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to do with it? Why should he nurse it? How
regard its life? What of the loss of its dam? Les. 6. What was said to induce the man to take care of
the lamb? What might he gain by the care of it?
What if the lamb died? Les. 10. What are the verses about the lamb? How many
verses, and lines in each? Which is the pret
tiest verse? Why? Les. 14. Who was the father, and where the residence of
little Mary? How old was she, and why called little Mary? What is said of the beauty of her person, and of her mind? When did she learn to read? What of her parents? When, and where did she go to school? What did the
Madam fear? Why? Les. 18. Why had she no cause of fear for Mary? Can
you repeat the lines found on her desk? How long was she at P. H. School? What was
done on her arrival at home? Les, 22. What books did she get? How affected by them?
What lines did she address to a fly? Les. 26. What became of Mary on getting home? Hosy
did she behave? Who attended her funeral? Who were the carriers and pall bearers? How
dressed? What was sung at the grave. Les. 30. Tell the story of the fortune: Where did Giles
live? What was his and his father's character? On what occasion did they drink wine? What did Giles say his fortune was? How much land did he buy? How did he till it? What was he
worth at fifty? Les. 34. Can you repeat the lines made on the Sea-diver?
Which do you like best prose or poetry? Tell the reason.
ARITHMETICAL EXERCISES. Ies. 3. What is arithmetic? How many, and what prima
ny rules? What does addition teach? What is the first step in stating? What the second? What the third? What the fourth? What the
filth? What the proof? Lies. 7. What is the note at the close of this lesson? Les. 15. Among the questions for exercise in adlitio
which is the easiest? Which the hardest? Whi?
Les. 19. What is subtraction? What are the terms called?
What the first step in stating? What the second? What the proof? What is meant by bor
rowing ten, and carrying one? Les. 27. What is multiplication? How many and what
terms? What the first step in stating? What the second ? What the Proof? When is it short multiplication? How do you multiply by
10, 100, 1000, &c.? Les, 31. What constitutes long multiplication? What are
the steps in the operation? How is the answer obtained? What the best mode of proof? Why carry one for every ten from a lower to a higher place?
Les. 4. What is English Grammar? Into how many classes
are the words of the language divided? Wha reasons are offered for introducing the study of grammar at so early a period? What for choos
ing Murray's grammar rather than any other? Les. 8. What is the first part of speech? What examples:
How do you know the noun? Whence do the
parts of speech derive their names? Les. 12. What is the second part of speech? What its
office? How many articles? What examples?
How do you know the articles? Les. 16. What the third part of speech? What express?
To what refer? What examples? How know the verb? What makes a sentence? What examples? What are the parts of speech in a
sentence? Les. 20. What the fourth part of speech? For what does
it stand? What its relations, &c.? What ex
amples? How do you know the pronoun? Les. 24. What the fifth part of speech? What its nature
and office? What examples? Where placed?
How do you know the adjective? Les. 28. What the sixth part of speech? How formed?
How ended? What examples? What nature and
office? How do you know the participle? Les. 32. What the seventh part of speech? Its nature
and office? Examples? What the use of words?
• READING.--LESSON 6
Or, like a vessel under sail';
Darting down upon his prey'.
Mocking the pursuing eye';
Or, like a rain-bow in a show'r'.
Shot gleaming thro' a winter's day';
Or, like a half forgotten dream'.
Which dies before the rising light';
ARITHMETIC.-LESSON 7. The operations of subtraction may be performed in a very compendious way by a rule called
DIVISION. Division shows a method of finding how many times one. number is found in another, and what remains.
In this case two terms are given to find a third.
The number given to be divided is called the Dividend. 1 The number by which the division is made is called the Divisor.
And the third term or answer is called the Quotient.
What is left when the work is done, is a fractional part of the dividend, and is called the Remainder; this will always be less than the divisor.
When the divisor is less than 13, it is called short division, for then it is done by one operation, and the quotient stands in a line under the dividend.
Rule 1. Write the divisor on the left of the dividend, and part them by a small curved line; then draw a line under the dividend.
2. Find by inspection how often the divisor is contained in the first left hand figure or figures, and place the result under the right hand figure of those that were taken into the inspection, for the first left hand figure in the quotient.