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VOCABULARY. Tinder. Dringent, to penetrate Cir, L. ear. poverty. Gefühlvoll, sensitive Scaíon, to praise. take feeling.

Heniit, honestly, 2. Pontest. Gesang', m. song, sing. Sien, to so. FESTIE. - deterior. ing.

Steyr, 4 victor. un to select, Gewinn', m. gain, pro- Sanz, eten. 10€ Out. fit.

Tu ateic, f. valour. ?* un con- Hart, hard.

Ia, sustrain, melody proviso,' Hell, bright.

Jedermann, every one.' Iatat, L. Feed, tar”. 2 ting, atten. Krachen, n. roar. Liftig, cunning.

port assistance. Benz, persevere Muthlos, disheartened Basic, to grow.

RÉSUMÉ OF EXAMPLES. - LUDZ rett fall'ente Wassertropfent Perpetually falling water drops,

21len mit der Zeit sogar einen in time hollow out even a Seria aud.

stone. ale i de crer auch die Prüfung für ihn Severe as the trial was for him,

Dar in hat er sie sech bestanten. he nevertheless stood it. en auch die Welt untergehen Even if the world should be

cils, so will ich dennoch auf den wrecked, I will still trust on barn trauen.

(in) the Lord. Se er auch fein mag, und was er Whoever he may be, and what

amb fein mag, ich fürchte mich ever he may be, I do not fear macht vor ihm

him. èo viel auch die Leute über ihn However much people spoke of

sprachen, so mußten sie toch alle (about) him, they wera yet

jane Hant'lungen bill'igen. ཆོས་ -• གླ 1a ng

obliged to approve his actions.

EXERCISE 118. 1. Sogar die Sieger priesen die Tapferkeit der Besiegten. 2. Der Gefarz 16 *e rätte fogar die härtesten Gemüther.

3. Die Töne der Musik tranger egar bis an unsere Ohren. 4. Man kann sogar hier tas fröbliche 11. uta.

der Kinder bören. 5. Wie kann man von Antern verlangen, mas man elbit nicht thun mag? 6. Man muß sich selbst achten. 7. Das linfraut pidit von selbst, ohne daß man es fået und pflegt. 8. Die Ormut idta

all mich nicht abhalten, redlich zu hanteln. 9. Wenn auch sie mid tatvin bang walfen, dann habe ich feinen Greund mehr

. 10. O, wenn and tiefe 361: kton da wäre! 11. Wenn er auch eine rauhe Außenseite hat, so bit :

tot ein gefühlvolles Herz. 12. Wenn Ihr auch dieses thut, tann will is se poate the

Gut gut belohnen. 13. So viel auch Gurer find, ich nehme es mit jeten

Juh 14. So viel auch Heinrich arbeitet, so bringt er toch nichts fertig 173. eta bert 15. So viel er auch spracy, fie horten ihn toch nicht.

16. Was aud Bergeben mag, ich werde ihm treu bleiben. 17. Was auch für Nadridten

bummet, fie werden nicht muthlot. 18. Was auch mein Freund beginnt, en els aprei svars

e but fein Glüd. 19. Was es auch sein mag, Niemand sell es erfahren

20). Er bat sogar nicht Geld genug, um Brod zu fausen. 21. Wir müīca An avant la main is weer niet Flence Jetermann lieben, selbst unsere Feinte. 22. Id tann felht unter tiefen

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EXERCISE 119.
1. Whatever he may say, I shall persevere.

2. Even with that profit they were not contented. 3. The mishep of this family was so great, that they even asked assistance of strangers. # I shall not depart with attendants even.

5. The moon does not give us so much light as the sun, even when she shines the

brightest. 6. Whatever your friend may be, you will not obtain I.

7. Whoever this young lady be, she is very rude. 6. However cunning they may be, they are sometimes mistaken.

9. Great as my poverty may be, I shall not become disheartened. *T: 10. Whatever the news may be, impart it to me.

11. Whatever :: 1.991 . ' * *** avantages may be offered to him, he will not accept of them.

Linux. ako 12. Whatever faults he may have committed, I will forgive him. a les domains dans des .. 13. Eren in the heat of the battle, and amidst the roar of can.

nons, the commander rode quietly to and fre. 14. However sed by સ, ,

en ve much great my misfortune may be, nobody shall perceive it. 15. Even Rewra taa king must obey the law. 16. Even my adversary praised

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SECTION LXIII.-IDIOMS OF VARIOUS KINDS (continued). instead of coffee. 4. The Greeks fostered art and science long

before the birth of Christ. 5. He is accustomed to rise at six Pflegen, besides its primary meaning “to nurse" or "take care of," has in both the present and imperfect the signification to o'clock. 6. I will take care of this book till you return. 7. be accustomed,” “to be wont; as :-r pflegte zu sagen, he used He takes care of his health. 8. Give attention to thyself, not to say. Er pflegt zu reiten, he is accustomed to ride (on horseback). I only when you are in society, but also when you are alone. 9. 1. Achten or Acht haben, followed by auf, is used thus :-Id achte them. 10. We must guard ourselves against our enemies, 11.

Good children give attention to that which their parents tell auf das, was (Sect. LXIX. 2) ich höre, I give attention to that which I hear. Ich werde Acht auf ihn haben, I will attend to him A German marmot takes care in the summer of his food for the

winter. (have attention on him). Er nimmt sich in Acht, he takes care of himself. Wir müssen uns vor dem Bösen in Acht nehmen, we must

KEY TO EXERCISES IN LESSONS IN GERMAN. guard ourselves against that which is bad (take ourselves in attention before, etc.).

EXERCISE 38 (Vol. I., page 211).
VOCABULARY.

1. Sie mögen in den Garten gehen, aber Sie dürfen nicht lange dort Allein', alone, but. Hamster, m. German Schmeichler, m. flat bleiben. 2. Diese aufmerksamen Schüler durften mit ihrem Lehrer nach A'meise, f. ant, em. marmot.

terer.

Mannheim gehen. 3. Wir fönnen unsere Zeit besser anwenden. 4. Kön met.

Kleinod, n. jewel, trea- Selbst'erfenntniß.f.self. nen Sie Deutsch sprechen? 5. Wir konnten unsere Aufgaben diese Woche Appetit", m. appetite.

knowledge. nicht lernen. 6. Sie müssen die Aufgaben dieser Woche aufmerksam lernen. Christus, m. Christ. Lebensunterhalt, m. Sommer, m. summer. 7. Sie mögen morgen zu Ihren Eltern gehen. 8. Er mag ein guter Mann Dachs, m. badger. subsistence. Sorgen, to care, to sein. 9. Die Hausfrau muß morgen auf den Markt gehen. 10. Haben Sie Damit', therewith. Mü'biggang, m. idle

take care.

Ihren Eltern geschrieben? 11. Ja, ich mußte schreiben. 12. Es ist zwei Uhr. Eichenhain, m. grove

Tugend, f. virtue. 13. Ich werde bei Ihnen (an Ihrem Hause), ein Viertel auf vier Uhr anfom. of oaks. Dpfern, to offer, sa- Vor'tragen, to

14. Wollen Sie zwanzig Minuten vor acht Uhr kommen? 15. Ich Geburt', f. birth. crifice. found, tell.

mag diesen Abend zu Ihnen tommen, aber warten Sie nicht auf mich. Gesund'heit, f. health. Pflegen, to foster. Winter, m. winter. 16. So lange als es regnet. fann ich nicht ausgehen. 17. Fische fönnen Glatt, smooth. Regie-rungsantritt. m. Wiederher'stellen, to re- nur im Wasser leben, und Vögel in der Luft. 18. Sie hatten das nicht Gut, n. good, gift, accession to the store,

thun sollen, es wird feine Empfehlung für Sie sein. 19. Ich will heute blessing. government.

Abend nach dem (or ins) Theater gehen. 20. Wir mögen ein antcresmal

bicse Gelegenheit nicht haben. RÉSUMÉ OF EXAMPLES. Ein guter Vater sorgt mehr für den A good father cares more for

EXERCISE 39 (Vol. I., page 238). gei'stijen Schmuck seiner Kinder, the intellectual, than for the 1. I must go to the meadow to fetch hay. 2. What is your brother als für den leiblichen. corporeal adorning of his to do at school? 3. He is to go to school, to learn the Latin lan

guage. children.

4. Man must be honest or wretched. 5. What am I do? Ein jeder Mensch trägt wegen der Every man has a concern for 6. You may do what you like, and should do what you can. 7. Why did Zukunft Sorge.

you not come to our house yesterday? 8. I would, but I could not; I the future.

was obliged to stay at home and read. 9. Will the tailor be willing to Por einem falschen Menschen soll One should guard himself more make me a coat? 10. He will be willing to make you one, but he may

man sich mehr in Acht nehmen, als against a treacherous person not be able to do it. 11. Why will he not be able to do it? 12. He vor einer giftigen Schlange. than against a poisonous ser- will be obliged to go in the country to see his sick brother. 13. pent.

What does the boy want with the knife ? 14. He wishes to cut bread Gr hat mehr Acht auf seine Uinge'. He gives more attention to and cheese. 15. Have you time to go into the stable ? 16. I have

17. What have you bung, als auf sich selbst. those who surround him than time, but I will not go; I will remain at home.

to do at home? to himself

18. I have letters to read and to write. 19. Are you G:bet Acht auf lehr'reiche Gespräche, Give attention to instructive obliged to write them to-day? 20. I must write them to-day, because

I am going to Heidelberg to-morrow. 21. One must be cautious in und behaltet das Beste.

conversation, and retain the the choice of one's friends. 22. This boy has learnt nothing at all tobest.

day. 23. Have you also learnt nothing ? 24, I have ear Soʻrrates pflegte zu sagen, er wisse Socrates was accustomed to say thing, but not much.

weiter nichts, außer taß er nichts he knew nothing farther, than wisse, und so pflegt noch heu'tigen

EXERCISE 40 (Vol. I., page 238). that he knew nothing; and Tages jeder Beschei'dene, und selbst so, at the present day, every

1. To whom are you going? 2. I am going to my brother. 3. der Geschei'teste zu sagen. modest person, yea, even the With whom is this boy going ?

4. He is going with his father to the town. most learned, is accustomed

5. From whom did you hear this news ? 6. I heard it from my old friend. 7. With whom are you going to the village ? 8. I am

not going to the village, I am going with my father to the great town. EXERCISE 120. 9. When are you going out of the town to our friends? 10. We are

11. 1. Derjenige, welcher in der Jugend sorgt, braucht nicht im Alter zu I am going neither to my friend to-day, nor to the village, nor out of

not going to your friends, we are coming home again to-morrow. fargen. 2. Habe Acht auf Dich, nicht nur in Gesellschaft fremter Leute, the house. 12. The count has a great castle with little windows. 13. lantern auch wenn Du allein bist, damit (Sect. LXXYI.) Du Dich selbst The river comes from the mountains. 14. Has your father heard anykennen lernst. 3. Derjenige, welcher nicht immer auf sich úcht giebt, fommt thing from his brother ? 15. Yes, this man is (come) from Hungary, nie zur Selbsterkenntniß. 4. Die alten Deutschen pflegten gewöhnlich in and has brought my father a box from my uncle. 16. Is he going to alten Fithenhainen ihren Göttern zu opfern. 5. Gute Kinder pflegen (Sect. Vienna? 17. No, he is going to Warsaw, and from Warsaw to Cracow. XLVI.) ihre Gltern in ihrem Alter. 6. Meine Freunde pflegen tes Mor- 18. The Bavarian, the Bohemian, and the Hessian come from Germany. sen: Wasser zu trinken. 7. Des Morgens und des Abends pflegt er ter

19. The huntsman with his gun comes froin the forest. 20. The ser. Ruke . 8. Wir pflegen, anstatt des Thees, Kaffee zu trinken. 9. Seiner

vant is going to the town. 21. I heard from my brothers you were

going to their friend. 22. The servant-girl comes from the well, and teluntheit zu pflegen ist seine erste Sorge. 10. Er pflegt des Mor- the man servant goes to the butcher. gend zu arbeiten, und des Nachmittag zu lesen. 11. Derjenige, welcher des Müßiggange; pflegt, pflegt auch der Sünde. 12. Pfleget der Tugent, und

EXERCISE 41 (Vol. I., page 239). niót tes casters.

13. Er pflegt nicht vor act Uhr aufzustehen. 14. Man 1. Wenn wir glüdlich sein wollen, dürfen wir nicht vom Pfate ter pilegt nicht in Amerika, wie in Deutschland, zu sagen: „Ich wünsche Ihnen Tugend abweichen. 2. Ich weiß, tak er Ihr Freund nicht ist, aber ich weiß einen guten Appetit.“ 15. Der Mensch sorgt oft mehr als nöthig ist um gleichfalls

, daß er ein Mann von Rerlichkeit ist. 3. Laßt sie wissen, daß feinert lebensunterhalt. 16. Die Ameise sorgt schon im Sommer für ihre diese euigkeiten nur Gerüchte sind. 4. Man muß nicht alles sagen, was Nahrung im Winter. 17. Der deutide Raiser Marimilian I. trug gleich man weiß. 5. Sie müssen in der Wahl Ihrer Freunde schr vorsichtig sein. bei finem Regierungsantritt Sorge, die innere Ruhe Deutschlante wieder. 6. Wir sollten wissen, an wen wir uns wenten. 7. Wollen Sie dem herzustellen.

Schneider sagen, wenn er Ihren Roc fertig ḥabe, bei mir vorzusprechen ? EXERCISE 121.

8. Haben Sie Zeit, mit mir nach ter Stadt zu gehen? 9. Wenn er sie 1. Guard yourself against those who have smooth words, bad Arbeit nicht hitte zu Stanto bringen können, würte er sie nicht unternomthoughts, and a treacherous heart. 2. He cares more for his men haben. 10. Haben Sie Zeit, diesen Brief zu lesen? 11 soul than for his body. 3. We are accustomed to drink tea die Schule, um tie lateinische Sprache zu lernen.

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HN, N M. When the ruler's ready to quarrel, and being ignorant and half barbarous, ever

edge occupies the position FG, ready to settle the quarrel by the arbitrement of the sword. To 1P the pencil - point will have the King of Scotland and England they confessed a certain sort

traced out the curve KNO, of allegiance, which they were quite ready to renounce whenever

and the string will be in the the king's pleasure ran counter to their own; but when they 16 position indicated by the once threw in their lot with him they stuck as close as burrs; and

thick lines ho, o g. Simi. no one could have more utterly devoted adherents. Trained

larly, when the ruler's edge from childhood to regard implicit obedience to their own chief to occupies the position E P, the as the highest virtue, their services were of immense import

pencil-point will have traced ance to him with whom, for the time being, their chief was on out the curve KNOQ, and terms of friendship; and so thorough was their blind attachthe string will be in the posi. ment, that while they would go through fire and water for such tion indicated by the dotted a one so long as the friendship lasted, they would not scruple lines HQ, QP. By turning to murder_him the very moment that the chief's sentiments

the ruler E F G, and reversing altered. They were rough men, lived rough lives, and held it Fig. 90.

the operation, the lower part more honourable to live by plunder than by toil; and they pos

of the curve K SZV may be sessed those vices, as well as those virtues, which are incidental traced; the change of position of the ruler's edge, and the string, to savages who dwell in the face of nature, and are but slightly being shown by dotted lines, which are lettered RT, UW, hs, influenced by the voice of civilisation. Much sentimental matter $T, HV, vw in the diagram.

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To find the focus of any given parabola, as Q KV in Fig. 90, the house of Hanover in 1715 and 1745, their most hardy and draw the axis AB, and the directrix cd at right angles to the most faithful adherents. Some of the heads of clans were axis. Take any point v in the curve, and from it let fall v U nembers of the Scotch nobility, and these swayed the political perpendicular to the directrix C D, then from v as centre with influence of their followers according to their own interests at the distance vu describe the arc u H, cutting the axis A B in H. court; so that it often happened that as interests conflicted, The point is the focus of the parabola Q KV.

clans were opposed to one another, and when they were so, it was an opposition to the death, for enmity was cherished among

them to the entire exclusion of forgiveness. HISTORIC SKETCHES.—XXII.

Some of the more powerful clans had given in their allegiance

to King William and Queen Mary; but these clans were for the THE MASSACRE OF GLENCOE.

most part amenable military coercion by the Government, " As for Mac lan of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well while the rest were influenced by bribes, either of money or distinguished from the other Highlanders, it will be proper, favour, and were ready at any moment to turn against the hand for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of that patted them. But by far the greater number of the clans thieves." So wrote King William III., by the hand of the remained in a state of chronic disaffection, would not own Master of Stair, to the commander of the royal troops in Scot- sovereign allegiance to any one, and remained independent of land, in January, 1692. The words were part of a letter of any king save their own chiefs. The trouble they gave was instructions to the king's general, respecting the conduct he enormous; the necessity of keeping up a strong force to check was to pursue towards the Highland chiefs, to whom a summons them, most annoying and costly; and the nucleus they furnished had been made to come in and make submission to the Govern- for the gathering of a hostile army in the heart of Scotland, most ment before the 31st of December, 1691. They were words of dangerous to the peace of the kingdom. general or particular significance, according to the way in which Statesmen in London were more concerned for the pacification the reader chose to read them, and according to the circum- of the Scotch Highlands than for any other matter of domestic stances under which they were written. The letter was worded policy. They tried all sorts of ways to effect the object; they thus ambiguously by design, in order that the Secretary of State, played off one chieftain against another, sowed the seeds of who was to give further instructions upon it, might choose which dissension between them, bribed, flattered, threatened, and, interpretation he liked; and he chose an interpretation which had whenever they had the chance, used force; but all means failed, the effect of covering his master with shame, though posterity and the Highlands remained a bugbear and a thorn in the side has done that master the justice to remove the blame from of the rulers, until, many years later, Mr. Pitt conceived the idea his shoulders and to place it where it is due.

of utilising the courage and the hardihood of the men by em* The massacre of Glencoe" was on this wise :-Ever since the ploying them as soldiers in the service of the state. Not until Revolution in 1688 had turned out the house of Stuart from the the Highland regiments were raised were the Highlands pacified, throne, there had been more or less of disaffection in certain and certainly in 1691, the time treated of in this sketch they parts of the kingdom to the rule of the new dynasty. In the were the homes of men who were ready for any desper Highlands of Scotland, where the sentiment of devotion to the prise against the Government.

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livrement as would compel better to be seen. In the Gaelie toege, Glenne signites the Glen de curreader. But when he found of Weeping; and, in truth, that pass is the sost dreary, and Acev Pond haben sibuer adhesion, and that if he per-'melancholy of all the Scottish passes the rey Valley of the

u vult hare to face the wrath and to cope Shadow of Death. Mists and stores brood ore it throngh the noget me when & been resolved to take the oaths. greater part of the finest sammez; si eren can those rare days

do lindo wa wwwber, the rery last moment, did when the sun is bright, and when there is so clond in the sky, ho visited we video was so called in the Highlands) the impression made by the landscape is sad and awful

. The is al mun, to take the oaths at Fort William. path lies along a stream which issues from the most sullen and

du was twee bo found that Colonel Hill, the governor, gloomy of mountain pools. Hage precipices of naked stone frown in his lehet beste was un mutuister the caths, and that he must go on both sides. Even in July, the streats of snow may often be

hai chu woulunce of the nearest competent magistrate. discerned in the rifts near the summits. All down the sides of 04 wave him i botter of roommendation to the sheriff the crags, heaps of ruin mark the headlong paths of the torrents

. Nos th Colin Campbell of Ardkinglass, and Mac lan Mile after mile the traveller looks in rain for the smoke of one wenn way but the way was long, the wind was cold,” | hut, or for one human form wrapped in a plaid, and listens in

winter in the High'ands impeded the old vain for the bark of a shepherd's dog, or the bleat of a larb.

was not till the sixth day after the Mile after mile the only sound that indicates life is the faint Cry
d by the amnesty proclamation that of a bird of prey from some storm-beaten pinnacle of rock."
he sherit at larerary,

With zealous care the Secretary of State and his frierds, Hos of Mas Ian, and by the letter of Breadalbane and Argyll, studied the geography of Glencoe, and at the heal canf had offered himself took the necessary measures to bar the ways out of it when to tambor to be sworn, Sir Colin once the Macdonalds should become fugitives.

The chiefs the oth and went an explanatory cer- beyond the passes from Glencoe were secured by promises, by showing why he had departed from the appeals to their hatred and their interest ; and when this was

done, the conspirators proceeded to devise a scheme by which

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