Ęsop's fables

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London, 1871 - 160 pages
 

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Page 9 - Emigrant's Lost Son. By GH Hall. Runaways (The) and the Gipsies. Daddy Dacre's School. By Mrs. Hall. British Wolf Hunters. By Thomas Miller. Bow of Faith (The) ; or, Old Testament Lessons. By Maria Wright. Anchor of Hope ; or, New Testament Lessons. By Maria Wright.
Page 10 - Ben Howard ; or, Truth and Honesty. By C. Adams. Bessie and Tom : A Book for Boys and Girls. Beechnut : A Franconian Story. By Jacob Abbott. Wallace : A Franconian Story. By Jacob Abbott.
Page 11 - With Coloured Plates. Uncle Tom's Cabin, for Children. Aunt Margaret's Visit. Keeper's Travels in Search of his Master. Richmond's Annals of the Poor. Child's Illustrated Poetry Book. The New Book of One Syllable. Blanche and Agnes. The Lost Chamois Hunter.
Page 3 - FABLES. With Plates by H. Weir. EXTRAORDINARY MEN AND WOMEN. DORA AND HER PAPA. By Author of " Lillian's Golden TALES UPON TEXTS. By Rev. HC Adams. [Hours." THE ILLUSTRATED GIRL'S OWN TREASURY. GREAT BATTLES OF THE BRITISH ARMY. Coloured Plates. THE PRINCE OF THE HOUSE OF DAVID. With Plates. THE PILLAR OF FIRE. With Plates. THE THRONE OF DAVID. With Plates. THE STORY OF THE REFORMATION. By D'Aubignt.
Page 72 - Ass, not liking the noise, nor the strange handling that he was subject to, broke the cords that bound him, and, tumbling off the pole, fell into the river. Upon this, the old man, vexed and ashamed, made the best of his way home again, convinced that by endeavouring to please everybody he had pleased nobody, and lost his Ass into the bargain.
Page 13 - MULTIPLICATION TABLE. CHATTERING JACK, KING COLE. PRINCE LONG NOSE. THE ENRAGED MILLER. THE HUNCHBACK. How JESSIE WAS LOST. GRAMMAR IN RHYME. BABY'S BIRTHDAY.* PICTURES FROM THE STREETS.* LOST ON THE SEA-SHORE.* ANIMALS AND BIRDS.* A CHILD'S FANCY DRESS BALL. A CHILD'S EVENING PARTY. ANNIE AND JACK IN LONDON. [SHOE. ONE, Two, BUCKLE MY MARY'S NEW DOLL.* • WHEN THE CAT'S AWAY.* NAUGHTY PUPPY.* CHILDREN'S FAVOURITES.* NAUGHTY BOYS AND GIRLS.
Page 9 - Peasant and Prince. By Harriet Martineau. Crofton Boys. By ditto. Feats on the Fiord. By do. Settlers at Home. By ditto. Holiday Rambles ; or, The School Vacation.
Page 5 - Percy's Tales of the Kings of England. Boys of Beechwood. By Mrs. Eiloart. Papa's Wise Dogs. Digby Heathcote. By Kingston.
Page 15 - Kirke White. Illustrated by BIRKET FOSTER. Southey's Joan of Arc, and Minor Poems. Herbert. With Life and Notes by the Rev. RA WILLMOTT. Longfellow's Complete Poetical Works. With Illustrations. Fcap. 8vo. Burns
Page 13 - ... a number of flies were attracted by its sweetness, and placing their feet in it, ate it greedily. Their feet however became so smeared with the honey that they could not use their wings, nor release themselves, and were suffocated. Just as they were expiring, they exclaimed : "0, foolishcreatures that we are, for the sake of a little pleasure we have destroyed ourselves.

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