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SECOND WEEK. Lesson 6.-Monday Morning. Learn. PSALM VIII.; OR ELSE LEARN


“How happy," exclaimed this child of air, (10) “Are the holy spirits who wander there,

'Mid flowers that never shall fade or fall,? Though mine are the gardens of earth and sea, And the stars themselves have flowers for me,

One blossom of Heaven out-blooms10 them all!"


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(15) “Go, wing thy flight11 from star to star,

From world to luminousl? world, as far

As the universel 3 spreads its flaming wall ;14
Take all the pleasures of the spheres, 16

And multiply each through endless years, (20) One minute of heaven is worth them all!" 7. Die, and fall to pieces. 8. Sea-weeds are real plants bearing flowers and seeds. 9. The stars are worlds supposed to be in many respects similar to our own. 10. Is a more beautiful flower. 11. Fly. 12. Bright shining, like the stars. 13. The whole world, including Heaven and earth and all that belongs to them.

14, The circle of stars which the ancients supposed boundeå the heavens. 15. The worlds comprised in the universe. Lesson 7.-Tuesday Morn. Geography. Write and Learn.

SCOTLAND. A 2. --CAPES.-- On the East Coast.-Dun'-cansby Head, in Carth'ne88 : Tar'bet Ness, in Ross ; Kin'nard Head, in Aberdeen'; Fife Ness, in Fife; St. Abb's Head, in Ber' wick (ber'rick).

On the North Coast.-Dun'-net Head, in Caithness; and Cape Wrath, in Sutherland.

On the West Coast.-Ard-na-mur-chan Point and Mull of Cantire, in Argyle (ar'gile).

On the South Coast.-Mull of Galloway, in Wigton.

In the Heb’-ri-des (heb-ri-dēēs). --Butt of Lewis (lews), in north of the Island of Lewis.

The northern, and most of the western coast is formed of high cliffs.

From the R. Clyde to Solway Firth the shore is generally low.
The east coast from the R. Tweed to St. Abb's Head is high and rocky,

stretching north, as far as the town of Ar-broath' (ar-broth'); it is
mostly flat. Still further north, as far as tbe R. Dee, it consists of
cliffs. It again changes, and up to Tarbet Ness is low, consisting in
some parts of shifting sand. The remainder, up to Duncansby
Head, is high and rocky.

EUROPE-SEAS. B 2-(1) The White Sea, in the North of Russia, connected with the ARCTIC OCEAN.

(2) The Bal'-tic Sea, between Russia and Sweden, opening into the NORTH SEA.

(3) The North Sea or Ger'-man Ocean, between Great Britain and the Continent.

(4) The Irish Sea, between England and Ireland. (5) The English channel, between England and France, joining the Atlantic and the North Sea.

LESSON 7-Continued. (6) The Me-di-ter-ra'-nean, between Europe and Africa, which contains (7) The A-dri-at'-ic Sea, or Gulf of Ven'-ice. (8) The Sea of Mar-mo-ra, between Turkey and Asia. (9) The Black Sea, between Turkey, Russia, and Asia Minor. (10) The Sea of A-zof, to the South of Russia.

THE ZONES—(Continued). C 2—The hot region is called the Tor'-rid Zone, and sometimes the region of the Trop'-ics. It lies about 1,600 miles on each side of the equator.

Torrid means burning. This zone includes the hottest part of the

world. The middle of Africa, the south of Asia, the north of Australia, and the middle of the American continent are comprised in the Torrid Zone.

The two Temperate Zones are on each side of the tropics, and reach as far as the Frigid Zones. One is called the North Temperate Zone and the other the South Temperate Zone.

These regions are called temperate because they are neither very hot nor very cold. They include the most civilised countries of the world, and all the most useful animals, birds, and trees are found

in them. The North Temperate Zone includes nearly all Europe and Asia, part of Africa, and almost all North America.

The South Temperate Zone includes part of South America, Australia, and all New Zealand.

Lesson 8.-Wednesday 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?

Lesson 9.—Thursday Morn. Grammar. Write and Learn.

COMPLEX SENTENCES. A COMPLEX SENTENCE consists of two or more sentences, depending upon each other, of which one is called the PRINCIPAL and the other the SUBORDINATE sentence.

I found the top which you lost.
There are here two sentences, I found the top," and " which you Inst."

The first one, I found the top, makes sense by itself, and is called the PRINCIPAL SENTENCE ; which you lost does not make sense by itself, and is called the SUBORDINATE SENTENCE. These two together make a COMPLEX SENTENCE.

Ex. 4. Show which are the PRINCIPAL and which the SUBORDINATE sentences.I thought I saw a ghost. My father knows that I came here. It was so cold in 1830 that Lake Constance was frozen over. A dervish was travelling alone in the desert when two merchants met him. “The place whereon thou standest is holy ground." Ex. 5. Parse

On such a stool immortal Alfred sat,
And swayed the infant sceptre of his realm.- (Cowper.)

Lesson 10.-Friday 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 ?

(2) If 20cwt. be carted 50 miles for £5, what will be the cost for the carriage of 40cwt. for 100 milos?

(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 two days? History.-Write and Learn.-HOUSE OF TUDOR.-HENRY VII. A. D. Henry VII. (1485-1509), was son of Edmund Tudor, 1485 Lambert Simnel landed in Ireland, personating the Earl of Warwick. 1487 He next came to England, but was defeated, and made prisoner, at

Stoke. 1492 America was discovered by Christopher Columbus.

Perkin Warbeck landed in Ireland, personating Richard Duke of 1497 York, and afterwards came to England (1497). He besieged Exeter,

surrendered to the Royal forces, and was hanged in 1499. Henry was avaricious, and by means of two lawyers, Empson and

Dudley, he exacted immense sums of money. He was always actuated by two things his love of money, and his fear of losing the crown,

Lesson 11.-Monday Morning. Learn.

The glorious Angel 16 who was keeping
The Gates of Light, 17 beheld her weeping;
And as he nearer drew and listen'd

To her sad song, a tear-drop glistencd 18
(25) Within his eyelids, like the spray19

From Eden's fountain, when it lies
On the blue flower, 20 which-Brahmins? 1 say-

Blooms nowhere but in Paradise !
Nymph of a fair but erring line !"22
Gently, he said, “One hope is thine.
"Tis written in the Book of Fate,

The Peri yet may be forgiven
Who brings to this eternal gate

The Gift that is most dear to Heaven !
Go seek it, and redeem thy sin : 23

'Tis sweet to let the pardon'd in!” 16. The Angel Gabriel (Milton). 17. The entrance to Paradise. 18. Shone, or sparkled with light. 19. Scattered drops of water. 20. The Blue Campac, which the Brahmins insist flowers only in Paradise. 21. A worshipper of Brah'-mă, the creator and chief person of the Hindoo Trinity (Bråh-mă, Vish'-nu, and Siva). 22. Nymph, a beautiful young female. Erring, wandering from the right way (see note 6, Les. 1). 23. Redeem, to buy back, to recover. Hence, “Recover the happiness thy sin has lost thee."


Lesson 12.---Tuesday Morn. Geography. Write and Learn.

SCOTLAND. A 3.-PARTS OF THE SEA.–On the East Coast.-Dor'noch Firth, Mor'ay Firth, Firth of Tay, Firth of Forth.

On the North Coast.-Pent'land Firth, between Caithness and the Orkney Islands.

On the West Coast.-The Minch, between the Hebrides and the mainland; the Firth of Lorn, Loch Lin'nhe (lin'ny) and Loch Fyne, in Argyle ; and the Firth of Clyde.

On the South Coast.-Luce Bay, in Wigton; and Solway Firth.
The North Channel separates Scotland and Ireland. It is 14 miles across.

The west coast of Scotland is very much indented, and contains some

hundreds of arms of the sea, generally called Lochs (locks). * This name is also applied to lakes.

EUROPE-SEAS–(Continued). B 3--The White Sea is frozen over during three or four months of the year, hence its name.

The Baltic Sea is generally shallow, and subject to storms. It is frozen over part of the winter. It has no tides, and its waters are not so salt as those of the ocean, owing to the many rivers which run intoit It opens into the North Sea, through the sound, the Great Belt, and the Little Belt; the Cat'-te-gat and the

Skag-er-rack. It has two large gulfs, the Gulf of Both'-ni-a the north, and the Gulf of Fin'-land in tl east.

The Mediterranean is the largest inland sea in the world. It opens into the Atlantic by the Straits of Gib-ral'-tar (17 miles across). A strong upper current flows into it from the Atlantic, and an under one flows out of it. Its waters are very salt owing to evaporation. The name means The sea in the middle of the land."

The Black Sea is of an oval shape, and is very deep. It is subject to storms, and abounds in fish. It gets its name from its black rocky shores covered with thick dark woods, and from the storms and fogs to which it is subject in winter.

LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE. C 3–If a place is north of the equator it is said to be in north latitude, if south of the equator it is said to be south latitude. Latitude is distance north or south from the equator.

Lines drawn round the map of the world, or across a map of a small

part of the earth's surface from east to west, are called parallels of latitude. These parallels are at equal distances from the equator,

and from one another. Lines drawn round the world from north to south, passing through the poles, are called the me-rid'-i-ans, or lines of long-i'-tude. Longitude is distance east or west of a given place.

All places on the same meridian have mid-day or noon at the same

time. Latitude means breadth. Longitude means length, and Meridian

means mid-day. In English maps the meridian passing through Green'-wich (gren'-id;)

is called the first meridian. Any place east of the first meridian is said to be in east longitude ; if

west of the meridian, it is said to be west longitude.

* Though ordinarily called “lock” the proper pronunciation is "lõh," with stress on the "le" (gutteral).

Lesson 13.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.

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

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

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

(4) If 12 horses in 5 days draw 44 tons of stones, how many horses will draw 8 times as much the same distance in 18 days?

Lesson 14.

Thursday Morn. Grammar. Write and Learn. Ex.6, Divide into PRINCIPAL and SUBORDINATE sentences. *- Sir Isaac Newton was the first who showed that every ray of light consists of seven different colours. I remember the house where I was born. John cannot go to school because he is very ill. “Judge not that ye be not judged.” She is as old as John's sister is. We do not know where Mary saw you. He swam the Esk river where ford there was none. Ex. 7. Parse

The bird that soars on highest wing

Builds on the ground her lowly nest.--(Montgomery.), Ex. 8. COMPOSITION.-Butter, what it is; what made from, and how made, its properties and uses.

Lesson 15.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums.

(1) If the wages of 10 men for half a year be £30, what will be the wages for 14 men for 14 weeks?

(2) If £150 gain £2 58. in 4 months, what sum will gain £2 1s. in 11 months ?

(3) If 6 men huild a wall 60 yards long in 10 days of 8 hours each, how long will they be in building it if they work 12 hours and work twice as hard ?

(4) The penny roll weighs 8oz. when wheat is 14/- a bushel: how much should the 2d. loaf weigh when wheat is 19/- a bushel ?

History.- Write and Learn.--HENRY VIII. A.D. Henry VIII. reigned from 1509 to 1547, He commenced a war with 1509 France (1512). Next year he defeated the French. In the same year 1512 James VI. of Scotland invaded England, but was defeated and slain

at Flodden (Northumberland), (1413). 1520 Henry visited Francis I. of France, and from the splendour of the

monarchs' retinues the place where they met was called “The

Field of the Cloth of Gold." 1527 Henry wanted a divorce from his wife. Catherine of Aragon. This was

opposed by his chief minister, Cardinal Wolsey, and by the Pope. He

broke away from the Papal authority, and made himself “Supreme 1534 head of the Church of England.This was the beginning of the Re

formation in England.

* Principal Sentences,

I found the book

Subordinate Sentences

where I left it.

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