A Book for Massachusetts Children: In Familiar Letters from a Father

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Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1831 - 142 pages

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Page 136 - 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.
Page 12 - 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 137 - Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord." They rest from their labors and their works do follow them.
Page 6 - I have got a picture of Massachusetts, drawn on purpose for you to look at. This picture is called a map of Massachusetts ; and you can see by it what the shape of Massachusetts is. You can see that its shape is very irregular. When you look at the map, you must be careful to turn your face toward the north, and hold the map, so that the words, Vermont, New 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 - 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 18 - When the men see a whale, they get out of their ship into their boats, and row towards him. One man stands at the head of the boat, holding a sharp iron spear in his hand, called a harpoon ; and when the boat comes close to ' the whale, the man throws the harpoon at him with all his might.

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