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Caroline and Edward, Stories of Common Life
What is that, Mother? G. W. Doane
The Bucket, S. Woodworth
I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life
Politeness and Friendship
Persons of different Opinions and Habits
To a Sleeping Infant
The Village Preacher, Goldsmith
The Grave of the Indian Chief
The Discontented Pendulum, Jane Taylor
The Little Wool Merchant, Juv. Miscellany
Paraphrase of Psalm CXLVIII. Mrs. Hemans
To a Mother on her Birth Day
Children should remember their Creator
The Blind Boy
Love of the Divine Providence
Specimens of Blank Verse, Cowper
NOTE. The rest of the Lessons are from the Sacred
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