Cottage comforts, with hints for promoting them, gleaned from experience: enlivened from authentic anecdotes

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Published by Simpkin and Marshall, 1834 - Home economics - 224 pages
 

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Recommended as books suitable for a cottage library are mainly religious, e.g. bible, repository tracts, Pilgrim's progress, Baxter's Christian directory, Discourses on eternity etc. This copy includes nice clean label for Zion Chapel Circulating Library, Battle Read full review

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Page 18 - Honour and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Page 222 - Godliness is profitable for all things; having the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come.
Page 89 - A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain b\ the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe naif.
Page 11 - I can't tell a lie, Pa; you know I can't tell a lie. I did cut it with my hatchet.' — 'Run to my arms, you dearest boy,' cried his father in transports, 'run to my arms; glad am I, George, that you killed my tree; for you have paid me for it a thousand fold. Such an act of heroism in my son is more worth than a thousand trees, though blossomed with silver, and their fruits of purest gold.
Page 220 - Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things written in the book of the law to do them.
Page 211 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Page 89 - And again, he adviseth to circumspection and care, even in the smallest matters, because sometimes a little neglect may breed great mischief; adding, for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy; all for want of care about a horseshoe nail...
Page 223 - Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ. Not with eye service, as men pleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart...
Page 20 - I have a good piece of barley loaf at home to finish with. How I long to be at it ! A noise in the hedge now attracted his notice, and he spied a squirrel nimbly running up a tree, and popping into a hole between the branches. Ha...
Page 20 - Robinet seated himself by his friend, and set his basket on the bench close by him. A tame raven, which was kept at the house, came...

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