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is the highest of the Hecla is in the
of Ice Alpine summits.
land. Avoid evil
With what tenderness quadru. Are you aware that an idle
peds nurse their ! never becomes a good -? In the Indian Ocean there are The peak of Teneriffe may be winds called trade
seen at the distance of a If twenty-four measures of snow hundred
were melted they would proOne added to nineteen makes duce but one of
A pound of sea-water contains Europe, Asia, and Africa, com- two ounces of pose the eastern
The leaves of trees form one of The Atlantic Ocean separates the greatest beauties of from
With what goodness does Vesuvius is the only volcano provide for our happiness ! on the continent of
We do not pay attention enough Mount Etna is a
in Si to the gifts of cily.
Sugar is produced from the
juice of a certain
Ellipsis of the Adjective. The
flowers soon fade. Let boy remain in his He has seen it
place. That castle was built by
books are mine; the Conqueror.
are his. His brother has a prior James is years of age. claim.
John is but He is the boy in school.
- man, woman, and child, The music is most
was present. These poor people are very Exercise makes us and He rendered his friend the most Lake Superior is the assistance.
fresh-water lake in the world. Summer is the
No boy will tell lies. She is more
slate, and sister.
pens are mine. boy must read in turn. Which city is
London or Pekin ?
Ellipsis of the Pronoun.
is a very troublesome boy. I lent my pen-knife to
are the most virtuous family in the city.
are the most temperate Were -good would people in Europe.
be happy. I travelled with
to Dub- I lent a book, but lin.
did not return
to He treated
very kindly. Many are better than met and shook hands.
to be. Forgive
the injury he That is the vice I hate. has done
This is the friend
I love. The general encouraged
Every man consoles men.
with the hope of change. A good boy loves
pa Cato killed rents.
to be deHe laid book on
- dost thou think
to That is but this
be? I esteem because
Let try to prove it. is good.
We are helping
Ellipsis of the Verb.
The light beautiful. Why the eyes of the The sun up.
mole su sunk and small ? The moon - brightly. Some animals
wings I the expedient.
and feet, others
withEverything on earth
out either. good if proper use of it. What art
in the formaThe variety of vegetables
tion of birds ! prodigious.
its banks at Mischievous beasts
certain marked periods. certain fear of man.
of no substance that The rattle-snake, which
either perfectly opathe most venomous of its kind, que or perfectly transparent. warning of its ap. Gold
so thin as to be proach.
pervious to light. The crocodile so heavy, The pole which
with such difficul. our horizon is the north pole.
during the day, cape from it.
of the stars which we -Birds, which
in the night? their food in marshy places | The earth a globe about
a long bill and long eight thousand miles in dialegs.
meter. Insects that
the curvature mouths shaped like nippers. of hoops applied to the sur.
face of the earth.
ty, that it
varieties in all It the hour with hymn species of animals.
round thy Darker and darker
shrine. around the shadows from the pines.
Ellipsis of the Adverb.
He is ill.
How the birds sing! He writes
but They study
will We are
disappointed. We see a multitude of animals I am pleased with him. all
formed. He is a friend.
believed to con. I wish him to do it
stitute the difference between He talked so
plants and animals ? believed him innocent.
In the immense garden of naHe spoke : and
ture there is no place They live very together. barren, Mercury is fourteen | How
fine must be the times heavier than water.
impression which the rays of Force supplies the place light produce on the retina of of justice.
and we laid him down,
in his glory.
Ellipsis of the Preposition.
Rain is formed the mix
South America there ing- two masses
were formerly some great air different tempera
Asia, Africa is break day,
the largest part the first March, I de hemisphere. parted
the Holy Observe the number Mountain, accompanied
the a religious, an Arab, and my tender bind-weed
vine. his talents much might All sounds are produced be said ; his integrity,
the air. nothing.
Sound goes a German league
about twenty seconds. We ought to admire the power and wisdom
ator - the forming and preserving
animals, and his goodness giving them
Ellipsis of the Conjunction. Spring
Autumn are The sky over our heads, scarcely perceptible in some the earth under our feet, recountries.
main always the same. The weather in February The darkness of night,
April is generally very uncer- the light of day, succeed each tain.
other regularly. By degrees, we advance He is healthy
he is towards the north
temperate. wards the south, the Spring I will respect him
less chide me. marked.
he attend the business All vegetables spring from seeds, cannot succeed.
the greater number of these are not sown.
Variable winds which have no China has, it is said, no pa
fixed direction or duration, rallel on
consists in doing all his He who accustoms himself to be well.
cruel to animals, will become A sovereign preservative against so to his
that we are Boys who delight in torturing before our Creator.
-, lose the sweet feelings The knowledge is which of humanity.
we have on earth concerning Tigers, bears, and a number of things that done other animals,
heaven. furs to cover us.
Render your temporal wealth Who could count the
of subservient to the attainment creatures in existence ?
of eternal How fine and tenuous It
vanity to wish are the spider's threads!
long life, and
little care The great imperial canal of of leading a good
Go, let me - -! there's bliss in tears,
When he who them inly feels
Effaced by ev'ry that steals.
Chase from our minds th' infernal foe,
Around, above you spread;
-, past, hold an eternal
SHALL AND WILL.
(1) The leading distinction between shall and will, and between their past tenses, should and would, arises from the necessity or obligation, or from the free will or resolution which they imply.
Shall and SHOULD generally impose duty or constraint ; WILL and would, choice or volition.*
(2) Shall, in the first person, only foretells; as shall go : shall, in the second and third persons, pro
* We do not say, " Will your servant go to town to-day," as the act depends not upon the will of the servant, but upon that of the master; but in this and similar cases, we use the verb shall. We do not use the term shall in speaking to a servant or inferior of his master or superior, nor can the former use that term in reply to any of our interrogatories :
Will your master visit us to-day? I think he will.