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LESSON 62.

Charles I. began to reign 1625-beheaded 1649.

106. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of Charles I., in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :

1. Charles I. son of James I. ascends the throne in 1625 -marries Henrietta Maria of France.

2. Charles's first Parliament, of what composed?

3. Puritans, their principles-mention some distinguished members.

4. Attack upon Rochelle, at whose instigation maderesult.

5. Laud's proceedings-consequence.

6. John Hampden's principles-character.

7. Earl of Strafford, his trial- execution.

8. Scottish Episcopal war-object of -result.

9. Commencement of Civil War-royal standard raised at Nottingham-battle of Edgehill.

10. Battle of Marston-Moor.

11. Charles's flight to the Scots-surrender of him to the Parliament-end of the war.

12. Trial of the King-his execution-remarks.

LESSON 63.

William III. began to reign in 1689-died in 1702.

107. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of William III., in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :

1. William III. Prince of Orange, nephew and son-in-law of James II., was elected to the throne of England on the expulsion of James in 1689 - reasons for expelling James and transferring the sovereignty to William of Orange.

2. Flight of James-detention-reception in Londonfinal departure.

3. Meeting of the Convention-resolutions passed-the result.

4. Convention converted into the Parliament-new oath

— non-jurors.

5. Coronation-honours conferred.

6. Act of Toleration.

7. Graham of Claverhouse-battle of Killicrankie. 8. James visits Ireland his supporters ceedings.

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9. Siege of Londonderry-Major Baker and Rev. George Walker-state of the town-relief.

10. William's preparations far invading Ireland—appoints Duke Schomberg to the chief command — accident to William when reconnoitering.

11. Battle of the Boyne.

12. Difficult situation of Queen Mary the wife of William. 13. Siege and capture of Limerick.

14. Circumstances attending the death of Mac Donald of Glenco.

15. Harsh treatment in the dismissal of the Dutch Guards. 16. Accident occasioning the death of William III.remarks.

LESSON 64.

George III. ascended the throne in 1760-died in 1820.

108. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of George III., in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :—

1. George III. succeeded his grandfather George II. in 1760 in the 23rd year of his age- the condition of the nation at that time-character of the prime minister.

2. Causes which led to the dispute with the American

colonies result.

arguments on each side- the struggle the

3. State of India-exploits of Clive-results.

4. Origin of the French Revolution-its effects in France -in England -on the continent.

5. Irish Rebellion, causes which led to this - the result. 6. Battle of Waterloo, the effects of this.

7. The Roman Catholic Emancipation-the arguments on each side.

8. Death of George III.—remarks.

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109. From a careful examination of the undermentioned chapters, give a neat and connected account of the leading facts in the history of JOSEPH.

1. Joseph-his father and mother.

Gen. 35th chap. 2. How regarded and treated by his } Gen. 37. 39.

brethren.

3. Why imprisoned - what treatment did he receive.

4. By what means liberated-to what'

Gen. 39.

station promoted-in what manner did Gen. 40, 41. he act.

5. What induced his brethren to visit

Egypt-how were they received by Joseph Gen. 42. -what effect had this.

6. How were his brethren received on their second visit when accompanied by Benjamin.

Gen. 43.

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7. How did Joseph try their affection Gen. 44. towards Benjamin.

8. The remarks which he made on discovering himself to his brethren.

9. His conduct to his father.

10. Joseph's subsequent conduct.

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LESSON 66.

JOSHUA.

110. From a careful examination of the undermentioned chapters, give a neat and connected account of the leading facts in the history of JOSHUA.

1. Joshua-who was his father-ofJosh. 1. Num. 13.

what tribe.

2. The first notice of him—his ori-}

ginal office.

3. His position with regard to Moses -and conversation between the two on descending the mount.

Ex. 17. Josh. 1.

Ex. 24. 32.

4. On what missions sent-how he} Num. 13, 14. 26.

discharged these.

5. How distinguished—to what high} Num. 27.

office appointed.

6. Joshua's reception by the people. Josh. 1.

7. His first measures to ascertain the} Josh. 2.

state of Canaan.

8. The passage of Jordan, and the attendant circumstances.

9. Circumstances connected with Ai. 10. The conduct of the Gibeonites.

Josh. 2, 3, 4.

Josh. 8.

Josh. 9.

11. Joshua's advice to the people be-} Josh. 24.

fore his death.

12. Remarks.

LESSON 67.

DANIEL.

111. From a careful examination of the undermentioned chapters, give a neat and connected account of the leading facts in the history of DANIEL.

1. Daniel-his other name-by whom given of what country. how brought up- and for Dan. 1. what distinguished.

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2. To what rank raised the circumstances Dan. 2. leading to this.

3. What dream did he interpret — detail the}

circumstances.

4. What hand-writing on the wall did he interpret the circumstances.

Dan. 4.

Dan. 5.

Dan. 6.

Dan. 9.

5. To what honour raised by Darius- to whom was this displeasing-what plot against Daniel his delivery.

6. State Daniel's prophecy regarding the Mes-}

siah.

7. Remarks.

LESSON 68.

JOHN THE Baptist.

112. From a careful examination of the undermentioned chapters, give a neat and connected account of the leading facts in the history of JOHN THE BAPTIST.

1. John the Baptist - who was his

father

birth.

circumstances attending his Luke 1.

2. His occupation in riper years—}

where did he preach.

Mat. 2. Mark 1.

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