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TRAINING SCHOOL READER.

EDITED BY

WILLIAM J. UNWIN, M.A.,

PRINCIPAL OF HOMERTON COLLEGE.

SECOND BOOK.

ILontion:

WARD AND CO., 27, PATERNOSTER ROW.

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Norman Line.

Obtained the Crown by Conquest

Second son of William I

Youngest sou of William I

Third son of Stephen, Ciirl of Bluisby Adela, 4th j daughter of William I J

Plantagenet Line,

Son of Geoffrey Plantagcnet, by Matilda, only) daughter of Henry I )

Eldest surviving son of Henry II

Sixth and youngest sou of Henry II

Eldest son of John

Eldest son of Henry III

Eldest surviving son of Edward L

Eldest son of Edward II

Sou of the Black Prince, eldest son of Edward III.
House Of Lancaster.

Son of John of Gaunt, 4th son of Edward III

Eldest son of Henry IV.

Only son of Henry V

House Oe York.

His grandfather, Richard, was son of Edmund,OO) 5th son of Edward III.; and his grandmother, f Anne, was ereat grand-daughter of Lionel, ( 3rd son of Edward III J

Eldest son of Edward IV

Younger brother of Edward IV

Tudor Line.

His father was Edmund, eldest son of OwenTudor") and Queen Catherine, widow of Henry V.; and r his mother was Margaret Beaufort, great f grand-daughter of John of Gaunt J

Only surviving son of Henry VII

Son of Henrv VIII. bv Jane Seymour

Daughter of'Henry Vtll. by Catherine of Arragon

Daughter of Henry VIIL by Anne Boleyn

Stuart Line.

Son of Mary Queen of Scots, grand-daughter of")
James IV. and Margaret, eldest daughter of V
Henry VII )

Only surviving son of James 1

Oliver Cromwell

Eldest sou of Charles I

Only surviving son of Charles I

Son of William of Nassau, by Mary, daughter of")
Charles I f

Eldest daughter of James II J

Daughter of James II

House Of Hanover,

Eldest son of the Duke of Hanover, by Sophia,") daughter of Frederic V., king of Bohemia, and > Elizabeth, daughter of James I )

Only son of George I

Grandson of George II

Eldest son of George III

Third son of George III

Daughter of Edward, duke of Kent, 4th son ofOO)
George lit S

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TRAINING SCHOOL EEADER.

SECTION I.

LESSON I.—MONDAY.

DIVISION OF LABOTJE.

The cotton, of which a coloured neckcloth or a piece of lace is formed, may be supposed to have been grown by some Tenessee or Louisiana planter. For this purpose he must have employed labourers, in preparing the soil and planting and attending to the shrub, for more than a year before its pod ripened. When the pod became ripe, considerable labour, assisted by ingenious machinery, was necessary to extricate the seeds from the wool. The fleece thus cleaned was carried down the Mississippi to New Orleans, and there sold to a cotton factor. The price at which it was sold must have been sufficient, in the first place, to repay to the planter the wages which had been paid by him to all those employed in its production and carriage; and, secondly, to pay him a profit proportioned to the time which had elapsed between the payment of those wages and the sale of the cotton; or,in other words,to remunerate him for his abstinence m having so long deprived himself of the use of his money, or of the pleasure which he might have received from the labour of his work-people, if, instead of cultivating cotton, he had employed them in contributing to his own immediate enjoyment. The New Orleans factor, after keeping it perhaps five or six months, sold it to a Liverpool merchant. Scarcely any labour could have been expended on it at New Orleans, and, in the absence of accidental circumstances, its

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