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III. 
Ho, ho!  Look at the boys and girls.  See them go down the hill, over the
snow.  Now they go back, up the hill.

IV.  They are out at play.  They will not get hurt.  How merry they are!  Ann, I will give you a ride on my sled.  We will have a race with Rover and see how fast we can run.

LESSON XXV

SPELLING REVIEW.

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SCRIPT EXERCISE.

[Script:  Will Rover ride on the sled?

No, he will run a race with the boy.  Rover is a bad, bad dog.  He ran off with the hat.]

LESSON XXVI.

NEW WORDS.

from come be a way’ there of what soon

[Illustration]

Bad boy! bad boy!  Come down from that tree.  Do not take the eggs from the nest.  What a bad boy, to take the eggs of a bird!

Go away, bad boy; do not take the eggs, and soon there will be three pretty birds in the nest.

LESSON XXVII.

NEW WORDS.

Roy drum march rub’-a-dub

[Illustration]

fun gun beat

Now, Roy, you beat the drum, and we will march.  I have my new hat and gun.  Now go on.  Rub-a-dub, rub-a-dub!  Here we go!  March, march, march!  Do you like to march, Roy?

Yes.  What fun it is to beat a drum, and march with a gun!

LESSON XXVIII.

NEW WORDS.

Ned no us let hand ap’ple your some

[Illustration]

Here, Ned, catch this apple in your hand.

No, I will catch it in my hat.

Now I have it.  What a big apple it is!

Let us take some to mamma’.

O yes! she likes them.  I will get her some.

We will take them to her in my hat.

O here is a very big apple!  We will give her this one too.

LESSON XXIX.

NEW WORDS.

ap’ples ma’ny more glad where near pond am

[Illustration]

Look, mamma’!  See the big apples we have!

O where did you get them?

From the big apple tree, near the pond.  Do you like apples, mamma’?

O yes!  I am glad to get them.  How many have you?

Five, and there are more on the tree.  May we give some to Ann?

Yes.  She likes apples too.

LESSON XXX.

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