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Hills of the Shatemuc

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COLLECTION

OF

BRITISH AUTHORS

VOL. CCCLI.

THE HILLS OF THE SHATEMUC

BY

ELIZABETH WETHERELL.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

THE

HILLS OF THE SHATEMUC

BY

ELIZABETH WETHERELL,

AUTHOR OF "THE WIDE WIDE WORLD."

A wise man is strong. Proverbs xxiv.5.

AUTHOR'S EDITION .

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LEIPZIG

BERNHARD TAUCHNITZ

1856.

THE HILLS OF THE SHATELUC.

VOL. I.

CHAPTER I.

Low stirrings in the leaves, before the wind Wakes all the green strings of the forest lyre. LOWELL.

The light o...

The History of Little Peter, the Ship Boy

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Little Peter, the Ship Boy, by W.H.G. Kingston. Peter's mother lies dying in the first chapter, and gives him her own Bible. Peter's father had already died at sea, and the only family income had been what Peter earned looking after a farmer's sheep. After the death the little house had to be sold to settle debts, leaving virtually nothing. Peter decides to go to sea, and makes his way to a nearby port, where, against advice, he takes a place as a ship's boy in a coasting brig carryin...

The Annals of the Poor

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THE ANNALS OF THE POOR

BY THE REV. LEGH RICHMOND, M.A., LATE RECTOR OF TURVEY, BEDFORDSHIRE.

"Thou, O God, hast prepared of thy goodness for the poor."

PSALM lxviii. 10.

London: T. NELSON AND SONS, PATERNOSTER ROW. EDINBURGH; AND NEW YORK. 1900

THE DAIRYMAN'S DAUGHTER.

PART I.

It is a delightful employment to discover and trace the operations of divine grace, as they are manifested in the dispositions and lives of God's real children. It is peculiarly gratifying to observe how frequently among the poorer classes of mankind the sunshine of mercy beams u...

The Children s Portion –by: R. W. (Robert W.) [Editor] Shoppell

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E text prepared by Al Haines

THE CHILDREN'S PORTION.

Entertaining, Instructive, and Elevating Stories.

Selected and Edited by

ROBERT W. SHOPPELL.

Published by The Christian Herald, Louis Klopsch, Proprietor, Bible House, New York. Copyright 1895, By Louis Klopsch.

CONTENTS.

The Golden Age. Rev. Alexander McLeod, D. D. The Merchant of Venice. Mary Seymour The Afflicted Prince. Agnes Strickland "His Ludship." Barbara Yechton Pious Constance. Chaucer The Doctor's Revenge. ALOE The Woodcutter's Child. Grimm Brothers Show Your Colors....

Humpty Dumpty s Little Son –by: Helen Reid Cross

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[Illustration: THE DUMPY BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

HUMPTY DUMPTY'S LITTLE SON

HELEN R. CROSS]

THE DUMPY BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

37.

Humpty Dumpty's Little Son

The Dumpy Books for Children.

CLOTH, ROYAL 32mo 1/ NET EACH.

1. =The Flamp.= 2. =Mrs. Turner's Cautionary Stories.= 3. =The Bad Family.= By Mrs. Fenwick. 4. =The Story of Little Black Sambo.= 5. =The Bountiful Lady.= 7. =A Flower Book.= 8. =The Pink Knight.= 9. =The Little Clown.= 10. =A Horse Book.= 11. =Little People: An Alphabet.= 12. =A Dog Book.= 13. =The Adventures ...

In het Schemeruur

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In het Schemeruur

Vertellingen voor het jonge volkje

Door

P. Louwerse

Ge"illustreerd door Jan Sluijters

Derde, verbeterde druk Amsterdam H. J. W. Becht

JAN MET DE PIJP.

Midden tusschen de huizen van het dorpje Schootwerve lag een allerliefst tuintje, dat door een heg van hulst van den weg afgescheiden lag. Dat tuintje zag er keurig net onderhouden ...

Tom, Dot and Talking Mouse and Other Bedtime Stories –by: J. G. Kernahan

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TOM, DOT AND TALKING MOUSE

And Other Bedtime Stories

by

J. G. & C. KERNAHAN

Illustrated

[Frontispiece: Tom Lecky]

New York The Platt & Munk Co. Inc. Copyright, 1916, by The Platt & Peck Co.

CONTENTS

The Miller's Mouse

The Old Rocking Horse

The Message of the Lily

Water Lily's Mission

ILLUSTRATIONS

Tom Lecky . . . . . . Frontispiece

Little girls with flowers

Tom dreaming

Mouse at mouse hole

Mouse at cobweb ladder

Little girls picking flowers

Child with basket of flowers

THE MILLER'S MOUSE

T...

A Bit of Sunshine –by: Unknown

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[Illustration]

A BIT OF SUNSHINE.

ILLUSTRATED.

NEW YORK: DODD, MEAD & COMPANY, PUBLISHERS.

COPYRIGHT, 1879, BY DODD, MEAD & CO.

A BIT OF SUNSHINE.

"Mam ma," said Kate, as she stood at the door, which she had o pened to let puss in, "may I not go out and play? the clouds are all gone and the sun shines bright and warm."

[Illustration]

"But the grass must be quite soaked af ter all the rain," said mam ma. "I will tell you what to do; run to pa pa, and ask him if he will not take us to drive."

Pa pa was just go ing out, and had his hat in his hand, b...

The Parson s Daughter of Oxney Colne

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This etext was produced by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk, from the 1864 Chapman and Hall "Tales of all Countries" edition.

THE PARSON'S DAUGHTER OF OXNEY COLNE

by Anthony Trollope

The prettiest scenery in all England and if I am contradicted in that assertion, I will say in all Europe is in Devonshire, on the southern and south eastern skirts of Dartmoor, where the rivers Dart, and Avon, and Teign form themselves, and where the broken moor is half cultivated, and the wild looking upland fields are half moor. In making this asserti...

Types of Children s Literature –by: Walter Barnes

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TYPES OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

A COLLECTION OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN

FOR USE IN COLLEGES, NORMAL SCHOOLS AND LIBRARY SCHOOLS

COLLECTED AND EDITED

BY

WALTER BARNES, A.M.

Application of the world's knowledge to the world's needs is the guiding aim of this publishing house, and it is in conformity to this aim that Types of Children's Literature is published. There is need of helpful direction for parents and teachers who wish to place within reach of every child the beauty, wisdom, and knowledge stored up in the world's best literature f...

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