRACTIONS. (1) Divide 1 by (5) Divide by 11 (9) Divide 3} by 9} 1
(10) Divide oj, of 7 (7)
(11) 116,1 331 , (12)
Lesson 114.-Thursday.-Grammar. Learn and Write.
THE ADVERBIAL SENTENCE—(Continued). Adverbial sentences relate to time, to place, to manner, and to cause. (1) TIME.—Answering to the question when ?
I went home after we left school. (2) PLACE.-Answering to the question where ? or whence ?
You cannot stand where there is no room. (3) MANNER.—Answering to the question how?
The horse walks as if it were tired. (4) CausE.--Answering to the question why?
I ran quickly that I might be in time. The principal conjunctions used to connect sentences with the principal, are
Time.-As, when, before, ere, after, until, &c.
Cause. --Because, for, since, if, unless, though, yet, except, however, that, so that,
Ex. 55.—Pick out the adverbial sentences and show what relations they express.—The flowers will die if you do not water them. It was so cold that the river was frozen. He is not where I expected to see him. When the clock strikes twelve you may go home. Come and see me as often as you like. “Where thou goest I will go.” The more you strive the more you will improve. We eat in order that we may live.
Ex. 56. Parse.—“O crow,” said he, “how beautiful are thy wings." Lesson 115.–Friday Morning. Work these Sums. Find the QUOTIENT of(1) 1o of S = 11 of 1 (2) 2 of 34 = }} of 34 (3) j = 1; of 3}
(4) (7) + 4) = (41 - 23) (5) (69 - 3}) = (43 + 64) History. Write and Learn.
GEORGE I.-Continued. 1715 Rebellion in Scotland, in favour of James, the old Pretender
The Earl of Mar, who headed the insurrection, was defeated by the Duke of Argyle at Sheriffmuir, in Perthshire. The same day another part of the army, which had advanced into England as far as Preston, in Lancashire, under the Earl of Derwentwater, was defeated by the royal troops. Lords Derwentwater and Kenmuir were beheaded, and above 1,000 persons were transported.
HISTORY-Continued. 1716 The Septennial Act passed, which extended the duration of
parliament from 3 to 7 years. 1718 The Spaniards were defeated by Sir George Byng, and next
year they attempted to take Gibraltar, but were forced to desist. 1720 The South Sea Scheme, which was formed to buy up the National
Debt, ruined thousands. Robert Walpole became the chancellor of the exchequer, and by his skill and discretion succeeded in restoring public credit.
TWENTY-FOURTH WEEK Lesson 116.-Learn for Monday Morning.
WHAT A MAN OF BUSINESS SHOULD BE. A man of business should be able to fix his attention upon details, and be ready to give every kind of argument a hearing. This will not encumber him, for previous practice and experience will make him ready and expert in the exercise of his intellect ; or, if not, it should be cultivated by every means in his power, and at every opportunity. One man collects materials together, and there they remain a shapeless heap; another man, possessed of method, can arrange what he has collected ; but euch a man as we would here describe would, by the aid of his principles, go further, and build a superstructure with the same materials. He should be courageous, but his courage should be tempered with reason ; and, in addition to a stout heart, his courage should be patient.
OR ELSE LEARN Psalm cxxx. and cxxxi.
Lesson 117.-Tuesday.-Geography. Write and Learn.
PARTS OF THE SEA.--The White Sea, in the Arctic Ocean.
The Skag-er Rack, the Cat-te-gat, and the Sound, leading from the North Sea into the Baltic.
The Gulf of Both'-ni-a and the Gulf of Fin'-land, opening into the Baltic.
The Strait of Dover and the English Channel, leading from the North Sea into the Atlantic.
The Bay of Bis-cay, opening into the Atlantic.
The Strait of Gibraltar, leading from the Atlantic into the Mediterranean. The Gulfs of Ly'ons and Ge-no'-a are parts of the Mediterranean.
The Strait of Bon-i-fa'-ci-o (bo-ne-fa'-sheo), between Corsica and Sardinia.
The Strait of Mes-si'-na (mes-se-na) between Sicily and Italy.
The Strait of O-tran'-to, leading from the Ionian Sea into the A-dri-at'-ic Sea or Gulf of Venice.
GEOGRAPHY-Continued. The Ar-chi-pal-a-go (ar-ke-pel-a-go) or E-ge-an Sea (e-je-an).
The Dar-da-nel'-les, the Sea of Mar'-mo-ra, and the Bos'-pho-rus or Strait of Cons-tant-i-no'-ple, leading into the Black Sea.
The Strait of Yen-i-ka’le (yen-e-ka'-la), or Kaffa, joining the Black Sea and the Sea of A'-zof.
The Cas'-pi-an Sea, forming part of the boundary between Europe and Asia. Lesson 118.–Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums. Reduce(1) } (2)ů of 1 (3) 41 of 3
(4) 4 5+
of 3} (5) 1 of 7} of (6) + (7) + (li-1) of
х of 163 of 1
(15 – }) + } of Lesson 119.-Thursday.-Grammar. Learn and Write. Ex. 57. Analyse.—The morning came, the chaise was brought, but yet
was not allowed To drive up to the door, lest all should say that she
was proud. Ex. 58. Parse.-" You are old, Father William,” the young man cried,
“ The few locks that are left you are grey."
COMPOSITION. Ex. 59. Write about an orange; its appearance and what it is ; where found and the peculiarity of the tree; how gathered and sent to England; its various uses.
Lesson 120.-Friday Morning Work these Sums.
(3) 3 X 9 X 81
8 X 9 X 23
(5) (12 of 23)
of 112 History.-Write and Learn. A.D.
GEORGE II. 1727 George II., son of George I., reigned from 1727 to 1760.
The reign of George II. is noted for wars at home and abroad. 1739 Admiral Vernon defeated the Spaniards in South America. 1742 War with France, called the War of the Austrian Succession.
The English supported the claims of Maria Theresa, queen of
Hungary, in opposition to the Elector of Hanover, who was
favoured by the French. 1743 George led the army, and defeated the French at the battle of
Dettingen, on the R. Maine. Two years after (1745) the French, under Marshal Saxe, defeated the allied troops under the Duke
of Cumberland at Fontenoy, in Belgium. 1748 This war with Franco was terminated at the Peace of Aix-la
Chapelle. The trenty provided that there should be a mutual restitution of all the conquests in every part of the world.
Is He unwise ? or are ye less than they ?- Thomson.
MOUNTAINS.—The greater part of Europe is a level plain, called the Great Plain, stretching from the North Sea to the U'-ral Mountains. The mountains are chiefly in the south and north-west.
The chief ranges are the Pyr'-en-ees, the Alps, the Ap-ennines, and the Car-pa'-thi-ans; the Bal'-kans, the Cau'. ca-sus, in the south, and the Scan-di-na'-vian Mountains in the north.
The Alps are the highest mountains in Europe ; they separate Italy from France, Switzerland, and Austria.
The tops of the high peaks are covered with snow. Mont Blanc (blong), 15,700 feet, or about three miles high, is the highest summit. A railway tunnel, 74 miles long, called the Cenis tunnel, has been made through the Alps between France and Italy, near Mont Cen'-is (sen'-ees).
Mt. Ve-su'-vi-us, 4,000 feet high, is a celebrated volcano, on the
valuable gold, silver, and copper mines.
Caspian Sea. They partly divide Europe from Asia.
The Scan-di-na'-vian Mountains are chiefly in Norway. Lesson 123.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums. Find the value of (1) £5, £18, £lf, Yocr., of 14s. 6d., 1 G. (2) cwt., tml,, of 1 of 51b, 18dwt. (3) Acr., 1 of 1 of 3 cwt. 2qrs. 13lbs, of 24 of 27ac. 3ro. 25po.
(4) vyd., E. e., jlbush. Lesson 124.-Thursday.-Grammar. Learn and Write. Ex. 60. Analyse.--
I ask'd an aged man, a man of cares,
Wrinkled and curved, and white with hoary hairs : “ Time is the warp of life,” he said ; “Oh, tell
The young, the fair, the gay, to weave it well!” Ex. 61. Parse.-Let it be remembered that one honest endeavour is worth ten fair promises.
COMPOSITION. Ex. 62.-Write about gold; where and how found ; its value and properties ; its uses ; why used for money instead of iron or brass. Lesson 125.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums. What is the value of (1) of a pound; of a shilling; of a crown; 1 of a day?
(2) it of a guinea ; $ of a yd., long measure; it of a lb., troy; ti of a Ib., avoirdupois?
(3) 24 of a cwt. ; }} of a mile? History.-Learn and Write.
old Pretender, attempted to regain the throne, 1745 He landed in Inverness in July, with only seven followers, but
was soon joined by several Highland chiefs. He marched southward, and was gladly received by both Perth and Edinburgh, Sir John Cope, who was marching towards Edinburgh, was met
by the Pretender at Preston Pans, and suffered a defeat. After six weeks spent in mustering troops, Charles marched into
England, but few Jacobites joined him. He took Carlisle, and advanced as far south as Derby, but by the advice of the
Highland chiefs he retired into Scotland. 1746 The Duke of Cumberland followed, and in April, 1746, a battle
was fought at Culloden, near Inverness, when the Pretender
was totally routed. For several months Charles wandered about, and after many
narrow escapes got back to France, though a reward of £30,000
was set on his head