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after a masse af acquirements d as rathere to know thoroughlyf what is investigated.

15. Crows, jackdaws, magpiese, and their liked, distinguish themselvese from other birds' by their croaking: and chattering.h

16. Simplicity and stupidity sometimes get ond better than cunninge, alike as cowardicef sometimes gains ? the victory h overi audacity.

17. Newspapers a give foodb to curiosity, learned reviewsd to polymathy, and life and a fewf books to the desire of knowledge.

18. The roaringa of the lion announces the king of beasts.a

19. What a gradation from the croaking of the raven up to the songe of the nightingalef!

20. The spots & suit well the tigerc and pantherd, and the long sneaking e formf suits well the marten.s

e Menger.f. a fenntniß, f., and mark, feminine Substantives in niß have in Nominative Plural an e against the rule. e vielmehr. gründlich. 8 erforschen.

15. a Krähe, f. b Dohle, f. “Elster, f. d say, of their like (ihr Gleiches, Gen. ihres Gleichen); in the same way my like meines Gleichen. e sich unterscheiden. Vogel, m., which is one of those Substantives in el, that modify the vowel in plural, Vogel. : Gekráchze, n. h Geschwåg, n.

16. a Einfalt, f. b Dummheit. czuweilen. a fortkommen. e Schlauheit. Feigheit. 8 erhalten.

h Sieg, m.

i über with Acc. i Kühnheit.

17. a Zeitung. Nahrung. Neugier, f. a die gelehrten Jahrbücher. Vielwisserei. f wenige.

18. a Gebrüll, n. b Lowe, m. cankündigen. Thier, n., which, against the rule, has in Plural an e. 19. a Ubstufung. b Krådizen, n.

c Rabe, m.

d bis zu with Dat. Gejang, m. f Nachtigall, f. 20. a Flecken, m. bwohl stehen with Dat.

c Tiger, m. d Panthec, m. e schleichend. Gestalt, f. 8 Marder, m.


21. What a difference a between the cooing of the turtle doved, the chirping of the sparrow', and the stupid cacklingh of the ducki!

22. The faculties of the mindb have many points of contacto together.

23. The senate & and the people loaded b Julius Cæsar with honours without measured and limit.e

24. How wonderfula is the instinct b of birds with respecto tod the structuree of their nestsf!

25. In some nests haira, woolb, and rushes", are dex. terouslyd interwovene; in some all the parts are firmly ! fastenedh by a thread' which the bird makes of hemp), wool, hair, or more commonlyk of spiders' webs.

26. Many birds, asa for instanceb the blackbird © and the lapwinga, after they have constructed their nest, plasterf the inside with mortarh which cementsi and binds the whole together; they then stickk upon it', while m quite wet, some wool or moss, to give it the necessary" degree of warmth.




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21. a Verschiedenheit. b zwischen with Dat. «Girren, n. 1 Iurteltaube, f. e Gezwitscher, n. Sperling, m. & dumm. sdhnatter, n.

i Ente, f. 22. Fähigkeit. Seele, f. Berührungspunkt, m. d mit einander.

Senat, m. b überhäufen. Ehrenbezeugung. d Maaß, n. e Ziel, n. 24. Wunderbar. b Trieb, m. cin Bezug.

d auf with Acc. e Bau, m. Nesto n.

25. Haar, n. (pl., against the rule, Haare, which is here to be used). b Wolle, f. Binse, f. dgeschickt. e in einander verflechten. Iheil, m. edicht. h befestigen. i Faden, m. i Hanf, m. k gewohnlich. Spinngewebe, n.

26. a wie. bzum Beispiel (which is generally abbreviated in z. B.). c Umsel, f. Kibiß, m. e bauen. fůbertünchen. 8 Innere, n. h Mörtel, m. i verkitten. 3 Ganze, n. kheften. darauf. mwahrend (say, while it is). "gehörig. Grad, m. P Wärme, f.


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27. The nests of swallowsa are b of a very different c construction d from those of other birds.

28. They requirea neither wool, nor hay, nor cords”; they make a kind of mortar, with which they formd a nest and securee habitation for themselves and their family.

29. To moisten & the dustb of which they build their nest, they dipo their breastsd in water, and shakee the drops f from their wet feathers


it. 30. But the nests most worthy of admiration & are thoseb of certain Indian d birds, which suspende them with great art fromf the branches of trees, to secure them from the depredations of various, animals and insects.k

31. What is it that teaches a the bird to place b her nest in a situation d shelterede from f the rain, and secure h against i the attacksi of other animals ?

32. Who has taught her to calculate & the time with such accuracy", that she never commitsd a mistakee in producing' her eggs, before h the nest is ready to receivel them?


there upon.

27. a Schwalbe, f. say, have a very. Cverschieden. d Bildung. e take the demonstrative pronoun der, die, das. 28. a erfordern. Schnur, f. (pl. Schnüre). Urt, f.

d bauen. e sichern. Wohnung with the indefinite article. & to be expressed by the Dative.

29. a befeud,ten. b Staub, m. c tauchen. d take the Singular. e schütteln. f Tropfen, m. say,

30. a merkwürdigst. b cf. Note 27.e. gewiß. d Indisch. ehången.

fan with Acc. 8 Zweig, m. hvor with Dat. i Plůnderung. j verschieden. * Insect, n. (pl. -en).

31. a lehren which is construed with an infinitive without 311. breken, which must stand at the end of the sentence.

can, Acc. d Ort, m. e schůben (say, which is sheltered). fgegen, Acc. Regen, m. h sicher. ivor, Dat. Angriff, m.

32. a berechnen. b folch. Genauigkeit. d begehen. e Fehler, m. Legen, n. (say, in the laying of). Ei, n. hehe. i bereit. į aufnehmen.


33. Admirea in all these things the power, the wisdom, and the goodness of the Creator b!

34. The bushmena appear to be the remains of Hottentotc hordes who have been drivene, by the gradual' encroachments of the Europeanh colonists', to seek forj refugek among the inaccessible m rocks n and sterileo deserts P of the interior of Africa.r

35. Mosta of the hordes knownb in the colonyo byd the name e of bushmen are now entirely destitute of flocks h

or herds', and subsisti partlyk byl the chasem, partly on the wild roots n of the wilderness, and ino times of scarcity P on reptiles q, grasshoppers", and the larvaes of antst, or by plunderingų their hereditary' foes w and oppressors *, the frontiery boers.

36. In seasons a when every green herbo is devouredd by swarmse of locusts', and when the wild games in consequenceh deserti the pastures) of the wilderness, the bush



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33. a bewundern. Schöpfer.
34. Buschmann (pl. —månner, against the rule).

b Ueber bleibfel, n. c Hottentotten.

a Horde, f.

e treiben. falmåhlig. : Eingriff, m. h Europäisch. i Colonist, m., and mark, all foreign nouns masculine, with the accent on the last, have en in the cases. j sudien. k Zuflucht, f. 'zwischen, Dat. - unzugånglich. Felien, m. unfruchtbar. P Wüste, f. 9 Innere, n. (G. --n). Ufrica (G.–5).

35. a die meisten. b bekannt (say, which are known). c Colos nie, f.

unter, Das. e Name, m. fgånzlich. & to be destitute ermangeln with Gen. h Schaafheerde, f. i Rinderheerde, f. (say, Schaaf- und Rinderheerde). j leben. ktheils. Ivon, Dat. n Jagd, f. n Wurzel, f.

zu, Dat. p Mangel, m. 9 Wurm, m. (pl. Würmer, against the rule). r Briller f. * Puppe, f. + Umeise, f. u Plůnderung, f. (say, by the plundering of). Erb. w hereditary for Erbfeind. x Unterdrücker, m. y frontier Boer Grånzbauer, m. (pl.-n, against the rule). 36. a Jahr, n. (pl.-e, against the rule).


cPflanze, f. d verschlingen. Schwarm, m. Heuschrecke, f. &Wild, n., wild game. Ademzufolge. i verlassen, and mark, the Verb must agree in number with the Subject. Weideplag, m.

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man finds a resourcek in the very calamitym which would overwhelm" an agricultural or civilized community.

37. He lives by devouring the devourers; he subsistsd for weekse and monthsf on 8 locusts alone", and also preservesi a stocki of this food dried', as we dom herrings or pilchardso for future consumption."

38. The city of Jalappa in Mexico is very beautifully b situated atd the foot of Macaltephec, ate an elevation of 4335 feets aboveh the leveli of the sea.j

39. Mountains bound a the horizon", excepto ond one side, where a distant view of the sea adds to h the beauty i of the scenej

40. Evergreen forests clothe the surrounding hillse; in the foreground are delightful & gardensh with fruitsi of every clime),—the bananak and fig', the orangem, cherry and apple.

41. The town is irregularly a builtb, but very picturesque"; the houses d are in the style of the old houses of Spain with windows down to the h ground.' k Hůlfsquelle, f. felb.

m Elend, n.

n überwältigen. ackerbautreibend. P gefiitet. 9 Gemeinde, f.

37. a durch, Acc. b say, the devouring of Verschlingen, n. "Berschlinger. dsid ernähren. e Woche, f. (say, weeks long). Mo: nat, m. 8 von with Dat. allein. i aufipeichern. Vorrath, m. k Speise, f. 'gedörrt. mthun (say, as we do it with). Håring, m. Strömling, m. Pzu, Dat. 9 künftig. "Verbrauch, m.

38. a of after the common name and before the proper name is not expressed.

c to be situated liegen. an, Dat. ein, Dat. fErhebung. % Fuß, m. (which has no plural when implying mea

hůber, Dat. i Flache, f. j Meer, n. 39. a begrånzen. Gesiditskreis, m. ausgenommen. dan, Dat. e Seite. f. ffern. & Unblick, m. h to add to erhöhen. Schönheit. i Landschaftet

40. a Immergrün, b Wald, m. (pl. Wålder, against the rule). cbekleiden. d umliegend. e Hügel, m. f Vordergrund, m. & reizend. h Garten, m. (pl. Sårten). iFrucht, f. (pl. Früchte). Himmels ftrid, m. * Banana, f. Feige, f. m Apfelsine, f.

41. a unregelmäßig. b bauen. malerisch. d Haus, n. e Bauart, f. 'Fenster, n, s hinunter. h bis zu, Dat. 'Erdboden, m.


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