Jessie Carlton; the Story of a Girl who Fought with Little Impulse, the Wizard, and Conquered Him

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Howe & Ferry, 1861 - Abandoned children - 251 pages
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Page 162 - Try, try, try again. All that other folks can do, Why, with patience, should not you? Only keep this rule in view, Try, try, try again.
Page 111 - I'll try, I'll try, I'll try." I know a child, and who she is I'll tell you by and by, When mother says " Do this," or " that," She says
Page 111 - One day (the sun was warm and bright, And shining in the sky) Cock-robin said, " My little dears, 'Tis time you learn to fly ;" And all the little young ones said, "I'll try, I'll try, I'll try." I know a child, and who she is I'll tell you by and by, When Mamma says, " Do this," or " that;
Page 110 - Redbreasts built their nests Within a hollow tree ; The hen sat quietly at home, The cock sang merrily ; And all the little young ones said, "Wee, wee, wee, wee...
Page 7 - is to sow the seed of pure, noble, manly character in the mind of our great nation's childhood. They exhibit the virtues and vices of childhood, not in prosy, unreadable precepts, but in a series of characters which move before the imagination, as living beings do before the senses. PICTURES FROM THE HISTORY OF THE Swiss.
Page 97 - 11 always love them, While in my youth. And when I grow old, And when I grow gray, I will love them still, Depart who may.
Page 8 - Guy Carlton: the story of a boy who belonged to the "Try Company;
Page 8 - Jessie Carlton, the Story of a Girl who fought with little Impulse, the Wizard, and conquered him. IV. Walter Sherwood, the Story of an easy, good-natured Boy. V. Kate Oarlton, the Story of a proud, vain Girl.
Page 213 - I was glad to receive your letter, and to learn that you were all well at Morristown.
Page 255 - Among the excellent books prepared for juvenile readers, this series is one of the best"— Worcester Spy. "The form of instruction used in this series is significant of success.

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