Primary Object Lessons for a Graduated Course of Development; A Manual for Teachers and Parents

Primary Object Lessons for a Graduated Course of Development; A Manual for Teachers and Parents

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...mice and rats. Have cows claws on their feet? Do they need them to catch their food? "What do cows eat? What kind of teeth has the cow? She has no tearing teeth; her food--the grass--does not need to be torn; it needs grinding, and for this purpose she has large grinding teeth to bruise up the grass till it becomes a soft pulp. Did you ever see a cow lying down and chewing? How did she move her jaws?" From side to side." Now you observe that the cat has teeth fitted for bating its food, and the cow teeth fitted for its food, and they both have teeth adapted to their modes of life. God gives to every animal the desire for the particular kind of food that is good for it; also the means of procuring that food, and the proper teeth to chew it. Suppose you wanted to find out the kind of food that any animal eats, you might look in its mouth. If it feeds on grass and vegetables, what teeth would you find?. Suppose it lived chiefly on the flesh of other animals, what would be the shape of its teeth? LESSON XVIII. THE HAIR. What is on the top and back of your head? Ia the hair of all persons of the same color? Has every body the same number of fingers? Perhaps, you would like to ask why every body's hair is not alike, when they have hands and feet so nearly alike. Four fingers and one thumb are the best number that could be given us, but it is of little consequence what is the color of the hair. God made us alike where it was best that we should all be alike. Where do animals have hair? What is.the use of hair to animals? Hair is their clothing. What can man do to supply the place of a covering of hair? "Make clothes." Do animals know how to make clothes? If they knew how to sew, could they do it?" They have no...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236550498
  • 9781236550491