Twenty Years Ago: From the Journal of a Girl in Her Teens (Google eBook)

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Harper & Brothers, 1872 - Girls - 354 pages
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Page 358 - The successive volumes of the series, though they each contain the life of a single individual, and constitute thus a distinct and independent work, follow each other, in the main, in regular historical order, and each one continues the general narrative of history down to the period at which the next volume takes up the story ; so that the whole series...
Page 358 - Abbotts' series of Histories. I have not education enough to appreciate the profound works of voluminous historians ; and if I had, I have no time to read them. But your series of Histories gives me, in brief compass, just that knowledge of past men and events which I need. I have read them with the greatest interest. To them I am indebted for about all the historical knowledge I have.
Page 363 - ABBOTT'S NAPOLEON BONAPARTE. The History of Napoleon Bonaparte. By JOHN SC AIIBOTT. With Maps, Woodcuts, and Portraits on Steel. 2 vols., Svo, Cloth, $10 00. ABBOTT'S NAPOLEON AT ST. HELENA ; or, Interesting Anecdotes and Remarkable Conversations of the Emperor during the Five and a Half Tears of his Captivity.
Page 4 - Guardian. 3. TWENTY YEARS AGO. From the Journal of a Girl in her Teens. Edited by the author of
Page 3 - LITTLE SUNSHINE'S HOLIDAY: A Picture from Life. By the author of "John Halifax, Gentleman." (Forming Vol. I. of the " ' John Halifax' Series of Girls' Books." "This is a pretty narrative of baby life, describing the simple doings and sayings of a very charming and rather precocious child nearly three years old.
Page 356 - The volumes may be had separately— the large ones at $1 75 each, the others at 90 cents each. VOL. I. BRUNO ; or, Lessons of Fidelity, Patience, and Self-Denial Taught by a Dog. 'WILLIE AND THE MORTGAGE : showing How Much may be Accomplished by a Boy. THE STRAIT G-ATE; or, The Eule of Exclusion from Heaven. VOL. II. THE LITTLE LOUVRE; or, The Boys' and Girls
Page 364 - ... instruction which she should impart, and of the results which she may reasonably hope will follow her faithful and persevering exertions. These subjects are illustrated with the felicity characteristic of all the productions of the author. PRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY. Practical Christianity. A Treatise specially Designed for Young Men. By JOHN SC ABBOTT. 16mo, Cloth, $1 00. It is characterized by the simplicity of style and nppositenesa of illustration which make a book easily read and readily understood.
Page 357 - LITTLE PAUL; or, How to be Patient in Sickness and Pain. Some of the Story Books are written particularly for girls, and...
Page 358 - ... reader. The several volumes of the series follow each other, in the main, in regular historical order, and each one continues the general narrative of history down to the period at which the next volume takes up the story ; so that the whole series will, when completed, present to the reader a connected line of general history from the present age back to the remotest times. Thus the whole series constitutes a very complete and valuable treasury of historical knowledge, while yet each volume,...
Page 368 - This book should be returned to the Library on or before the last date stamped below. A fine of five cents a day is incurred by retaining it beyond the specified time. Please return promptly. COLLEGE LIBRARY GIFT OF THE Sturgis Library BARNSTABLE, MASSACHUSETTS JULY 12, 1928...

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