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PHYSIOLOGY FOR CHILDREN.

CHAPTER I.

DIGESTION.

1. Children, I wish to converse with you for a little while, if yoụ will be very attentive, and listen to me. You know what I mean, I suppose, by conversing? for you all talk and chatter from morning till night, frequently to the great trouble and annoyance of your friends and parents. Conversing is to talk.

2. You are the talkers then; generally you do all the conversing; but, at the present time, I wish to do most of the talking myself.

3. Did you ever hear, children, of Physiology and Phrenology?

“No,” responded little Clara, “ I never did.”

Clara, do you like to be sick ? Do you like to have your head and body filled with pain, and to be obliged to lie on your bed all day long?

“Oh, no," she answered quickly.

4. Well, children, when I say I will tell you what Physiology is, I mean that I shall explain to you why it is that we are. sometimes sick—why it is that we can walk. I shall tell you about the bones, the teeth, the skin ; what it is that makes our bodies increase in size ;

What is the subject of Chapter first? 1. How do children frequently annoy their parents ? 2. Who generally does the chief of the talking? 3. Is it pleasant to be sick? 4. What do we learn by means of Physiology?

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