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HISTORY

OF THE

FAIRCHILD FAMILY;

OR, THE

Child's go anual:

BEING A

COLLECTION OF STORIES

CALCULATED TO SHEW

THE IMPORTANCE AND EFFECTS OF A

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION.

BY

MRS. SHERWOOD,

"" STORIES

AUTHOR OF LITTLE HENRY AND HIS BEARER,

ON THE CHURCH CATECHISM,” &c. &c.

SIXTH EDITION.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR J, HATCHARD AND SON, 187, PICCADILLY;

AND SOLD
BY F. HOULSTON AND SON, WELLINGTON.

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CONTENTS.

Page

113

131

Story on the secret Sins of the Heart

84

Lucy Fairchild's Journal

89

Confession of the exceeding Vileness of our Hearts ....... 90

Hymu XI.......

91

Story on Ambitiou, or the Wish to be Great ........ 92

Prayer against the Wish to be Great

107

Hymn XII.

108

On the Fourth Commandment; or, A Sunday at Mr.

Fairchild's

109

Prayer for Assistance in keeping the Sabbath Day holy

Mymn XIII...............................................•

114

The All-seeing God.

........ 115

Prayer for Mindfulness of the Omniscience of God

123

Hmo XIV.....

124

Emily's Recovery; or, A Visit to Mrs. Goodriche 125

A Prayer in Praise of God ................................

130

Hyma XV.

Second Day at Mrs. Goodriche's; with the Old Story

of Mrs. Howard : the Subject, Guod Manners

a Christian Virtue

132

A Prayer for Christian Courtesy:

143

Hymu XVI....

14+

Ou Death

145

Prayer for a happy Death

151

Hymo XVII,

153

Fatal Effects of Disobedience to Parents

153

A Prayer against the Sin of Disobedience to Parents...........

100

Ilymo XVIII. ........

161

The Three Books ..................

161

The Story of the covetous Woman, in Henry Fairchild's Book.. 106

Prayer against Coretousness ............................... 176

llying XIX.

........... 177

The Story in Emily's Book: Ou Faith to be exercised

in the common Concerns of Life

177

The History of the Orphan Boy whose Mother had Paith in

God's Promises

178

A Prayer for Faith ..........................................•• 193

Hymo XX. ....

The Story in Lucy's Book

194

The Account of a little Boy, who, through God's Grace, turned

his Parents to Righteousness

.................. 196

A Prayer to be used in Time of Temptation

211

? Hymn XXI.............

219

Second Part of the Story iu Lucy's Book

212

A Prayer to be used by a Child for unbelieving and ongodly

Friends aad Relations

280

Hyma XXII. .........

231

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