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Give us this day our daily bread.
His mother unable to provide for himself and his siblings, six year old Little Johnny prays on the way to school. On arriving home, he finds food has been left for the family. Not an angel, but an earthly agent of God heard his prayer and provided for the family.
The fourth commandment broken.
Martha Scott, who would censure others for breaking the Sabbath, herself not only breaks the Sabbath but looses her temper - not realizing the sins she is committing.
Death of little Mary
Little Mary S., devout and faithful, is dying at the age of 8. Her faith touches all around her, and helps bring them closer to God.
The baby is with God
Text exhorting readers not to grieve over the death of the infant, for it has been received into God's arms.
All the world's on stilts
Moralizing story, where the narrator, after seeing a "lubberly boy" on stilts, reflects on people that set themselves above others and make spectacles of themselves.
An address at the grave of a Sunday-school child.
At the gravesite of one of their classmates, the Sunday-school teacher tells the class that Sarah Pearce will be with God, for she loved him and honored him.
Biography of Miriam, sister of Moses and Aaron. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Biography of Joshua, leader of the Children Of Israel after Moses. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Biography of Isaac, Patriarch of Israel. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Biography of Aaron, first High Priest of Israel. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty
The story of Billy and his sister Kitty. Billy tries to correct the behavior of the "forward and headstrong" Kitty who had learned all the worst aspects of education at her boarding school.
Rhymes, for infant minds.
Mid-1800's children's book containing various poems with moral themes. Most deal with death of children, and how if they live right, they will go to heaven.
The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme
Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.
The little story book. Full of pretty pictures.
Child's gift or toy book of short stories illustrated by woodcuts.
Flowers for a juvenile garland.
Child's gift book of short stories illustrated with woodcuts.
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