Excerpt from Caleb in the Country: A Story for Children
Tm: object of this little work, and of others of its family, which may perhaps follow, is, like that of the Rollo Books, to furnish usefiil and instructive reading to young children. The aim is not so directly to communicate knowledge, as it is to develop the moral 'and intellectual powers, to cultivate habits of discrimination and correct reasoning, and to establish sound principles of moral conduct. The Rollo books embrace principally intellec tual and moral discipline; Caleb, and the others of its family, will include also religious.
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