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ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTH STUDY.

QUALITIES OF A SAILOR AND SAILOR'S LIFE.

“How cheery are the mariners,

Those lovers of the sea !
Their hearts are like its yesty waves,

As bounding and as free.” PARK BENJAMIN,

MERRY, brisk; gay and noisy.

Are sailors enerry?

ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTH STUDY.

QUALITIES OF THE LEARNED PROFESSIONS.

- STRIVE not too much for favor; seem at ease,
And rather pleased thyself, than bent to please.”

CRABBE.

High, lifted up; raised above us.

Are some wise men wordy? Is the gospel ministry a high BLANK, white, or void; void or empty calling

Is blank paper needed ? WORDY, full of words.

ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTH STUDY.

QUALITIES OF OFFICERS AND OFFICES.

“The man whom Heaven appoints
To govern others, should himself first learn
To bend his passions to the sway of reason.”

THOMSON.

FIRST, most advanced ; before all Has a prime minister a higb others.

office? Does the President fill the first MILD, smooth; kind and gentle. office!

Should a ruler be mild? PRIME, beginning or first; highest in STERN, set or stiff; severe and stiff. rank.

Are stern officers beloved ?

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Great, increasing; large in size or lor, rousing; having much heat. number.

Are the rays of the sun hot? Are the works of God great ? BLEAK, open; open to the wind. Good, strong; of fine quality.

The hills are bleak.
Is God a good being ?

ONE HUNDRED AND ELEVENTH STUDY.

QUALITIES OF MINERAL BODIES.

"ALONE I walked the ocean strand;
A pearly shell was in my hand :
I stoop'd and wrote upon the sand
My name,

the

year, the day.”

HANNAH GOULD.

Hard, pressed ; firm to the touch. Brigit, darting, as rays; shiny.
Are all metals hard ?

Is gold a bright metal
Acin, sharp edge; sharp to the taste. BRITTLE, breaking; easily broken
Is aluminum an acid metal ?

Is chalk brittle?

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Stray, scattered; wandering, or lost. RAMPANT, rearing up, or overleaping. Have you seen a stray lamb?

What is a lion rampant ? TAME, subdue; accustomed to man. SWIFT, whirling ; rapid in motion. Is the ox tame?

Is the deer swift in running. GREEDY, reaching forward; having a Slow, slack; lazy in motion. strong desire for food.

Are snails slow animals?
Are vultures greedy animals?

ONE HUNDRED AND FOURTEENTH STUDY.

QUALITIES OF LIGHT.

“My heart looks up when I behold
A rainbow in the sky."

WORDSWORTH.

RED, opening or glowing; a bright Is the sky blue? warm color.

Brown, burnt; a sober cool color. Are some apples red?

Are some kind of woods brown: YELLOW, bright; a bright color. GRAY, fair; white mixed with black. Is gold a yellow metal?

Is an old man's hair gray ? GREEN, growing as a grass; a cool BLACK, waning, or pale; the color of color composed of yellow and blue. night. Is moss green?

Are clouds sometimes black ? BLUE, a rich warm color.

ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTEENTH STUDY

QUALITIES OF GOD.

“God of wisdom, God of might,

Father! dearest name of all,
Bow thy throne and bless our rite;

'Tis thy children on thee call.”

SPRAGUE.

BLESSED, made blithe; made happy. Is God our first ruler ?
Is a Christian blessed ?

True, closed fast; real, or according MIGHTY, strength; strong.

to fact. Is God mighty?

Is there but one true God? FIRST, advanced before ; the begin- HOLY, whole, or sound; free from sin. ning of all things.

Is God holy in all his ways?

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WE have now come to the THIRD stage of the mind in gathering up words--ACTIONS. We began with the names of things, as papa, mamma, dog. We then got the names of some qualities; as good papa, dear mamma, bad dog. Afterwards, we got the names of actions ; as, good papa comes, dear mamma sings, bad dog bites. In this way, every child gathers up the words that form his daily speech.

Our old Saxon forefathers formed nearly all names of ACTIONS from names of things. They did so by putting gan, to go, anan, to give, or agan, to hold, after the names of things. Thus deal, the name of a part, becomes dealan, to divide into parts.

ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTEENTH STUDY.

ACTIONS OF THE BODY OF MEN.

THE body has its own actions. The pulse beats and the lungs breathe even while we sleep. But our bodies cease

to act.

“THEY walked not under the lindens,

They played not in the hall;
But shadow, and silence, and sadness

Were hanging over all.”

LONGFELLOW.

you

Sir, to cast down; to rest on a seat.

Can sit on a chair? LIE, to throw down; to rest stretched out.

Do you lie in bed? SLUMBER, to murmur in breathing; to take light sleep.

May he slumber in school?
SLEEP, to be loose; to rest unknow-
ingly.

Do we sleep at night?
SNORE, to make a sound with the

nose; to breathe with a hoarse
voice in sleep.

Can you snore loudly?

RISE, to lift up oneself; to get up
from sleep, or sitting.
Do
you

pise in the morning? SNEEZE, to thrust out air; to emit air audibly through the nose.

Do you sneeze when you have a
cold?
Pain, to prickle; to produce an un-
easy feeling

Does severe cold pain us ?
NAP, to nod; to take a short sleep.

Does grandfather nap in his
chair?
SPIT, to cast out; to cast out from

the mouth.

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