The Monotonical Speller, and Docile Reader, of the English Language: Comprising All that is Really Useful in a Spelling Book, to Instruct a Child in His Native Language, and Prepare Him for More Advanced Books ... To which are Added, Script Copies, Script Reading Lessons, and Arithmetical Tables: for the Use of Schools in the United States, Great Britain and Her Colonies

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Day, Baker & Crane, 1847 - Arithmetic - 180 pages
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Page 161 - ... one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty thirty forty fifty sixty seventy eighty ninety one hundred two hundred three hundred four hundred five hundred...
Page 160 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 67 - E'en such is man — whose thread is spun, Drawn out and cut, and so is done — The rose withers, the blossom blasteth, The flower fades, the morning hasteth, The sun sets, the shadow flies, The gourd consumes, and man he dies.
Page 159 - TABLE. 16 drams, (drs.) make • 1 ounce, - marked - oz. 16 ounces ----- 1 pound, ----- Ib. 28 pounds ----- 1 quarter, ----- qr. 4 quarters ----- 1 hundred weight, - - cwt. 20 hundred weight - - 1 ton, ------ T.
Page 125 - How fair is the Rose! what a beautiful flower. The glory of April and May! But the leaves are beginning to fade in an hour, And they wither and die in a day.
Page 161 - Dry Measure. This measure is used in measuring grain, fruit, seeds, roots, salt, sand, oysters, coal, etc. 2 pints, pts. make 1 quart, qt. 4 quarts " 1 gallon, gal. 8 quarts " 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks
Page 107 - Oh, no, little lady, for do you not see Those must work who would prosper and thrive? If I play, they would call me a sad idle bee, And perhaps turn me out of the hive. Stop, stop little ant, do not run off so fast, Wait with me a little and play; I hope I shall find a companion at last. You are not so busy as they.
Page 125 - Yet the rose has one powerful virtue to boast Above all the flowers of the field : When its leaves are all dead, and fine colours are lost, Still how sweet a perfume it will yield!
Page 129 - Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil : For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever.
Page 103 - Why is our food so very sweet? Because we earn before we eat. Why are our wants so very few ? Because we nature's calls pursue. Whence our complacency of mind? Because we act our parts assign'd.

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