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Sect. 3. The horse,

4. The Quran-Outang,
3. The four seasons,
6. Divme Providence,
7. Ilealth,
8. Charity,
9. Gratitude,
10. Mortality,
11. Iinmortality,
12. Heaven,

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CHAPTER V.

Dialogues. Sect 1. Canute and his courtiers-Flattery reproved, 68 2. The two robbers.We often condemn in others what we practise ourselves,

69 3. A family conversation. On the slavery of the negroes, 71 4. The father redeemed from slavery by his son, 74 6. The tutor and his pupils.--Eyes and po eyes; or, the art of seeing,

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CHAPTER VI.

Promiscuous Pieces. Sect. 1. We destroy pleasure by pursuing it too eagerly, 83 2. On sisterly unity and love,

84 3. The Supreme Ruler of the world,

ib. 4. Abraham and Lot; a fine example of wisdom and condescension,

85 5. A persecuting spirit reproved,

86 6. The folly of pride,

88 7. The whistle,

89 8. A generous mind does not repine at the advantages

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92 10. Arachne and Melissa,

93 11. Socrates and Lecader.-Disrespect to parents, is in no case allowable,

95 12. Socrates and Demetrius.-Bretbren should dwell together in harmony,

96 13. On good breeding,

98 14. The ungrateful guest,

100 15. The hospitable negro woman,

102 16. Catharina, empress of Russia,

10.3 17. The same subject continued,

106 18. Virtue and happiness equally attainable by the rich. and the poor,

108 19. The character of Christ,

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9. Insolent deportment towards inferiors reproved,

PART IL

PIECES IN POETRY.

CHAPTER 1. Select Sentences and Paragraphs,

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CHAPTER II.

Narrative Pieces. Sect. 1. The looking-glass ; or, ill-humour corrected, 115 2. The Butterfly and the Snail; or, elevation renders little minds proud and insolent,

116 3. The Brother and Sister; or, mental excellence superior to persoval beauty,

117 4. The lamb and the Pig; or, nature and colucation, 118 5. The Bee and the Ant; or, the advantages of application and diligence in early years,

119 6. The Doves,

121 7. The Goldfinches,

122 8. The pet Lamb,

123 9. The Farmer, the Spaniel, and the Cat,

125 0. The Wheat and the Weeds,

126 11. Economy the source of charity,

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CHAPTER III.

Didactic Pieces.
Sect. I. To some children listening to a lark,

2. The advantages of early religion,
3. Peace and love recommended,
4. To a young woman, with a watch,
5. Verses accompanying a nosegay,
6. Duties of the morning,
7. The mind to be cultivated,
8. Dependence on Providence,

CHAPTER IV.

Descriptive Pieces. Sect. 1. The pleasures of retirement,

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2. The Sluggard,
3. Creation and Proviu-nce,
4. A morning in Spriog:
5. Heavenly wisdoin,

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