The New Code, 1871. the Useful Knowledge Reading Books, Ed. by E.T. Stevens and C. Hole. 6 Girls' Standards

The New Code, 1871. the Useful Knowledge Reading Books, Ed. by E.T. Stevens and C. Hole. 6 Girls' Standards

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ... I hardly need tell you that you should always be clean and neat. Although you may neither have nor want fine clothes, you should try to keep tidy those which your parents provide for you; and it is not nice for either your teacher or your class-fellows to have to sit near dirty children. You must obey your teacher at once when you ai-e told to do or not to do a thing. This is, in fact, the first duty you have to do in school, and if you do this well all the rest will follow. Bear in mind that what your teacher tells you is for your good, though you may think it very hard that she will not let you talk a little to the girl who sits near you, or go out of your place just for one minute, or play with your fingers, or eat fruit or sweets, or do any other little thing of the sort. These may not be wrong at home or in. your play-ground, but they are very wrong in school, because they prevent the lessons from going on well, and so rob yourself as well as others. Would you ever become wise or clever, think you, if you went to a school where the children were allowed to talk, play, run about, eat, or be idle when lessons are going on? I am sure none of you would really like such a school. And what would your parents think of it? E. T. S. TREES. pleas-ant ma-chines shov-el dor-mice scentbranch-es tan-ning wheel-wright pheas-ant buzze-nough han-dles squir-rel straw-ber-ries bed-stead How pleasant is the shade of the trees on a hot summer day! They spread out their branches, as much as to say, ' Come here and rest awhile.' Have you ever said, ' Thank God for the trees'? Do you know the names of all the trees? Have you ever tried to count them? Some trees we keep to make our gardens look pretty; others we cut down, when they are old enough, because more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236664922
  • 9781236664921