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Sweet dreams which do not last';
A survey of the past'.
The deeds of earlier years';
To silence and to tears'.
Appear, and then pass on';
And many a pleasure gone'.
Affection's broken chain';
In memory live again.
And muse on prospects flown';
TARE AND TRET.LESSON 7. Tare and Tret are allowances made by the seller to the buyer, on various kinds of. coarse goods, such as sugar, cof"fee, tea, &c.
Tare. Tare is simply the weight of the box, bag, or cask, containing the goods.
TRET. Tret is an allowance made for wasteage in weights, &c. Gross weight is that of the goods, box, bag, &c. taken together.
When Tare is deducted, then the weight, if Tret is allowed, is called Suttle, otherwise it is Neat or Net.
Case 1. When the Tare is a specified sum, on the Gross weight.
RULE. Subtract the given Tare from the Gross weight, and the remainder will be the Neat v:eight. Thus:
1. What is the weight of 14Hhd 456cwt Iqr 19lbs gross, .tare 15cwt 2qrs 13lbs on the whole? Ans. 440cwt 3qr 6lbs.
456 - 1 - 19-15 2 13=440 3. 6. 2. What is the neat weight of 24hhd, each 6cwt 2drs 17lbs Care in the whole 170wt 3qrs 27lbs? Ans. cwt141 2 17.
APPLICATION OF THE COMMA.-LESSON 8. RULE. 2. When an imperfect phrase breaks the connexion of a sentence, it is set off by commas. Thus:
His work, in many respects, is imperfect. I remember, with gratitude, his kindness to me.
Note. An imperfect phrase, is one or more words reguTarly combined; but which forms no sense, or makes no sentence; as; by and bye, very likely, barely possible, in fine, &c.
Obs. 1. When the phrase is short and unimportant, the commas may be omitted; Thus:
There is truly a pleasure in acts of charity. Tattling is really pernicious. Money is virtually the root of evil.
OBS. 2. Words and phrases in the form of an address, are also set off by commas; Thus:
I am obliged to you, my friends, for your kindness. My son, give me thine heart. Walk, my child, in the path of truth.
Obs. 3. When the natural order of words or phrases, is transposed 3r inverted, they are distinguished by a comma; Thus: By habits of temperance, health is improved, or, health is improved by habits of temperance. While the sun shines, make hay; or, make hay while the sun shines.
SPELLING.–LESSON 9. toast-er tõst'ŭr
va-cant vā'kănt weak-ly węke'le to-ken to'kn va-cate vā'kāte
Wea-ry wē'rē to-per to'păr vain-ly väne'le wea-sel wè'zl
va-pour va'pur wea-ver wē'vůr tow-ard to'ŭrd
weed-y wēē'de tra-cer trā'sŭr vai-ny vā'ne
week-day wēēk'da tra-der trā'dūr vi-al vi'ū]
woek-ly wēēk'lē train-oil trâne'dil vi-and vi'únd wee-vil wēē'vl trea-cle trē'kl vice-roy vise-rời wheel-y hwēēlē trea-son trē'zn view-less vù'lės
whey-ey bwa'e treaty trē'te
vile-ly vile'lē whi-ten hwi'tn tre-mour trē'mŭr
vile-ness vile'něs whit-ing hwit'ing tri-fle tri'fi
vi-nous vi'nūs whit-ish hwitish trite-ness trite'něs vi-ol vi'ūl
whol-ly höle'e tri-umph triumf
vi-per vi'pür wide-ly widelė tro-chee trö'kē vis-count vi kòûnt wi-den wi'dn tro-phy tro'fē
vi-tals vi'tălz wide-ness wide nes tro-ver trö'yur vo-cal vỡoka! wiel-dy wēēl'de dues-day tüze'da wa-fer wa'für wild-ly wild’lē tu-mpur tū'mur
wa-ger wā jūni wild-ness Wild'nes
wa-ges wā'jiz wise-ly wize'le Ili-nick tū'nik wail-ing wāle'ing wise-ness wize'něs tu-tor tū'tür wai-ter wä'tür wo-ven wo'yn twi-light twi'lite wa-ken wa'kn wri-ter ri'tur ty-rant ti?rint
wri-ting ri'ting u-nit yū’nit wa-vy wā've
year-ling yêre'ling u-sage yü'zidje way-less wā'lės
year-ly yêre'le u-sance yü'zănse way-mark wa’mark yeo-man yo'mă au
e-ful yūse'ful way-ward wā'würd za-ny zā'nē use-less yūse'lės wea-ken we'kn
Here the evil and the just';
In one common grave', are laid'.
Side by side', lie mouldering';
Earth' to earth', and dust' to dust.
O'er this pale and ghastly throng';
All shall with these sleepers', sleep
Ne'er shall break their slumbers more';
TARE AND TRET.LESSON 11.
Rule. Multiply the given boxes, bags, &c., by the tare per box, &c., and subtract the product from the gross weight; then the remainder will be the neat wt. Thus:
(1) What is the wt. of 30 casks, each 2cwt. 3qrs. 12lbs. Tire 21lbs. per cask; and what the price at $7.35 à cwt.? 30X21=630lbs. •-28=22qr. 14lbs., or 5cwt. 2qr. 141b. tare. 23wt. 3q. 121b. X30=82cwt. 2q. 24lbs. gross wt. 2.2. 24-5:2. 14=77.0.10, neat wt. Ans.
$7.35X80=588. Slb.= 4cwt.; and 7.357 = .525 21b.= 4 of 8lb. & 525+2= .131
$588.656, Ans. (2) What is the neat wt. of shhds. 86cwt. 2qrs. 24lbs.. gross, tare 100lbs. a hhd.?
Ans. 79cwt. 2qr. 8lbs. APPLICATION OF THE COMMA.-LESSON 12. Rule 3. When two or more simple members occur in succession, they are parted by a comma. Thus:
He is fed by his father, his brother, and his uncle. The husband, wife, and children, were present.
Obs. 1. When the parts are short, and are connected by a conjunction, the comma is omitted. Thus:
Virtue and vice have different features. Libertines often call religion bigotry or superstition.
Obs. 2. Two or more adjectives referring to the same noun, are parted by a comma. Thus:
David was a brave, wise, and pious man. A sensible, gentle, amiable woman.
Obs. 3. When two or more adjectives are joined by a conjunction, the comma is omitted. Thus:
Truth is fair and artless, simple and fearless, uniform and consistent. The good and wise man is esteemed.
SPELLING.---LESSON 13. Words of two syllables; Accent on the second; Vowels longbe-calm bē-kàm' be-speak bē-spēēk' de-cree dē-krēë' be-came bē-kåme' be-stir bē-stūr de-cry dē-kri' be-clip be-klip be-stow bē-sto' de-duct de-dūkt' be-come be-kům be-strow bē-stro' de-face de-fase be-deck be-děk' be-tray bê-tra
de-feat de-fēte be-dew bē-dū' be-wail be-wāle de-fect de-fēkt be-dight be-dite be-sect bē-sekt de-fence dé-fense de-fall bē-fàwl' bri-gade bre-gade' de-fray de-frā! be-friend bē-frěnd' ca-det kä-děť
de-fy de-fi? be-gone bê-gon co-erce kō-ěrse' de-lay dē-la' be-guile be-gyile' co-heir ko-áre de-light dê-lite be-half bē-hăf' co-here ko-hēre de-my dē-mi' be-head bē-hěd' co-mate ko-māte' de-ny dē-ni' be-hoove bē-hôv' co-quet kö-kět' de-pict de-pikt be-lie be-li' de-camp de tămp' de-press dē.prěs' be-lief be-leef de-cay de-ka
de-scent dé-sent' be-moan bē-mõne' de-cease dé-sése de-scry de-skri'
be-night bē-nite de-ceit de-sēte de-sert dē-zert be-nign bē-nine de-cide de-side' de-serve de-zěrv' be-quest bē-kwěst de-clare de-kláre' de-sign dē-sine' be-reave bē-rēve de-cline dē-kline' de-sire dē-zire be-seech bē-sēētsh' de-coy dē-kdē'
Thy days, how few!
Or ere thy joys were rife',
2. Thy days', how few!
heav'n of blue!!
3. Light of my life!
Oh' grief?! to thee the strife
4. Ah fatal flight'-
Anon', in fields of light
TARE AND TRET._LESSON 15.
2. Subtract the amount of the results from the gross weight, and the remainder will be the neat weight. Thus:
(1) What is the neat wt. of 12bbls., each 7cwt. Iqr. 10lbs.; tare 16lbs. a cwt.? 7.1. 10X12=88.0.8, gross wt. And 16lbs.=of a cwt. 88.0.8+1=12.2.9, Tare; and 88.0.8-12 . 2.9= 75.1.27, neat. Ans.
(2) What is the neat wt. of 83cwt 3qrs. gross; tare, 20lbs. a cwt.?
Ans. 68cwt. 3qrs. 5lbs. (3) What is the neat wt. of 9hhds., each 8cwt. 3qrs. 14lbs.; tare, 16lbs. per cwt.?
Ans. 68cwt. lqr. 24lbs. APPLICATION OF THE COMMA.LESSON 16. Rule 4. When two or more verbs occur, referring to the same subject, they are parted by a comma. Thus: