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Lesson 51.-Monday Morning. Learn.

'Twas when the golden orb had set,
While on their knees they lingered yet,
There fell a light more lovely far

Than ever came from sun or star,
(125) Upon the tear that, warm and meek, 78

Dev'd that repentant sinner's cheek.19
To mortal eyeŝo this light might seem
A northern flash81 or meteoro8 2 beam--

But well the enraptured83 Peri knew
(130) 'Twas a bright smile the Angel threw

From Heaven's gate, 84 to hail85 that tear
Her harbinger86 of glory near!

Joy! joy for ever! my task is done(135) The Gates are passed, and Heaven is won !"87 78. Humble and penitent. 79. Resting, like a drop of dew on the cheek. 80. Man's eye. 81. The Auro'-ră Bor-e-a'-lis or Northern Lights, often seen in the northern part of the sky, also called the “Merry Dancers." 82. A kind of falling star. 83. Very greatly pleased. 84. (See line 21). 85. To welcome. 86. A messenger who goes before. 87. This is the Peri's exclamation. She bad brought “The Gift most dear to Heaven” (line 34)- the Repentant Tear, and won her place in Paradise.

THOMAS MOORE (born 1779, died 1842). He first studied for the law, but soon devoted himself to poetry. His principal works are," The Irish Melodies," Lalla Rookh" (from which the above is taken), and Lives of Byron and Sheridan.

Lesson 52.- Tuesday Morn. Geography. Write and Learn.

SCOTLAND. A 11.-DIVISION.-Scotland is divided into 32 counties. It is scarcelynecessary 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, and of this a large part is devoted to pasturage. There are few forests, and the chief tree grown is the fir. The chief grain cultivated is oats. The farming is good, the Scotch being amongst the best farmers in the world. The most fertile tracts are Strathmore, the Plain oj Cromarty, and the Lothians, which is the district south of the river Forth, the Carse of Gowrie, between the Firth of Tay and the Sidlaw Hills and Teviotdale. Great numbers of sheep and cattle are fed on the moors and highlands. The climate is generally colder and bleaker than in England.

EUROPE,-LAKES. B 11-La-do-ga and O-ne-ga, in Russia ; Wen'-er, Wet'-ter, and Mae'-lar (ma'-lar), in Sweden ; Mi-o'-sen (me-oʻ-zen), in Norway; Ba'-la-ton vah'-lăn-ton) and Neu'-sied-ler (new-sed'-ler), in Austria; Con-stance, Ge-ne'-va, and Neuf-cha-tel' (rush-ah-tel), in Switzerland; Mag-gi-o'-ré (mad-je-o'-), Co-mo, and Gar'- in Italy,

LESSON 52-Continued.
The lake districts

of Europe are chiefly in the north and among the
The northern lakes are large, but their shores are generally bleak

and dreary. Lă-do'-ga, the largest lake in Europe, is nearly as large as Wales. The Italian and Swiss lakes have beautiful scenery, They are generally very deep. The two Austrian lakes are salt. Along the south-east shores of the Baltic, in Prussia, are many

hundred small shallow lakes. In the Steppes of Russia are number of salt lakes. Generally salt

lakes have no outlet; fresh-water lakes are seldom without outlet. L. Win'-der-mere in England, L. LO'-mond in Scotland, and Lough Neagh (lõh nāy) in Ireland,

are the chief lakes in the British Islands.

THE FIVE GREAT OCEANS-(Continued). C 11-(3) The Indian Ocean is shaped something like a triangle (A), and has Africa on the west, and India and Australia on the east.

Its principal seas are the Bay of Ben-gal' and the A-ra-bian Sea.

It has three large rivers running into it-the In'-dus, the Gan'-ges (gan-jēz), and the Brah-ma-poo'-tra.

The largest islands are Mad-a-gas'-car, Cey-lon', Su-ma'-tra, and Ja'-va (jah'-võh).

This sea is remarkable for its stormy winds.

(4) The Arctic Ocean round the North Pole, and (5) The Antarctic Ocean round the South Pole, are covered with ice for a great part of the year.

Seals and white bears are found in great numbers on the land.
We know very little about the Antarctic Ocean.

The Rivers Le-na, Yen-i-se'-i, (yén-e-say'-e) and O'-bi, in Asia, and the Mac-ken'-zie, in North America, How into the Arctic Ocean.

The principal islands are Spitz-berg'-en (g hard), and No'-va Zem'-bla. Lesson 53.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums. Reduce to SIMPLE FRACTIONS (1) f of (4) of 3

(7) 11 of 33 of 4 (2) 4 of 1 (5) of 1

(8) 9 of 14 of 13 (3) of (6) of

(9) is of 37 of Lesson 54.-Thursday Morn. Grammar. Write and Learn.

The adverbial sentence takes the place of an adverb.
It generally modifies
the PREDICATE, but may also modify

an adjective or an adverb; hence, it exactly performs the duty of an adverb. (1) To modify the

The horse fell, whilst we were driving home. The sentence "whilst we

were driving homemodifies the predicate "fell." (2) To modify an ADJECTIVE.

He was so good that I greatly loved him. The sentence“ that I greatly

loved him," modifies the adjective "good.(3) To modify an ADVERB.

Tom ran so fast that he fell down. The sentence “ that he fell down,

modifies the adverb "fast." Ex. 27. Divide into sentences, telling the KIND.-My father gets up when the sun rises.

After you left me I felt lonely. I saw a dancing monkey as I came up the street. I love you because you are good. I learn my lessons before I


to school However wise you are you don't know everything. Ex. 28. Parse

My father lived at Blenheim then,

Yon little stream hard by :
They burnt his dwelling to the ground,

And he was forced to fly,-(R. Southey.)



Lesson 55.- Friday Morning. Work these Sums.

Reduce to SIMPLE FRACTIONS(1) Ú of 21 of 5 of 101 (3) is of } of 14 of 8 of 1 of 2 of (2) of 124 of of off of 9 (4) off of 4 of 70% off of 171 of 147 History.-Write and Learn.-THE TUDOR PERIOD. 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, Queen 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 the Cape of Good Hope. (3) The reign of Elizabeth was specially famous for its great writers-

William Shakespeare, the poet and dramatist (1564-1616); Edmund Spenser, author of the “Faērie Queen” (1553–1599); Sir Philip Sydney, author of " Arcadia ;” and Sir Walter Raleigh, author of "The History of the World.

Lesson 56.—Monday Morning. Learn.
Psalm LXXII., Verses 1–11; OR ELSE LEARN—

IL PENSEROSO1-(John Milton.)
Hence, 2 vain deluding: joys,

The broodt of folly without father bred!

How little you bestead5

Or fill the fixede mind with all your toys !?
(5) Dwell in some idle brain,

And fancies fonds with goudy' shapes possess
As thick and numberless
As the gay moteslo that people the sunbeams,

Or likest! i hovering12 dreams

(10) The fickle13 pensioners14 of Morp'-heus'15 train.16 1. (Pronounced Il Pen-sér-o'-so)=The Pensive or Thoughtful man. 2. Away. 3. Deceiving, leading astray. 4. Offspring, that which is bred. 5. Be in the stead of, avail, give aid. 6. Serious. 7. Trifles. 8. Foolish minds. 9. Showy. 10. The little specks of dust, &c., that are always seen moving about where an isolated ray of the sun passes through the air. 11. Most like. 12. Hanging over, like a bird before it alights. 13. Changeable. 14. Attendants, servants. 15. The God of sleep (pro. Mõr'-fūse). 16. Followers, retinue.

Lesson 57.-Tuesday Morn. Geography. Write and Learn.

SCOTLAND. A 12.—(2) Manufactures-- The most important manufactures are cotton, woollen, linen, iron, and silk.

(a) Cotton, chiefly carried on at Glas'-gow, on the Clyde, and Pais'-ley near the Clyde

(6) WOOLLEN, in the valley of the Tweed, at Haw'ick and Gal-a-shiels', at Stir'-ling and at Pais'-ley.

LESSON 67—Continued.
(c) LINEN, at Dun-dee', Mon-trose', and Ar-broath (ar-broth).

The cotton manufacture is carried on chiefly in the west, the linen in

the east, and the woollen in the sov th-east. (1) IRON MANUFACTURE has its chief seat towards the lower course of the Clyde at Glas'-gow, at Air-drie, in Lanark, and also at Car'-ron, in Stirling.

The mineral wealth of Scotland is included between the mouths of

the Clyde, and Tay, and St. Abb's Head, and the town of Ayr.

Coal and iron are abundant within this district. (e) Silks are chiefly made at Pais'ley and Glas'gow. (1) SHIPBUILDING is an important branch of trade on the Clyde, especially at Glas'gow.

(9) WHISKY, another important manufacture, is distilled in various parts. It is made from grain.

B 12–COUNTRIES OF EUROPE, WITH THEIR CAPITALS, &c. Countries of Europe. Capital and Chief Towns.

Rivers, &c., they stand


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ASIA. C 12-Asia is the largest of the continents, forming one-third of all the land on the earth. It has the Arctic Ocean on the north, the Pa-cif-ic on the east, the Indian Ocean on the south, and Europe, the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and part of Africa on the west. It is about 4} times as large as Europe. PARTS OF THE SEA.-(1) The Red Sea on the west between Africa and Asia. (2) A-ra'-bi-an Sea, on the south. (3) Bay of Ben-gal', east of India. (4) China Sea, south' of China, (5) Yel'-low Sea, north of China. (6) Ja-pan' Sea, between Japan Islands and the mainland, (7) Sea of Ok-otsk', east of Si-be'-ria.

CAPES. - Ras-al-Had, south-east of Arabia ; C. Com'--rin, south of Hin-
dos-tan'; East Cape, in Beh'-ring's Strait.
Lesson 58.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.
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(9) 4, 6,
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Lesson 59.-Thursday Morn. Grammar. Write and Learn.

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 adverbial sentences with the principal, are

TIME.--As, when, before, ere, after, until, while, &c. PLACE.-Where, whither, wþence. MANNER.-As, as if, how, than, so, that. CAUSE.-Because, for, since, if, unless, though, yet, except, however, that, so that.

Ex. 29. 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. 30. Parse-“O crow," said he, “how beautiful are thy wings !”

Lesson 60.-Friday Morning. Work these Sums.
, 1, 34, 13

(3) 91, 372, 11
(2) 31 of 4, 15, 16, 17

(4) 1, 4, 5, 6, 13 Find the GREATEST and LEAST of the Fractions(5) 4, 12, }, }, {

(6) 11, ii, 13, T, 43 History.-Write and Learn.-THE HOUSE OF STUART. Began to reign. Died.

Son of Mary Queen of Scots, grandJAMES I.

1603 1625 daughter of James IV. and Mar

garet, daughter of Henry VII. CHARLES I.

1625 1649 Only surviving son of James I.

THE COMMONWEALTH (1649–1660). OLIVER CROMWELL 1653 1658 Made Lord Protector RICHARD CROMWELL.. 1658


Son of Oliver Cromwell 1659

Lesson 61.-Monday Morning. Learn.

IL PENSEROSO–(Continued).
But hail, 17 thou goddess sagel8 and holy,
Hail, divinest Melancholy !19
Whose saintly visage 20 is too bright

To hit the sense of human sight, 21
(15) And therefore to our weaker vier 3 2

O'erlaid with black, staid23 Wisdom's hue ;24

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