how many cards there are in a pack." To show how the book is made interesting and enlightening, I quote rather freely : —
How many letters in the word JOHN ?
How many in the word SMITH ?
How many letters in both names, JOHN and SMITH ?
How many hands have a boy and a clock ?
In eighteen hundred and thirty-one, 119 persons died of drunkenness in New York, and 137 in Philadelphia; how many in both ?
Hudson's Bay was discovered 10 years before the settlement at Plymouth, and Bagdad was taken by the Turks 18 years after; how long a time passed between ?
Take E from the word HOPE, and how many letters would be left ? and what would it be then ?
A man had seven children ; two of them were killed by the fall of a tree; how many had he left ?
A boy played three days in a week; how many did he work ?
Four rivers ran through the garden of Eden, and one through Babylon; how many more ran through Eden than Babylon ?
Judas, one of the twelve apostles, hung himself; how many were there left ?
John Baptist was beheaded after Christ 32 years, and the book of Revelation was written in 87 ; how long after John was beheaded ?
Adam was 930 years old when he died, and 130 when Seth was born ; how old was Seth when Adam died ?
Miss Fanny Woodbury was born in 1791, and died in 1814; Miss Hannah Adams lived to to be 53 years older; how old was Hannah Adams ?
" Adonibezek said, 3 score and 10 kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gather their meat