Franconia Stories: Beechnut. [1878

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Harper & brothers, 1878
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Page 212 - WILLIE AND THE MORTGAGE : showing How Much may be Accomplished by a Boy. THE STRAIT GATE; or, The Rule of Exclusion from Heaven. VOL. IL THE LITTLE LOUVRE; or, The Boys' and Girls
Page 3 - 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 122 - ... you frightened?" asked Phonny. "Yes," said Beechnut. "When the storm first came on, several of the passengers came up the hatchways and got up on the deck to see it; and then we could not get down again, for the ship gave a sudden pitch just after we came up, and knocked away the step-ladder. We were terribly frightened. The seas were breaking over the forecastle and sweeping along the decks, and the shouts and outcries of the captain and the sailors made a dreadful din. At last they put the...
Page 4 - They present quiet and peaceful pictures of happy domestic life, portraying generally such conduct, and expressing such sentiments and feelings, as it is desirable to exhibit and express in the presence of children.

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