The Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary Studies : Embracing the Necessary and Useful Branches of a Common Education : in Four Parts ...
Stereotyped by James Conner. New-York: published for the author., 1830 - Arithmetic - 300 pages
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adjective answer ARITHMETIC bays Bring called Cape capital cents Chief Towns child common cost decimal divided division dollars earth example Exercises expressed feet figure fractions gender give given GRAMMAR grows hand illustrated indicative mood inflection inhabitants islands Italy Jane kind lakes land largest less Lesson live mamma Mary means Measure mood mountains multiply ness NOTE noun object observation Parsing participle pass plural possessions present pronoun proof Questions READING Reduce refers relation rich rising rivers rule schools sentence shillings singular number Soil and Climate speech SPELLING step Subtraction sugar tense things third person tion towns tree verb walked weight whole writes
Page 44 - And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one : and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.
Page 46 - And we said, We cannot go down. If our youngest brother be with us, then will we go down : for we may not see the man's face, except our youngest brother be with us.
Page 2 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 41 - And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living. And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land ; and he began to be in want.
Page 46 - Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy servant abide instead of the lad a bondman to my lord; and let the lad go up with his brethren. For how shall I go up to my father, and the lad be not with me ? lest peradventure I see the evil that shall come on my father.
Page 87 - THE SNAIL. To grass, or leaf, or fruit, or wall, The Snail sticks close, nor fears to fall, As if he grew there, house and all Together. Within that house secure he hides, When danger imminent betides Of storm, or other harm besides Of weather. Give but his horns the slightest touch, His self-collecting power is such, He shrinks into his house, with much Displeasure...
Page 78 - You haste away so soon: As yet the early-rising Sun Has not attained his noon. Stay, stay, Until the hasting day Has run But to the even-song; And, having prayed together, we Will go with you along. We have short time to stay, as you, We have as short a Spring; As quick a growth to meet decay As you, or any thing.
Page 228 - The first glance of this scene hurries our senses into the opinion, that this earth has been created in time, , that the mountains were formed first, that the rivers began to flow afterwards, that in this place particularly they have been dammed up by the Blue ridge of mountains, and have formed an ocean which filled the whole valley ; that continuing to rise they have at length broken over at this spot, and have torn the mountain down from its summit to its base.
Page 87 - ... hides, When danger imminent betides Of storm, or other harm besides Of weather. Give but his horns the slightest touch, His self-collecting power is such, He shrinks into his house, with much Displeasure. Where'er he dwells, he dwells alone, Except himself has chattels none, Well satisfied to be his own Whole treasure. Thus, hermitlike, his life he leads, Nor partner of his banquet needs, And if he meets one, only feeds The faster. Who seeks him must be worse than blind, (He and his house are...
Page 41 - A certain man had two sons : and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me.