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Shillings first coined in England, were disposed of at

Wholesale. Gardening introduced into England, furnished work for many A Lazy Boy. The Camera Obscura was invented, and used to reflect a figure of Light on a Wall. The Gun-locks invented at Nuremburg, were used in firing a gun, after the gunner had finished Loading. Chocolate introduced into England from Mexico, is used in cases of


The Turkies introduced into England from America, did not have


Stops and pauses in Literature were used, to divide the sentences and


The City streets were first lighted in Europe, making the city as light as Sol at Noon.

Roses first planted in England, are now

Well Known.

Soap first made at London and Bristol, is used in washing articles of Woolen Wear. The Spinning Wheel was invented at Brunswick, before the invention of


The true theory of the Solar System was discovered by
A Holy Man.
Hemp and flax were first raised in England, and woven
A Loom at Home.
Padlocks were invented at Nuremburg, to lock build-
ings, and protect them from


Pins first used in England, were made of
A Steel Wire at Home.
Needles first made in England, were a sort of

Tailor's Awl. The Silver mines of Potosi were discovered by an Indian, who found A Dollar in a Hill. Bullets of iron, and steel balls, are about as hard as

Steel Walls.

The Sextant invented by Tycho Brahe, is used in voyages to the

Scilly Isles. Knitting Stockings invented in Spain, furnishes employment for An Idle Lass, Grape-vines planted in England, enabled the cultivaSell Oil and Wine.

tor to

Sealing-wax was first made, and used to

Seal a Eulogy. first made in


Glass bottles and window glass, were
England, the bottles looking like A Hollow Log.
Tobacco when first introduced into Europe, was thought
to be very
The Astronomical Observatory first built in Europe,
looked like
A Tall Shed.
The Newspapers first published in Europe at Venice,
were read by
A Legion.
The Knives first made in England, were sharp enough
Slash a Ham.


The Coaches first made in England, looked like

A Tall Chair.

Lotteries first drawn in England, commenced a business that is about as reputable as to Steal a Sheep. Fans, muffs and false hair, were brought to England,

that ladies might dress in the Style of a Queen. The Post-office first established in England, was a depository for many A Love-toy.

New Style was created by Gregory XIII., who set forward the days in that year to the number of Eleven. The Diamond mines of Golconda, are more valuable than mines of Potatoes were introduced into England and Ireland, and planted near A Leafy Hedge. Bombs and Mortars, and Fire-ships, are used in battle where they take the Life of a Foe.


The Newspaper first published in England, was not printed on A Leaf of Ivy.

The Mail was first carried in England, in stagecoaches, Daily for Heavy Pay The Telescope invented by Porta and Jansen, shows the orbit of each planet to be An Ellipse. Jupiter's satellites were discovered by Jansen, who found that the orbit of each one was An Ellipse. Tea first introduced into Europe from brought in

China, was

A Tea-Chest.

The Theatre first established in England by Shakspeare, brought him A Huge Sum. Asparagus first introduced into England from Italy, was served up on the Dishes of a Few Table forks introduced into England from Italy, were seen with the Dishes of a Few

Mulberry trees first planted in England, were set out in rows, like Hedges of Bay.

The Thermometer invented by Sanctorius, is often hung up in the Shade of a House. Galileo constructed his first Telescope, to make observations during nights and Showy Days.

The Theory of the Rainbow was first explained, as the refraction of light, or A Shadow by Day

Logarithms were invented by Napier,

A Sage Author. The Circulation of the blood was disc. by Harvey, who

could see it as plain as he could see A Hedge-top. The Microscope invented by Jansen, enabled the inven

tor to see millions of animalculæ in A Wash-tub. Bricks first made of any required size, were used to lay the walls of A Channel Printing in colors is an elegant style of printing, provided the colors do not


When Shoe-buckles were first used, they were not used to fasten on the Shoe of a Mouse, Wine from Grapes was first made in England, by crushing the grapes in A Huge Mill

The Micrometer invented in England, enabled the inventor to see small things like sand on the Sea-Shores. The Sugar-cane first cultivated in the West Indies, made a field look like A Hedge of Reed. Coffee first brought to England, was prepared in A Dish on the Hearth. The Barometer invented by Torricelli, often foretells the weather like A Charm. Air-guns, since their invention, have not been used in shooting A Hot Charge. Engraving in Mezzotint was invented by Prince Eugene, who could have engraved the figure of A Giraffe. Pendulum clocks were invented, and wound with A Huge Rope. The Bread first made with yeast by the English, was better for a hungry man, than to Eat Shells. The Speaking trumpet invented by Kircher, enabled a man to talk as loud as the roar of A Huge Lion. Air-pumps invented by Othon Guerrick, are often sold by


A Jeweller.

Breeches introduced into England, are worn when the weather is Chilly and Airy. Saturn's ring discovered by Huygens, makes the planet look like A Jewel in a Hoop. The Steam Engine invented by the Marquis of Worcester, could have propelled A Shallop. The Literary Periodicals first published in Europe, were praised by good


When the Fire Engine was invented, it was called
A Huge Gem.

Chain-shot were invented by Admiral De Witt,

A Dutch Judge. Electricity discovered by Othon Guerrick, will give a A Huge Shock. The Differential and Integral Calculus was invented, by Newton, A Sage Chap.


Bayonets made at Bayonne, are more fatal weapons than

Jokes. When the Orrery was invented, it was sometimes kept in A Show-case.

Calico printing was first practiced in England, and the calico used to line A Stage-coach. The Ruins of Palmyra were first discovered in the deserts of Syria, looking like A Huge Cave. The Diving-bell was invented, to enable divers to Dash through Foam. When the Telegraph was first invented, it could carry news through A Hedge or a Fog. The Bank first established in England, had money enough to fill A Huge Bureau. Rice was introduced into the United States, and cultivated with A Ditch Plough. Frogs introduced into Ireland by the Fellows of Trinity College, were put in A Ditch by a Bush. Phosphorus is a discovery that makes as brilliant a light, as the fire-works made by Auction sales established in England, were

A Shop-boy.

subject to


The Threshing machine was invented, and subject to


Cotton raised in the United States, is a word that sounds like


The Newspaper first published in the United States, at
Boston, made every Yankee a good


Wafers first made at Nuremburg, are used to fasten letters, like A Thick Seal. The Post-office first established in the United States, made people Good and Wise.

The Copy-right of books was first secured to authors, who wrote books for An Academy. Aurora Borealis: the first discovery of on record, looked like a sort of Sky White-wash.

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