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called to the trust or rather take it from necessity as a kind of stepping stone to better business which cannot be reached untill the wheel comes round or to patch the rents in his wardrobe until his ways and means enable him to procure a new dress it is not the business of such to teach but to pass away the time receive their pittance and be off the third reason is men of character and talents will avoid profession which reduces them to the level of unimproved boys of eighteen or twenty and to a compensation for their labour which grudgingly paid hardly discharges the interest on the money disburst for the books which they had studied to qualify them for teaching yet I know a good school master for he studies the character of his pupils and ranks them into many classes agreeably to their dispositions their talents their acquirements their industry their application and their ability to hear and see and understand and to perform and he tempers his instructions to meet the wants of each and his government without the rod or the ferule to correct the improprieties and inequalities of all teaching is his business and he does by method he follows the profession because he loves it and his generous soul pities the multitude who pass him scoffing many of whom are indebted to him for all they know and almost all they have because he chooses to be school master true his portion in the world is small sufficient while in health for nothing more than the naked necessaries of life and when sickness or old age overtakes him he looks forward with cheerfulness to a (reary room and lowly couch in the parish poor house who that suffers a good teacher to live as this man does and die as he undoubtedly will is deserving of a good school master.

SPELLING.--LESSON 17. Translation of a few Latin words and phrases, which have

crept into our language, and have not yet been properly anglesized. ad-ar-bit-ri-um ăd-àr-bït'rē-ŭm, continued at pleasure. ad-in-fin-i-tum ăd-in-fé-ni'tum, without limit, to infinity. ad-lib.i-tum ăd-lib'ë-tum, at will or liberty. ad-va-lo-rem ăd-vā-lōʻrūm, according to value. a-for-ti-o-ri a-fòr-te-o'ri, with stronger reason. a-li-as a'lē-as,

otherwise. al-ma-ma-terălmă-ma'tur, nursing mother, university ang-li-ce ang'gle-sē, in English, anglesized. a-pos-te-ri-o-ri a pós-tě-rē-o'ri, from a latter reason. a-pri-o-ri a-pri-o'ri, from a prior reason. ár-ka'nă,

secrets.

ar-ca-na

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dā'tă,

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fi'nės,

àr-kā'nüm,

a secret. àr-gu

? ăd-hom'ēbo-na-fi-de bo'nä-fi'dē, in reality, positively. da-tum dā'tum,

point settled. da-ta

points determined. de-i-gra-ti-a dē’i.grā-shi-ă,' by the grace of God. de-ju-re dē-jū'rē, according to, or by right. dra-ma-tis dră m-ā'tis, persons or characters repreper-so-næ pěr-so'nă, sented. er-go ér' go,

therefore. er-ra-ta

ēr-rā'tă, ex-of-fic-i-o éks-of-fish'e-o, by authority of office. ex-par-te ěks-par'tē, on the part of one, or one side. fac-sim-i-le făk-sim'ê-lē, an exact copy,or resemblance. fi-nis

the end. gra-tis grā'tis,

for nothing, gratuitously. ib-i-dem ib-ē-dūm, in the same place. i-dem i'dem,

the same. id-est id'èst,

that is. im-pri-ma-ture im-prē-mā’tūr, let it be printed. im-pri-mis im-pri'měs,

in the first place. in-cog-ni-to in-kog‘ně-to, disguised or unknown. in-pro-pri-a in-pro pre-a, per-so-næ

in proper person, or in person. per-so'nă, READING EXERCISES, &c.—LESSON 18.

A Hymn to the Stars.-BRYANT. 1. Ay, there ye shine, and there ye have shene

In one eternal hour of prime;

Each rolling, sparklingly, alone,
Through boundless space, and countless time.
Ay, there ye shine, the golden dews

That pave the realms hy seraphs trod,
There, through your echoing vaults diffuse

The song of coral worlds to God. 2. Ye visible spirits, bright as erst

Young Edon's birth night saw you shine
On all her flow'rs and fountains first,

Yet sparkling from the band divine.
Yes, bright as then ye smild, to each
The music of a sphere so fair,

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Ye hold your high immortal watch,

And gird your God's pavilion there. 3. Gold frits to dust; yet there ye are; Time rots the diamond; there

ye

roll
In primal light, as if each star
Enshrin'd an everlasting soul.
And does it not? since your bright throngs,
One all enlightning spirit own,

Prais'd there by pure, siderial tongues,

Eternal, glorious, bless'd, alone! 4. Could man but see what

ye
have

seen,
Unfold awhile the enshrouded past,
From all that is to what has been,

The glance how rich! the range how vast!
The birth of time, the rise, the fall

Of empires, myriads, ages flown,
Thrones, cities, tongues, arts, worships, all

The things whose echoes are not gone. 5. And there ye shine, as if to mock

The children of a mortal sire;
The storm, the bolt, the earthquake's shock,

The deep volcano's cataract fire;
Drouth, famine, plague, and blood and flame,

All nature's ills and life's worse woes,
Are nought to you;-ye smile the same,

And scorn, alike, their dawn and close. 6. Ay, there ye roll,-emblems sublime

Of Him, whose spirit o'er us moves

Beyond the clouds of grief and crime,
Still shining on the world he loves:--

Nor is one scene to mortals given
That more divides the soul and sod,
Than your proud heraldry of heav'n:-
Yon burning, blazonry of God.

GEOMETRICAL PROBLEMS.LESSON 19. PROB. 7. To construct a right angle triangle, when the hypotenuse and one leg are given.

Suppose the hypotenuse A, C, be 40ft. and the side A, B, 28ft.

RULE. 1. From a scale of equal parts, draw the line A, B, 28ft.

C 2. At B, erect a perpendicular at an indefinite length.

40 3. From the scale of equal parts take 40 in the dividers, and with one foot in A, strike the perpendicular at

B C, and the work is done.

А 28ft. Note. 1. The perpendicular may be measured by the scale, or the square root, and the angles by the protracter or a cord of 90°.

PROB. 8. To construct a right angle triangle when two legs are given.

Suppose the leg A, C, to be 38ft. and B, C, 46ft.
RULE. 1. From the scale of even

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at B, erect a perpendicular to C, 46ft.
2. Draw a line from A to C, and

46 the work is finished.

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38 B PROB. 9. To construct an oblique angle triangle when the angles and one side are given. Suppose the angle B, C, D, the side

D B, C, 96ft. the angle at B, 45° 15', and at D, 108° 30', and, as all the angles

108 30 equal 180°, that at C, must of course be 26° 15'.

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C

96ft. Rule. 1. Draw the line B, C, from the scale 96ft, and the angle at B, from the protracter, 45° 15'.

2. At C, lay off an angle of 26° 15', and draw the lines B, D, and D, C, and it is done. Prob. 10. To construct an oblique

D angle triangle, when two sides and one opposite angle are given.

79 Suppose the side B, C, 160 rods, the side B, D, 79 rods, and the angle

B at C, 29° g'.

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C RULE. 1. Draw the line B, C, 160, from the scale of even parts, and at C, set off the angle 29° 9'.

2. Produce an indefinite line from C, through the point designating the degrees, and with 79 in the dividers, and one foot in B, extend them on the line C, D, from which draw a line and it is done.

PROB. 11. To construct a square, as A, B, C, D.

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Rule. 1. Draw the line A, B, as D long as the proposed square, and at C, erect a perpendicular of the same length.

2. With the like distance of either line in the dividers, from A, and C, de

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B scribe small arcs crossing each other at D, then draw the lines A, D, and D, C, and the work is done.

Note. 2. All figures of equal or unequal sides, of four angles are drawn in nearly the same manner.

PROB. 12. To describe a circle passing through three given points not lying in a direct line, as A, B, D.

RULE. 1. Draw right lines from A to B, and from B to D, and besect these agreeably to problem 2d, page 659.

D 2. Around the point C, where the besecting lines meet, describe the circle, and the work is done.

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Note. 3. The centre of a circle may be found in the same way by taliing any three points in the circle.

Nore. 4. Froro a careful examination of the manner of constructing the foregoing figures, the scholar will be enabled to construct commons angular figures, without consulting other works on the subject.

REMARKS, &c.--LESSON 20.

Faulty Composition.
They rest from their labour,

And their works follow ihem. The place of their rest is the grave for there the weary are at rest the afflicted cease from mourning and the wicked ease from troubling they sleep and are not disturbed the troubled deep may

roll its waves in foam tossed by the warring winds of heaven lightnings may burst from cloud to cloud and thunders roll and shake the sky and rock the earth they sleep and are not disturbed

They rest from their labours,

And their works follow them. the grave

is a place of rest for the weary sleep and are not disturbed the dead hear nothing of the tumult abroad iu the earth silent is their habitation amid the dissolution of the elements this is the haven into whose deep bosom the worn out mariner

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