Rich and Humble, Or, The Mission of Bertha Grant: A Story for Young People

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Lee and Shepard, 1864 - Brothers and sisters - 296 pages

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Page 296 - An interesting tale of school days, very suggestive of practical hints to parents and teachers, showing the manner in which they may aid their children and pupils in the invention of their own amusements for their relief and stimulus in study.
Page 292 - Whatsoever our hands find to do, let us do it with all our might," and then we shall realize the happiness which crowned THE MISSION or BERTHA GRANT.
Page 296 - LESLIE'S - JUVENILE SERIES. Several volumes of this latter series were then ready for press. Two of them are now issued ; and in the autumn we shall publish others. •VOL. I. THE MOTHERLESS CHILDREN. A thrilling story of orphanage, illustrating the trials and temptations of the young, and the happy results of Christian nurture.
Page 88 - At what time the hole in the wall was made is as much a mystery to me as it is to you...
Page 208 - I ever heard such a thing even whispered; and I am as certain as I am of my own existence, that during the whole of that period, not one act of a corrupt nature had ever been done by any one member of either House.
Page 21 - ... of his trade, was in the habit of resorting to the premises on working days, and attending there from an early hour in the morning till a late hour in the evening, and at some times he remained there through the night at work ; but neither the defendant nor any other person slept on the premises, which were in no way calculated for a dwelling-house, being fitted up only as a counting' house, printing offices, and warehouses.
Page 294 - I'LL TRY. An exhibition of the successful reward of perseverance in the acquisition of fortune and fame. ART AND ARTLESSNESS. In this admirable volume the virtues which adorn female loveliness appear in bold and enviable contrast with the arts of coquetry and deception.
Page 3 - Rich and Humble." The boys will find that Richard Grant wağ not always a good boy, because his life was not animated by a lofty purpose ; but the author hopes, in another volume, to present him in a higher moral aspect, and more worthy the imitation of those who, like him, have wandered from the true path.
Page 3 - AGREEABLY to the promise made in the preface of " Little by Little," the author presents the following story to his young lady friends, though he confidently expects it will prove as acceptable to the embryo "lords of creation" as to those for whom it wa
Page 294 - The above elegant series have been recently issued, and are •written in an attractive style, and calculated to interest the young. A sound moral tone pervades each volume, and in, point of interest and instruction they are unsurpassed by any series published. Each volume contains, on an average, 260 pages, 16mo, is elegantly illustrated, bound in muslin, and entirely distinct from the rest.

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