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CONTENTS.

*** The explanations of the virtues aro compositions of the compiler. Of the
narrative illustrations, those which aro new to the public are here indicated as
original; those extracted from other books have the proper quotations, in all
cases where a distinct sourco could be ascertained; while scveral, of a fugitive
and unimportant nature, have no source marked. Where, in the case of an ex.
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present work, an asterisk is affixed. The quotations for the scriptural and other
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ATTENTIVE OBSERVATION AND RESOURCE,

Gassendi, the Little Astronomer,
The Indian and the Stolen Venison,
The Rats and the Egg,
The Shipwrecked Sailors,

The Painter's Serrant,

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The Sailor Boy of Carron,

MODESTY,

The Jackdaw in Borrowed Feathers,

Sir Isaac Newton, -

The Boastful Scholar,

COURTESY,

The Persian Peasant,

The Englishman at Turin,

Louis the Fourteenth,

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Howard the Philanthropist,

Sir Philip Sidney,

Provost Drummond,

General Kosciusko,

Titus,

* Life of Howard.

* Fugitive. •

Chambers's Journal

MODERATION IN ANGER-FORBEARANCE AND FORGIVENESS,

85

Socrates,

*Stretch's Bearics of

History

86

Singular instance of Good Temper, * Hanroll Extracts.• . 88

A Family kept together by Patience, Hanwell Extracts. 88

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