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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 24 pages of information about New National First Reader.

LESSON XXXVIII.

NEW WORDS.

Fi’do full each seem oth’er think say pup’pies

Here are my three little puppies.  Are they not pretty?  Old Fido has a rat.  See how the puppies look at it.

They think it will hurt them if they go too near it.

[Illustration]

They seem to say, “Take it away, mamma’, we do not like it.”

The puppies are full of fun.  I like to see them play with each other.

Will you have one of my puppies?

LESSON XXXIX.

NEW WORDS.

red side steer fear

[Illustration]

See my sled. 
It is red.

Will you ride
By my side?

Can you steer? 
Do not fear.

How we go
On the snow!

NEW WORDS.

Jack Jill clear track all fall

[Illustration]

Clear the track! 
Hold me, Jack!

Let you fall? 
Not at all.

O what fun! 
Back they run,

Up the hill,
Jack and Jill.

LESSON XL.

NEW WORDS.

start string strong hur rah’ fly try high kite kites

Come on, boys.  Let us fly our kites.

Hurrah! that will be fun.  I will try my new kite.  Have you a strong string with your new kite, Ned?

Yes, it is very strong.

[Illustration]

Roy has a kite.  How high it is!

Yes, Ned, but my kite will fly as high as his.  Now you hold it, and I will run to give it a start.

LESSON XLI.

NEW WORDS.

him held warm make cold does nose eyes froze

[Illustration]

Roy, did you make that snow man?

Yes.  Does he not look funny?  He is a funny man, Roy.  What a big nose he has, and big eyes too!

Will he not fall down?

No, I put some water on him.  The water froze, and that held the snow.

Are you not very cold, Roy?

Yes, come, let us have a good run, and that will make us warm.

LESSON XLII.

READING REVIEW.

Hurrah, boys!  Clear the track!  Here come Jack and Jill on a red sled. 
Look, Roy!  See Jack steer the sled down the hill.  Jill is by his side.

Does Jill fear the fast ride?

No, Ned, not at all.  Jack will not let her fall.  Roy, did you say you made that snow man?

Yes, I made him.

What a funny nose he has!  What big eyes!  Will he fall down, Roy?

No, he will not fall.  I put some water on him.  The water froze, and that held the snow.

Let me make one, Roy.

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