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Aspire to greater things
With heav'n-exalted eye
With steadfast tread, and bearing high, And Hope on joyful wings.
Press on, with purpose pure,
With that which shall endure.
Seek but the Good and Great!
Aspire to better deeds!
With Hope and Love entwined,
READING, SPELLING, AND ARITHMETIC.
J. WERNER LAURIE,
Henry's First History of England.
Henry's First Scripture Lessons.
Maxwell's General Geography.
Maxwell's First Lessons in Geography.
Maxwell's Geography of British Empire.
Home and its Duties.
Trip Round the World: with Conversations.
The Playhour Library, 6 vols.
38 COCKBURN STREET, EDINBURGH,
SIXTH LESSON BOOK.
Lat., de, and gradus, a The 360th part of a circle. 60
Moving or running rapidly.
or the Egean Sea; a sea
Forests, land mostly covered
An idol-house: an Indian
To take to one's self as one's own property.
One who inhabits or dwells in a place.
Anything that may be held by a tenant, as a dwelling or building, &c.
IN a few hours we shall have entered on a new
degrees distant from us
It landed on the eastern
Hugh Miller was born in Cromarty, October 10th, 1802. He was descended from a family of sailors, and lost his father by a storm at sea when he was only five years of age. educated at Cromarty Grammar School. From his seventeenth to his thirty-fourth year he worked as a stonemason, devoting bis leisure hours to acquiring knowledge and writing poems and