Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend Volume 9-10

Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend Volume 9-10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...thought you would ask him yourself. God likes to have us all ask for ourselves.' A long pause ensued. The deeply thoughtful and almost anxious expression of countenance showed that the heart was reached. 'Do n't you think you had better ask him for yourself?' 'Yes, ' said the boy readily. He kneeled again in his mother's lap, and uttered in his own simple and broken language a prayer for the protection and blessing of Heaven. Suppose another case. Another mother, overhearing the same words, calls her child into the room. The boy comes. 'Did not I hear you say you did not want to say your prayers?' The boy is silent. 'Yes, he did, ' says his sister behind him. 'Well, that is very naughty. You ought always to say your prayers. Go right back now, and say them like a good boy, and never let me hear of your refusing again.' The boy goes back, pouting, and utters the words of prayer, while his heart is full of mortified pride, vexation, and ill will.--2T. T, Evangelist. LITERARY NOTICES. Webster's Dictionary.--Mtssrs. G. & C-Merriam, of Springfield, Mass., have in press, a new, stereotype edition of Webster's American Dictionary, unabridged, in one roltrme, crown quarto. The entire work has been carefully revised by Professor C. A. Goodrich, of Yale College, assisted by several distinguished literary gentlemen. Several thousand words have been added, making the number in all more than 100,000. The publishers state that the work will contain from two to three times the amount of matter of any other dictionary ever compiled in this country, and will be sold at the low price of $6. The first edition of Webster sold at $20, and the second at $13 5a Littell's Living Age is a weekly publication of great interest and great merit. Each number contains 48.show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236553470
  • 9781236553478