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SAFE AND SURE

METHOD OF ACQUIRING A PRACTICAL

KNOWLEDGE OF FRENCH.

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AUTHOR OF THE RIGHT WAY OF LEARNING FRENCH," "À BON CHAT BON RAT," TIT FOR TAT
(THE FIRST NUMBER OF A SERIES OF DRAMATIC PROVERBS, IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH);
WHICH IS WHICH? THIS OR THAT?" A COMPENDIOUS DICTIONARY OF FRENCH

AND ENGLISH WORDS WHICH APPEAR IDENTICAL, THOUGH THEY
ESSENTIALLY DIFFER; “POLYGLOT COPY AND EXERCISE

BOOKS, FOR TEACHING LANGUAGES," ETC., ETC.

“ J'ai vu les Grammaires de mon temps, et j'ai publié ce livre."

LONDON:
JOHN FARQUHAR SHAW,
27, SOUTHAMPTON ROW, & 36, PATERNOSTER ROW.

1857.
The right of reproduction and translation is reserved.

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COMMON SENSE VERSUS LEARNING.

“You must not let that child walk by himself in that manner!” exclaimed a very learned man, one day, addressing his wife. “No, my dear; that boy, though but eighteen months old, must walk according to scientific principles, and only extend his legs thus, and form an angle of so many degrees.”

Why not let the child move as he likes, so that he does but move,” said the mother," and even break his nose, if he can't help it? and when he walks freely, then it will be time enough to explain to him the laws of locomotion, if he has a taste for them."

Having overheard the above conversation, I thought I

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