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STUDENT'S ASSISTANT,

OR

LEARNER'S FIRST GUIDE

TO

THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE;

Being a Collection of chosen Anecdotes and interesting

Facts, selected for the purpose of facilitating the Study of
the English Language, and intended to serve as an in-
troduction to the British Classics.

BY A. BONIFACE.

THE 9th EDITION,

CAREFULLY REVISED AND NEWLY IMPROVED.

PARIS,
B AUD RY, EUROPEAN LIBRARY,

3, QUAI MALAQUAIS, NEAR THE PONT DES ARTS;
AND STASSIN AND XAVIER, 9, RUE DU COQ.

1842.

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FIRST GUIDE

TO THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

AFFECTION.

CONJUGAL AFFECTION.

Happy the husband and wife whose love is founded

on virtue.

1.

Gracchus, the husband of Cornelia, having found, on awaking, (1) Iwo serpents, one of which (2) was a male, the other a female, consulted the oracle, who told him that if he killed the male, he himself would die, but if (3) the female, Cornelia would not survive. Gracchus killed the male without hesitation.

(1) On awaking, à son réveil.
(2) One of which, dont l'un.
(3) Sous-entend, if he killed.

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