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de pop u late

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di am e ter

im prov i dent a pol o gy
in con stan cy bi og ra phy
in grat i tude hy poc ra cy


Words of four syllables, with the accent on the third.

An te cè' dent

ar bi tra tion

com men ta tor con tri bu tion

cir cum ja cent cul ti va tor dis a gree ment in co he rent in ter lo per im ma ture ly op por tunc ly

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dip lo mat ic al le gor ic cor res pond ent ap os tol ic em blem at ic mem o ran dum mal e fac tor par e gor ic

ar o mat ic cal i man co ped o bap tist phi lo soph ic sys tem at ic hor i zon tal un der stand ing


There was once a shepherd, who had a great many sheep and lambs. He took a great deal of care of them, and gave them sweet fresh grass to eat, and clear water to drink.

If they were sick, he was very good to them, and when they climbed up a steep hill, and the lambs were tired, he used to carry them in his arms.

When they were all eating their suppers in the field, he used to sit upon a stone, or a fence, and play them a tune, and sing to them.

Every night he used to pen them in a fold.

Do you know what a sheep-fold is? If not, I will tell you. It is a kind of pen made of stakes, driven into the ground, with little sticks that will bend, twisted and made fast between the stakes, so that nothing can creep. in, and nothing can get out.

Here they laid every night snug and warm, and the dogs laid round the outside to guard them, and bark, if any body came near; and in the morning the shepherd let them all out again.

They were all very happy, and loved the shepherd who was so good to them-all except one foolish little lamb, that did not like to be shut up every night in the fold.

This lamb came to her mother one day and said to her, I wonder why we are all shut up so every night? The dogs are not shut up, and why should we be shut up? I think it very hard, and I will get away if I


Then the old sheep said to the lamb-you are very silly, to wish to get away. You had better stay in the fold. The shepherd is so good to us that we should always do as he bids us; and if you run about by yourself, I dare say you will come to some harm.

I dare say not, said the little lamb: and so when night came, and the shepherd called them all to come into the fold, she would not come, but crept slily under a hedge and hid herself.

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When the rest of the lambs were all in the fold and fast asleep, this little lamb came out and jumped and frisked about: and she got out of the field into the woods, and a fierce wolf came out of his cave and howled very loud.

Then the silly lamb wished she had been shut up in the fold: but the fold was a great way off, and the wolf saw her, and seized her, and carried her away.

This story is meant to show, that little children should always mind their parents, and take their advice.

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