Parker's Second Reader

National Series of Selections for Reading, Designed For The Younger Classes In Schools, Academies, &C.

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Published: 1851
Language: English
Wordcount: 38,753 / 116 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 488
Added to site: 2005.10.26
mnybks.net#: 10719
Genre: Young Readers
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ll at once, and say, I cannot learn this long lesson; but divide it into small parts, and say to yourself, I will try to learn this first little part, and after I have learned that, I will rest two or three minutes, and then I will learn another little part, and then rest again a few minutes, and then I will learn another.

3. I think that in this way you will find study is not so hard a thing as it seemed to you at first, and you will have another explanation of that wise saying, Divide and conquer.

4. I will now tell you another story that I read when I was a little boy. It was called a fable. But before I tell you the story, I must tell you what a fable is.

5. A fable is a story which is not true. But, although it is not a true story, it is a very useful one, because it always teaches us a good lesson.

6. In many fables, birds and beasts are represented as speaking. Now, you know that birds and beasts cannot talk, and therefore the story, or fable, which tells us that birds and beasts,

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