Modern Prophets and Other Sketches

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Lothrop Publishing Company, 1874 - Children's stories - 354 pages

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Page 188 - And in that day thou shalt say, O Lord, I will praise thee : though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me. Behold, God is my salvation ; I will trust, and not be afraid ; for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song ; he also is become my salvation.
Page 358 - Series. The preparation of this famous series was a happy inspiration. No books for the young worthy of circulation have ever met so warm a welcome or had a wider sale. The fact that each of them has passed the criticism of a committee of clergymen of different denominations, men of high scholarship, excellent literary taste, wide observation, and rare good judgment, is a commendation in itself sufficient to secure for these books the widest welcome. The fact that they are found, in every instance,...
Page 356 - Advocate. YENSIE WALTON'S WOMANHOOD. The many readers who have made the acquaintance of " Yensie Walton " in one of the best Sunday-school books ever published, will be delighted to renew that acquaintance, and to keep their former companion still further company through life. There is a strong religious tone to the whole story, and its teachings of morality and religion are pure and healthful and full of sweetness and beauty. The story is a worthy successor to Mrs. Clark's previous work. — Boston...
Page 357 - A capital story ; bright with excellent sketches of character. Conveys good moral and spiritual lessons. . . In short, the book is in every way well done. Illustrated Christian Weekly. HALF YEAR AT BRONCKTON. A live boy writes : " This is about the best book that ever was written or ever can "be.
Page 361 - Hamilton," a volume which created t|uite a sensation at the time of its publication. . This volume, a continuation of this story, ought to become as popular as its predecessor. — Christian Mirror. Contains some charming pictures of home-life. . . . Cannot but help and strengthen the boy whose impulses are for good. — Herald and Presbyter. Like all that comes from this author's pen, this volume has merits of both substance and style. — Western Christian Advocate. Adds another to the list of...
Page 361 - Has a varied and absorbing interest from its beginning to its close. . . . Sometimes sad and wonderfully pathetic ; sometimes bright and cheerful, it is impressive always. In every respect it is the best religious story we have seen for many a day, and one . . . that can scarcely fail to benefit any reader whom God leads along rough paths. — The Interior. Should be in every Sunday-school library. — The Standard. D.
Page 355 - It is a fact acknowledged by the English press that American magazines, by enterprise, able editorship, and liberal expenditure for the finest of current art and literature, have won a rank far in advance of European magazines. It is also a fact that for young people WIDE AWAKE Stands foremost...
Page 357 - FIVE LITTLE PEPPERS AND HOW THEY GREW. A charming work. . . The home scenes in which these little Peppers are engaged are capitally described. . . Will find prominent place among the higher class of juvenile presentation books. — Religious Herald. One of the best told tales given to the children for some time. . . The perfect reproduction of child-life in its minutest phases, catches one's attention at once. — Christian Advocate. A good book to place in the hands of every boy or girl. — Chicago...
Page 361 - It is a well-told story, conveys a pure, healthful lesson, and is one of the best books of its class. — Philadelphia Enquirer. This is one of the best Sunday-school books in Lothrop's long and admirable list. The story is a sweet one, and charmingly told. — Church Mirror. The spirit throughout is healthy and devout.
Page 355 - ... a year. THE PANSY, Edited by the famous author of the " Pansy Books," is equally charming and suitable for week-day and Sunday reading. Always contains a serial by

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