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MANCHESTER : Lancashire & Cheshire Band of Hope Union, Mount Street, Albert Square, and John Heywood, Deansgate.
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Per. 2705. f. id
Do thy little-Do it well;
Do thy little. God hath made
effort has been spared in this Volume of the
“ ONWARD RECITER" to furnish our readers with a new, varied, interesting, and valuable selection of Readings, Recitations, and Dialogues.
We have studied brevity, simplicity, and force : and have thus hoped to render the work both acceptable to the managers of public gatherings and popular with those who recite.
As befits a magazine aiming to aid Sunday School and Band of Hope conductors in their task of training aright the young, a large number of the pieces inculcate Temperance principles; whilst all are of a pure and elevating character.
We are indebted to the following authors for the original contributions which appear in the volume: F.W.B.; F. H. Bowman, F.R.A.S., F.L.S.; C.; Annie Clegg ; Rev. G. T. Coster ; A. J. Glasspool; Rev. R. M. Grier, M.A. ; Rev. Edward Hayton; Rev. Thomas Jarratt; R. I. O. ; E. J. Oliver ; M. A. Paull; Mrs. Ellen Ross ; Rev. James Smith, M.A.; Ellin Isabelle Tupper; Martin F. Tupper, D.C.L.; Rev. F. Wagstaff; A. L. Westcombe; M. A. Whitfield ; Rev. T. P. Wilson, M.A.; Rev. Samuel Wray.
For permission to insert selections from their published writings we have to express our obligations to : Mrs. Clara Lucas Balfour; W. C. Bennett, LL.D.; S. C. Hall, F.S.A.; Alsager Hay Hill, LL.B. ; Charles Mackay, LL.D.; Rev. G. M. Murphy; S. W. Partridge ; Rev. S. J. Stone, M.A.; Mrs. H. Noel-Thatcher, and others.
We have also to thank several correspondents for their kindness in forwarding choice selections.
Boy in the Stream, The...
W. R. Evans..
Mrs. C. L. Balfour
.Rev. Thomas Jarratt........ 31
Cry of the Heart, A..
Dash the Wine-cup away..
David's Dying Charge
Drowned Boy, The....
Drunk at the School-house Door
W. H. Burleigh
.Rev. F. Wagstaff..
........M, A. Paull......