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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.
If we can succeed in showing the niother that she has left a
duty unperformed towards her infant-a duty of paramount importance; yea, one p? -fær greater consequence than those even which she so assiduously performs for its bodily comfort ; if we can convince her that any of the bad passions which agitate, the evil dispositions which deform, and the vicious inclinations which degrade the human character, are under her controul, are attributable to her neglect, and may be prevented by her exertions ; she will no longer be idle, she will no longer be negligent and indifferent as to the moral health of her offspring.
As soon as a group of little creatures peep out from the nursery, every body asks the mother how she means to educate them, and she, with maternal anxiety, begins to enquire for the best method. For