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OF

ELEMENTARY READING BOOKS.

THE

FIRST STANDARD' READER;

OR,

TALES AND RHYMES.

BY

J. S. LAURIE

EDITOR OP "TAE GRADUATED SERIES OF READING-LESSON BOOKS," ETO.

LONDON:
LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGMAN AND ROBERTS.

1863.

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WRITING .... Form on black-board or slate,' from dictation,

letters, capital and small, manuscript.

ARITHMETIC... Form on black-board or slate, from dictation,

figures up to 20; name at sight figures up to 20; add and subtract figures up to 10, orally, from examples on black-board.

THE

6

FIRST STANDARD' READER.

Fan little house find Ann kettle found mind aunt nettle down

bind ANN AND HER DOG FAN. One day, Ann went to see her aunt; but she left her dog, Fan, at home. As soon

as Fan found his little mistress was gone, he set off to find her.

Then he came to the house where Ann was.

And Ann said, “Fan, you rogue, I did not mean you should know where I was to-day.”

But Fan wagg'd his tail and bark'd, as much as to say, “No, no, Miss Ann; but you must be more clever next time."

daw tub

deep farm claw rub

keep arm gnaw shrub

sleep harm

HARES. The bare has long legs, long ears, and large, round, black eyes.

Hares have long, sharp teeth. They are of a brown color, and they are soft and sleek, like puss.

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