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ADAPTED TO VERY EARLY YOUTH; RESPECTFULLY
INSCRIBED TO THE MOTHERS OF, FAMILIES.
PRINTED FOR J. HARRIS, (SUCCESSOR TO E. New-
NOR AND HOOD, IN THE POULTRY.
With every due sense of the value of Watts' and BARBAULD's Hymns, for the use of very young children, it may safely be affirmed, that no fufficiently diversified collection of chaste and classical poetry has yet appeared, which is in every respect adapted to that period of life which passes between infantine simplicity and the commencement of regular instruction,
The tender, careful mother has frequently been bewildered in her choice of subjects proper forexerciting the memory, and forming the taste of her child. All are not posseffed of ample libraries from which to select ; and besides, large volumes are ill suited for the nursery, even were their contents more appropriate than they generally are.