Simple Truths, in Verse: For the Amusement and Instruction of Children, at an Early Age

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J. Adlard, 1816 - Children - 140 pages
 

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Page 54 - A few days back I had a store ; Why was I tempted cakes to buy ? Nor save a penny for the poor, To ease one want, to check one sigh.
Page 44 - HANNAH, a busy meddling thing, Would peep in every place; A habit which must always bring Young folks into disgrace*, One day, her mother put ajar.
Page 127 - COME, little child, and let me shew What is lovely to the eye ; — A rose of beauty in full blow, Her blushing tints of softest dye.
Page 84 - OBSERVE, dear George, this nut so small, The acorn is its name...

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