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GARDNER & SHARPE'S SERIES OF HOME LESSON BOOKS.
HOME LESSON BOOK,
IN SIX PARTS,
CONTAINING LESSONS IN
POETRY AND COMPOSITION,
T. T. SHARPE,
FIRST WEEK. Monday. LEARN—.
Eph. vi. 1-9. Tuesday. WORK THESE SUMS
Find the Greatest Common Measure of (1.) 24 and 36.
(4.) 85 and 153. (2.) 52 and 91.
(5.) 252 and 336. (3.) 168 and 192.
16.) 296 and 555. LEARN AND WRITEWords derived from Latin roots :-Nascor, Natus, I am born. na'-tive, one born in a place. I na-tiv'-i-ty, birth. cog'-nate, born of the same na'-tion, those born of the sam family.
Natura, nature. nat'-u-ral, according to nature. | nat-u-ral-ize, to make natural. su-per-nat-u-ral, above nature. nat'-u-ral-ist, a student of nature
Navis, a ship. na'-val, belonging to ships. nav'-i-gate, to manage a ship. nav'-i-ga-ble, that may be na'-vy, a fleet of ships.
passed by ships. Wednesday. LEARN AND WRITE
Sentences are thoughts expressed in words, and consist of two principal parts, the Subject and Predicate.'
The Subject is a noun, or some part of speech used as a noun, and is the name of the thing of which we speak or write.
The Predicate is a verb, and states what we say of the
falls. The man
Horse, fishes, David, fire, eggs, butter, trees, Adam, book, school, street, door.
Thursday. I WORK THESE SUMS
Finl the Greatest Common Measure of (1.) 325 and 455.
| (4.) 952 and 1288. (2.) 203 and 261.
(5.) 1323 and 1260. (3.) 559 and 645.
1 (6.) 8695 and 6721.
"His children were Arthur, Prince of Wales ; Henry, after-
Henry's title to the crown was weak, and for many years he was occupied in defending it against rivals, of whom Lambert Simnel and Perkin Warbeck were the chief.
1. Lainbert Simne.—Lambert was a poor baker's boy, but was persuaded by a priest, named Simon, to pretend that he was the Earl of Warwick, whom Henry had imprisoned in the Tower, because his title to the throne was stronger than his own. Simnel was acknowledged king of Ireland, but, on landing in England, Henry defeated him at Stoke, Nottinghamshire, and, taking him prisoner, made him a servant in his kitchen. LEARN AND WRITE
Asia. Asia, the largest of the great divisions of the globe, contains an area of over 17 million square miles, and is, therefore, more than four times the size of Europe.
It is bounded on the North by the Arctic Ocean ; on the East by the Pacific Ocean ; on the South by the Indian Ocean ; and on the West by the Red Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Caspian Sea, and the Oural Mountains.
It is united to Africa by the Isthmus of Suez, through which, however, a canal has just been completed for the passage of ships into the Red Sea, and thence into the Indian Ocean; and is separated from America by Behring's Straits, which are about 36 miles across.
Its population has been estimated as high as 700 millions.
Put meanings to the following words :-Indolence, faculties, recreation, enveloped, extinguished, ruminate, disposition, mutual, accumulation, inculcates, substitutes, gravity.
SECOND WEEK. Monday. LEARN
Eph. vi. 10-17. Tuesday. WORK THESE SUMS
Find the Least Common Multiple of (1.) 2, 6, and 8.
(4.) 12, 15, 25, and 36. (2.) 3, 4, and 9.
(5.) 17, 45, 27, and 54. (3.) 5, 12, and 15.
1 6.) 18, 72, 84, and 102. LEARN AND WRITE
Words derived from Latin roots :-Necto, nexus, I tie. con-nect', to tie together, to unite. | an-nex', to tie to, to add.
Nego, I deny. ne-ga'tion, saying no, a denial. |ren'-e-gade, one who denies his
Niveo, I wink. con-nive', to wink at a fault. | con-ni'-vance, winking at a fault.
Noceo, I hurt. in'-no cent, not hurtful, pure. nox'-ious, hurtful, poisonous. in-noc'-u-ous, not hurtful. nui'-sance, that which hurts, or
1 is offensive. Wednesday.! LEARN AND WRITE
A combination of words, not containing these, is called a
If the Predicate is a Transitive verb, it is always followed by
COMPOSITION. Make twelve sentences like the above, with the following subjects.
Cain, Joseph, Solomon, sharks, ducks, boys, knives, guns,
ships, trees, dogs, stones. · Thursday, WORK THESE SUMS
Find the Least Common Multiple of (1.) 3, 5, 8, and 9.
(4.) 22, 33, 36, and 48. 1 12.) 7, 9, 14, and 56.
(5.) 15, 19, 25, and 65. (3.) 12, 16, 21, and 24. I (6.) 32, 42, 54, and 64.