Geographical reader, Issue 1

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Page 128 - Not once or twice, in onr rough island-story, The path of honour was the way to glory." In this Series of Historical Readers, the aim has been to present clearly and accurately all that children can well understand of the events which led to the founding and making of our nation, tracing step by step its progress onward to its present proud position — the first among the nations of the world. Everything that could in any way enhance the educative value of these Readers has been done.
Page 128 - ... nation, tracing step by step its progress onward to its present proud position — the first among the nations of the world. Everything that could in any way enhance the educative value of these Readers has been most carefully attended to.
Page 128 - Philosophy teaching by examples," and it certainly tends not only to instruct the mind but to improve the judgment and develop the moral sense. A faithful record of what has been done by Englishmen for England is full of the best lessons for English boys and girls. There is much not only to admire and love but also to suggest noble thoughts and stimulate to noble actions — much to remind us that

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