The Reader's Manual: Designed for the Use of Common Schools in the United States (Google eBook)

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Robins & Folger, 1840 - Elocution - 312 pages
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Contents

Reading of Poetry
24
Frankness Every Day Duty
25
Deceiving Parents Same
28
Lesson Page 28 The Apple The Wee kjlay Book for Boys and Girls 72
29
Fun Right and Wrong
31
Punctuality Same
33
Yates and Downing An Indian story Parleys Magazine
36
Capt Greg and his Dog The Childs Own Book
38
Evils of being late at school Parleys Magazine
40
Greater evils than that of being whipped Same
41
The sagacious Swan Dicks Mental Illumination
42
The Eagle Comstocks Nat Hist of Birds
43
The two Rosesorthe folly of vanityParleys Fables
45
The Fox and Spaniel Same
46
The Rat and her young ones Same
47
A Fowl brought up by a Cat Visit for a Week
48
Anecdotes about Rats Same
53
Parleys Fables
74
The love of ease Jane Taylor
76
The Moth Same
78
Sliding on the hrook The Weekday Book for Boys and Girls
81
Dont be afraid to be laughed at Same
84
Love to our neighbor Visit for a Week
88
The Spider Same
93
Braces advice to a Boy Carlton Bruce
98
Lesson Page 37 Children at play Knickerbocker
100
The Silkworm Mrs S J Hale
103
The Snowdrop Mary Howitt
104
Faith Same
106
The heedless Girl 23 Letter from a Fly 24 The question settled 25 Selections from the Proverbs of Solomon 26 Extracts from Exodus chaps 19
107
Winter Parleys Magazine
108
Theft or the burnt wallet Boy s Friend
110
The stolen Apple Same
112
A curious Instrument Jane Taylor
113
TheTemperTheWeekdayBookforBoysandGirls
116
The infallible Receipt Miss Edgeworth
123
Migration of Birds T Flint
128
Impatience The Weekday Book for Boys and Girls
131
Cruelty Carlton Bruce
136
Divine care and protection Childs Annual
138
The Mocking Bird in the city Mrs Gilman
139
The Oak and the Broom Wordsworth
140
The Drunken Passenger Youths Companion
143
Object of Astronomy Dicks Celestial Scenery
147
Beauty is vain Youths Companion
148
The Theater Rev H Winslow
152
Selections from the Proverbs of Solomon
153
Peter the Store is too long Saturday Courier
156
Caloric T Flint
158
Compliance with a husbands wishes rewarded Mrs C Gilman
163
The Puritan whortleberrying Party The Puritan
167
Questions to a flower Youths Companion
171
The Toads Journal Jane Taylor
172
Treatment of Sisters Rev H Winslow
201
The adventurous Boy Youths Companion
202
Dancing Dr C Ticknor
205
The Raindrop and the Lily SarAe
209
The White Cloud Same
211
The Rivulet Bryant
212
The Yellow Violet Same
215
Epithalamium Brainard
216
The Winds Same
220
Folly made lefthanded Same
221
Hope Campbell
222
The Prisoned Bird Sarah Stickney
226
The March of Mind Miss Mitford
227
Selections from the Proverbs of Solomon
228
Lesson Page 92 Visit to a sick bed Puritan
230
Man viewed as an Immortal Being Dicks Philosophy of Religion
234
Jesting Foolish Sports Foolhardiness G D Abbott
236
The Fox A true story Juvenile Rambler
239
Politeness Rev J Todd
241
The Bible in a coal mine Pleasure and Profit
244
Sobriety and Moderation G D Abbott
248
The Spider and the Fly Mary Howitt
250
On the death of a favorite Cat drowned in a tub of Goldfishes Gray
252
To the Spirit of Poetry Mrs S H Whitman
254
The Silkworms Will Miss Gould
255
The Child reading the Bible Mrs Hemans
256
The Prairies Bryant
258
Ruins of Ephesus Travels in Greece Turkey fyc by Stephens
261
The Town of Ross Miss C Sinclair
265
Birthplace of Shakspeare Same
266
Too much fondness for what is European Dr Ticknor
267
A London Fog The American in England
270
Courtship and Marriage G D Abbott
274
Improvement of Time Mrs Farrar
279
Domestic Economy Same
283
A Russian Bath Travels in Greece Turkey fyc by Stephens
285
A perilous Achievement Same
287
A Termagant in high life Miss C Sinclair
288
Character of Puritanism Bancroft
289
Blessed are they that mourn Same
291
Hymn of the Reapers Miss Gould
292
All thats bright must fade T Moore
293
The turf shall be my winding sheet Same
294
The Falcons Escape Miss S C Cahoon
295
The Sun an exhibition of the grandeur of Omnipo tence Dicks Celestial Scenery
297
Evils of Covetousness Dicks Essay on Covetousness
298
Effects of universal Benevolence Dicks Philosophy of Religion
301
Effects of universal Veracity Same
304
Numbers slain in war Same
306
The Great Refiner Miss Gould
308
Psalm 37
309
Davids Celebration of God in his works C Smart
312

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Page 261 - So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought ; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worshippeth.
Page 310 - Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. 6 And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.
Page 70 - My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous...
Page 68 - Go to the Ant, thou Sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
Page 67 - My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
Page 265 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Page 281 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Page 310 - Delight thyself also in the Lord ; And He shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord ; Trust also in Him ; and He shall bring it to pass.
Page 230 - WHO can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
Page 155 - Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him (xxii.

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