1. Creator/Author:
  2. Berquin, (1)

The looking-glass for the mind, or, Intellectual mirror : being an elegant collection of the most delightful little stories and interesting tales /

Other Title:
Ami des enfans. English. Selections; Looking-glass for the mind; Intellectual mirror
D. Appleton and Company, Thompson, John, Berquin, M., Berquin,
Other Authors:
Berquin, M. (Arnaud), 1747-1791. Ami des enfans.
Item ID:
New York : D. Appleton & Co., 1853.
21st ed.
Call Number:
PZ7 .L66
Physical Description:
viii, 239 p. : ill. ; 16 x 10 cm.
Children's stories.
Children's literature.
Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
"The following pages may be considered rather as a collection of the beauties of M. Berquin, than as a literally abridged translation of that work, several original thoughts and observations being occasionally introduced into different parts of them"--Preface.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Book, cloth; spine and front cover loose.; Little Adolphus -- Anabella's journey to market -- The absurdity of young people's wishes exposed -- Louisa's tenderness to the little birds in winter -- The story of Bertrand and his little family -- Nancy and her Canary-bird, poor Cherry -- The birds, the thorn-bushes, and the sheep -- Poor crazy Samuel, and the mischievous boys -- Bella and Marian -- Little Jack -- Leonora and Adolphus -- Flora and her little lamb -- The fruitful vine -- Sir John Denham and his worthy tenant -- Alfred and Dorinda -- Rosina; or, The froward girl reformed -- Little Anthony -- The history of Jonathan the gardener -- The sparrow's nest -- William and Thomas; or, the Contrast between industry and indolence --; Mischief its own punishment -- Anthony and Augustus; or, Rational education preferable to riches -- The destructive consequences of dissipation and luxury -- William and Amelia -- The rival dogs -- Cleopatra; or, The reformed little tyrant -- The passionate boy -- Caroline; or, A lesson to cure vanity -- Arthur and Adrian; or, Two heads better than one -- Madame D' Allone and her four pupils -- The bird's egg -- The covetous boy -- Dissipation the certain road to ruin -- Calumny and scandal great enemies to society -- Clarissa; or, The grateful orphan -- Returning good for evil, the noblest revenge -- Gray hairs made happy.; Binding signed: Appletons people.; Bears holograph inscription: Alice Edwards from her Grandmother J.D. Dodge--January 1st, 1854.
OCLC Number:
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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