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from the mast, so strong and new, that holds the sail that moves the ship that Jack built.

And I hope the boys and girls are few, that love not the flag-red, white and blue-that floats from the mast that holds the sail that moves the ship that Jack built.

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VOWEL EXERCISE.

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THE DOLLS.

This little girl, I'm glad to say,
Is eight years old this very day.

She makes a hat for little "Doll,"
And puts in it a feather tall.

One doll is large, the other small, And each one has a little shawl.

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She talks to them. They won't obey. And then she says, "You can not play.

"For, if you wish me to be kind, Then you must always try to mind."

SLATE EXERCISE.

Let pupils write and properly mark the words in the "Vowel Exercise."

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FRANK AND HIS KITE.

Frank went out to fly his kite. As it went up into the air, he let out more string.

At last the kite was far up in the sky. Then Frank lay down in the grass to watch it.

"I wish I had a string two miles long," said Frank.

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to the stars.

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"What is up in the sky, I wonder. I wish I could fly up like a kite."

Then Frank cut out a round piece of paper, made a hole in it, and put it on the string.

went the paper after the kite.

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Pretty soon a man came up and said, Young man, your kite is very high."

"Yes, sir," said Frank, "and look at the piece of paper going up to the kite."

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done!" said the man.

Well done!

How did it get there?"

"I put it on the string," said Frank, "and the wind took it up."

LANGUAGE LESSON.

What did Frank wish ?

What did he put on the string of his kite?
What made the paper go up to the kite?
What did the man say about the kite?

Let pupils write answers in complete sentences.

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FRANK AND HIS NEW KITE.

Frank did not like his old kite, so he made a new one.

He took two sticks and made a cross, like this.

Then he put a string round the ends, like this.

He cut some blue paper to fit the sticks, and put it on with paste.

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