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Page 203 - Lives of the Queens of Scotland, and English Princesses connected with the Regal Succession of Great Britain.
Page 6 - ... to feed it, while in the latter case, nearly every one will just as certainly look for a stone. Thus the growing up in the right atmosphere, rather than the receiving of the right instruction, is the condition which it is most important to secure, in plans for forming the characters of children. It is in accordance with this philosophy that these stories, though written mainly with a view to their moral influence on the hearts and dispositions of the readers, contain very little formal exhortation...
Page 4 - Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, by HARPER & BROTHERS, In the Clerk's Office for the Southern District of New York.
Page 5 - The development of the moral sentiments in the human heart, in early life, — and everything in fact which relates to the formation of character, — is determined in a far greater degree by sympathy, and by the influence of example, than by formal precepts and didactic instruction.