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    Maria Edgeworth (Author)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847. Excerpt: ... GLOSSARY. Abstain. To abstain--not to do a thing, that one is inclined to do. Accept. To receive with pleasure. Agility. Activity: the being able to move quickly and lth ease: to run, and jump, and dance well. Air-pump. A machine for trying experiments upon air. An air-pump will be described to little people in another Place. Associate. To join: to connect. Things that happen at a time when we feel pleasure or pain, are remenbered together at another time. We remember the faces, and dress, and voice of those from whom we have received Pleasure: and we remember that we saw or heard, at any place, that we liked much, or that we disliked: and we remember things merely because they happened on the same day, or in the same week. Some people remember things best by thinking of the places, and some by thinking f the time when things happened: others, by the pleasure pain they felt atthe time when things happened. Attention. To be attentive is to think of what we are about. Attracted. To be attracted by any thing is to be drawn towards it, as a piece of iron is drawn, or moved, towards a magnet, which is placed near it: and as a feather, or a light piece of paper, is made to fly towards a piece of sealing w ax, or a bit of amber, or a tube of glass, when they are rubbed by the hand, or uy certain other substances. My little boy or girl, when you read this, ask the person, who teaches you, to show you a magnet, or to let you try these experiments. Barometer. Little girls and boys may see barometers in many places, but they cannot understand them, without taking a great deal of pains. Behaviour. The manner in which people act. Belong. What is a person's own belongs to him. Blacksmith. A man who makes things of iron. Blow. To blow is to make air move: and when air m...
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  • PDF | 46 pages
  • Maria Edgeworth (Author)
  • General Books LLC (31 Jan. 2012)
  • English
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