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3. “Modesty',” said Joseph to Ralph', “ should have led you', in a case like this', to suspend your judgment, untill you could make inquiry', inform yourself', make some experiments', and compare the results'; then you might hazard an opinion with means of your own to sustain it'; and not call on your neighbour to help you out'.”
4. “ Here is a stick of timber',” says Moses', “that is more than sixty feet long'; now', Ralph', you place your ear at this end', while Joseph scratches the other with a pin'. Do you hear the sound???"I do', distinctly,” said Ralph', “and I am convinced now the thing is practicable'.
5. “ We may learn from this'” said Joseph', “ that there are objects which contribute to increase sound, and convey it with greater force!. In this case', the sound is conveyed through the little tubes of the wood', and is increased in loudness, the same as in a speaking trumpet', or the huntsman's horn'. SUBTRACTION OF COMPOUND TERMS.LESSON 27.
Dry Measure. (1) b. 81 - 1 - 2 - 1 (2) p. 3 - 5 - 0 49 - 2 - 3 - 1
1 - 6 - 1
3. A, bought b. 366 - 1 - 4 of wheat, and sold b.278 - 2 - 4 - !, what had he left?
Measure of Time. (1) y. 72 - 4 - 3- 4 (2) d. 22 - 14 - 32 - 10 45 - 5 - 3 - 5
15 - 15 - 15 - 15
3. A, lived y. 70 - 6 - 5; he slept y. 22 - 6 - 1 and played y. 17 - 2 - 2; how much of his life spent at work?
Measure of Circular Motion.
19. 18 - 16
3. The moon goes round the earth, 360°, in 291 days, about; her daily motion is 13o - 10 - 35; what is left of her journey after travelling four days?
Exercises in Parsing. Role. 7. Every adjective refers to some noun, expressed of implied, in qualification, as: Mary writes long letters.
with her early note', and the nightingale lulled his evening slumbers'. By day', he attended his Rock', which speckled the hill and the vale', and at night he gathered them into their fold'
2. As he was one day looking for a lamb that had strayed from his care', he saw', lying at the root of a tree', deep in the thick and bushy wood', a hunter', pale with hunger', and labour', and ready to faint'. '
3. As Menalcus drew near', the hunter raised his head'. Alas'! shepherd', said he', three days since', I entered this wood in pursuit of game', and have lost my way. I have not been able to find the vestige of human foot steps', nor the least portion of food to answer the demands of nature'; and I lay down by this tree to die alone in this frightful solitude'. I am faint with hunger', and my lips are parehed with thirst': give me relief', or I die! :
4. Menalcus raised the hunter in his arms', and fed him with bread from his scrip', and milk from his pewter canteen'. He afterwards led him through the intricate mazes of the foresť, and placed his feet in safety on the high road that led to the city'
5. The hunter's name was Justus'; as he saw Menalcus about to take his leave', he stopped him' Shepherd', says he', you have saved my life, and I will make yours happy.' Go with me to the city'. You shall no longer dwell in a cottage', but inhabit a palace'. The coarse bread in your scrip', shall be exchanged for the most costly viands on plates of silver, and the milk in the pewter canteen', for the richest wines in goblets of gold'.
ARITHMETIC.-LESSON 31. . Exercises in Subtraction of Compound Terms.
1. A, bought b.368 3 5 of wheat for £125 13 6 2, and sold b.188 2 6 for £91 1 11 3, what has he left and what has it cost him? Ans. b.180 O 7, and £34 11 6 3.
2. B, had lb.34 9 10 of gold, and gave to his sons, lb.19 0 15 10, what had he left for his daughters?
Ans. Ib. 15 8 14 14 3. D, had y. 134 3qr. of cloth, and sold y.95 3 2, how much had he left?
Ans. y.38 3 2. 4. C, had a.500 1 rood of land, and gave his oldest son, a. 150 r.3 po.25, what had he left? Ans. a.349 1 15.
5. F, went an apprentice for 7 years, and has served y,3 m.5, how long has he to stay?
Ans. y.3 m.7.
eat my brown bread and drink my new milk'; my flock supply me with clothes', and my life is not sustained by the sacrifice of the blood of any creature'."
8. "O shepherd'," said Justus', "come with me to the city! I will lead you through gardens decled with sweet Howers', and embeilished with fountains' and statues'. You shall behold women whose dazzling beauty the rays of the sun have never tarnished', dressed in silks of the richest hues', and sparkling in diamonds'; and you shall hear inusic whose sweet notes shall enchant you'."
9 “ Our sun burnt girls,” says Menalcus', " are very handsome'. How gay they look on holidays when they put on garlands of fresh flowers', and we dance to the pipe under the shade of our spreading oaks', or retire to the woods to hear the song of the birds!! Is your music better than the notes of the thrush', the linnet', the robin' or the nightingall? No': I will never go to the city'.”
10. “ Then take this bag of gold”,” says Justus', " and supply all your wants.\" «Your gold is of no use to me?" says Menalcus'; “ my fruit trecs', my garden', my brook' and my flocks', supply all my wants'. What use bave I for gold?\”
11. “But you have saved my iift',” said Justus', " and I desire to reward your kindness', happy shepherd'. What will you accept from me'?” “Give me the horn that hangs at your belt'," said Menalcus'; “it will be more useful to me than my earthen pitcher', and not so easily broken!.”
12. Justus took the horn from his belt with a smile', and gave it to Menalcus', with the wish that he might ever be happy'. Menalcus took the horn', cast a kind look into the face of Justus', made a low bow', and returned to his cottage', the abode of simple content'.
ARITHMETIC.-LESSON 35. Exercises in Subtraction of Compound Terms. " 6. G, had grain, b.283, cost £50 1 9, he sold b. 152 for £32 3 11. how much grain has he left and what has it cost him?
Ans. b.131, and £17 17 10. 7. H, Bought wine, gal.154 2 of A, 161 1 1 of B, and sold g.39 2 1 to C, and g. 100 3 0 to D; what had he left?
Ans. gal.175 2. K, walked 2 days on the road from Utica to Albany, m.37 i 15 the first day, and m.38 3 31 the next; the whole distance is m.96 6, how far has he to walk? ...
Ans. mn.21 0 34.