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Exercises in Parsing. Rule. 3. Transitive verbs govern the objective case; or the object on which they act. Girls make frocks. In this example, Girls, is a noun common, third person, plural number, feminine gender, and the subject of the verb make; make, is a transitive verb, of the third person, plural number, and agrees with its subject, rule 1st. Frocks, is a noun common, third person, plural number, of no gender, and in the objeclive case after the verb mcke, Rule 3.

Oes. Now, when you perse a verb, tell the kind, and if transitive, tell what it governs, and give the 3d rule,

James' father builds á house. Moses shot the dog that bit Joseph's cow. Mary's sister broke Ann's knife by accident. William's horse draws Ralph's cart along the road. Peter's dog bit Joseph's finger. Joseph's friend shot Peter's dog with John's rifle. Peter said he forgave Joseph's friend.

Note. A whole sentence may be made the object of an action, as in the last example. "He forgave Joseph's friend.”

SPELLING.--LESSON 9. ă-slănt' ås-toûnd' ă-yāle' bă s-sôôn ă-sleep ăs-tride' å-věr'

bă-tôôn ă-slope'

ă-t'hwârt' ă-verse' ber-zoin' ăs-perse ă-tilt'


běr-lin' ás-pire' ă-tone'

ă-vòid' būf-fôôn' ăs-sent' 1-top'


dil-fide' ă s-sërt' át-těmpt' ă-ware' dif-find' ăs-sist it-tếad ă-wöke' dis-bănd' ăs-size' åt-těnt

bằ1-lốôn dis-bårk' ås-sort' åt-těst'

bă m-bôô dis-hòrn ás-sūme ăt-tīre' băp-tize' dis-pàrk' ă-stěrn' át-tune' băsh-aw dis-párt'

10. When first your eyes beheld the light',
Who said


eyes were bright',
And that you were her soul's delight?

Your Mother
11. Who watch'd your cradle ev'ry hour',

And ask'd', in prayer', the God of pow'r",
Upon your head, his gifts to show'r?

Your Motherl.

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12. When foul disease its empire spread',

And sickness bow'd your infant head
Who then the tear of anguish shed?

Your Mother
13. When first your lisping accents came',

And utter'd Ma's beloved name',
Who felt a transport thrill her frame?

Your Mother!
14. And when you crept from chair' to chair',

Who watch'd your steps with anxious care',
you should fall and hurt a hair?

Your Mother.
15. O!


power that rules above',
This wish record"; this prayer approve',
you, in turn, may kindly love

Your Mother.! ARITHMETIC.-LESSON 11. Erereises in Addition of compound terins. 1. A. sold six pieces of cloth, the 1st contained 57 yds. 2 qr; the 2d, 29 yds. 3 qr. 2 na; the 3d, 45 yds. 1 qr; the 4th; 32 yds. 3 qr. 1 na, and each of the other two, 38 yds. 2 qr.; find the amount of all the pieces. Ans. 242 yds. 1 qr. 3 na.

2. B. owed £17 16 4 2 to one man; £132 19 1 3 to another; and £765 13 9 1 to a third; how much did he owe in all?

Ans. £906 9 3 2. 3. C. has 3 farms, the first has 142 a. 2 ro; the 2d, 32 a. 3 ro. 12 po; and the 3d, 108 a. 3 ro. 18 po; what is the amount of the whole?

Ans. 284 a. O ro. 30 po. 4. D. was born in Boston, lived there 18 y. O m. 3 w; went to Hartford in 2 days, and lived there 3 y. 6 mo; went in 1 day to New-Haven, lived there ly. 2 mo. 3w; he then moved to Albany in 5 days, lived there 12 y. 0 m. 2 w. 6d. What was his age, 3 weeks and 3 days after?

Ans. 34 y. 11 mo. 1 w. 3 d. 5. E. bought 3 hhd. sugar, No. 1, 9 cwt 2, 18; No. 2, ô cwt. 2, 12; No. 3. 7 cwt. 2, 19. What is the amount?

Ans. 26 cwt. 0, 21. 6. F. has 5 granaries; in 3 he has 756 bu 2 p 6 q 1p; in the other 2, 854 bu 0 p5q. What is the amount of all?

Ans. 1610 bu 3 p 3 q lp. 7. G. went in one day, 27 m 2 f; the next, 32 m 7 f; the

third, 19 m n ( 16


and in the fourth, 15 m 5 f 32 p. How far did he travel?

Ans. 92nr 6f 9p


Exercises in Parsing. Rule 4. Prepositions govern the objective case; as: Mary lives on the hill. In this phrase, on, is a preposition and expresses the relative position or situation between Mary and the place of her abode; it therefore requires the noun, hill, or the name of some other place, or some other word in the same case; hence, the preposition is the governing word. Hill, is a noun, common, third person, singular number, of no gender, and is soverned by the preposition, on, in the objective case. Rule 4.

John rides on Peter's horse along the bank of the river. Thomas plants Joseph's corn in the field by the fence. James struck Peter's hørse on the leg with a horse whip. Mary wound Ann's silks froin a skein into a ball. Joseph knocked Ralph's ball into the river with a club.' James said Ralph might say the truth of him, do justly by him, and live peaceably with him. William shot a bird on a tree by the road with a gun on Monday at noon.

SPELLING.--LESSON 13. dis-pěl dis-tòrt" én-glīt' en-slāve' dis-pense dis-trūst' en-grăsp' ěn-t'hrone' dis-pěrse' dis-túrb' en-grāve ěn-tīre' dis-plănt' dis-ūse' ēn-jóin' ěn-tòil dis-plőde dri-gôòn ēn-link én-trăp' dis-port' em-bar' ěn-list' fég-toồn' dis-prôôf ēm-bàrk' ăn-rink? gă l-lănt' dis-püte ěm-blāze' en-răpt'

gal-lóôn? dis-pént ěm-broil ěn-ring'

găm-b5de dis-tāste' ěm-pale ěn-röbe'

grăn-dee dis-těnd" ěn-dorse' ăn-root grăn-tēē dis-těnt' ěn-dūre' en-shrine'



16. My good Papa', my works shall prove',

Where e'er I live', where e'er I rove',
How much', how kind, how true', I love

My Mother.

17. Dear Ma', when feeble', old', and gray,

These arms of mine shall be your stay';
And I will chase your wants away!,

My Mother
18. And when', at lasť, life's verge you tread'

I then will watch beside your bed',
And o'er you, tears of anguish shed',

My Mother!
19. May God', who rules above the skies',

Look down on me with angry eyes',
If', through all time', I dare despise

My Mother. SUBTRACTION OF COMPOUND TERMS.--LESSON 15. Rule. 1. Place the smaller given sum under the larger, so that those of the same name shall stand under each other, and draw a line.

2. Begin at the right hand term, and take the lower from the upper, and place the difference below the line.

3. If the lower term be greater than the upper, take it from that number which makes one in the next left hand figure.

4. Add the remainder to the upper term for the true differa ence, which place below the line, and carry one to the next left hand figure: thus on to the last term. Proof, as in subtraction of whole numbers.

English Money. (1) £146 - 16 9 3 larger sum (2) £124 4. 6 2 58 - 18 6 2 smaller sum

76 13 8 3

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£146 - 16 9 3 Proof. 3. Subtract £209 - 12 - 9 - 1, from £576 - 13 - 10 - 2

4. Subtract £65 - 19 -5 -3, from £100 - 10 - 6-2, and then find the amount of all the differences.

Troy Weight. 6 18 - O larger sum

3 1 6 9 2 20 smaller sum


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3. Subtract 1b14 - 6 - 11 from 1b22 - 12 -6. 4. Subtract. Ib12 - 11.10 - 11, from lbs16, and add the several differences into one sum.


Exercises in Parsing. BUL5. Active participles govern the objective case, as: James saw his sister feeding the fowls.

In this sentence, the noun forols, is in the objective case and is governed by the active participle, feeding; agreeably to Rule 5.

Joseph, digging the field found a purse of money. Joseph saw the men ploughing the farm. Ann, in helping the needy, does her duty. The good man, feeding the poor, honours his master.

NOTE. Participles are of three kinds; to wit, the present participle, the past participle, and the compound participle.

The present participle ends in ing; and when it governs the objective case, it generally comes from a verb iliat can be nade transitive; and therefore is styled an active participle.

The present participle does not always act upon, or govern the objective case; for it frequently does the office olan adjective, as, a loving child; a charming girl; the pelting storm; the roaring ocean, &c.

the past participle ends in d, or ed, t, or n, as lored, learned, taught, blown, &c.

And the compound participle is a connexion of the present and past, as, baving loved, being laught, &c.


gi-zặt im-mūse' im-pūre' in-fòrm gril-lade im-mit' im-püte in-grăft' hăl-106' im-mūre' in-dàrt' in-häle' him-self' im-park in-dēēd in-hére hu-māne im-pòrt' in-dent în-herse' ig-nite' im-pēde in-dult in-hūme' il-lūde' im-pěť in-épt"

in-jdin' il-lūme' im-pěnd' in-f ěr

in-law im-bībe im-plănt în-fěst' in-nāte' îm-burse im-plore in-flāme' in-sāne' immărk' im-port'


in-scribe im-měnse' im-print in-föld

in-sërt READING.LESSON 18.

Shun Danger. 1. The little winged insect, is allured by the brightness of the evening candle', and dances round the flame until its silken wing is singed, and it drops and dies in the flame'.

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