The Clergyman's Orphan; Or, The Child of Providence: A Tale Founded Upon Facts

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J. & J. Harper, 1833 - 210 pages

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Page 196 - The Swiss Family Robinson; or, the Adventures of a Father and Mother and Four Sons on a Desert Island. With Explanatory Notes and Illustrations. First and Second Series. New Edition, complete in one volume, 3s. 6d. Geography for my Children. By Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Author of " Uncle Tom's Cabin,
Page 42 - Trust in him at all times ; ye people, pour out your heart before him : God is a refuge for us.
Page 196 - Every one has read or heard of Robinson Crusoe, and the unrivalled and long-continued popularity of that admirable narrative, proves that the tastes and feelings to which it addresses itself are among the strongest and most universal which belong to human nature. The adventures of the Swiss family are somewhat similar in character, and, of course, in interest; and they illustrate, in the most forcible and pleasing manner, the efficacy of piety, industry, ingenuity, and goodtemper, in smoothing difficulties...
Page 198 - The publishers were induced to reprint it as one of the numbers of the Boy's and Girl's Library, partly by the advice and solicitations of many of their friends, and their own knowledge of its merits, and partly by the consideration that it has long been out of print, and that it was very difficult to procure a copy. " ' The Son of a Genius' will afford a profitable study to parents, as well as an exquisite treat to youths.
Page 106 - Wilt thou not from this time cry unto Me : — " My father, Thou art the guide of my youth?
Page 199 - ... not only for the extent, utility. and interesting nature of the information it conveys, but also for the skill with which the ideas and language are adapted to the tastes as well as the capacities of youthful readers. But these are not its only or its greatest merits: its highest claims to praise are the tone of sincere and earnest piety which pervades the conversations, and the excellence of the precepts drawn from the wonders they disclose.

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