Kate Carlton: The Story of a Proud, Vain Girl (Google eBook)

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Howe & Ferry, 1862 - 253 pages
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Page 14 - As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
Page 18 - And again, Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy. When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece ; but Poor Dick says, It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it.
Page 134 - Lord ! one might as well be out of the world as out of Lunnun.
Page 105 - ... room, and throwing herself on the bed, buried her face in the pillow, to wrestle through her poor little tragedy of love, and self-consciousness, and despair.
Page 5 - NOTE TO PARENTS, GUARDIANS, AND TEACHERS. THE purpose of the " GLEN MORRIS STORIES" is to sow the seed of pure, noble, manly character in the mind of our great nation's childhood. They exhibit the virtues and vices of childhood, not in prosy, unreadable precepts, but in a series of characters which move before the imagination as living beings do before the senses. Thus access to the heart is won by way of the imagination.
Page 201 - In my own city my name, in a strange city my clothes procure me respect.
Page 7 - Jessie Carlton, the Story of a Girl who fought with little Impulse, the Wizard, and conquered him. IV. Walter Sherwood, the Story of an easy, good-natured Boy. V. Kate Oarlton, the Story of a proud, vain Girl.
Page 259 - Five vols. 16mo, cloth. Beautifully illustrated. Price per vol. 63 cts. The purpose of the " Glen Morris Stories " is to sow the seed of pure, noble, manly character in the mind of our great nation's childhood. They exhibit the virtues and vices of childhood, not in prosy, unreadable precepts, but in a series of characters which move before the imagination, as living beings do before the senses. PICTURES FROM THE HISTORY OF THE Swiss.
Page 259 - Among the excellent books prepared for juvenile readers, this series is one of the best" Worcester Spy. "The form of instruction used in this series is significant of success.
Page 219 - Charles followed him with his eyes until he was out of sight, then he opened the door and came in. Sal glanced over at the one-way mirror across the ward. "Ain't nobody in there looking,

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