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There is a charm, by sages often told,
Con-vert-ing all it touches into gold :
Con-tent cap soothe, where'er by for-tune placed ;

Can rear a garden in a des-ert waste.- Kirke White.
As I have many blessings I will thankfully enjoy them, and
such things as I have not I will rest content without.- Bishop

OR ELSE LEARN St. Luke XVIII., verses 9-14. Lesson 52.–Tuesday Morning. Dictation.

He shoved 1 them aside rudely? ; and the wasps, being satisfied, took wing very good temperedly; while the little flies, cowed by his loud voice and haughty* manner, did not dare to stay on the drop, but hovered about, hoping that his lordship would leave a little behind him for their hungry snouts. But just as he was revelling in this rich repast, 8 down popped a large dragon-fly. . shoved, pushed. 2 pudely, in a rough, uncivil manner.

S cowed, frightened. - haughty, proud. hovered, flew round about. snouts, mouths. ? revelling, feasting. repast, feast, meal. Lesson 53.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) Out of eighteen sovereigns I paid my tailor £4 9s., my bookseller £1 178. 9 d., my grocer £5 3s. 102d., my butcher £3 18s. 11d. How much had I left ?

(2) How much greater is four thousand and sixty pounds than £409 7s. 10d. ? (3) Diviile 8,782,164 by 367, and prove.

(4) From six pounds and sixpence take four florins, ten halfcrowns, and five threepenny pieces.

(5) Add the difference between four pounds and fourpence to the difference between £5 and 5d. Lesson 54-Thursday Morning. Write and Learn. heard ...did hear

hole ......a hollow place herd ...a collection of cattle

whole ...all, entire hie hasten


... lazy high .. lofty

idol image him ...objective case of he jam

...preserved fruit hymn ...a sacred song jamb ...... a support, a leg

Dictation.—The hare's fur is more like hair than down. Go and ask the doctor if he'll give you a plaster to heal the wound in your heel. Haul the yule log into the dining hall. You guessed right that he was simply a guest. Tell Hugh to hew down the yow tree. I shot the hart through the heart.

Lesson 55.– Friday Morning Work these Sums,

(1) £39,786 13s. 11 d. – £27,899 14s. 114d. (2) £4,603 — £829 178. 14d.

(3) How much must be added to fifty pounds and a halfpenny to make it £500 3s. ?

(4) How much more is fifty crowns than forty florins. (5) Take thirteenpence-halfpenny from £10 10s.

TWELFTH WEEK. Lesson 56.—Learn for Monday Morning.

RICH AND POOR THE SAME. There is not such a great difference between the poor and the rich as some men think. They both enjoy the same earth, air, and sky. Hunger and thirst make the poor man relish his meat and drink as much as the rich man his well-covered table; and the labour of the poor man is more healthy and pleasant than the ease of the rich.-Sherlock.

We often see how much a rich man has, and therefore we envy him. Did we see how little he enjoys we should rather pity him.

OR ELSE LEARN St. Luke XIV., verses 28–33.

Lesson 57.–Tuesday Morning. Dictation.

The elephant, once tamed, becomes the most tractable and the most submissive” of all animals, gains an affections for his leader, caresses4 him, and in a little time understands the tones of command, of anger, or good nature, and acts accordingly. His motions are always deliberate, he is easily taught, and his character seems to participate? of the gravitys of his body. I tractable, easily led and taught. ? submissive, obedient.

3 affection, love. * caresses, fondles about, and shows his love. 5 tone, the sound of the voice. 6 deliberate, slow. ' participate, to share. * gravity, weight.

Lesson 58.- Wednesday Morning Work these Sums.

(1) In a subtraction sum the answer is £40 13s. 6fd., and the second line is £36 198. 10$d. ; what is the top line ?

(2) Find the difference between £60 0s. 111d. and £724 3s. 2d. (3) Find the difference between £400 38. 8 d. and £392 78. 84d.

(4) Add two guineas, four florins, three half-crowns, sevenpence farthing, nine sixpences, twenty-four shillings, thirteenpence halfpenny, and three farthings.

(5) Divide 9,786,243 by 4,769, and prove the answer.


Lesson 59.-Thursday Morning. Write and Learn. key .for a lock

lain ... part. of the verb to lay quay .a wharf

lane ...a road, a passage kill .. to take away life leaf ...of a tree, book, &c. kiln .. a large stove lief......gladly, willingly lacks

.wants, needs lie untruth, to lie down lax .. loose, vague

...... wood ashes mixed with

water Dictation.-Ask him to sing a hymn. He put the whole of his money in a hole in the ground. The treasures he had taken so much trouble to hoard up and amass were carried off by a horde of robbers. I threw the jam pot against the door jamb. I heard there was a large herd of cattle at the fair. Lesson 60.-Friday Morning Work these Sums.

(1) I owed Mr. Noble £80 ; I paid him £40 14s. 10d. at one time, £6 3s. 24d. at another, £20 138. 7 d. at another. How much do I owe him yet? (2) From 20 guineas take 20d.

(3) From £10 take 10d. (4) From 40 crowns take 50 sixpences. (5) Divide 827,341 by 628, and prove the answer.

Lesson 61.-Learn for Monday Morning

Work, brothers, work! Toil is ours,

But toil is the lot of man ;
One gathers the fruit-one gathers the flowers,

One soweth the seed again!
There is not a crea-ture from Eng-land's king,

To the pea-sant that delves the soil,
That knows half the plea-sures the sea-sons bring,

If he have not his share of toil.---Barry Cornwall. None so little en-joy life, and are such bur-dens to them-selves, as those who have no-thing to do.Joy.

OR ELSE LEARN St. Matt. XXI., verses 23—27. Lesson 62.--Tuesday Morning. Dictation.

A tall athletic' man now advanced, and threw himself upon the ground. After performing several strange antics, he placed bis head downwards, with his heels in the air, raised his arms and crossed them over upon his breast, balancing4 himself all the while upon his head. He then took sixteen balls, threw them severallyinto the air, keeping them in constant motion..

1 athletic, strong advanced, came forward., 3 antics, strange, curious tricks. balancing, keeping steady. 5 severally, one by one. 6 constant


Lesson 63.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.

Find the difference between
(1) 18 pence farthing and £40. (2) 178. 91d. and £3 12s.
(3) One halfpenny and £19 Os. 1 d.

(4) 30s. and 30d. (5) 2,178,649-;378. Lesson 64.--Thursday Morning. Write and Learn. loan... ..... anything lent mail armour, a bag for lone.. .solitary

letters loch. ... a lake

mane ...the hair on a horse's lock. a door fastening, &c.

neck maid girl, a servant main ......principal, chief made ...did make


..low, to intend male ......of the man kind mien ......air, manner

Dictation.-He whose conduct is lax lacks sense. Lest they should seize and kill him, he concealed himself in a limekiln. I lost the key of the piano out of my pocket when I walked on the quay yesterday evening. I had as lief tear out the leaf. That manure has lain in the lane for six months. Lesson 65.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) Multiply £5 98. 3d. by 2, 3, 4, 5,
(2) Multiply £21 10s. 4}d. by 6, 7, 8, 9.

Lesson 66.-Learn for Monday Morning.

LOVE TO FATHER AND MOTHER. “ Children obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.” Honour your parents in your heart. Bear them not only awe and respect, but kindness and love. Fear to do anything that may provoke them. Be ashamed to do anything that you

know they would say was wrong.

Attend to all they tell you. You will then be a comfort and a pleasure to them. I'm not too young to do what's right, I'm not too old them to obey, And please my parents dayand night. And love and fear them day by day.

OR ELSE LEARN St. Luke XIV., verses 1–6. Lesson 67.–Tuesday Morning. Dictation.

He breaks off a piece of glass, and holding it with his pincers! melts it at his lamp, and then, affixinga it to the end of his blowopipe, he whirls 3 it about, and fashions 4 it. By twisting and twirling he can make it assumes any shape he pleases. But as all this must be done while the glass is hot, and in a soft state, the glass blower must be very rapid in his movements.

'pincers, a tool for seizing hold of things. ? apucing, fixing or placing. 3 whirls, spins round. * fashions, shapes. 5 assume, take. O rapid, quick.

Lesson 68.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) Multiply £842 178. 94d. by 10, 11, 12. (2) Take d. from £3,000.

(3) Divide 82,786 by 94, and prove the answer. Lesson 69.—Thursday Morning. Write and Learn. mead ... ... a meadow

mown ...cut down with a meed .reward

scythe mete measure


......a small particle meat

moat......a ditch or trench meet .... to come together, fit mews ...stables, cages, seamite insect

birds might • power, strength meditate, to moan lament

ponder Dictation.-Has the laundry-maid made up the clothes for the wash? I sent the old coat of mail by the mail-coach in charge of one of the male passengers. I asked the loan of a lantern to grope my way down the lone lane. The ostler's main delight is in combing and cleaning bis horse's mane.

Lesson 70.--Friday Morning. Work these Sums.
(1) Multiply £476 13s. 2 d. by 7, 9, 11, 12.
(2) Thirty florins nine half-crowns.

(3) Add the difference between three pounds and threepence to the difference between four pounds and fourpence.

FIFTEENTH WEEK. Lesson 71.--Learn for Monday Morning.

LYING. Oh, 'tis a lovely thing for youth But liars we can never trust, To walk betimes in wisdom's Tho' they may speak the thing way,

that's true ; To fear a lie, to speak the truth, And he that does one fault at first, That we may trust to all they say. And lies to hide it, makes it two.

A liar is a great coward, and as he is past all shame, so he is past all truth. If he tells one lie he must invent twenty more that it may seem like the truth.

OR ELSE LEARN St. Luke XIV., verses 7-11.
Lesson 72.–Tuesday Morning. Dictation.

So it swept with a bustled right through a great town,
Cracking the signs, and scattering down
Shutters, and whisking, with merciless squalls,4
Old women's bonnets and gingerbread stalls.

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