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THE ORIEL READERS.
First Primer, Coloured Pictures, Cloth, 47 pp. 4d. Second
47 4d. Third
4d. Standard I. Reader, Cloth boards,
224 1/3 V.
MARCUS WARD & Co., LIMITED
AND AT BELFAST & NEW YORK
3987. f. 1129
depository, a place where anything symmetry, due proportion.
may be left. contour, outline.
the meridian, the highest point to copses, small woods.
which the sun gets in our sky; 12 colony, settlement; a number dwelling o'clock noon. together.
harmonise, agree. bird-lime, a very sticky substance wantonly, wilfully; without a purused for snaring birds.
1. Among the many natural objects which demand our attention, there are few more beautiful than birds' eggs. The variety and elegance of their shape, and the richness and delicacy of their colouring, cannot fail to draw forth the wonder and admiration of the careful observer.
2. What, for example, can be more beautiful than the delicate pink-tinted egg of the kingfisher, or than the egg of the thrush, with its pale blue ground and black-dotted markings? What can be more elegant than the symmetry and smoothness which are exhibited in the eggs of all the feathered races of the globe?
3. It would be interesting to notice the variety in contour, colouring, and size