American Popular Lessons: Chiefly Selected from the Writings of Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, and Other Approved Authors. Designed Particularly for the Younger Classes of Children in Schools ...
S. Heustis, 1820 - Readers, American - 237 pages
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Page 156 - thy father, and thy mother. Children obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing to the Lord. . A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother. Hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy
Page 2 - —St. Paul" In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, 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 time therein mentioned. And also an Act, entitled, "An Act supplementary to
Page 155 - Let all the earth fear the Lord : let all the inhabitants of the earth stand in awe of him. Fear the Lord and serve him in truth, with all your heart, for consider how great things he
Page 8 - female world, any acquaintance with books was distinguished only to be censured. His purpose was to infuse literary curiosity by gentle and unsuspected conveyance, into the gay, the idle, and the wealthy; he therefore presented knowledge in the most alluring form; not lofty and austere, but accessible and familiar. When he showed them their defects, he showed them
Page 5 - hast most, traiterously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school; and, whereas before, our forefathers had no other books than the score and the tally ; thou hast caused printing to be used ; and, contrary to the
Page 154 - planted the ear, shall he not hear ? he that formed the eye, shall he not see ? he that teacheth men knowledge, shall
Page 66 - if you are hungry before it is time to go home. B. I sometimes eat a raw turnip. Mr. L. But if there are none. B. Then I do as well as I can without. I work on, and never think of it. Mr. L. Why, my little fellow, you are quite a philosopher, but
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Page 142 - blossoms of the peach and nectarine are seen; and the green leaves sprout. The young animals of every kind are sporting about, they feel themselves happy, they are glad to be alive; they thank Him that has made them alive. They may thank Him in their hearts, but we can thank Him with our tongues;
Page 147 - When the darkness has passed away, and the beams of the morning sun strike through your eyelids, begin the day with praising God, who hath taken care of you through the night. Flowers, when you open again, spread your leaves, and smell sweet to His praise. Birds, when you