Rules for the Analysis of a Subject.—Select such points as are necessary to make the treatment of the subject complete.
Add such points as will increase the interest felt in the subject.
Arrange the points in a natural and easy order.
Note.—In treating an historical subject, it is necessary to arrange the points in the order in which they occurred. In description, it is best to adopt some plan of treatment, and arrange the points according to the plan decided upon.
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OF NEW WORDS USED IN THIS BOOK, THAT DO NOT APPEAR
AT THE HEADS OF THE LESSONS.
a board’, on board of. ac cept’,
take; receive. ac’ci dents, effects;
unusual results. ac cord’ing ly, agreeably
to a plan. ac count’, statement of facts;
bill. ad mit’tance, permission to enter;
entrance. ad vice’, opinion worthy to
be followed; counsel. af ford’, give;
produce. a’gen cy, office of an agent;
action. aid, help; assistance. al to geth’er,
with united action;
a mid’, in the midst of; surrounded by. anxi’ e ty (ang zi’e ty), concern respecting some future event. ap plause’, praise. ap ply’, suit; agree. arch’es, places made of stone, brick, etc. art, skill. a shamed’, affected by a feeling of shame. as sist’ing, helping; aiding. as sure’, tell truly; make sure or certain. at tempt’, try; make an effort. at ten’tion, care; notice. av’e nues, broad streets; openings. a wait’ed, waited for. a ware’, informed. awk’ward, clumsy; ungraceful. ay, yes.
bade, said. ban’dit, robber. ban’ner, flag. base, lower part. bid’ding, command; order. bil’lows, large waves. bon’ny, handsome; beautiful. bor’row, to receive from another with the intention of returning. bore, carried. bor’ders, edges; outer parts. braced, took a firm stand. braid’ed, woven or twined together brick, a body made of clay and water and hardened by fire. bri’er, a prickly plant or shrub. brig, a vessel with two masts, square-rigged. brill’iant, splendid; shining. brim’ming, full; nearly overflowing. bris’tling, standing erect. bul’let, small ball of lead. bur’den, that which is carried. but’ter fly, a winged insect of many colors.