A Book for Massachusetts Children: In Familiar Letters from a Father : for the Use of Families and Schools

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Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1829 - 132 pages
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Page 128 - And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required; and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Page 50 - Ocean, the first thing which strikes us is, that, the north-east and south-east monsoons, which are found the one on the north and the other on...
Page 11 - In all of these cases salicylate of methyl had a well-marked effect on the pain, causing it to cease in a variable time and for a longer or shorter period according to the nature of the case, and bringing about a cure in a few days. The drug...
Page 3 - How many inches in a foot ? How many feet in a yard ? How many yards in a rod ? How many rods in a mile ? What place, house, or other object, is a mile from the place where you are ? LETTER II. THE Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the same as the State of Massachusetts. A State ? or Commonwealth, contains a great many people, living under the same government;—that 1 s, having the same rulers, and obeying the same laws.
Page 129 - Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord." They rest from their labors and their works do follow them.
Page 6 - Hampshire, may be toward the north also; then the top of the map will be north, the bottom, south, the right hand, east, the left hand, west.
Page 53 - Nothing indeed can be more gloomy than the State Prison. If you were to go into it, to see how it looks, it would make you shudder. There are now about fifty wicked persons in it ; but I do hope that no New Hampshire child that reads this letter will ever behave so bad as to be locked up in that dreadful place.

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