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made, however,— though this is not insisted upon, nor has it been carried very far,— to arrange the rhymes and jingles in each section so as to follow the child's growing intellectual powers by beginning each division with the more simple and concrete rhymes, jingles, and stories, and gradually advancing to those which contain more complex and abstract ideas.

CHAS. WELSH