Friend of Youth, Or, New Selection of Lessons in Prose and Verse for Schools and Families: To Imbue the Young with Sentiments of Piety, Humanity and Universal Benevolence

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Cummings and Hilliard, 1822 - Ethics - 300 pages
 

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Contents

Cruelty to Animals Pope
18
Poetry Ovid translated by Dryden
20
Eulogium on Christ and the Gospel Rousseau
21
Opposition between War and the Gospel Parish
23
Poetry Herald of Peace
24
Pleasures of Spring Tickell Thomson
25
Proper sense of Honor Addison
27
Divine compassion illustrated by Parables
30
Greenlanders Proof of a God
32
Loo Choo Islander3
33
Poetry Gillard
37
Character of Juma Pompilius
38
Poetry Herald of Peace
39
Society of Animals Smellie
41
Fable the Bee the Ant and the Sparrow Gay
42
Corruption of News writers Johnson
45
Ode to God Derzhaven
46
The Whale Goldsmith
48
Smallest of known animals Vieth
50
A Battle Quincy
51
Poetry Porteus
54
Fascinating power of serpents Barton
55
Importance of Christian Education
58
Influence of Education in regard to appetites and passions
60
to the love of God
63
Love to mankind an important branch of Education
64
Influence of Education and habit on horses and dogs Percy
66
Effects and influence of war Channing
68
Remarks on Patriotism Gallison
81
Hippopotamus Harris
87
Humanity to captives improved
96
Address to God in view of his works Fenelon
103
Kentucky Cavern Clarke
110
Noble Monument
117
Best way to bear calumny Addison
124
The Stork Harris
130
False sentiments on National Honor Channing
139
Salt Mines in Cracow Clarke
147
Number Pages 66 Eulogium on Wm Penn Duponceau
152
Battle of Borodino Porter and Labaume
155
Poetry Herald of Peace
158
Whirlpool Goldsmith
159
Abolition of Female Infanticide
161
Remarkable Rivers
163
Poetic Addresses to Animals Fawcett Smith Burns
165
Telemachus
173
Mount Etna Clarke
190
82 Useful and entertaining Anecdotes Percy
192
Importance of selfcultivation Brit Mag
193
Good Rulers a substitute for Fleets and Armies
195
Cotopaxi Clarke
198
A winter evening in Iceland British Mag
199
Poetry Elegant Extracts 87 Trophies of Victory
201
Specimens of Indian Eloquence Heckewelder and Boudinot
204
Example of the Power of Custom
206
One hundred Varieties of Verse
210
Dangerous influence of Party Passions
233
Poetry Vermont Intelligencer 92 Volcanoes in the Island of Java Clarke
237
Natural and Martial Volcanoes compared
239
The Wild Girl
241
Amiable Traits in the character of the Indians Heckewelder
243
The benevolent John Howard
245
Effects of Christianity on an Indian Chief Heckewelder
247
Mistakes of men of Humane feelings Percy
249
Remarkable Works of Art Percy
250
Fire of Baku Pleasing Preceptor
252
Monitions on the flight of Time Johnson
253
Leviathan or Crocodile Goldsmith
256
Archbishop Sharpe and the Robber Percy
257
Golden Verses of Pythagoras Fitzgerald
259
A glorious Example in Washington
260
Sleep Johnson
262
The Boa Constrictor Clarke
264
Means for diminishing the crimes and miseries of Man
265
The Vultures Farewell to her children Johnson
267
Remarkable reformation of a Prince
270
Dialogue Romulus and Numa Fenelon
272
The Mirage Clarke
274
The Man of Ross Pope
276
Progress of public opinion
277
The Shepherds way to wisdom Gay
279
Time H K White
280
Clement and his son Zima
281
Address to Mothers Cotton
284
Anecdotes of Humanity Percy ibid 121 The Mimic or Mockingbird Wilson
285
The Wild Boar and the Ram Gay
287
Plinys Eulogy of the earth
289
A Paraphrase on Ps lxxiv 16 17 Williams
290
On Gaming Cotton
291
Curiosities of Chili Molina ibid 127 The village Preacher Goldsmith
293
The Thumb Sampson
295
Farewell to the young
297

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