Franconia Stories: Mary Bell. [1878

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Harper & brothers, 1878
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Page 89 - ... can be done, till at last, just as they reach level ground, he strikes his true gait with a bound like a hunter's, and is off faster than ever. If the road...
Page 5 - The development of the moral sentiments in the human heart, in early life, — and everything in fact which relates to the formation of character, — is determined in a far greater degree by sympathy, and by the influence of example, than by formal precepts and didactic instruction.
Page 5 - ... and every thing in fact which relates to the formation of character, — is determined in a far greater degree by sympathy, and by the influence of example, than by formal precepts and didactic instruction. If a boy hears his father speaking kindly to a robin in...
Page 6 - It is in accordance with this philosophy that these stories, though written mainly with a view to their moral influence on the hearts and dispositions of the readers, contain very little formal exhortation and instruction.

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