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7. The philosopher * must dig after excellent c thoughts, alike as e the minerf after the noblest ! metals.h

8. The most solid gold lies deepest b; who, however, would penetratec so fard, if he were e to disdain f the—at first & small —-yieldings of the undertaken working of the minek?

9. The lion, in the divinations of the prophetsb, was the symbol of the highest strength and generosity.®

d 10. In agriculture a we recogniseb the foundation of all civild ordere, and the safestf and richest sources of prosperity.h

11. Nature has granted a to the tiniest b German bird, the wreno, a very cleard set of soundse, which it recitesf duringh rain and wind, yeal in the severesti frostk and snow-storm', all the timem merrilyn turningo around P on the highest points of houses and trees.

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7. a Denker. b graben, forschen. coorzüglich, say, the most excellent. Gedanke, m. (which, like Name, Friede, Glaube, originally had an n in Nom. sing.). ewie. Bergmann. 8edel. h Metall, n.

8. a gediegen. am tiefsten (an dem tiefst-en; this is the way of forming the superlative of the Adverb, and an dem are contracted in am). gelangen. d bis dahin. e to be to, express by wollen. fverschmåhen. zuerst or anfånglich. h gering. iUusbeute, f., only used in the singular. j unternehmen. * Bergbau.

9. Weissagung. Prophet (which like most foreign words of the masculine gender with the accent on the ultimate has en in the cases). Bild, n. d Stårke, f. Großmuth, f. (against the rule, since Muth is masculine ; thus also, Demuth, f., humility, Mehmuth, f., melancholy). 10.

a Landbau, m. berkennen. Grundlage f. dbürgerlich. e Ordnung. fsicher. & Quelle, f. hWohlstand, m.

11. a verleihen. bklein. Zaunkönig or Winterk8nig. hell, e set of sounds Gesang, m. fabsingen. h während. ja. j scharf. Frost, m. Schneegestdber, n. m whilst, etc., wobei. lustig. sich drehen. Pumher. 9ober high.

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12. Since the beginning of the religious war in Germany up to the peaced of Munstere, hardlyf any thing & grand and remarkable has occurredh in the political world of Europe, in whichi the reformation) had k not had the most eminent share.m

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VII. ON NUMBERS.

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1. Clementa the twelfth b died in the eighty-eighth d year of his age, and thef tenth of his pontificates, on the sixth of Februaryh seventeen hundred and forty.

2. The cardinals a being b uncertain whom to choose", Prosper Lambertini, the learnedd and tolerante archbishop of Ancona, said with his accustomed 8 good-humourh:

3. “If you want a saintb, choose Gotti; if a politiciano, Aldrosandi; but if a good man, take me.”

4. His advicea was followed 6, and he ascended the papald throne e asť Benedict the fourteenth.

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12. a Unfang, m. b Religionskrieg, m.

d Friede, m. e Münstersch. f kaum. & Etwas. hgeschehen. i woran. j Religionsverbesserung. k take the subjunctive. I vorzüglid).

m Untheil, m. 1. a Clemens. b the ordinal numbers are to nineteen formed by adding t to the cardinal ones, as der Zwölfte, and from twenty by adding st, as der zwanzigste. c sterben (a in imperf. o in past.). a The units stand always before the tens, therefore eighty-eight is ad)t und achtzig, consequently the ordinal must be acht und achtzigst. e Ulter, n. f the must refer to in. Priesterthum, n.

h The names of the months stand without termination after ordinal numbers, as der erste Uugust the first of August.

2. a Cardinal (pl. ~ åle). say, when the Cardinals were. cwählen, and say, whom they were to (sollen) choose.

a gelehrt. eduldfam. Erzbischof. Egendhnlich. Scherzhaftigkeit.

3. a brauchen. b Heilig. Staatsmann. 4. a Rath, m. bbefolgen. cbesteigen. a påpstlich. e Thron, m. als.

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5. Napoleon's chief armya ofb abouto three hundred and fifty thousand mend was, in the autumn of 1813, concentrated in the neighbourhoods of Dresden.

6. He divided it in a three parts. With the strongest.b he advanced himselfd into Silesiae; the second Oudinot led towardsf Berlin, and the thirds remained h in Dresden, in order to guardi the Austrian; boundary.k

7. Ita has been calculated, that the entire forced of the alliede princes amounted tof about halfs a million of warriors.

8. Napoleon had halfa less, but his force was more concentrated, and his superior militaryo talent d seemed to counterbalance the superior powerf of his numerous, but less accomplished h adversaries,

9. In the month of August the tempest of wara broke forth on all points, and the two halvesd of Europe once more measurede themselves in a fearfulf decisive struggle.s

10. The first glorious fighta Wallmoden encountered b on the twenty-first of August against Davoust near Vellahn.

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5. a Hauptmacht, f. von. cungefåhr. d Mann, and remark, when the Substantive expresses the mere form of number, and, at the same time, the things numbered, it stands after numeral words in the singular. eof is either omitted or expressed by of the year. fzusams menziehen. & Umgegend, f.

6. a in with Acc. b stark. cvordringen. d selbst. Schlesien. fgegen. & der dritte, contracted from dreite. h zurückbleiben. ibewachen. j óstreichisch. * Grenze, f.

7. A say, man, etc. banrechnen. cgesammt. d Macht, f. everbåndet. f betragen. 8 halb, and mark, the Article always stands in German before the word halb. Krieger.

8. a Hälfte, f., say, the half less. b überlegen. cd Feldherrntalent, n. e überwiegen. Uebermacht, f. 6zahlreich. h geschickt. i Gegner.

9. Kriegesungewitter, n. blosbrechen. c the two, when both parties are known, is die beiden. d Hårfte, f. emessen. ffurchtbar. 8 Entscheidungskampf, m.

10. a Gefecht, n. b bestehen.

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11. The emperora Conrad the second of Germany was solemnly received", on the twenty-second of March, one thousand and twenty-seven, byd pope Johann the nineteenth, and helde a victoriousf entrances in Rome.

12. When during three consecutive years a, from one thousand and twenty eight tob one thousand and thirty, all the harvests in Italy, Germany and France were destroyedd through the powerfule struggle of the elements 8, through immenseh rains and fearfuli inundationsk, there arosel the most terriblem faminen, of whicho history knows to such an extent.p

13. But a three centuries b after the losse of the Holy Land arosed the poet, who worthilye celebrated f the heroic8 renown" of Godfrey de Bouillon, and longer perhaps were Achilles and Hector fallen, beforej Homer made them immortal.k

14. Points, where the Ecliptica crosses the Aequatorc, are called aequinoctial points. One is called the spring point.f

15. This positiona the sun occupiesb between the twentieth and twenty-second of March', and this is for us the commencement of spring.

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11. a Kaiser. b feierlid). cempfangen.

e halten. fsiegreich. 8 Einzug, m. 12. say, three years through hindurch.

cErnte, f. d verderben, v. n. egewaltig. fKampf, m. & Element, n. (pl.-e). n ungeheuer. i Regen, m. (take singular). j übergroß. k Ueberschwemmung. d entstehen. mgråßlich. n Hungersnoth, f. O say, which instead of of which plusdehnung.

13. a erst. b Jahrhundert, n. Verlust, m. d auftreten. © würdig. feiern. sh Heldenruhm, m. iGottfried. i als. k der Unsterblichkeit übergeben.

14. a Ekliptik, f. bdurchschneiden. Hequator, m. d Lequinoctialpunkt, m. eein, which is declined as numeral, like an Adjective, when no Substantive follows. Frühlingspunkt, m.

15. a Stellung. bhaben. Mårz. a Unfang, m. e say, of the.

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16. The earth accomplishes a its orbit around the sun, a journey of a hundred and thirty one millions of German miles, in three hundred and sixty-five days, five hours, forty-eight minutes and forty-five seconds, which we call a solar year.'

17. The surfacea of the earth consists b of land and water. The sea, which occupies c the greatest part of itd, surroundse the land, the extentf of which8 amounts toh somewhati beyond one-fourth parti of the whole earth, whilstk three-fourths are covered by the sea.

18. The circumferencea of the circle, be it large or small, is divided into three hundred and sixty equal parts, which are called degrees.b

19. A quadranta is the fourth part of the circumference of the circleb, therefore it contains 360=90°.d

20. Every righta angleb has the size of a quadrant, namelye 90°. Halff a right angle, therefore, has =450.5

21, The sun rosea on b the first of December atc a quarterd to eight, and set at a quarter to four.

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16. a pollenden. b Bahn, f. Million, f. Meile, f. e Minute, f. Secunde, f. Sonnenjahr, n.

17. Oberfläche, f. b bestehen (aus). ceinnehmen. d say, of the same. eumgeben. flusdehnung. 6 say, whose (dessen). h betragen. i etwas. j fractional numbers are formed from the ordinals by the addition of Sheil, n., shortened into tel, thus Drittel, n., Viertel, n., etc. kwährend. I bedecken.

18. a Umfang, m. b Grad, m.

19. a Quadrant, m. b Kreisumfang, m. cdaher. I write this in words: three hundred and sixty fourth-parts, equal (to) ninety degrees; and mark, Grad, which is a measure, and, at the same time, the thing measured, has after numerals no plural. 20. recht. b Winkel, m. Große, f.

d mark, foreign Substantives in ant have en in the cases. e nåmlidi.

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21. a aufgehen. an, Dat. cum. d mark, quarter-past eight is ein Viertel auf (i. e. towards) neun ; half-past eight is halb (understand towards) neun, and quarter to nine is drei Viertel auf neun.

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