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Letters to a Daughter and A Little Sermon to School Girls

Helen Ekin Starrett, journalist, mother of two daughters, grandmother of seven granddaughters and teacher to many young girls at the Starrett School for Girls offers lessons in life and religion to girls about to "pass out from the guardianship of home into life with its duties and trials".

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LETTERS TO A DAUGHTER AND A LITTLE SERMON TO SCHOOL GIRLS.

BY HELEN EKIN STARRETT,

Author of "The Future of Educated Women," etc.

CHICAGO: JANSEN, McCLURG, & COMPANY. 1886.

COPYRIGHT, BY JANSEN, MCCLURG, & CO. A.D. 1885.

CONTENTS.

LETTER I. BEHAV...

The Two Elsies A Sequel to Elsie at Nantucket

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The Two Elsies

A Sequel to Elsie at Nantucket

BOOK 10

By Martha Finley

1868

LIST OF THE ELSIE BOOKS AND OTHER POPULAR BOOKS BY MARTHA FINLEY

ELSIE DINSMORE. ELSIE'S HOLIDAYS AT ROSELANDS. ELSIE'S GIRLHOOD. ELSIE'S WOMANHOOD. ELSIE'S MOTHERHOOD. ELSIE'S CHILDREN. ELSIE'S WIDOWHOOD. GRANDMOTHER ELSIE. ELSIE'S NEW RELATIONS. ELSIE AT NANTUCKET. THE TWO ELSIES. ELSIE'S KITH AND KIN. ELSIE'S FRIENDS AT WOODBURN. CHRIS...

Melbourne House, Volume 1

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MELBOURNE HOUSE.

[Illustration: THE OLD IRISH TOMB.]

Melbourne House, Vol. I.

MELBOURNE HOUSE.

BY THE AUTHOR OF THE "WIDE, WIDE WORLD."

"Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right." PROV. XX. 11.

VOL. I.

NEW YORK: ROBERT CARTER & BROTHERS, 530 BROADWAY. 1865.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1864, by

ROBERT CARTER AND BROTHERS,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

Stereotyped by SMITH & MCDOUGAL,...

Lucy Raymond Or, The Children s Watchword

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Lucy Raymond;

OR,

THE CHILDREN'S WATCHWORD.

BY THE AUTHOR OF

'KATIE JOHNSTONE'S CROSS.'

TORONTO: JAMES CAMPBELL AND SON.

CONTENTS.

CHAP.

I. MISS PRESTON'S LAST SUNDAY,

II. LUCY'S HOME,

III. MORE HOME SCENES,

IV. NELLY'S SUNDAY EVENING,

V. STRAWBERRYING,

VI. A MISSION,

VII. TEMPTATIONS,

VIII. PARTINGS,

IX. INTR...

Opportunities

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OPPORTUNITIES,

A SEQUEL TO "WHAT SHE COULD."

BY THE AUTHOR OF

"THE WIDE WIDE WORLD," &c.

LONDON:

JAMES NISBET & CO., 21 BERNERS STREET.

MDCCCLXXI.

"Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it." Ecc. ix. 10.

OPPORTUNITIES.

CHAPTER I.

It was the morning after that Sunday when Matilda had been baptized. The girls came down to prepare breakfast as usual; Maria in a very unsettled humour. She was cloudy and captious to a degree that Matilda could not understand. The kitchen was hot; the butter was soft; the milk was tu...

Little Abe, or, the Bishop of Berry Brow Being the Life of Abraham Lockwood –by: F. Jewell

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[Frontispiece: Abraham Lockwood.]

LITTLE ABE;

OR,

THE BISHOP OF BERRY BROW .

BEING THE LIFE OF

ABRAHAM LOCKWOOD,

A Quaint and Popular Yorkshire Local Preacher in the Methodist New Connexion.

BY

F. JEWELL.

TWENTY SECOND THOUSAND.

London:

PUBLISHED FOR THE PROPRIETOR,

ROBERT CULLEY,

25 35 CITY ROAD, AND 26 PATERNOSTER ROW, E.C.

Abraham Pilling, Esq.,

ASTLEY BRIDGE,

BOLTON,

I DEDICATE TO YOU THIS RECORD OF THE

LIFE AND LABOURS OF ONE WHOSE WORTH YOU KNEW

AND APPRECIATED, AS A

MARK OF ESTEEM FOR YOUR ...

Odd –by: Amy Le Feuvre

He found the word for her, and she read with difficulty, 'Trouble, distress, great affliction.'
'Do they all mean tribulation?' she asked.
'Tribulation means all of them,' was the answer.
'And can children have tribulation, Mr. Roper?'
'What do you think?'
'I must have it if I'm to get to heaven,' she said emphatically; and then she left him, and the young man repeated her words to himself with a sigh and a smile, as he replaced the book in its resting-place.


Little Betty is lonely being the "odd" one . . . her older siblings are paired up and so are ...

Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel and Selections from his Writings –by: F. G. (Frank Gibbs) Allen

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY

OF

FRANK G. ALLEN,

Minister of the Gospel

AND

SELECTIONS FROM HIS WRITINGS

EDITED BY

ROBERT GRAHAM

President of the College of the Bible, Lexington, Ky.

CINCINNATI GUIDE PRINTING & PUBLISHING CO. 1887

Copyright, 1887, by THE GUIDE PRINTING & PUBLISHING CO.

Dedication.

To all who love the Old Paths, This Volume, In Memory of One Who Found Them And Walked Therein, Is Respectfully Inscribed, by The Editor.

PREFACE.

By prescription, which often has the force of law, a book should have both a Preface and an Introduction : the...

Kreikkalaisia satuja Kirjeiss Suleimalle –by: J. W. Calamnius

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Kreikkalaisia Satuja.

Kirjeiss"a Suleimalle

kertoi J. W. C. [J. W. Calamnius]

Ensimm"aisen kerran julkaissut K. E. Holm 1875.

Saduista rikas muinaisuus tiet"a"a kertoa er"a"ast"a sfinxist"a, joka ihmisten selitett"av"aksi esitti sen arvoituksen: mik"a se oli, joka aamulla kulkee nelin jaloin, p"aiv"all"a kahden, illalla kolmen. Kauan aikaa j"ai t"am"a arvoitus selitt"am"att"a. Kreikkalainen oli se mies, jonka onnistui sit"a viimein selitt"a"a.

T"am"a merkitsee, ett"a Kreikkalaiset tiesiv"at selitt"a"a luonnon ongelmoita. Kreikkalaisille o...

The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands

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THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDS, BY R.M. BALLANTYNE.

PREFACE.

This tale, reader if you read it through will give you some insight into the condition, value, and vicissitudes of the light vessels, or floating lighthouses, which guard the shores of this kingdom, and mark the dangerous shoals lying off some of our harbours and roadsteads. It will also convey to you if you don't skip a general idea of the life and adventures of some of the men who have manned these interesting and curious craft in time past, as well as give you some account of t...

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