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82. My Neighbor at School.
83. Natural History of the Horse, Sheep, Cat, Dog, and other domestic animals, from observation and reading.
84. Natural History of the Gray Squirrel, or any other wild animal or bird, from observation.
85. Native Nut-bearing Trees. 86. “Open Sesame” (see “ Forty Thieves ").
87. One of Karl's Wishes (that he could change himself into whatever he chose), and what came of it.
88. Plan for a Day's Work—at home; at school.
89. Plants that Climb and Creep.
96. Sand Houses—sand bee, myrmelion, etc., spiders.
97. “ Shylock.” 98. Street Cries. 99. Study of a Toad in Our Garden. 100. The Boys Who Used to Sit at Our Desks.
101. The Boys Who Will Sit at Our Desks Ten Years from Now.
102. The Boy who always Forgot.
104. The Circle.
106. The Crowning of Gardyn (see Hogg's “Queen's Wake,” III., 5).
107. The Dragon Fly-Its History. 108. The Geography of our Town. 109. “ “ “ Farm (with map). 110. The History of some Curious Words. III. The House Beautiful. 112. The History of the Horse, in America. 113. The House of Cedric the Saxon. 114. Through a Cornfield. 115. The Lion in my Way. 116. The Pleasantest Day of my School Life.
117. The Shapes of Leaves (with illustrations. See Sir John Lubbock's “ Leaves '').
118. The Songs of the People. 119. The Square. 120. The Straight Line. 121. The Story of “Mary, Mary, Quite Con
122. The Story of Sir Launfal. 123. The Story of a Pot of Jam.
124. The Sky (clouds and their shapes, color, height, etc.).
125. Ten Years from now in the Life of a Tree, of a Boy, of a Girl.
126. The Triangle.
127. The Treasures of the Hills (a) above ground; (6) beneath.
128. The Weeds in our Streets.
131. Water Notes (Rain drops on a roof, window-pane, etc., on pools, on leaves, on hard ground; brook, cascades, waves, breakers, under ice).
132. What I found under a stone ; under a log. 133. What They Did in the Ark. 134. What I see from my Window. 135. Wamba, the Jester (see page 59). 136. Whisky and What it Does. 137. Why Idleness is a Disgrace. 138. Wood, what it is, etc. 139. Work and Working People. 140. What a Flying Bird Can See. 141. You Ought. 142. You Ought Not. 143. Youth's Best Wisdom-Obedience.
SELECTIONS TO BE USED AS SUBJECTS AND SUG
GESTIONS FOR COMPOSITIONS.
A man he was of cheerful Yesterdays
And passing rich on forty pounds a year.
A single raindrop prints the eocene
And for my wisdom-glad to know
Or peel the musky core of the wild berry shoot ;
E. R. Sill.
All natural forms conform more or less closely to geometrical ideals ; sufficiently near to suggest these ideals to men fitted to receive the suggestion.
A single beech-tree grew
R. W. EMERSON.
Be not amazed at life; 'tis still
The mode of God with his elect,