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dient . A diligent . A happy . Shady e A fragrant . The verdant . A peaceful . An affable . The king's . The duty.

discovers a little - is the of and

III. A sea. The tempest. A cavern. streams. A winter. doves. The firmament. breezes. An COuntenance. A agreement. war. An subject. A resolution > , and • A mind is an treasure. IV. am sincere art industrious. is disinterested. honour them. encourage . commend assisted . completed journey. fears will detect . Let improve e was choice 2 books are 2 best friends are 3. tell of faults, and teach how to correct e V. Vice misery. your lessons. The book his : it mine. Her work her credit. Your conduct their approbation. All talents to - not of the favours you . It a great blessing to pious and virtuous parents. Whatever also the heart. They who nothing to 2 often relief to others by what they . We to the chambers of sickness and distress, we frequently them with the victims of intemperance. VI. The task is performed. We resolve, but perform. He has been diligent, and deserves to succeed. We are and formed. will they arrive 2 shall we stop? the lark sings is no greater felicity, than to be able to look on a life and employed. VII. They travelled France Italy. virtue vice the progress is gradual. We are often our wishes, and our desert. this imprudence he was plunged new difficulties. The best preparation all the uncertainties futurity, consists a good conscience, and a cheerful submission the will Heaven.

VIII. My father mother are in town, my brother is in the country. We must be temperate, we would be healthy. he is often advised, he does not reform. pros

perity adversity has improved him. Her talents are more brilliant useful. There is nothing on earth stable to assure us of undisturbed rest, powerful to afford us constant protection.

IX. Virtue ! how amiable thou art | me ! what shall I do Thou who reignest above . ! I have been too often occupied with trifles. ! the delusions of hope. 2 Simplicity 1 source of genuine joy. ! how the tempest rages!

! how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity :

l. An youth lamented, terms of sincere , the death of most parent. His companion to console by reflection, he had behaved the deceased duty, tenderness, respect. “ I thought,” replied the , “whilst parent was ; but I , with pain sorrow, instances disobedience and , for which, ! it is late to atonement.”

2. On a morning summer, two bees forward in of honey; the wise temperate, the careless and . They soon at a garden with herbs, the most flowers, the most fruits. They regaled with the various that spread before : the one his thighs, at intervals, provisions for the against the winter; other revelled in , without to any thing his present At they a wide-mouthed phial, hung beneath bough a peach-tree, with honey ready tempered, and exposed to their in most alluring - thoughtless epicure, in of his friend’s , plunged into the vessel, resolving to himself in the of sensuality. His philosophic , on the other , sipped little caution ; being of danger, off to and flowers; where, by the of meals, improved his relish the enjoyment them. the evening , he upon his friend, to inquire he would to the hive; but he found him in sweets, he Was as to leave to enjoy. Clogged in his 2 enfeebled in his , and his frame enervated, was just able to his adieu ; and to with his breath, that a taste pleasure quicken relish life, an indulgence to destruction. 3. Time is a trust to us by , of

We are the depositaries, are to an at the last. That of it, which has to us, intended for the of this world, for those the Each of these to occupy, in the of our time, that which properly to it. The of hospitality pleasure not interfere the of necessary ; and we call necessary , should not upon the , which is to devotion. To every there is a , and a for every under the If we till what to be done , we the morrow a burden belongs to . We the wheels time, and them from us along . He every plans, the of the day, follows that , carries on a thread will him through the of the most life. The orderly of his time like a ray of , which itself all his affairs. But where no is laid, the disposal of is merely to the of incidents, things lie together one chaos, admits of distribution review.


Write out the following passages, changing, when the sense will permit, the articles; the number, gender, and case of the nouns and pronouns; the degree of comparison of the adjectives and adverbs ; and the number, person, mood, and tense of the verbs:—


Seldom do we talk of ourselves with success. If I condemn myself, more is believed than is expressed. If I praise myself, much less.

Seldom do I talk of myself with success. If I condemn myself, more is believed than I express. If I praise myself, much less.

You will seldom talk of yourself with success. If you condemn gourself, more is believed than you expressed. If you praise Jourself, much less.

Seldom does a man talk of himself with success. If he condemns himself, more is believed than he expressed. If he praises himself, much less.

Seldom do men talk of themselves with success. If they condemn themselves, more is believed than they expressed. If they praise themselves, much less.


1. No man ever did a designed injury to another, without doing a greater to himself. 2. A man who gives his children a habit of industry, provides for them better than by giving them a stock of money. 3. Solicitude in hiding failings makes them appear the greater. It is a safer and easier course frankly to acknowledge them. A man owns that he is ignorant ; we admire his modesty. He says he is old; we scarcely think him so. He declares himself poor ; we do not believe it. 4. The desires of man increase with his acquisitions. Every step which he advances brings something within his view which he did not see before, and which, so soon as he sees it he begins to want. When necessity ends, curiosity begins ; and no sooner are we supplied with every thing that nature can demand, than we sit down to contrive artificial appetites. 5. Does a man reproach thee for being proud or ill-natured, envious or conceited, ignorant or detracting 2 Consider with thyself whether his reproaches are true. If they are not, consider that thou art not the person whom he reproaches; but that he reviles an imaginary being, and perhaps loves what thou really art, though he hates what thou appearest to be. If his reproaches are true ; if thou art the envious ill-natured man he takes thee for, give thyself another turn ; become mild, affable, and obliging, and his reproaches of thee naturally cease. His reproaches may indeed continue, but thou art no longer the person whom he reproaches."


Take the following words, and connect and arrange them so as to make sense:—

* The Teacher may multiply these exercises from any text-book.


Prompts, others, relieve, compassion, to, wants, the, of, us.
Compassion prompts us to relieve the wants of others.


1. Heart, has, in, true, its, politeness, the, seat. 2. Unwilling, pain, a, give, to, good, is, mind. 3. Evils, great, is, by, a, human, ourselves, proportion, of, created. 4. Vanity, if, greatness, our, flatters, our, multiplies, it, dangers. 5. For, preparing, another, in, world, this, must, life, we, duties, the, neglect, of, not. 6. Amiable, there, and, is, more, nothing, respectable, life, in, than, human, humble, benevolent, character, man, the, of, a, truly, and. 7. In, multitudes, obscure, the, stations, most, broils, are, petty, in, not, less, their, eager, by, nor, passions, tormented, their, less, contend, than, if, they, princely, for, which, prize were, the, honours. 8. Parent, anxious, with, does, what, the, care, hen, together, call, her, and, offspring, them, wings, her, with, cover ! Suggest, mother, does, to, your, this, you, of, not, the, sight, and, tenderness, affection ? Helpless, watchful, infancy, protected, her, care, you, in, period, the, of, nourished, when, milk, she, with, you, her, and, move, to, your, taught, limbs, and, accents, its, tongue, unformed, to, your, lisp. Childhood, in, your, griefs, she, your, little, over, mourned, delights, in, your, rejoiced, innocent, healing, to, sickness, administered, the, balm, in, you, and, mind, of, instilled, the, wisdom, into, love, your, truth, and, of virtue. 9. Ancient, in, times, attire, woman, a, strange, in, Rome, her, at, appearance, made, and, to, came, king, the, books, to, nine, sell, offering, her, which, composing, she, of, own, were, said. Seller, not, the, abilities, the, knowing, or, sibyls, she, of celebrated, the, was, that, in, one, fact, found, fail, whose, never, to, were, prophecies, to, them, at, he, buy, refused, first. Upon, departed, she, this, and, books, of, burning, three, her, again, returned, remaining, price, the, demanding, same, the, for, six. Impostor, dismissed, being, as, once, an, more, departed, she, again, more, burning, three, remaining, she, those, again, with, returned, as, still, asking, the, before, same. King, behaviour, inconsistency, the, surprised, at, the, woman's, of the, augurs,

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