The Juvenile Companion and Fireside Reader: Consisting of Historical and Biographical Anecdotes, and Selections in Poetry

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Harper & Bros., 1846 - 252 من الصفحات
 

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Vanity of Human Pursuits
26
The First Lesson of Cyrus
27
Pyrrhus and Fabricius
28
So is Life
30
Contentment
32
Noble behavior of Scipio
33
The Happy Choice
35
Socrates and Lamprocles
36
The Happy End
37
Cincinnatus
38
The Pleasures of Retirement
40
Anglo Saxon Courts
41
The Trumpet
42
King Richard and the Minstrel
43
The Graves of a Household
44
Mourat Bey
45
The Sound of the Sea
48
The Dutiful Son or Frederick the Great and his Hussar
49
Frederick and the Hussar or The faithful and affectionate Servant
52
Love is Eternal
55
Magnanimous Conduct
56
Smiles and Tears
57
German Nobleman
58
S3 The Dying Christian
60
Christian Martyrs
61
The Orphan
64
The Mouses Petition
66
Lewis XII of France
68
What is Life?
69
The Human Paradox
70
Charles XII and his Secretary
71
The Timepiece
72
Fall of the Leaf
73
Courage and Generosity
74
The Golden Mean
76
The Reformed Robber
77
The Cuckoo
79
The Duke of Saxony
80
Fatal Presumption
82
Virtue is the best Treasure
84
Boerhaave
85
Human Frailty
87
Empress Catharine
88
The Guardian of Youth
90
The Parguinotes
91
The just Judge
93
The lapse of Time
97
Rural Charms
98
C6 Inquisition in Spain
99
The unclouded Sun
102
Shepherd and Philosopher
104
Pizarro and the Inca of Peru
106
Ode on Solitude
109
North American Indians
110
Picture of Life
114
Shenandoah the Oneida Chief
115
Early Spring
117
The converted Atheist
118
The Hour of Death
119
Dr Beattie and his Son
120
The Evergreens
122
The Tempest Stilled
124
Severity of Discipline
125
The Humane Indian
127
Captain Church and Anawon
143
Birth of an Eldest
145
Christian Indian
146
Power of Beauty
147
The hospitable African
148
The Orphans Retrospect 101 Two African Chiefs
150
The African Mother
153
Faithful French Servant
155
The Babe
158
The Young Tradesman
159
The Seasons moralized
161
The Faithful Minister
163
The Miseries of War 109 De Salo and the Poor Shoemaker
164
Reason like the Evening Star 111 Anecdotes of honorable Conduct
166
The Path of Life
169
Patron of the Poor
170
Mental Discipline 115 The Gambler reformed
172
What is Hope like
175
A King among Boys
176
Affliction 119 Filial Devotion
179
Sunday
180
Major Andre
181
Paternal Affection
184
Serjeant Jasper
185
Dejection
189
The Dying Warrior
190
12C The Horrors of
192
American Magnanimity
195
Christian Hope
197
Isaac HayneB 130 Tears of Scotland
200
tmaaa Ptgt 131 Massacre of Miss MCrea
201
Virtue and Happiness
203
An upright Prisoner
204
Address to the Bible
207
Boston Liberty Tree
208
A True Friend
209
The Young Heroine
210
13d Address to Science
211
Mrs Thomas Heyward
212
Mental Riches
213
Mrs Richard Shubrick
214
Disinterested Poverty
216
The Aged Heathen
217
The Snow Drop
220
Affection and Duty
221
The Infant
222
Royal Magnanimity
223
The Autumn Evening
226
Public Duty and Private Friendship
227
The Fountain of Siloam
229
The Rising Sun
231
The Cottager and her Infant
233
La Fayette and the Queen of France
234
The Grumbling Clown
236
The inexorable Creditor
237
Celestial Wisdom
238
Death of Washington
239
Early Rising
241
Compassion and Forgiveness
242
Baron de Kalb
244
Men mutually helpful
247
Field of Waterloo 24
248
The Murdered Traveller
249
Father and Son
250

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الصفحة 78 - Sweet bird ! thy bower is ever green, Thy sky is ever clear ; Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, No winter in thy year...
الصفحة 110 - Several of our Young People were formerly brought up at the Colleges of the Northern Provinces; they were instructed in all your Sciences; but when they came back to us, they were bad Runners, ignorant of every means of living in the Woods, unable to bear either Cold or Hunger, knew neither how to build a Cabin, take a Deer, or kill an Enemy, spoke our Language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for Hunters, Warriors, or Counsellors; they were totally good for nothing. We are however not the...
الصفحة 97 - The sober herd that low'd to meet their young, The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool, The playful children just let loose from school...
الصفحة 40 - Happy the man*, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees in summer yield him shade, In winter, fire.
الصفحة 68 - How poor, how rich, how abject, how august, How complicate, how wonderful, is man! How passing wonder He who made him such, Who centred in our make such strange extremes! From different natures marvellously mixed, Connection exquisite of distant worlds! Distinguished link in being's endless chain! Midway from nothing to the Deity!
الصفحة 74 - He that holds fast the golden mean, And lives contentedly between The little and the great, Feels not the wants that pinch the poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Imbitteriug all his state.
الصفحة 124 - The dew shall weep thy fall to-night, — For thou must die. Sweet Rose, whose hue, angry and brave, Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye, Thy root is ever in its grave, — And thou must die.
الصفحة 158 - In short, the way to wealth, if you desire it, is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality ; that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both.
الصفحة 32 - Content I live, this is my stay; I seek no more than may suffice ; I press to bear no haughty sway; Look, what I lack my mind supplies. Lo, thus I triumph like a king, Content with that my mind doth bring.

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