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There is a pretty robin flying about the room. We must give him something to eat. Fetch some bread for him. Throw the crumbs on the floor. Eat, 'pretty robin, eat. He will not eat; I believe he is afraid of us. He looks about, and wonders where he is!

O, he begins to eat! He is not afraid now. hungry. How pretty it is to see him pick up the crumbs, and hop upon the floor, the table, and the chairs ! Perhaps, when he has done eating, he will sing us a song.

But we must not keep him always. Birds do not like to be shut up in a rooin, or in a cage. They like to fly about in the air, and to pick up seeds, and to hop about on the grass, and to sing, while perched upon the branches of high trees.

And in spring, how busy they are building their nests, and taking care of their young ones. Robin has flown against the window; he wants to get out. Well, we will open the window, and, if he choose, he may fly away. There, now he is gone. When he is hungry, he may come again. We will give him some crumbs.

FAMILY FRIENDSHIP.

Love your brothers and sisters. Do not tease nor vex them, nor call them names; and never let

your

hands be raised to strike them.

If they have any thing, which you would like to have, do not be angry with them, or want to get it from

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them. If you have any thing they like, share it with them.

Your parents grieve when they see you quarrel; they love you all, and they wish you to love one another, and 1 to live in peace and friendship. People will not speak, a or think woll of

you,

do not behave kindly to your parents, and to your brothers and sisters.

6 Whom,” say they, “ will persons love or be kind to, if they do not love their own father and mother, who have done so much for them; and their own brothers and sisters, who have the same parents, and the same homes as they have, and who are brought up with them." Love your

father and mother; they love you, and have taken care of you ever since you were born : they. loved you, and took care of you, even when you could not help yourselves, or when you could not talk, nor walk about, nor do scarcely any thing but cry, and give a great deal of trouble.

Who is so kind to you as your parents are? Who takes so much pains to instruct you? Who taught you almost every thing you know? Who provides food for you, and clothes, and warm beds to sleep on atnight?

Who is so glad when you are pleased, and so sorry when you are troubled ? When you are sick, and in pain, who pities you, and tenderly waits upon you ? Who prays to God to give you health, and strength, and every good thing? It is your parents. You should therefore do all in your power to make them happy.

grace

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The long sound of the vowels and diphthongs,

Vowels and diphthongs like a in fate. Аре whey cave paint ace rein date glaze fate aid slay dare mace dray snare

dame mail snake ruim spake bear rake lame ale spare baize

range, quake ere spray bane raze

trade gay state, blame

rare

slave gale

bait blaze shape tare brace bake rage grate vague braid bare haste spade twain brain lake stage

whale stain brake hare wade

traipse chafe Imare

skate Itrait plain chase stairs brave praise grain claim bатне

scrape - strange strain crape glare square plague vale deign base drain tame tray shame swear drake

pay

fare shake male fate plane pale shade safe fail plate pane scale race faint

prate pare saye lace faith stave

gaze sale lake fame waste clave sake late fail wake sage

hale Idake wave game slate case paste crave sway

came pain Ipave flame

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glade

frame

priest

greet

eighth stear

gange quail feign wage wear gaol * strait feint stare

prey plait stray skein pace pear quaint steak

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weigh page

Ivein maize blade sleigh gate

maini saint Ichain There hail maim

weight scale veil swain knave stain waist freight

Vowels and diphthongs like e in me. Beak fee each Kree Iseer bead beet eave fleet siege heat bean cede fleece leek beach cere

sleek lean clear cheat

grief spear lead

creek cheer heal speech keen

creed breed heap treat jeer deal breeze hear tear heel smear

mead teal mere screech feat pique steel mete

queer ween heave theme meet rear meek beed Iveal reel screak meed

peace

weal beal

speed wield peak sneer scar sneak glee peal.

Itier seek teach beech beast Iniece sheet steam cream

bleak brief thief

yield shield wield bier flea deep cheap seem zeal ease deer schief seen year

feast

* jalt.

glearn

freak

squeeze ceil

weak leap Ineaz liege team least need shield beard weave crease Imien suite

steep sere ideed cleave lieve

steam seize Ideam dream wreath sweep seine oleak fierce peat teem sphere * bleed

peel veer spleen breach freeze peep wean

fleer
peer

sheath squeal drear

scream pierce weep steed wheeze blear

plead wheel reed beat grcase scene

kneel reap

meat grieve seam knead leam meal

league shriek Iflee quay meer

lleak shears beam preach neal least skreen heath plea neap

lees streak iley

Vowels and diphthongs like i in pine. Mite find

ikine

slide thrive hide flight mile snipe thyme bile

gibe mire lime tide bind guide nigh wire tight 1:!ітне

guile plight slime tithe bribe

hide prime spine tribe brine hind rhyme height trite cite strive

twine crime hire size

spire type chide isle + sleight splice scribe cline blight slice swine wise

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