Jonas a Judge: Or, Law Among the Boys

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Mussey, 1845 - Boys - 179 pages

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Page 8 - BOSTON, The JONAS SERIES, by Jacob Abbott. Author of the Rollo Books, comprising JONAS'S STORIES, related to Rollo and Lucy. JONAS A JUDGE, or Law Among the Boys. JONAS ON A FARM IN SUMMER. JONAS ON A FARM IN WINTER. These little works are neatly bound in cloth, and illustrated with numerous wood cuts. From the many favorable opinions already expressed of this entertaining and instructive series, and of their author, the following are selected. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. From the Christian Watchman....
Page 96 - The question is for Lucy to consider," continued Jonas, " whether she ought to go or not. The question for you is, whether, if she decides not to go, you ought to undertake to make her.
Page 10 - In this little work, the Author has attempted to relate the story of our glorious Revolution in a simple manner, so that it may be interesting and instructive to children and youth. He has not adopted a very regular method of treating the subject, but has...
Page 11 - Plates. — 37 1-2 cents. — This work contains an account of William Penn, first settlement of New Jersey, stories about fishing, wolf hunting, treaties with the Indians, the Dutch settlements in New York, quarrels with the Connecticut settlers, French expedition against the Mohawks, settlement of Delaware, expedition...
Page 4 - ... since introduced into the third and fourth. The selections are of the most interesting and excellent character. There is a unity and simplicity in the gradations from simple to difficult which is admirable. And it should be especially noticed that the lessons are divided in a proper manner for every day use.
Page 5 - AMERICAN WEALTH AND INDUSTRY, in Produce, Manufactures, Trade, the Fisheries, &.c., &c. For the Instruction and Amusement of Children and Youth, with Engravings. " It is compiled with judgment and care, and is a most useful and entertaining book.
Page 4 - There are no long-drawn-out sentences, to be cut up at discretion or at random for half a dozen mouths, either of which, when once open, it is difficult to shut at just the proper time, to say nothing of the frequency in which the sense, by this process, is reduced to nonsense. The mechanical execution is of the first order, and we believe for a school book entirely unequalled.

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