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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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Gen. 45.

Gen. 46.
Gen. 50.

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 -of Josh. 1. Num. 13. what tribe.

} 2. The first notice of him his original office.

-}Ex. 17. Josh. I. 3. His position with regard to Moses - and conversation between the two on Ex. 24. 32. descending the mount. 4. On what missions sent-how he

} discharged these.

Num. 13, 14, 26. 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. state of Canaan.

2.

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he } Josh. 2, 3, 4.

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Josh. 8.
Josh. 9.

attendant circumstances.

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

11. Joshua's advice to the people before his death.

12. Remarks.

} Josh. 24.

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.

reu mestante edream did he interpret — detail the }

1. Daniel - his other name. by whom given

of what country - how brought up. and for Dan. 1. what distinguished. 2. To what rank raised the circumstances

Dan. 2. leading to this.

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

Dan. 5. pret — the circumstances.

5. To what honour raised by Darius — to whom was this displeasing-what plot against Daniel - Dan. 6. his delivery. 6. State Daniel's prophecy regarding the Mes

Dan. 9. 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 circumstances attending his Luke 1. birth. 2. His occupation in riper years

Mat. 2. Mark 1. where did he preach.

3. His dress — food - mode of life.

4. What duty did he particularly enforce - what answers.

Mat. 3. Mark 1.

Mat. 3. Mark 1.

. 6. What account did he give of

Mat. 3. Luke 3. Christ. 7. John's disciples.

John 1. 8. What message did he send to Mat. 11. Luke 11. Christ what answer received.

9. John's death - the circumstances. Mark 6. Mat. 14.

} 5. The principal personage baptized } Mat. 3. Luke 3.

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LESSON 69.

ST. PETER.

113. From the undermentioned chapters, give a connected account of the leading facts in the history of PETER. 1. Peter -- his father's name - his

s}John 1. Mat. 4. original occupation.

2. The circumstances inducing him to Luke 5. Mat. 4. follow Christ.

3. Relate the circumstances showing } Mark 5. Mat. 16,17, his with 4. The incident of his walking on the

Mat. 14. 5. Peter's conduct when our Lord was

}John 18. apprehended.

6. Peter's denial of his Master. Mat. 26. Mark 14. 7. Substance of his speech after our

Acts 1. Lord's ascension, 8. Peter's first miracle after Christ's

} Acts 3. ascension.

9. Peter's conduct before the council. Acts 4. 10. Remarks.

sea.

LESSON 70.

ST. PAUL

114. From the undermentioned chapters, give a connected account of the leading facts in the history of PAUL.

-where born}

1. Paul - his other name

Acts 13. 22. - where and by whom educated. 2. Of what sect originally-when first no

Acts 7. 22, 23. ticed.

3. State the remarkable change produced ) Acts 9. 22. 26. in his mind the circumstances.

Acts 9. change by the Disciples – how by the Jews.

how received.

5. Who introduced him to the Apostles – } Acts 9. 6. On what occasion separated for the mi- } Acts 13.

Acts 15.

did he . 7. Circumstances of his separating from Barnabas.

8. His trials at Philippi along with Silas. 9. Paul's address to the Athenians.

Acts 16.
Acts 17.

10. Substance or purport of his defence } Acts 26.

11. Remarks.

BOOK III.

CHAPTER VI.

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE.

LESSON 71.

115. The object of this chapter is to furnish the student with a clear and familiar exposition of the principal Figures of Speech, a knowledge of which is necessary for rightly understanding the force and beauty of poetry, and for attempting any species of composition requiring the exercise of the imagination and literary taste.

116. FIGURES OF SPEECH are certain deviations either from the usual form or spelling of words, from their syntactical construction, or from their proper and literal meaning.

They are divided into - 1st. the figures of Orthography ; 2nd. of Syntax; and, 3rd. of Rhetoric,

117. 1st. FIGURES ORTHOGRAPHY. The Figures of Orthography are deviations from the usual form or spelling of words, and consist of Elision, Prosthesis, Parogāgě, Synaēresis, Diaērēsis, and Tmesis.

118. Elision signifies cutting off a letter or syl

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