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THE READING OF THE BIBLE.
FOR THE USE OF CHILDREN.
Oh, say not, dream not, heavenly notes
To childish ears are vain,
And cannot reach the strain.
And yet the heaven-taught mind
THE CHRISTIAN YEAR.
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD,
AS TO ONE WHOM THE AUTHOR HAS LEARNED,
FROM HER EARLIEST YEARS,
TO LOVE AND RESPECT ;
AND ON WHOSE FAVOURABLE OPINION, AND
KIND INTEREST IN HER PRESENT UNDERTAKING,
SHE SETS NO COMMON VALUE:
THE SECOND PART OF THIS LITTLE WORK
BY HER EVER AFFECTIONATE AND OBLIGED,
In presenting to her readers her farther attempt to facilitate the instruction of children in the sacred Scriptures, the author feels called upon to premise, that this Second part of her work may perhaps be found, in some places, more difficult than the First. This difference, however, was not altogether unintentional. It was supposed, as indeed, in the case of a child six years old, it was found, that the time occupied, and the mental exercise undergone, in reading the previous part, were calculated to make the young reader capable, by degrees, of grasping information which he could not have borne at first.
Much, however, will depend upon the tastes of children, and the general progress of their