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Lesson 13.-Wednesday Morning. Work those Sams.

(1) How many loaves @ 4 d. are equal to 30 9d.?
(2) Thirty men do a piece of work in 10 days :-

(a) How many days will 20 men be in doing it?
(6) How many men could do it in 3 days?

(c) How many days would forty men do it in ? (8) If 24cwt. can be carried from Manchester to Liverpool for £2 138., bow many cwt. can be carried for £5 129. 6d.?

(4) Two pieces of cloth, both the same length, cost £10 13s. and £21 69. respectively. If the first was 5s. 6 d. per yard, what was the price per yard of the other?

(5) 12 bushels of wheat cost £21 10s. : how much may be bought for ten five pound notes ?

(6) If a train runs 60 miles in 2 hours 10 minutes, how long would it be in going between London and Edinburgh, a distance of 420 miles ? Lesson 14.--Thursday.-Grammar. Learn and Write.

THE PREDICATE. The predicate makes a statement about the subject; it tells something.

A verb is a word that tells, therefore-The PREDICATE must always be a verb. The predicate may be(1) A single or finite verb. Dogs bark. (2) A compound verb. The ball was lost. (3) The verb "to be" and some other part of speech.

The verb "to be" joins easily with the other parts of speech ;

hence it is most frequently found in predicates. (a) The verb "to be" and an adjective

The boy is lazy. (b) The verb "to be" and a noun or pronoun

That is a bird. I am he. (c) The verb "to be" and a participle or gerund

The boy is writing. (d) The verb "to be" and an infinitive-

Seeing is believing. (e) The verb "to be and an adverb

My pen is here. (f) The verb "to be" and a phrase-

The dog is in the kennel. Ex. 5. Sclect the predicates and state the kinds.--That boy is industrious, Tho ploughman whistles. The giraffe is tall. Lying is sinful. Iron is a metal. John may go home. Mary was at home yesterday. I love my mother. Tom was all alone.

Ex. 6. Par89.--I was now too far from home to think of returning, so I went forward. Lesson 15.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) If two pounds of sugar cost the same as llb. of cheese, how many lbs. of cheese are worth 9lbs, of sugar ?

(2) One lb. of gold is worth £46 14s. 6d. : how much is that for 5oz. ?

(3) A gentleman with an income of £210 paid £2 0s. 6d. as income tax : how much will a person with an income of £450 pay ?

(4) What is the amount of a servant's wages for 81 days, at £13 a year?

History.-Write and Learn.
A.D.

HENRY VIII. Continued. 1530 On account of Cardinal Wolsey opposing Henry's divorce he fell

under Henry's displeasure, and was at last arrested on a charge of treason. He died at Leicester on his way to London to take

his trial, 1540 Thomas Cromwell, Wolsey's secretary, was then taken into the

King's service. He was also arrested on a charge of treason and

heresy, and executed. 1536 Insurrections in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, caused by the suppres.

sion of the monasteries. The Bible translated into English. Henry had six wives-1) Catherine of Arragon; (2) Anne Boleyn ;

(3) Jane Seymour; (4) Anne of Cleves ; (5) Catherine Howard ; (6) Catherine Parr. The first and fourth were divorced, second and fifth were beheaded, and the third and sixth died naturally. He was learned, but vain, despotic, and cruel. While young he was a handsome prince, but in old age grew bloated and unwieldy.

(6) Catherine Landed, and the third and cruel. Whine unwieldy.

FOURTH WEEK. Lesson 16.-Learn for Monday Morning.

ARGUMENT. Argument may be overcome by stronger argument, and force by greater force; but truth and force bave no relation, nothing in common, nothing by which the one can act upon the other. They dwell apart, and will continue to do so till the end of time.

Pascal. Let the end of thy argument be rather to discover a doubtful truth than a commanding wit : in the one thou shalt gain substance, in the other froth. That flint strikes the steel in vain that propagates no gparks. Covet to be truth's companion—at least, to hold her colours. He that pleads against the truth takes pains to be overthrown; or, if a conqueror, gains but vain glory by the conquest.-Quarles.

OR ELSE LEARN Psalm xxii., verses 1-10. Lesson 17.-Tuesday.-Geography. Write and Learn.

SURFACE.--Scotland is generally mountainous, above twothirds being elevated. The lowland districts are chiefly towards the east, and between the Friths of Forth and Clyde, A long level tract called Strathmore runs from the mouth of the R. Clyde in a N.E. direction near to the mouth of the R. Dee, dividing the country into two parts.

The NORTHERN DIVISION, generally called the Highlands. The SOUTHERN DIVISION, generally called the Lowlands.

(1) The Highlands contain the Gram'-pi-ans, which stretch from the R. Clyde to Aberdeen. The highest points are Ben Nevis (4,400 feet), Ben Macdhui (Mak-du-7), and Ben Lo'-mond.

Ben Nevis is the highest point in the British Islands : if it were

150 feet higher its top would be always covered with snow.

dividing the coud DIVISION, generalis called the Lown

stretch

(3)

GEOGRAPHY-Continued, North of the Grampians the country is often called the Northern Highlands; it is wild and rugged, consisting chiefly of heaths and moorlands.

Between the Grampians and the Northern Highlands is a depres

sion, called Glen-more', or The Great Glen,” containing Lochs

Lochy and Ness. Lesson 18.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) How much will 16/6 in silver weigh if llb. troy be worth 66/-?

(2) I lent John half-a-crown for 3 weeks : how long ought he to lend me two shillings?

(3) A man bought 100 oranges at 2 a-penny, and 50 more at id. each, He sold the lot for 3 for 2d. : did he gain or lose, and how much?

(4) If 1 ton of hay cost £3 19s. 6d., how much will 12cwt. 2qrs. 141b. cost?

(5) How much poor rate will be paid upon £30 if £180 has to pay £1 10s. ? (6) If 38 yards cost 6s. 9d., how much must be given for 10 yards? (7) If £666 be lent for eight months, how long ought £50 to be lent?

(8) It takes 5,000 bricks 9 inches long to build a wall: how many will be required if the bricks be 11 inches long? Lesson 19.-Thursday.-Grammar. Learn and Write. Ex. 7. Make three sentences with

(1) A verb as predicate.
(2) The verb "to be" and an adjective as predicate.

a noun
(4)

, a phrase Ex. 8. Parse.--We cannot desire to receive benefits on easier terms than the asking for them. Lesson 20.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) If coffee is sold at 5 d. per ounce, what must be given for 2 cwt. ?

(2) How many yards of cloth may be bought for £21 10s. when 3 cost £2 15s.?

(3) If Icwt. of Cheshire cheese cost £1 14s. Sd., what must I give for 3 lb. ?

(4) Bought lcwt. 241b. Soz, of old lead, at 9s. per cwt. : what does it come to? History.-Write and Learn.

HENRY VIII.-Continued. A.D.

THE REFORMATION. 1520 Martin Luther, a monk, feeling convinced of certain errors

in the Church of Rome, especially the sale of indulgences, preached against them, urging their reform. These reformed doctrines made

great progress in Germany.
Henry VIII. wrote a treatise against Luther, and received from

Pope Leo X. the title of “DEFENDER OF THE Faith."
The new doctrines spread in England, and the Pope's authority was

disliked and often resisted ; the people being partly prepared for
them by the preaching of Wickliffe and the early reformers in

Henry V.'s reigu. 1529 In 1527 Henry expressed doubts as to the validity of his marriage

with Catherine of Arragon, bis brother's widow. His real desire was to get rid of. Catherine in order that he might marry Anne Boleyn.

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HISTORY-Continued. The Pope, who decided all such matters, appointed Wolsey and another cardinal to try the case. He was afraid to grant a divorce for fear of offending Charles V. of Germany, Catherine's nephew. The cardinals came to no decision, and Wolsey fell under Henry's displeasure

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FIFTH WEEK,.... . ? Lesson 21.-Learn for Monday Morning.

THE RAINY DAY, The day is cold, and dark, and dreary: But the hopes of youth fall thick in It rains, and the wind is never weary; the blast, The vine still clings to the mould'ring And the days are dark and dreary. wall,

Be still, sad heart, and cease repinBut at every gust the dead leaves fall,

an, ing ; And the day is dark and dreary. Behind the clouds is the sun stili My life is cold, and dark, and dreary: shining; It rains, and the wind is never weary : Thy fate is the common fate of allMy thoughts still cling to the Into each life some rain must fall, mould'ring Past,

Some days must be dark and dreary

Longfellow. OR ELSE LEARN Psalm xxii., verses 11—21,

Lesson 22.- Tuesday.-Geography. Write and Learn.

(2) The Lowlands contain many ranges of hills, the principal of which are the Camp'-sie Hills, in Stirling ; the Och-il (OK-il) Hills, in Perth ; and the Sid'-law Hills, in Perth and Porfar.

These hills form nearly a continuous line, and run parallel with the
Grampians, enclosing the Vale of Strath-more', or the “Great
Valley," the most fertile part of Scotland. To the south of them

is the Plain of the Forth and Clyde. South of the R. Forth are the Pent'-land Hills in Edinburgh, and the Lam'-mer-muir Hills between Haddington and Berwick.

The Low-ther or Lead Hills, in Dumfries, are a continuation of the Cheviots. They contain some of the highest points in the Lowlands, and several valuable lead mines.

The Cheviots are really an English range, and form part of the boundary between the two countries.

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Lesson 23.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) If a barrel of beer (36 gallons) cost £2 108., how much will 3qts. Ipt.

(2) Bought 27yds. of muslin at 13/4} for 3 yards : what was that per yard ?

(3) How far will a person walk in 25 days at the rate of 41 miles in 2 days?

ARITHMETIC-Continued. (4) If i} yards of cloth cost 15s. Ed., what will 32ycs. 3qrs. cost at the saane rate?

(5) If 32 yards of cloth cost £24 16s., what is the value of lyd, 2grs. 2nls. ?

(6) If I give £4 189. for 3cwt. of sugar, at what rate did I buy it per dozen lbs. ?

(7) If I buy 20 pieces of cloth, each 20yds., for £12 per en, what is the value of 14 yds.?

(8) What will 25cwt. Sqrs. 14lbs. of tobacco come to at 15/6 for 21bs. ? Lesson 24.-Thursday.-Grammar. Learn and Write. Ex. 9. Make six sentences with

(1) A noun as subject.
(2) A pronoun
(3) An adjective ,,

(4) An infinitive ; Ex. 10. Fill up the blanks with proper subjects and predicates.--Tennyson is ...... Tom has been ...... The ice ...... The .... burns brightly. .. .. .. eat grass. Water is ....... The Thames ....

Éx. 11. Parse. These hundred years will come to their end with speed and certainty. Lesson 25.–Friday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) If 17cwt. Iqr. 14lbs. of iron cost £26 78. old., how much will one ton cost ?

(2) If a gentleman's income is £500 a year, and he spends 19s. 4d. in 2 days, how much does he lay buy at the year's end ?

(3) If I lend a person £400 for 7 months, how much ought he to lend me for 12 months ?

(4) If 136 masons can build a fort in 28 days, how many men would finish it in 8 days? History.-Write and Learn.

THE REFORMATION.-Continued. 1534 On Thomas Cromwell and Archbishop Cranmer becoming the

King's chief advisers, they favoured his divorce.
Henry therefore withdrew his allegiance to the Pope, declared him.

self “the only supreme head on earth of the Church in

England.” 1535 Miles Coverdale, by Henry's order, translated the Bible, and a

copy was ordered to be placed in every Parish Church. 1536 Thomas Cromwell was appointed Vicar-General to suppress the

monasteries or religious houses. The Reformation spread in Edward VI.'s reign, and the Book of Common Prayer was drawn up. Queen Mary endeavoured to suppress the new doctrines, but in Elizabeth's reign the Reformation was completed.

SIXTH WEEK. Lesson 26.-Learn for Monday Morning.

MOTIVES. It is the motive that, more than anything else, renders an action good or bad. However fair the look of an action may be, if the right motive is wanting the action is hollow ; if the motive be a bad one, the action is rotten at the core. Who

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