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28. The divine a giftb of speecho putsd all organse of the brains, all senses and capacitiesh in motion.i

29. Useless a words often spoil b the best transaction. We often offendd by a hastye word, and createf unnecessary enmities", which we can hardlyi reconcile) by greatk exertions.

30. Much talking is seldom a sign of good speaking.

31. Docilea dogs give pleasure both d to little children and to wise men.

32. An anxious a physician makes the parents b uneasy on accountd of their sick child.

33. The poor family is the objecta of general b sympathy"; soon, however, its miserabled conditione will be alleviatedf by some generoush philanthropists.

34. By all solida grammarians b Luther's translation of the Bibled is considerede as rulef and basis of a classical h dictioni in German.j

35. Not only Klopstock, buta many other authors of

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göttlich. Geschenk, n. Rede,f. dreßen. e Werkzeug, n. (pl. —e). Gehirn, n. & Sinn, m. b Fåhigkeit. i Bewegung.

29. a unnůß. b verderben. c Sadie, f. dverleben. e übereilt. fto create sich zuziehen. bunndthig. "Feindschaft. i kaum. jaussöhnen. kviel. l Mühe, f.

30. say, the much talking; to talk reden. b Zeichen, n. Csay, of the good speech.

31. a gelehrig. b gewähren. Vergnügen, n. d both-and sowohl-als auch.

32. a ångstlich. b Eltern. Cunruhig. d wegen, Gen.

33. Gegenstand, m. b say, of the general allgemein. Mit leid, n. d elend. elage, f. f mildern.

& einige. edelmůthig. say men's friend Menschenfreund, m.

34. a gründlich. b Grammatiker. c Uebersebung. Bibel, f. e ansehen. f Norm, f. & Grundteft, m. h classisch. i Ausdrud. j say, the German das Deutsche.

35. a sondern, when denying a negative expression. b Sdriftsteller. cpon expresses of referring to a quality,

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the first rankd have drawne from this rich sources, and have formed their style principally according to this rule.

36. It is remarkablea, that into no modern language so many biblical phrasesd and expressionse have been received", and have formally passed overh into life as in the German.

37. The birds of preya have a repugnantb and often terrible cryd; it is the voicee of passion.f

38. A great natural philosopher a possessed among his domestic animals a monkeyd, who was once missing®, and whom he, after a long search f, at lasts found in his library.

39. There the animal sat on a the ground b, and had the platesc of an unboundd natural-historicalc workf spreads round about him.b

40. Astonisheda at this intento studyc of his housefriendd, the master approached, and saw with wonder and to his great annoyances, that the sweet-toothed h monkey had eaten outi all thej chafersk, which he had here and there found depicted.m

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36. a merkwürdig. neuer. c biblisch. Wendung. e Uusdruck, m. faufnehmen. 8 gånzlidh. h übergehen. i suy, into the. 37. a bird of prey Raubvogel, m. bwiderlich.

cfurchtbar. a Ruf, m. e Stimme, f. Leidenschaft.

38. a Naturforscher. bunter, Dat. · Hausthier, n. (pl. --e). a Uffe, m. e to miss vermißt werden. say, after long searching; searching das Suchen. Sendlich.

39. aan, Dat. b Erde, f. Kupfer, n. d ungebunden e naturhistorisch. Werk, n. 6zerstreuen. h um sich her.

40. erstaunen (über, Acc.). beifrig. Studium, n. à Hausfreund, m. e sich nahen. say, to his zu — Verwunderung. 6 Verdruß, m. h genåsdig. i herausspeisen. j say, the all der gesammte. * Käfer, m. hier und da. mabmalen.

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42. A well-digesteda plan, when completely carried out, makesd us forget all the trouble', which the means may have givens, in order to arriveh ati that aim).

43. You, beloved a brothers and sisters, fareb well!

44. Then, you mighty lordsa of the earth, I was learning to know the littleness of human grandeur.

45. We cannot call beautiful the sounda even single land-animal.d

46. Words and adorneda speeches are no sureb proof of trued gratitude.

47. The whole property of this savage consisted in a miserable hut of clayd, a bowe, and some arrows.f

48. The miser collects a money and valuables without € any purpose.

49. The spendthrift has a useless a, but the miser nob enjoyment ofd his property.e

50. His cheerfula song b is a true companiond to the traveller.e

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42. a wohlausgedacht. b plan, m. Csay, when it stands there, carried out ausführen. d lassen. esay, all that the means may have had troublesome unbequem. Mittel, n.

gelangen. izu. j Zweck, m.

43. geliebt, and mark, the Adjective after the Pronoun personel is so declined, af if the Indef. Article preceded. bleben.

44. a mighty lord machtig. b Kleinheit. Größe, f. 45. a Ion, m. bselbst. Ceinzig. Landthier, n.

46. schmücken. b sicher. Beweis, m. wahrhaft. e Dants barteit.

47. a Eigenthum, n. b Wild. c bestehen. d Erdhütte, f. e Bogen, m. fPfeil, m.

48. a the miser is to be expressed by the Adjective geizig. agusammenraffen. b Gut, n. (pl. Güter). cohne, Acc. dirgend cin. - Zwec, m.

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49. a unnük. b kein. Genuß, m. e das Seinige.

50. a fröhlich. b Gesang, m. c treu. d Begleiter. eder Reisende.

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51. Nature gave to some birds only one single a melodiousb sound', or a simpled musicale setf of tones 8, which they incessantlyh repeat'; for instancej to the titmousek who, by means of them', announces his own lively o disposition.

52. If a parta is missing b in a totality', the latterd is incompletee and faultyf; the missing part, however, must not be the most importants of the whole, else h the latter is entirely destroyed), and not merelyk incomplete.

53. The neighinga of the horse, the noblest b of all animals, belongs to the most expressived and most powerfule sounds of the animalf chest..

54. He wished so to live, that his first greya hairb might not come from repentanced of a bad action.

55. A really good servantb must have open eyesd, closede lipst, cleanhands and speedyh limbs.i

56. You will see me again in a fewa hours. 57. Have you so little curiositya, asb not to ask me for

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51. a einzig. melodisch. claut, m. d einfach. e musikalisch. fSat, m. 8 Son, m. h unaufhörlich. wiederholen. j zum Beispiel. k Meise, f. damit. ankündigen. n eigen. O lebhaft. P Wesen, n.

52. a Theil, m. b fehlen. cdas Ganze. d dieser, diese, dieses. e unvollståndig. f fehlerhaft. 8 wichtigst. h sonst. iganz. jzers stören.kbloß, lunvollkommen.

53. Wiehern. bedelst, which must agree with horse. cgehören (zu). ausdrucksvoll. e måchtigst. fthierisch. & Brust, f.

54. a grau. b Haar, n. cdurch, Acc. d Reue, f. (über, Acc).

55. a wirklich. b der Bediente. coffen. Uuge, n. (pl. —n). e schließen. f say, a closed mouth Mund, m. grein. h schnell. * Fuß, m.

56. a wenig and viel are not declined, when referring to intensity; but when referring to number, they are declinable.

57. a Neugier, f. b say that you do not, etc. cum, Acc. a Ges heimniß, n.

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1. The loftya vaultb of God's house resoundsd from the chaunte of the assembled congregations; and this chaunt accompaniedh by the tones of the organ', rises) to the loftier vaultk of heaven.

2. The transplanting & of the sugar-caneb from the Levantc to the occident d became of fare greater importance for the commerce of the world and for the fatesh of countries and nations than silk-weaving.

3. Gustavus Adolphus was the first general of his century, and the bravest soldier of his

army. 4. Acquainteda with the tactics b of the Greeks and Romansd, he had inventede a better strategyf, which served as models to the greatest generals of the following times.

5. Deeper meaning a lies in the fabulous story of my childhood than in that truth which life is teaching.

6. The human mind requires a frequent contemplations of that d which isf to raise the spirit above the earth. 1. a hoch.

b Gerdlbe, n. cGotteshaus, n., neuter (because the compounded Substantive takes the gender of the second part, as this is the chief of the whole). I wiederhallen. e Gesang, m. fversammeln. : Gemeinde. h begleiten. i Orgel, f. jsich erheben. kWölbung.

2. a Verpflanzung. b Zuckerrohr, n. Levante, f. d Abendland, n. e weit. Wichtigkeit. Welthandel, m. h Schicksal, n. (pl. —e). i Seidenweberei. 4. a Bertraut. b Taktik, f.

Grieche. d Römer. e erfinden. f Kriegskunst, f. zum Muster dienen.

5. Bedeutung. Måhrchen, n.

6. a bedürfen, which is construed with the Genitive or Accusative, as I do not want him ich bedarf seiner nicht, or ich bedarf ihn nicht.

oft, and take the comparative. Unschauung. d this is dieser, and that jener, when two things or persons are contrasted, but else it is expressed by the longer forms of the Article, der, die, das, Gen. dessen, deren, dessen, Gen. pl. deren, when no relative follows, and derer when one follows; Dat. pl. denen. e which is was or das when referring to something general, and welches when relative to something definite. f is to express by soll. kerheben.

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