Language Lessons Volume 2

Language Lessons Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...conquer, or who have been conquered, or will be conquered in the future? Visits that one expects, or that one may expect in the future?--Ex.: Completed work. Work to be completed. Mourning friends. Warriors to be conquered. LESSON XXI. KIP'S CHIEF OCCUPATION. To escape work and his domestic troubles Rip would take long hunting trips in the mountains, accompanied only by his dog Wolf, who was as much henpecked as his master. He would seat himself on a log and say, " Poor Wolf, thy mistress leads thee a dog's life of it; but never mind, my lad, whilst I live thou shalt never want a friend to stand by thee!" One fine autumnal day, he had wandered to the highest parts of the Catskill Mountains. He was squirrel shooting, and the still solitudes had echoed and reechoed with the reports of his gun. Panting and fatigued, late in the afternoon, he threw himself on a green knoll covered with mountain herbage. In the distance he saw the lordly Hudson, far, far below him moving on its silent course. On the other side he looked down into a deep mountain glen, --wild, lonely, and shagged, --the bottom filled with fragments from the impending cliffs, and scarcely lighted by the reflected rays of the setting sun. 46. After reading this outline, describe orally the man, the dog, and the hunt. Follow the oral with a written description. LESSON XXII. SOCBATES. This wise man was one day walking along the strand of the sea with his pupils, when he was met by a former friend, who a short time before had become a rich man. Socrates greeted him, but the haughty man did not think it worth the while to return the salutation. "Why do you greet this haughty fellow?" inquired the pupils of the master. "Ah! surely you would not expect me to return more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236641108
  • 9781236641106