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Entered according to Art or Congress, in the year 1847, by
United States, for the Southern District of New York
Contents of the first series.
The Peace Man and Savages 20 The Cherokee Women.
Humanity on Nations
65 Speak Gently ...
Contents of the second serirs.
The Power of Maternal Love. 12 Little Kindnesses ..
Treatment of Animals... 44 The Poor
The Kind Mother's Tears ..... 45 "Father, Forgive Them !" ... 72
The heart of the guilty resists and defies reproach, but melts before the accents of
Thousands by its power have been reclaimed from the fangs of intemperance, and other destructive vices. It is almost omnipotent; its power will accomplish what all other human instrumentalities alone cannot; it sostens even a savage's heart, and subdues the fierce rage of the wild beasts of the forest. Therefore, reader, if you wish to reclaim a poor wanderer, treat him kindiy; if a fellow being insults you, treat him kindly, ind then you will not only most effectually punish him, but you will do him good, and probably reclaim him from being a pest to society, to become one of the best citizens, and fit for glory and heaven. Many parents, by unkindness and scolding, ruin their children, and drive them to despair. It sours their tempers, and makes them cross, fretful and revengeful.
A few months since, a little girl in North Carolina, ten years of age, hung herself, after being scolded by her mother. Children imbibe the spirit of their parents and teachers; and uniformly, cross parents and teachers will have cross and ill-natured children to manage, and vice versa. " The unbelieving husband cares much for the gentle and kind spirit of the wife, for much of his happiness depends on it; that brother is interested much in the conversation and the spirit of his sister-for he daily observes her temper, and is forming his views of religion from what he sees in her; that child is constantly