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She there shall dress a greener sod',

Than fancy's feet have ever trod':
2. By fairy hands', their knell is rung';

By forms unseen, their dirge is sung';
And honour comes', a pilgrim grey',
To bless the turf that wraps their clay':
And freedom too', shall oft repair',
To dwell a weeping hermit there'.
TABLES OF MEASURES.—LESSON 31.

(5) Cloth Measuré.
2 ] Inches (in.) make 1 Nail, marked na.
4 Nails en o. 1 of a Yard or 1 Qr. gr.
4 Qrs.
66 1 Yard

56 yd.
3 Quarters o 1 Ell Flemish, “ E. FI.
5 Quarters

1 Ell English, « E. E.
6 Quarters " 1 Ell French, “ E. Fr.
Note. Cloth," ribbons, tapes, &c. are bought and sold by this measure.

(6) Long Measure.
6 Points (pt.) make 1 Line,
4 Lines

16 1 Barleycorn, . bc.
3 Barleycorns

1 Inch, 12 Inches

" 1• Foot,
3 Feet

16 1 Yard,
5 1. Yards,or 16 feet Rod, pole or perch, pc.
40 Poles
06 1 Furlong,

fur.
8 Furlongs, or 320 poles 1 Mile,
3 Miles

06 1 League,
60 Geo. or 69 1 Stat. M. 1 Degree,

360 Degs. or equal parts, 1 Great circle of the earth. Note. This measure is applied to whatever has length without reference to breadth.

Some other terms are occasionally applied, such as a hand, a fathom, a chain, &c.

A hand is 4 inches, and used to measure the height of horses.. A fathom is 6 feet; and applied to measure deep water."

A chain is 100 links long, or 66 feet, or 4 rods, and used in measuring roads and lands.

GRAMMAR.-LESSON 32.

Of Parsing. For the purpose of rendering the scholar familiar with the several parts of speech, and their various qualities, properties

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2. Anon the winds are stirred'; the mirrror's face is broken up'; the mighty deep is troubled'. Wave' rolls on wave'; surge lashes surge', until the angry flood', chafed into rage', lodges its snow white caps', with deafning roar', amid the impending clouds'.

2. Of Ocean's vast amount,' the little spheric drop that hangs upon the needle's point', contains no less than thirteen thousand minor globes! How many globules must there be then, in the immeasured ocean's length, and breadth', and depth!

4. No man can count the various kines of scaly herds that lave within this watery waste'. Among them', there are many thousand of rare and curious shapes'; some of surprising qualities', and a few of amazing size!

5. Ocean's mystic sounds I hear', i

Peal of unwonted things';
Of wonders', far' and near',

The hollow music rings';-
Its notes borne wild around the world',
Where 'er the dark', blue waves are cuil'd'.
TABLES OF MEASURES.--LESSON 35.

(7) Land Measure.
144 Inches (in) make 1 Foot,
9 Feet

« 1 Yard,
360 Feet, (or 30 1 yd.). " 1 Rod or perch,
40 Rods, (or 14400 ft.) " 1 Rood,

4 Roods, (or 57600 ft.) 1 Acre,
640 Acres

66 1 Mile, NÓTE. This measure is applied to lands and whatever has length and hreadth; hence it is properly called solid measure.

(8) Cubic Measure. 1728 Inches

make 1 Solid foot, ft. 27 Solid feet

1 1 Solid yard, yd. 40 Ft of round Timber or las

so i Ton, 50 Ft. of hewn Timber,

T. 128 Solid ft. or 8 ft. long,

4 ft. high and 4 ft. { " i Cord of wood, c.

wide, NOTE, This measure is used when things have length, breadth and depth; and is properly called solid measure

(9) Liquid Measure.
4 Gills (gi.) make 1 Pint,

pt. 46 1 Quart,

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READING-LESSON 38.

Winter., 1. Now comes stern Winter', clad in frost' and snow', to shake the naked limbs of the leafless wood'. This season is the thrifty farmers pastime'. He now feasts upon the fat things of his labour in the heat of summer', and finds content'.

2. To the poor and pallid child of want' and wo', this season comes loaded with gloom', and shrouded thick in doubt'. This is his season of trial'; a rule to gague his faith'; a call to bid him summion to his aid his stock of patience', fortitude', and hope'.

3. Stretched on his bed of straw', his limbs benumbed with frost', he drinks the cup of grief.' Want sits upon his brow!, lcan famine marches naked through his weather beaten cot', and the bleaching storm finds ready passage to his very couch'. Hunger wastes his cheeks'; pain racks his bones', and foui diseasc preys upon his vitals'. Come', charity and healio', unlock your stores', and bid the poor inan live'.

4. When winter reigns high', and nature looks drear',

When the sun hid by clouds', does scarcely appear';
When the storm rages fierce', and winds hollow roar,
Then remember', kind reader', remember the poor'.
TABLES OF MEASURES.--LESSON 39.

(10) Dry Measure.
33.6 Solid inches, (in.) make i Pint, .
2 Pints

“ 1 Quart, 4 Quarts, (269.8 in.) 6 1 Gallon, 2 Galions, (8 quarts,) "6 1 Peck. 4 Pecks, (2150.42 in 6 i Bushel, bu. 8 Bushels

66 1 Quarten, 41 Quarters, (36 bushels,)“ i Chaldron, Note. Dry measure is used for grain, fruit, salt, roots, coal, &c.

(11) Measure of Time. 60 Seconds, (sec.) make 1 Minute, m. 60 Minutes

1 Hour, . 11. 24 Hours

1 Natural Day, d.. hy Days

1 Week w. 4 Weeks

1 Monih, mo. 12 Months

1 Year,

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