Sandford and Merton

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Page 294 - Word from the Greek, Latin, Saxon, German, Teutonic, Dutch, French, Spanish, and other Languages ; with their present Acceptation and Pronunciation.
Page 75 - The little Boy thanked them very sincerely for thus defending him ; and they went all together to his father's house, which was not far off ; where they were all kindly entertained with a supper and a bed. The little Boy took care of his faithful dog as long as he lived, and never forgot the importance and necessity of doing good to others, if we wish them to do the same to us. 'Upon my word...
Page 293 - Is. 6d. GUIDE TO THE FRENCH LANGUAGE AND CONVERSATION; consisting of Modern French Dialogues, with the Pronunciation of the most difficult Words ; for the use of Schools, Travellers, and Private Students. A New Edition, by DE LA VOYE.
Page 287 - A very nice little volume, containing a charming collection of poetry." — Spectator. " We do not know any other book that, in the same compass, contains such a rich selection of pieces, that are at once sprightly and Instructive, patheiiu and devout." — Congregational Magazine. " A very pleasing and suitable selection.
Page 274 - Few writers are more indefatigable in their offices of benevolence than the authoress of this elegant little volume, who has once more done herself infinite credit by a transcript of the realities of life, so fairly and truly made, as to go home to the heart of every one who follows the tale to the conclusion. It is a high gift to be able to write well; but it is a far higher and nobler privilege to be known to write usefully, and to the best of purposes; and this Mrs. Geldart has never more effectually...
Page 236 - ... associate, how can you expect it from your son ? To be armed against the prejudices of the world, and to distinguish real merit from the splendid vices which pass current in what is called society, is one of the most difficult of human sciences.
Page 285 - CLERGYMAN'S WIDOW and her YOUNG FAMILY. 7. DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, HER FATHER AND FAMILY. 8. ELIZABETH AND HER THREE BEGGAR BOYS. 9. GODMOTHER'S TALES. 10. GOOD GRANDMOTHER AND HER OFFSPRING. 11. MERCHANT'S WIDOW and her YOUNG FAMILY. 12. RICH BOYS AND POOR BOYS, and other Tales. 13. THE SISTERS; a Domestic Tale. 14. STOLEN BOY; an Indian Tale.
Page 286 - SCRIPTURE SITES AND SCENES, from actual Survey, in Egypt, Arabia, and Palestine. Illustrated by Seventeen Steel Engravings, Three Maps, and Thirty-seven Woodcuts. 'By WH BARTLETT. -Post 8vo. cloth, gilt edges, 4.
Page 273 - A very delightful book for young readers. The interest is deep and well sustained, the style uniformly agreeable and lively, and the knowledge of the writer, who has lived for some time on the Rice Lake plains, the scene of the story, adds a value to the book for readers of all ages. Mr. Harvey has contributed some excellent wood-cuts, and the book is altogether a pretty and interesting one.
Page 280 - Though perfectly free from pretension, and proposed only as an assistant to the mother or the teacher, this little book is one of the best works on general geography that have come under our notice for a long time. A careful reading of the more recent works of statists and travellers is apparent in its pages. The information is well put together, and the several subjects are profusely illustrated.

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