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THE KENSINGTON SERIES
READING, SPELLING, AND ARITHMETIC.
J. WERNER LAURIE,
Henry's First History of England.
Henry's First Scripture Lessons.
Maxwell's General Geography.
Maxwell's First Lessons in Geography.
Maxwell's Geography of British Empire.
Home and its Duties.
Trip Round the World: with Conversations.
The Playhour Library, 6 vols.
38 COCKBURN STREET, EDINBURGH.
FIFTH LESSON BOOK.
clothed in a robe of light green? She has a garland
of flowers on her head, and flowers spring up wherever she sets her foot. The snow which covered the fields, and the ice which was in the rivers, melt away when she breathes upon them. The young lambs frisk about her, and the birds warble in their little throats to welcome her coming; and when they see her, they begin to choose their mates, and to build their nests. Youths and maidens, have ye seen this beautiful Virgin? If ye have, tell me who she is, and what is her name?
Who is this that cometh from the south, thinly clad in a light transparent garment? Her breath is hot and sultry; she seeks the refreshment of the cool shade; she seeks the clear streams, the crystal brooks, to bathe her languid limbs. The brooks and rivulets