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Besides the Stops and principal Characters used in Punctuation, the Figures and Abbreviations, Early Lessons in Prose; among which are some very pleasing and valuable pieces of Sacred History, and the Ten Commandments; likewise a brief selection from Baldwin's Fables -- History of the Elephant, Whale, Ant and Silk Worm, &c. &c.
Ornamented with Cuts. All which, Afford a pleasing variety for the child, are calculated to improve his morals, to give him that instruction which is suitable to his age, and to advance him in the valuable and delightsome acquirement of good reading.
A. W. Thayer
primer, early reader, children, moral teaching, fables, Bible stories, American history
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By the Young Child's Friend, "The Child's Instructer and Moral Primer" (1822). Rare Books. 1.
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