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Weston, Samuel 2 Armstrong, and Crocker & Brewster.

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LILY DOUGLAS;

a Simple Store;

HUMBLY INTENDED,

AS A

PREMIUM AND PATTERN,

FOR

SABBATH SCHOOLS.

"She knows, and knows no more-her Bible true;"

COWPER

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ADVERTISEMENT.

In presenting the following tract to the notice of the juvenile reader, it may not be improper to state, that it is a mere sketch; and that though most of the scenes and of the incidents it contains, are drawn from nature and personal observation, yet that the story itself, if story it may be called, is not "entirely real,” neither is it "altogether fictitious:" it is not, however, necessary to mention what particular passages come under either of these divi. sions; it is hoped none will be found out of proportion with truth.

To one circumstance alone has the word fact been appended, not because it is the only fact in the book, but be. cause the number of years there specified might give to that incident the appearauce of exaggeration.

So much is every day written of the religious experience, and high spiritual attainments of children, that it has been thought inexpedient, or at least unnecessary, to multiply their number by adding any similar anecdotes here. The aim of the author therefore, has simply been, to exhibit the character of a good scholar, of a little active housewife, of a kind neighbor, or, in short, in two sweet words, of a GOOD GIRL.

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