A Second Book for Reading and Spelling

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Charles J. Hendee, and Jenks and Palmer, 1839 - Readers - 144 pages
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Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 2 - An act supplementary to an act, entitled, * An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned,* and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 2 - Bowen, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit: — tt The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge, for the Year 1831.
Page 2 - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Page 126 - CLARA HAMMOND had a silly habit of screaming when she saw a spider, an earwig, a beetle, a moth, or any kind of insect ; and the sound of a mouse behind the wainscot of the room made her suppose she should die with fright. The persons with whom she lived used to pity her for being afraid, and that made her fond of the silly trick, so that she became worse daily, and kept the house in a constant tumult and uproar...
Page 2 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the eighth day of January, AD (LS) 1827, in the fifty-first year of the Independence of the United States of America, Samuel G.
Page 128 - ... behold on a sudden a frog hopped across the path. It was out of sight in a moment ; yet Clara could go no further; she stood still and shrieked with terror. At the same instant she saw a slug creeping upon her frock, and she now screamed in such a frantic manner that her cries reached the house.- The company rushed out of the dining parlor, and the servants out of the kitchen. Mrs. Wilson was foremost, and in her haste to see what was the matter, she stumbled over a stone, and fell with such...
Page 120 - I hope that all the children who read this story, will find equal pleasure in making their parents happy. 5. There was another little girl, called Jane, who lived but a short distance from Emily and Frances. She was not like them, but was full of sly tricks, and loved mischief, and did not obey her father and mother. 6. Jane was never happy ; and, if she saw others happy, she loved to disturb them. Wicked persons are very apt to be envious ; they are displeased when they see others enjoy the blessings...
Page 132 - ... the table, nibbling some crumbs of sweetcake that had been left there. Clara now trembled from head to foot, but she had so much power over herself, that she neither moved nor cried out. This effort, though it cost her some pain at first, did her good ; for in a minute or two she left off trembling. Her fear went away by degrees, and then she could observe and wonder at the curious manner in which the spider spun long lines of thread out of its own mouth, and made them fast to each other and...
Page 54 - Doo rite mee ay lettur, and tel mee abowt Bosten, and ant Wite's foax, and hou soone wee ma expekt yu. Yure verry luving childe, Lucy Turner. Now, only think how much grieved and ashamed her mother must have been, when she found that Lucy had spelled only her name and one word right.

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