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Spare Minute Series .
THOUGHTS THAT BREATHE.
THE MIGHT OF RIGHT.
RIGHT TO THE POINT.
MANY COLORED THREADS.
Each volume, 12mo, cloth, $1.00.
D. LOTHROP & CO., Publishers,
Franklin and Hawley Streets, Boston.
ECHOES OF Many VoICES
FRAGMENTS OF SONG AND SENTIMENT
WIT AND WISDOM
ELIZABETH A. THURSTON
D. LOTHROP AND COMPANY
FRANKLIN AND HAWLEY STREETS
By C. J. PETERS AND SON, BOSTON.
ABOUT a hundred years since there was a clergyman settled in one of the most picturesque towns of New England, - a most excellent man, but very eccentric. It was the custom to request prayers for every emergency of life, birth, death, illness, friends at sea, etc. During the war between England and America, these petitions were especially numerous. One Sunday morning more notes and petitions came than it was possible for the old gentleman to read. Gathering them all up in his hands, he said, “Here are all sorts of petitions, from all sorts of people, about all sorts of things. Let us pray.'
My collection is something in this wise, truly about all sorts of things; a curious medley of