120 AMUSEMENT AFTER STUDY.
will take the trouble to follow it through all these various and wonderful changes, you will not fear the earth's becoming saturated by the quantity of water that falls upon it; but you will clearly perceive, that it does not contain more water now than it did at the time of the creation. There is much more connected with the subject of water, which you may at some other time be interested in thinking about. But now run for your domino-box, and I will have a game with you and Helen; I was busy when you asked me to play last night."
" Thank you, papa," said Lewis, * shall I call Edward ?"
" No, do not call him; I dare say he is very happy; he is helping