Elementary Lessons, Being a Course of Instruction for the Deaf & Dumb, 2. osa

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Egbert, Hovey & King, 1849

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Page 78 - A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost ; for want of a shoe the horse was lost ; and for want of a horse the rider was lost,' being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe nail.
Page 43 - Time 60 seconds 1 imnutf, 60 minutes 1 hour. 24 hours 1 day. 7 days 1 week. 4 weeks 1 lunar month.
Page 38 - Dry Measure. 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 46 - Philadelphia struck for a laboring day from six in the morning to six in the evening, with an hour for breakfast and another for dinner; assaulted those who would not join them, and raised a riot the mayor found it difficult to put dovn.
Page 377 - Since writing the above, I have been happy to find this opinion confirmed by the high authority of Dr. Peet. He says in his note to the second part of the course of instruction, p. 377 : " Next to a knowledge of written language a knowledge of arithmetic is of the very highest importance in the daily business of life to the deaf mute as to other men. This branch of study has been too much neglected in schools for the deaf and dumb. Besides its great practical utility in after life, it...
Page 33 - MONEY. 4 farthings = 1 penny. 12 pence = 1 shilling. 20 shillings = 1 pound.
Page 36 - Measure. 3 barley corns (bc) make 1 inch, marked in. 12 inches, 1 foot, ft. . 3 feet, 1 yard, yd. 5J yards, 1 rod, pole, or perch, rd.
Page 79 - You and I ought not to die before we have explained ourselves to each other." John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died on the same day, July 4, 1826, the 50th anniversary of adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Adams's last words: "Thomas Jefferson still survives.
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Page 260 - ... drew the trigger, his horse gave a start of terror, and the hunter missed his aim. The lion sprang forward; but, finding that the man stood still for he had no time either to remount his horse, or take to his heels the lion stopped within a few paces and stood still

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