An Illustrated history & description Of Schools in the 18th & 19th Centurys.

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196 Old-time Schools and School-books
tree, and dropped it in, fo that the bee got on the top of it, and rode fafe to fhore.
In a few days time a man came with his gun, and would have f hot the kind dove; but the bee, who was clofe by, saw what he was at, flew to him, and ftung him on his hand.
The Dove and the Bee. From The Columbian Spelling Book, 1799.
" For now, thought fhe bee is my time, and I will fave my friend, if I die for it." As foon as the man felt the fting, he made a ftart, and the good dove flew off, and got fafe to her neft.
Learn from hence to help thofe who are in need as much as you can.
The Old Knight and his Wig.
A CERTAIN Knight growing old, his hair fell off fo faft, that he foon became bald ; and fo he was forced to buy a wig. But one day, as he was riding out a hunting
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