Child's third book of spelling and reading: connected with writing, numeration, mensuration and the use of maps : being an easy introduction to geography and arithmetic

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Carter, Hendee, & Co., 1833 - Readers - 72 pages
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Page 62 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 29 - Thirty Forty Fifty Sixty Seventy Eighty Ninety One hundred Two hundred Three hundred Four hundred Five hundred Six hundred Seven hundred Eight hundred...
Page 35 - ... is 12 feet 8J inches. Prime Numbers. A prime number is a number that cannot be divided by any other number without leaving a remainder. Long-Measure Table. 12 inches make 1 foot 3 feet make 1 yard 5| yards, or 16i feet, make 1 rod or pole 40 rods make 1 furlong 8 furlongs make 1 mile One mile contains 5,280 feet, or 1,700 yards, or 320 rods; 3 miles make 1 league; 6 feet=l fathom.
Page 17 - Yet humbly take what God bestows, And like his own fair flowers, Look up in sunshine with a smile, And gently bend in showers — Anon.
Page 63 - AAS Fellow of the American Academy AB Bachelor of Arts. AD In the year of our Lord . Al.
Page 67 - Amor patriae, love of one's country. Anno Domini, in the year of our Lord. Anno Mundi, in the year of the world.
Page 35 - SOJ^square yards make 1 rod, perch or pole. 40 square rods make 1 square rood. 4 square roods make 1 square acre. 10 square chains make 1 square acre. 640 square acres make 1 square mile. Gunter's chain equal to 22 yards or 100 links.
Page 59 - Teacher. CAN you tell what are the different days of the week, and in what order they are arranged ? Mary. Sunday, the sacred day of rest, Stands first, and should be deemed the best ; Then Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, all Glide on, and for improvement call ; Thursday and Friday next appear, And Saturday brings up the rear. Teacher. Can you tell how many hours are in each day, and how they are divided ? Ned. Yes ; four-and-twenty hours, they say ; And these, if I remember right, Have twelve allotted...
Page 64 - I'll, for I shall or I will. Isle, an island. Aisle, the wing or side of a church. In, into.
Page 62 - ... they occur. Tom. Cold January first we view, And February clad in snow ; Then follow March and April too, And May, when flowers begin to blow. Nellie. June and July in order come, To furnish stores of various fruits; Then August brings the harvest home, Which well the smiling farmer suits. Frank. September calls the sportsman forth ; October strips the branches fast ; November gales blow from the north, And dark December comes at last.

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