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28. The divine gift of speecho putsd all organse of the brainf, 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 reconcilej by greatk exertions.

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

31. Docile a dogs giveb pleasure both d to little children and to wise men. 32. An anxious physician makes the parents uneasy

b on accountd of their sick child.

33. The poor family is the object of generalb sympathy"; soon, however, its miserabled conditione will be alleviated by some generoush philanthropists.

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

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b Geschenk, n. creder.f. drehen. Werkzeug, n. (pl. —e). Gehirn, n. & Sinn, m. hfånigkeit. i Bewegung. 29. a unnůž. boerderben.

c Sadie.f. dverleßen. e übereilt. fto create sich zuziehen. & unndthig. h Feindschaft. i kaum. jausjöhnen. Kviel. 1 Mühe, f.

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

31. a gelehrig. b gewähren. Vergnügen, n. d both—and sowohl als aud).

32. a ångstlich. Eltern. cunruhig. dwegen, Gen.

33. a Gegenstand, m. b say, of the general allgemein. Mitleid, n. delend.

e lage, f. f mildern. Seinige. edelmůthig. say men's friend Menschenfreund, m.

34. a gründlich. b Grammatiker. c Ueberseßung. d Bibel, f. e ansehen. f Norm f. & Grundtert, m. h claffisch. Uusdruck. j say, the German das Deutsche.

35. a fondern, when denying a negative expression. b Sdriftsteller. coon expresses of referring to a quality.

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

36. It is remarkablea, that into no modern b 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 voice of passion.f

38. A great natural philosopher a possessed among o his domestic animals a monkeyd, who was once missinge, and whom he, after a long search', at last found in his library.

39. There the animal sat on a the groundb, and had the platesc of an unboundd natural-historicalc workf spread 8 round about him.b

40. Astonisheda at this intento studyo 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."

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36. a merkwürdig. neuer. cbiblisch. Wendung. e Uusdruck, m. faufnehmen. sgånzlid). h übergehen. i suy, into the.

37. a bird of prey Raubvogel, m. bwiderlich. cfurchtbar. d Ruf, m. e Stimme, f. fLeidenschaft.

38. Naturforscher. b unter, Dat. c Hausthier, n. (pl.-e). d 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. 6 zerstreuen. h um sich her.

40. a erstaunen (über, Acc.). beifrig. Studium, n. a Hausfreund, m. e sich nahen. f say, to his zu— Berwunderung & Verdruß, m. genåschig. i herausspeisen. j say, the all der gesammte. k 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 given, in order to arriveh ati that aimi.

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 of one single land-animal.d

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

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

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

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

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8 say, had. izu. j Zwed, m.

43. a 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. Große, f.

a Ion, m. bselbst. Ceinzig. d Landthier, n. 46. aschmůđen. bsider. c Beweis, m. d rrahrhaft. e Dankbarkeit.

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

48. a the miser is to be expressed by the Adjective geizig. sammenraffen. b Gut, n. (pl. Güter). cohne, Acc. dirgend ein. e Zweck, m. 49. a unnük. b kein.

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

52. If a parta is missing in a totality', the latterd is incomplete and faultyf; the missing part, however, must not be the most importants of the whole, elseh the latter is entirely destroyed), and not merely 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 hair b might not come from repentanced of a bad action.

55. A really a good servantb must have openo eyes", closede lips', clean hands and speedyh limbs.

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

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e f Saß, m. 8 Ion, m.

h unaufhörlich. i wiederholen. jzum Beispiel. Meise, f. damit. mankündigen. n eigen. O lebhaft. P Wesen, n.

52. Sheil, m. bfehlen. cdas Ganze. d dieser, diese, dieses. e unvollståndig. fehlerhaft. & wichtigst. h sonst. i ganz. jzers stören. k bloß, lunvollkommen.

53. Wiehern. bedelst, which must agree with horse. gehdren (zu). d ausdrucksvoll. emächtigst. fthierisch. 6 Brust. f.

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

55. a wirklich. b der Bediente. coffen. d Uuge, n. (pl. —n). e schließen. f say, a closed mouth Mund, m. & rein.

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. dges heimniß, n.

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VI. ON THE DECLENSION OF ADJECTIVES IN THE

COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE. 1. The lofty & vaultb of God's house resoundsd from the chaunte of the assembled congregations; and this chaunt accompaniedh by the tones of the organ', risesi to the loftier vaultk of heaven.

2. The transplantinga of the sugar-caneb from the Levante to the occidentd became of fare greater importance for the commerce of the worlds 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* 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 e isf to raise the spirit above the earth. 1. a hoch. b Gewölbe, n.

Gotteshaus, 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. j sich erheben. "Wölbung.

2. a Verpflanzung. b Zuckerrohr, n. clevante, f. d Abendlandın. e weit. f Wichtigkeit. & Welthandel, m. h Schicksal, n. (pl.-e). i Seidenweberei. 4. a Vertraut. b Daktik, f.

cGrieche. d Römer. erfinden. Kriegskunst, f. szum Muster dienen. 5. a 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. ris to express by soll. Eerheben.

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