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. SELECT PASSAGES

IN THE
OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS,

REPRESENTED WITH
EMBLEMATICAL FIGURES,

FOR THE

AMUSEMENT OF YOUTH:

DESIGNED CHIEFLY
Il To fumiliarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner

with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures.

TO WHICH are subjoiNED,
| A short account of the Lives of the Evangelists,

e and other pieces.
Ilustrated with nearly five hunilred cuts.

FOURTH EDITION.

HARTFORD:

PUBLISHED BY SILAS ANDRUS.

1823

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Among the variety of small books published for the instruction of youth, there appears not to have been any of this kind yet offered for their amusement; and as this pleasing method of teaching children has been found, by experience, to be an easy way of leading them on in reading, the author has been induced, though at a considerable expense, to publish this small Hieroglyphick Bible, with a design to give them an early taste for the Holy Scriptures, and to engage them, as they advance in years, more earnestly and seriously in the study of the sacred books of the Old and New Testaments

The pious and early instruction of children, is certainly a material part of every parents duty : and youth has at all times been much benefited, when. by means of lively and striking images the most remarkable things that exist in the world are represented to them ; especially if the history of the Holy

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