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Turgh, thick; that part between the Sun, a splint; the round bone on the body and leg.

knee. Are both thighs alike?

Is the shin the largest bone in Hır, lump; the fleshy part of the

the leg? thigh.

ANKLE, a ball or clew; the joint beIs the hip formed by the thigh tween the leg and foot. bone?

Are there three bones in the KNEE, a knob or bunch; the joint of ankle? the thigh and leg.

Foot, that which treads; the lower Can the knee be broken?

end of the leg. STEP, stretch or distance; the space Has the foot ten toes ? between the foot.

HEEL, a lump; the hind part of the TOE, a sprout; one of the extreme foot. parts of the foot.

Where is the heel?
Are there ten toes?

TWENTY-FIFTH STUDY.

STATES OF THE BODY.

THE body changes from work to rest, and from play to sleep.

“All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances."

SHAKSPEARE. What is said of the states of the body?

Work, exercise; labor or active use SLEEP, loose; repose from the use of of strength.

body and mind. Is work a means of health?

Does sleep refresh us?
Play, a bending; exercise for plea- HEALTH, that is whole; a sound state

of the body.
Do
you
like play?

Are you in good health? REST, a ceasing; repose from la- STRENGTH, that is stretched; power bor.

of body. Do we take rest at night?

Has a sick person much strength ?

sure.

TWENTY-SIXTH STUDY,

DISEASES OF THE BODY.

DISEASE follows the steps of health in this world.

“Far from his friends he strayed, recording thus
The dear remembrance of his native fields
To cheer the tedious night; while slow disease
Preyed on his pining vitals."

BRUCE.

What is said of disease ?

Sick, loathing; touched with disease. BLAIN, a swelling; a sore on the Is it painful to be sick ?

skin. Pain, a straining; an uneasy feeling. Did God send blains on Egypt?

Have the sick many pains ? PIMPLE, a little point; a little rising PANG, a torture; great pain or agony. on the skin. Do pangs often trouble us?

Do pimples break out on the Ache, a pressing; constant pain.

face? Is man subject to aches?

Croup, a croaking; a disease of the AGUE, a shaking; a cold fit.

throat. Is ague common to many per

Are children troubled with the sons ?

croup?

TWENTY-SEVENTH STUDY.

THE SENSES.

THE senses are the instruments of the soul.

(See First Thoughts.)

“Even so the soul in this contracted state,
Confined to these strait instruments of sense,
More dull and narrowly doth operate;
At this hole hears, the sight must ray from hence,
Here tastes, there smells
She is one orb of sense, all eye, all airy ear.”

DR. HENRY MORE Repeat what is said about the senses.

SMELL, Warm; the sense by which HEARING, a pointing the ear; the odors are noticed.

sense by which we perceive sounds. Is the sense of smell found in the

Is hearing found in the ear? nose ?

SEEING, seeking; noticing by the SMELLING, the sense by which we per- eye. ceive odors.

Does the sense of seeing lie in Is smelling one of the five senses ?

the eye?

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MAN is more than a living creature." And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul."

“Life is real; life is earnest,

And the grave is not its goal.
Dust thou art, to dust returnest,

Was not spoken of the soul." LONGFELLOW.

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Soul, life; that part of man which HEART, strong; that part of man thinks and acts.

which feels. Does the soul die?

Is the heart of man evil? MIND, possessing; that part of man Will, fixed or set; that part of the which knows.

mind by which we plan. Should

fill your mind with Does the will plan to do things? knowledge ?

you fill

TWENTY-NIN TH STUDY.

STATES OF THE SOUL,

THE soul undergoes many changes and passes from one state to another. It is cheerful this moment, the next it is gloomy and sad.

“ 'Tis the great art of life to manage well
The restless mind."

ARMSTRONG.

What is said of the states of the soul ?

Mood, having spirit; temper of the FEELING, à pressing; noticing things soul.

by the senses. Should we live in a happy mood ? Do all possess feeling ? Sin, missing; departure from that WILLING, setting; choosing somewhich is good and right.

thing Does God hate sin ?

Is the soul willing? Bliss, blithe ; mirth of mind.

WISE, searching; knowing or having Do we hope for bliss in heaven knowledge. THINKING, drawing out; using the Is God a wise being ? power

of mind in forming notions. Dom, doom or judgment; state or Are we always thinking ?

dominion. THOUGHT, that is drawn out; that Wisdom, state of reaching toward, or which is produced by thinking. knowing; right use of knowledge. Have we all some thought?

Does wisdom come from God?

THIR TIETH STUDY.

POWERS AND FEELINGS OF THE SOUL.

THE soul of man is a thing of wonderful powers. Many feelings lodge within it.

“By degrees the mind
Feels her young nerves dilate; the plastic powers
Labor for action: blind emotion heaves
His bosom; and with loveliest frenzy caught,
From earth to heaven he rolls his frenzied eye.”

AKENSIDE. What is said of the powers of the soul ?

the lips.

FEELING, a pressing; that which we Lust, a longing; a longing desire. learn by the senses.

Should we gratify all lusts ?
Have all feeling ?

SMILE, melting; a cheerful play of
SHAME, a blush; a feeling of guilt.
Have you no shame?

Do you like to see a smile ? PRIDE, adorned; great thoughts of TEAR, a drop; a fluid that is seen in oneself.

the eye, the sign of joy or grief. Is pride sinful?

Can you dry up your tears ? HATE, hot; great dislike.

BELIEF, leaving with; an assent of the Is hate to a person wrong?

mind to what is true. Love, a leaning; delight in any Is your belief strong? thing

Wir, mind or knowledge.
Is love a feeling?

Has he much wit? SORROW, sore or heavy; pain of mind LAUGH, loose; an expression of mirth, for some loss.

Do you like to hear a mar
Has a mother many sorrows? laugh?
Hope, a reaching forward; expecta- LAUGHTER, audible mirth.
tion of future good.

Can you make laughter ?
Does hope cheer us?

FRIEND, freed one; one free to love FEAR, a bearing down; a painful feel- and be loved. ing in view of future evil.

Are true friends often found? Has the sinner many fears ? SHIP, shape; state or office. GLAD, lifted up; cheerful.

FRIENDSHIP, love between two or more
Does hope make our hearts glad? persons.
GLADNESS, a kind of delight.

Is friendship sweet?
Does gladness ever beam upon us ?

CHAPTER VI.

BUSINESS.

Man can be studied best in the business of life. Work and rest alike show what he is.

“Let us then be up and doing,

With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,

Learn to labor and to wait."

LONGFELLOW.

What is said of business?

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