One Thing at a Time, and Other Proverb Stories for Boys and Girls

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Seite 253 - The Secret of Success ; or, How to Get on in the World. With some Remarks upon True and False Success, and the Art of making the Best Use of Life. Interspersed with Numerous Examples and Anecdotes. By WH DAVENPORT ADAMS, Author of " Plain Living and High Thinking,
Seite 253 - With Hints on Self-Culture and Chapters on the Higher Education and Employment of Women. By WH DAVENPORT ADAMS.
Seite 19 - The glorious fun in these stories is quite irresistible. The illustrations are sure to set the table in a roar. The tales are supposed to be told by the boys themselves, and are amazingly well told. Mr. Hope's name is already a household word."— Sheffield Independent.
Seite 23 - DIRECTORIUM ANGLICANUM ; being a Manual of Directions for the right Celebration of the Holy Communion, for the saying of Matins and Evensong, and for the Performance of other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the Ancient Use of the Church of England.
Seite 11 - The Parlour Menagerie is well named. Full as an egg of information and most agreeable reading and engravings, where before was there such a menagerie ?" — Animal World. ' ' We have never seen a better collection of anecdotes and descriptions of animals than this, and it has the great advantage of numerous and admirable woodcuts. Pictorial illustrations form an important and valuable addition to any such collection. Those in the book before us are of remarkable excellence We highly commend the spirit...
Seite 14 - A very delightful volume for Sunday reading, the devotional character of the hymns giving an especial charm to the work. The historical information will be proved full of interest to young Churchmen, and young ladies especially will find the work to be one well adapted to inform the mind and gladden the^ heart.
Seite 22 - This beautifully illustrated edition of Andersen's exquisite stories is sure to be a favourite with all young people who become its fortunate possessors. The biographical sketch is admirably written."— Sheffield Independent. "We recommend all boys and girls who have not read about the wonderful Shoes of Fortune, and the Ugly Duckling and the Snow Queen, to get this book as soon as possible.
Seite 11 - Menagerie, a work so singularly full of interesting examples culled from so wide a range of Zoology, and so fully and beautifully illustrated, cannot fail to be a favourite with the rising generation — and many succeeding ones — of Juvenile Naturalists. When I recall the ' Description of 300 Animals ' (including the Cockatrice and all Pliny's monsters) which fed my early appetite for Natural History, I can congratulate my grandchildren on being provided with so much more wholesome food through...
Seite 253 - We do not hesitate to say, that Mr. Hood's volume is deserving of a place on the shelves of all who take an interest in the structure of verse.
Seite 19 - ... Moonlight and Gooseflesh Effects. A Tale of Horror in the best style of the Penny Dreadfuls. Early Efforts of Promising Poets. The Knight of the Woods, a Thrilling Romance of Chivalry. Stories of School Life, etc., by the Nine Muses. Tales about Giants, Princesses, Pirates, Indians, Enchanters, Smugglers, etc., etc. "No writer for boys surpasses Mr. Hope, and to tell boys he is here in strong force is to ensure the sale of a large edition. "—Bedfordshire Mercury. "A bonne bouche for boys. A...

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