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and march up and down the room as if he were a little man.

He likes to get up on a chair and look in the glass.

He likes to play hide and seek with the cat, and run

and run after

after my little puppies.

One day, Jocko went up into my room. I ran after him, and found him trying to wash his face.

How he did splash the water !

As soon as he saw me, he took up the dish of water and ran.

Stop, Jocko !” said I. What are you going to do now?"

But Jocko did not stop. He ran so fast that he fell down.

Over he went with the dish of water, and poor Jocko got very wet.

After that he was glad to get back into his cage.

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LANGUAGE LESSON.

Let the pupils read the following exercise and supply the

missing words.

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that he fell He was glad to get

into his

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“Papa', may I learn to milk the COW ?"

“I am afraid that my little girl is too small." “O no, papa'!

I heard Fred say that he learned to milk the COW when he was small.”

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“Well, I will give the cow some hay, and then we will milk her.”

Does the cow like hay, papa' ? “O yes, she likes hay as well as you like bread.”

Just then Mary saw the COW take up an apple.

Why, papa',” said she, “how did our cow lose her teeth ?”

“Lose her teeth ?” said her papa'.

“Yes,” said Mary. “She has no front teeth in her upper jaw.”

“She never had,” said her papa'. A COW never has front teeth in her upper jaw. But come, let us milk her.”

So Mary stood by her papa', and learned how to milk the cow.

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LANGUAGE LESSON. What did Mary want to do? What did the cow eat ? How many legs has a cow ? What did Mary learn about the teeth of the cow ?

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This is the ship that Jack built.

This is the sail that moves the ship that Jack built.

This is the mast, SO strong and new, that holds the sail that moves the ship that Jack built.

This is the flag-red, white and blue-that floats

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