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growth with the rise of the water, so that its summit always floats upon the surface'.

Jane. Asia produces many valuable commodities'; Tea', Coffee' Sugar,' and Rice.'

Ma. That is the country too, of rich silks' and satin'; the produce of worms of which they must keep many millions to supply the world with such vast quantities of those articles'.

PEDUCTION, LESSON 27.
Weighis and Measures.-Cubic Measure.
(1) In 36 cords of wood, how many feet?

36 x 128-4008 feet.
(2) Bring 19 tons of round timber into cubic feci.

Ans. 760 feet. (3) Bring 14 tons of hown timber into cubic inches.

Ans. 1209600 inches.' (4) Bring 5667840 cubic inches into tons? Ans. 82 tons. (5) Bring 4608 cubic feet into cords. . Ans. 36 cords.

(6) A's wood pile is 96 feet long, 5 feet high, and 4 feetwide, how many cords?

Aus. 15 cords. Liquid Measure. (1) In 17 quarts, how many pints? Ans. 34 pints. (2) Bring 28 gallons into quarts. 28X4=112 qts. Ans. (3) Bring 5 hlids. into gallons. Ans. 315 gallons. (4) Bring 110 gallons to pints. Ans. 880 pints. (5) Bring 10080 pints into tuns.

Ans. 5 tuns. (6) Bring 8 bbls. each 31 yalions into pints.

Ans. 2016 pints.
GRAMMAR.-LESSON 23.
The inflection of the regular verb walk.

Indicative Mood.
Present Timne. Imperfect Tense.
Singular Number. Singular Number.
1st per. I walk, I walked,

Past Participle 2d do You walk, You walked,

Walked. 3d do He, she, or He, she, or it walkit walks.

ed. Plural Number. Plural Number. Ist per. We walk, We walked, Past Participle : 20 do You walk, You walked,

Walked. * 3d do They walk. They walked.

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white worm', when it ceases to eat', and begins to form its silken ball. This it fixes to a paper cone'; on the third day', it hides from view', and on the tenth', the work is done'.

Ma. At that time', the silk must be wound off', or the worm will pierce the ball in its way out'.

Jane. The worm is now changed into a dark, brown grub, or chrysalis', which appears nearly lifeless'; but, at a proper time', out comes a beautiful white moth from the dark covering! This moth lays the egg for the supply of worms the next year'; flutters about in the rays of the sun, for a little while', and then dies'.

Mary. The silk is taken and manufactured into sattins', sarsenets', and ribbons'; and worn by all ranks of people throughout the civilized world'.

Ma. In China, they have what they call the silk insect'; they propagate without culture', and spin their silk in long filaments which are hung to shrubs and trees!. These are collected, and worked into a kind of silk, not so handsome as the silk worm silk', but much more durable'; it washes well’, and is sold at a higher price'.

ARITHMETIC.-LESSON 31. Weighis and Measures-Dry Measure. (1) In 13 quarts, how many pints? 13X2=26 pts. Ans. (2) Bring 32 pecks to quarts.

Ans. 256 qts. (3) Bring 7 bushels to pecks.

Ans. 28 pks. (4) Bring 12 bushels to pints.

Ans. 768 pts. (5) Bring 480 quarts to bushels. Ans. 15 bush. (6) Bring 24bu lpk 2qts Ipt to pints. Ans. 1557 pts.

Measure of Time. (1) Bring 30 minutes to seconds. 30 X 60=1800 sec. Ans. (2) Bring 12 hours to minutes. 12X60=7200 min. Ans. (3) Bring 12 years to months.

Ans. 144 mo. (4) Bring 121800 seconds into hours. Ans. 33h. 50m. (5) Bring 3d 5h 29m into minutes. Ans. 4649 min. (6) From 20 March to 19th Nov, how many days?

Ans. 261 days. GRAMMAP..--LESSON 32.

Indicative Mood. Obs. The Perfect Tense or time of a verb is formed by using The helping verb, have, before the past participle, and the Plain perfect, by using had, Past time.

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Ma. The tree is of the size of our common cherry treevo its leaves are of a deep red', and its fruit resembles our brown chestnut

Jane. I expect candles made of such fruil', are much better, and more delicate than those made of animal fat'.

Ma. And yet the animal fat of which you speak with so little apparent approbation', is the source of all our cleanliness'.

Mary. Now, Ma, I expect you mean to rally us'. O! I think I know what Ma means'; she is going to speak of soap'. No'; I must be wrong'; soap is not made of animal fat', for we generally use it in washing to remove the fat'.

Ma, But, suppose I tell you that all soap is made of animal fat'? This is done by boiling the fat or grease in lye! The lye is a mixture of water, and the ashes of burnt vegetables'. A little common sall', I believe', is some times added' It is then boiled and dried in long wooden moulds', and cut in bars for use!

, REDUCTION.--LESSON 35.

Measure of Circular Motion. 1. Bring 24 degrees to minutes. 24 X 60=1440m. Ans. 2. Bring 5 signs to minutes.

Aris. 10800m). 3. Bring 1020300 seconds into signs. Ans. 98 - 12° - 25. 4. Bring s4 - 3 - 18 - 27 into seconds. Ans. 443907.

Promiscuous Exercises in Reduction. 1. Bring 98 furlongs into miles. Ans. m12 - 2. 2. Bring T.8 15cwt. to cwts.

Ans. 175cwt. 3. Bring 157 shillings to pounds. Ans. £7 - 17.

GRAMMAR.--LESSON 36.

Indicative Mood. Obs. The first future tense is formed by using the helping verbs shall and will with the present tense of the verb; and the second future by using shall have, and will have, with the pask tense.

First Future Time.
Singular Number.

Plural Number. Ist'p. I shall or will walk, We shall or will walk, 2d . You shall or will walk, You shall or will walk, 3d “ He, she or it shall or They shall or will walk.

will walk.

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