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And spangl'd heavens', a shining frame',
Their great original proclaim'.
Does his Creator's power display';
The work of an Almighty hand'.
Move round this dark terrestrial ball';
Amid these radiant orbs be found'.
And utter forth a glorious voice';
FEDERAL MONEY.-LESSON 19. Exercises in the foregoing Rules in Federal Money. 1. A, was in debt the following sums, to wit: $583.18; $8431.16; $20.14 4; and he paid $2312.14 6; what remained due?
Ans. $6772.23 8. 2. From $488.2 take $125.84, and multiply the remainder by 4. What will be the product? Ans. $1250.72
3. B, pays rent $250 a year; he pays his tailor $14.73; his shoemaker $18; his wood man $43.18; his butcher $87.40; and his baker $59; his trade brings him in $556; does gain or lose!
Ans. gains $83.69. 4. C, bought 120 bushels of wheat, at $1.82 a bushel, and sold it for $2.25. What did he gain in all, and what on a bushel?
Ans. in all $50.40, and 42cts. on a bu she': 5. D, bo't of A, 23 yds. of muslin, at 44 cts. a yard, 27
" $2.55 136
ribbon, 19 19 " b'd cloth, $6.56 29
$1.13 112 pounds of sugar, at 11 cts. a pound. To what will D's, bill amount, and what will his five friends pay, if they discharge it equally among them?
Ans. $34.91, nearly. GRAMMAR.-LESSON 20. PossessiVE CASE. The Possessive Case of a noun, is that state of the name which implies the possession of an object, or property in it. This state of the noun is distinguished from
every other in which it is written, by having an apostrophe and an s, at the termination, as, Mary's mind grows.
Here, Mary is a noun proper, therd person, singular number, fentinine gender, and in the possessive case, for it implies possession, to wit: a mind, and is terminated with an apostrophe, the sign of possession, and an .
Mind is a common noun, Third person, singular number, neuter gender, and is the subject of the verb grows. Grows is a verb, for it expresses the action of the agent, mind, or nominative.
Ann's pen blots. John's brother writes. William's hat is new. The bird's wing is broke. A child's time is precious.
Obs. 1. When the name denoting property ends with s, the sign of possession is an apostrophe only, placed after the s.
The girls' books are old. Moses' house stands on a hill. The boys' hand ball is poor. James' horse is young.
Obs. 2. The possessive case of a noun may be easily, and, I think, very correctly converted to an adjective, implying possession, the same as the possessive adjective pronoun.
SPELLING.-LESSON 21. gùn'-smith
hănd'-să w her'-ăld hõl-lănd gūst'-fûl
hăng -ing herd'-grôôm hör'-rid hăb'-it hăng-măn hẹrd-măn hot-běd hăng -gard hặto-băng her'-mit hot'-hòûse hăg'-gish hăv'-ing her'-ring
hot'-spur Năm-lết hěll'ish hip’-pish hüb'-bub hăm-string holl'-wârd hip'-shot húf'-fish hånd'-ěd hělp'-fûl hob'-nõb hum'-drum hånd'-făst hěn'-rôôst hödo-măn bằn?-dred lănd'-fûl hěn'-bäne hog'-gish lùnts -măn hand'-gún
The Dead and the Living. 1. The ties between man' and man', cease not when parted hy the stroke of death'. The man dies', but his memory lives'; he indeed, goes to the house appointed for the living', but belind him', stay his deeds';--the influence of his examples', and the effects of his actions.
2. The man is dead'; but his name and his character', dwell in the thoughts and hearts of the living! They enjoy the fruits of his labour', and their minds are formed by his instruction'. When they walk abroad', he walks with them'; and they hold converse with him as with a friend'; and when they sleep', his woice', in the stillness of the night, reaches their hearts
3. The living are creatures of imitation' and sympathy'; and', in their best deeds', they look for the authority of precedent“. To none do they recur with more safety', than to the examples of the dead'. For the dead have passed the ordeal and received the stamp' of public decision'. Hence, the best legacy a man can leave to his fellow man', is an unspotted example'.
ARITHMETIC,--LESSON 23. Tables of the terms used in Compound numbers, and applied to
Money, Weights, und Measures.
I. ENGSISH MONEY.
£. OB9. The parts of a penny are also written fractionally, thus: =one farthing, or a fourth part of a penny.
two farthings, or half of a penny.
=three farthings, or three fourths of a penny. Note. English money was once the currency of the United States, and a few aged people use it at the present day; but in general, Federal money has tiken its place; and deservedly, for it is evidently the most simple and convenient of any currency in the known world.
(2) Troy Weight.
lb. Notr.. By this weight, the precious metals and liquors are weighed.
GRAMMAR.-LESSON 24. OBJECTIVE CASE. When the noun or name stands for an wbject that is acted upon by a verb or a participle, or referred to, in relation, by a preposition, it is said to be in the objective case. As, Mary writes a letter.
In this sentence, Mary is a noun proper, third person, sing22 lar number, feminine gender, and is the subject of the verb writes; writes is a verb, expressing the action of Mary, the agent; a, is an article, and refers to the noun letter, in limitation, and letter is a noun common, third person, singular number, neuter gender, and in the objective case, after the verb writes; for it is the object on which the action of writing falls.
Ann is doing the work. Sarah holds a book. James loves bis school. The tree bears fruit. The men chop wood. The boys plant corn. The girls love study. Jane rode to
the river. William lives in Utica. The men, ploughing the field, broke the plough. The boy, splitting wood, hurt lis hand.
SPELLING.-LESSON 25. tr-bát in'-side
làm s len'-til hurt'-fûl in'-stă nt Jānd'-ěd lent'-ish husk'-ed in'-step lănd'-fall les'-sēē im'-post in'-tô lănd'-grāve
lěs'-sor im'-pulse in'-vērse
lim'-bo in'-born in'-wêrd land'-lèrd
lim’-pěd in'-bred jun'-to land'-mark
lim'-pit in'-fånt kid'-nup
lap'-dog lin'-děn kim'-bo lắp -f tal lin'-sēēd in'-lănd kin'-dred lặp -wing lin'-tel in'-let king like lăv'-ish
liv'-id in'-māte king'-ship lěm'-mă logo-măn in'-most lí. Đent
READING.--LESSON 26. 4. It is wise in the living', when a good man is taken away', to collect the brighiest parts of his legacy', and present them to the mind in one group'; the whole of which may be added to the stock of human improvement', and the strong influence which the dead exert upon the living'.
5. Among the vast myriads that have paid the debt of naturc', and left a name that now survives the tooth of time', I know of none of fairer, better, brighter cast than that of Washington'. In him were united all the virtues and qualities which impart worth to human nature', and make men good' and great ; and they shone with the lustre of the evening beam'.
6. As it was no part of the plan of his great mind to live for himself', so neither was it his wish to die for himself. The best good of the world and of posterity', were the objects of his love'. In all the varied and momentous employments of his active life', he was more than barely success fui'; he was triumphant'; and in the grand article of death', he was enviably fortunate'; for he gave up the ghost before the weakness of age tarnished the brilliancy of the smallest deed of his life'.
Tables of Weights.
(3) Avoirdupois Weight.
28 Pounds make of a hundred weight, qr.
i hundred weight, owt.
(4.) Apothecaries Weight.
3 8 Drams
3 12 Ounces
lb Note. Apothecaries mix their medicines by this weight, but they buy and sell by avoirdupoise weight.
GRAMMAR.-LESSON 28. The three cases of nouns illustrated in their proper order. (nom. case) verb, article (poss. cuse) (objective case) prep. art. (objt. case) John whips the lad's top
floor The top hurt Mary's hand on the joint. The man struck the man's boy on the head. The man lost the boy's kite in the brook. The fire burnt Mr. Mills' house at Trenton. Mr. Mills moved to Mr. Wells' house in Bristol. James saw Ralph's team drawing hay. The fox heard the hunter's hounds barking at game.
SPELLING.--LESSON 29. longʻ-ing mắn?-like mid'-wise
mắ?-na mikko-măn mūn'-dāne lump'-ing măn-ish
milk-păn mur'-mur lust'-fül măst'-ěd
mush-Thôn lust'-trăl măst'-fù] min-strel
nap-kin lūs'-tring moin'-brāne mint-măn năr'-āte mid-house měn'-să] mis-săl mid-min měr'-it mob'-ish nog -gin mågʻ-nět
měs-lin mod'-ūle 1măn-date mid'-lănd niðt'-tö non'-sense min-drace mid'-most mūg'-gish nos'-tril mă n'-fùl
How sleep the brave.
By all their counlry's wishes blessed'!