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

15. Crowsa, jackdawst, magpies, and their liked, distinguish themselvese from other birds by their croaking and chattering."

16. Simplicity & and stupidity sometimes get ond better than cunning®, alike as cowardicef sometimes gains the victoryh overi audacity.

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

18. The roaring' of the lionb announcesc the king of beasts.

19. What a gradation from the croaking of the ravene up tod the songe of the nightingalef!

20. The spots & suit well the tiger and panther", and the long sneaking e formf suits well the marten.s

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

15. Kráhe. f. 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. Bekráchze, n. h Geschwåg, n.

16. Einfalt, f. b Dummheit. c zuweilen. d fortkommen. Schlauheit. Feigheit. 8 erhalten. Sieg, m. i über with Acc. i Kühnheit.

17. Zeitung. b Nahrung. Neugier, f. d die gelehrten Jahrbücher. Vielwisserei. f wenige. 18.

a Gebrüll, n. b Lowe, m. e ankündigen. Thier, n., which, against the rule, has in Plural an e. 19. a Ubstufung. bråchzen, n. cRabe, m.

d bis zu with Dat. • Gejang, m. (Nachtigall, f.

20. a Flecken, m. bwohl stehen with Dat. Tiger, m. d Panther, m. eschleichend. Gestalt, f. 8 Marder, m.

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21. What a difference a between the cooinge of the turtle-dove', the chirping of the sparrow', and the stupid? cackling of the duck!!

22. The facultiesa of the mind have many points of contacto together.

23. The senatea 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 structure of their nestsf!

25. In some nests hair, woolb, and rushes', are dexterouslyd interwovene; in some all the parts are firmly ! fastened by a threadi which the bird makes of hemp), wool, hair, or more commonlyk of spiders' webs.?

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

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Verschiedenheit. b zwischen with Dat. cGirren, n. dSurteltaube, f. e Gezwitscher, n. Sperling, m. & dumm. Be(dinatter, n. i Entenf.

22. a Fåhigkeit. b Seele, f. Berührungspunkt, m. d mit einander.

23. a Senat, m. b überhaufen. Ehrenbezeugung. Maaß, n. Ziel, n.

24. a Wunderbar. b Irieb, m. cin Bezug. d auf with Acc. e Bau, m. (Nesto n.

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

1 26. a wie. bzum Beispiel (which is generally abbreviated in z. B.). c Umsel, f. a Kibiß, m.

e bauen. fübertůnchen. 8 Innere, n. h Mörtel, m. iverkitten. 3 Ganze, n. k heften. Idarauf. mwåhrend (say, while it is). gehdrig. Grad, m. PWärme, f.

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

28. They require a neither wool, nor hay, nor cords b; they make a kind of mortar, with which they formd

a nest and securee habitation fors themselves and their family.

29. To moisten a the dustb of which they build their nest, they dip their breastsd in water, and shake the drops from their wet feathers

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it.8 30. But the nests most worthy of admiration & are thoseb of certain Indian d birds, which suspende them with great art from f the branches of trees, to secure them from” the depredations of variousi animals and insects.k

31. What is it that teaches & the bird to place b her nest inc a situation d shelterede fromf the rains, and secure against i the attacks) of other animals ?

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

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

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

29. a befeuditen. Staub, m. c tauchen. d take the Singular. schütteln. f Tropfen, m. 8 say, there upon.

30. a merkwürdigst. b cf. Note 27. e. gewiß. a Indisch. ehången. fan with Acc. 8 Zweig, m. hvor with Dat. i Plünderung. 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 Drt, m.

e schùßen (say, which is sheltered). fgegen, Acc. & Regen, m. hsicher. i vor, Dat. i Ungriff, m.

32. a berechnen. bfolch. cGenauigkeit. begehen. e Fehler, m. flegen, n. (say, in the laying of). & Ei, n. hehe. i bereit. j aufnehmen.

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

34. The bushmena appear to be the remains of Hottentot c hordes d who have been drivene, by the gradualf encroachments of the Europeanh colonists', to seek forj refugek among the inaccessible m rocks and sterileo deserts P of the interior of Africa."

35. Mosta of the hordes known in the colonyo byd the name of bushmen are now entirelyf destitute of flocksh or herds’, and subsisti partlyk byl the chasem, partly on the wild roots of the wilderness, and ino times of scarcity P on reptiles q, grasshoppers", and the larvaes of antst, or by plundering their hereditary foes w and oppressors *, the frontiery boers.

36. In seasons a when every green herbe 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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a bewundern. b Schöpfer. 34. a Buschmann (pl. —månner, against the rule).

b Ueber bleibfel, n. Hottentotten. a Horde, f. e treiben. faumåhlig. : Eingriff, m. Europåisch. 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. 1zwischen, Dat. m " unzugånglich. "Felien, m. unfruchtbar. P Wüste, f. 4 Innere, n. (G. --1). *Africa (G. —5).

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

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

Jaad, f. n Wurzel, f. ozu, Dat. Mangel, m. 9 Wurm, m. (pl. Würmer, against the rule). Grille, f. * Puppe, f. Umeise, f. u Plůnderung, f. (say, by the plundering of). Erb. w hereditary fon Erbfeind. Unterdrücker, m. y frontier Boer Grånzbauer, m. (pl.-n, against the rule). 36. a Jahr, n. (p'. -e, against the rule).

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37. He lives by devouring the devourers"; he subsistsd for weekse and monthsf on 8 locusts aloneh, and also preservesi a stocki of this food dried', as we dom herrings or pilchardso forp future9 consumption."

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

39. Mountains bound a the horizon", excepto ond one side, where a distantf view 8 of the sea adds to h the beauty i of the scenej

40. Evergreen a forests clotheo the surrounding hillse; in the foregroundf 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 stylee of the old houses of Spain with windowsť downs to the h ground. kgúlf&quelle, f. felb.

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say, the devouring of Versdilingen, n. "Verschlinger. dsid) ernähren. e Woche, f. (say, weeks long). Monat, m. & von with Dat. h allein. i aufspeichern. Vorrath, m. k Speise, f. 'gedörrt. m thun (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. bichon. c to be situated liegen. an, Dat. ein, Dat. fErhebung. Fuß, m. (which has no plural when implying measure. h über, Dat. i Flåche, f. ; Meer, n.

39. a begränzen. Gesiditskreis, m. e ausgenommen. dan, Dat. e Seite, f. ffern. & Unblick, m. h to add to erhdhen. Schönheit. i Landschaft, :

40. a Šmmergrün, b Wald, m. (pl. Wålder, against the rule). C bekleiden. dumliegend. e Hügel, m. f Vordergrund, m. & reizend. h Garten, m. (pl. Gärten). Frucht, f. (pl. Früchte). j pimmels strid, m. k Banana, f. Feige, f. m Apfelsine, f. 41. a unregelmäßig. b bauen. cmalerisch. 1 Haus, n. e Bau

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