A Book for Massachusetts Children: In Familiar Letters from a Father : for the Use of Families and Schools

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Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1829 - Geography - 132 pages

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Page iii - District Clerk's Office. BE it remembered', that on the nineteenth day of October, AD 1829, in the fiflyfourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Hosea Hildreth, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author in the words following, to wit: A Book for Massachusetts Children, in Familiar Letters from a Father, for the Use of Families and Schools.
Page 131 - And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes.
Page 12 - In all of these cases salicylate of methyl had a well-marked effect on the pain, causing it to cease in a variable time and for a longer or shorter period according to the nature of the case, and bringing about a cure in a few days. The drug...
Page 132 - Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord." They rest from their labors and their works do follow them.
Page iii - DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT. DISTRIcT CLERK'S OFFIcE. BE it remembered, that on the...
Page iii - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Page 7 - ... north, the bottom, south, the right hand, east, the left hand, west, when the map fell down the little boy would not have failed to point out the north.
Page i - By Samuel R. Hall. Boston. Richardson, Lord, &, Holbrook. The North American Arithmetic. Part 1st. By Frederick Emerson. Boston. Lincoln & Edmands. 12mo. pp. 48. Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, by Hugh Blair, DD ; to which are...
Page 19 - When the men see a whale, they get out of their ship into their boats, and row towards him. One man stands at the head of the boat, holding a sharp iron spear in his hand, called a harpoon ; and when the boat comes close to the whale, the man throws the harpoon at him with all his might. The harpoon cuts very deep into the soft flesh of the whale, and hurts him very much ; so he dives down into the water to get away ; but he is prevented by a. long rope which is fastened at one end to the harpoon,...

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