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A book of figures,pictures
r I5 too,
you,
But, first, Addition you must
learn,
SOr you may cheated be;
So come along, and each, in
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Attention give to me.
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The figure 1 stulnds first of
all,
`1 211,
., To mark each single thing, 
As thus,1 coach, 1 horse
in stall,
1 fiddle with 1 string. 
The figure 2, is 1 twice
told,
And 2 a pair you'll find
SOf gentle doves, or lions
bold,
'< Or 2 good children kind.
SThere are 2 halves to every
thing',
Here 1 twice told I see;
iThis cake, which halved,
you kindly bring,
i To share, dear child, with
me.
The fi ure :3 comes next to
S ..)Composed of 2 and 1;
It counts papa, lmallnla,
 and you;
Or sportsman, dog, and gun.
SNow see if you can pussey
. .. spell
" With letters only three;
Ah, that is right, you've
done it well,
For 'tis just CA T.
~ T .
Twice 2 the figure 4 will
make,
SAnd 3 and 1 are four;
i;If you'd 2 apples and 1 cake,
.i.: You'd still want 1 thing
More.
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Each thing divided into 4,
In quarters will appear;
There are 4 quarters to the
hour,
'4 quarters to the year.
i . Of figure 5, the full amount
SII Is found in 1 and 4;
S' .jl Hold up each little hand,
... and count
. 1 thumb, 4 fingers o'er.
. 2 parrots in a golden cage,
1 hoop, 1 top, 1 bell,
l Make also 5; now I'll en
. .gage,
You'll know that number
well.
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AThe figure 6 is 3 times 2,
 T e i .,'i 6
As 3 pairs of new shoes;
1 cheese, with 5 loaves, all
Are 6, count as you choose.
^1 ~Now 3 and 3 are also 6,
And halfadozen too,
Sc J Of merry children playing
SThe figure is 3 times 2,
tricks,
'2 'I / With toys to pleasure you.
l.J Now 3 with 4 make 7 com
S.i As 4 pails and 3 brooms;
~ 2 whisks, 1 mop, 4 house
maids neat,
'r To clean our halls and rooms.
06 gocod bos with 1 kite, m
SFoi'ri Ilunlber 7, too;
 Each week .
contains 7 days; and here
Are 7 ripe plums for you.
Now 8 is formed of 5 and 3,
As 5 tops and 3 bows;
'Tis also 2 and 6, you see,
6 children and 2 shows.
By 7 and 1 we 8 may count,
Thus, 7 boys on 1 stool, \
Tracing on paper or on slate, '
The sums well learned at .
school.
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The figure 9 is 1 with 8,
Also the 7 with 2;
It counts the skittles set up
straight,
To be knocked down by you.
Here 6 with 3 the 9 com
prise,
6 butterflies, 3 bees;
While 5 and 4 form 9, like
wise,
5 monkeys, and 4 trees.
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t The 0 tho' 'twill for nothing
stand,
l.. When it alone you view;
Yet joined to 1 on the left
~l hand,
j ,,; Is 10,or 8 and 2.
1 ', l 1 For 10 a party we'll invite,
,! l,.,So give to me a pen;
There's 6 Miss Browns, 4
SIansters WAhite,
I. You'll find they'll make just
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