The Mother at Home, Or, The Principles of Maternal Duty Familiarly Illustrated
Crocker and Brewster, 1833 - 164 pàgines
Written by a Calvinist minister, this advice book to mothers on how to raise their children has a highly religious and moralistic flavor. Arguing that it is the mother's natural duty to raise her children, the author stresses the importance of teaching them to be obedient and religious.
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The Mother at Home; or, the principles of maternal duty, familiarly ...
John Stevens Cabot ABBOTT
Visualització completa - 1856
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Pàgina 131 - What I've committed to His hands, Till the decisive hour. 4 Then will He own my worthless name Before His Father's face, And in the New Jerusalem Appoint my soul a place.
Pàgina 131 - A FRIEND THAT STICKETH CLOSEB THAN A UKOT1I EH. — Prov. 10 : 24. 1 ONE there is, above all others, Well deserves the name of Friend ; His is love beyond a brother's, Costly, free, and knows no end.
Pàgina 129 - A definite idea is introduced to the youthful mind, when you speak of Him who took little children in his arms and blessed them.
Pàgina 20 - The tears rushed into the eyes of the poor sailor ; he tried for a moment to conceal them, but could not ; and hastily brushing them away with the back of his rough hand, rose and said, with a voice almost inarticulate through emotion,
Pàgina 96 - At last, finding that whether they do well or ill they are equally found fault with, they relinquish all efforts to please and become heedless of reproaches. But let a mother approve of her child's conduct wherever she can.
Pàgina 98 - It seemed, in short, as if nothing was more vexatious to one of these officers than to discover things so correct as to afford him no good opportunity for finding fault; while to the other, the necessity of censuring really appeared a punishment to himself. " Under the one, accordingly, we all worked with cheerfulness, from a conviction that nothing we did in a proper way would miss approbation. But our duty under the other, being performed in fear, seldom went on with much spirit. We had no personal...
Pàgina 104 - It is not long since that we read, in the newspapers, of a child being absolutely killed, at Birmingham, I think it was, by being thus frightened. The parents had gone out into what is called an evening party. The servants, naturally enough, had their party at home; and the mistress, who, by...
Pàgina 43 - You must," said the father, in a serious and decided tone. " What letter is that ?" John refused to answer. The contest was now fairly commenced. John was wilful, and determined that he would not read. His father knew that it would be ruinous to his son to allow him to conquer. He felt that he must, at all hazards, subdue him. He took him into another room, and punished him. He then returned, and again showed John the letter. But John still refused to name it. The father again retired with his son,...
Pàgina 94 - ... unpalatable, till the child tastes it, and, finding it offensive to his palate, spits it out, and absolutely refuses to take any more of the draught — while at the same time he clearly perceives that he has been deceived. Mr. Abbot relates the following story, illustrative of this point: — " A mother was once trying to persuade her little son to take some medicine. The medicine was very unpalatable, and she, to induce him to take it, declared it did not taste bad. He did not believe her....