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CONTENTS,

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355 visits to, 1, 60, 74, 106, 144,

Good Sunday scholar, the 161 170, 217, 233, 265, 276, 305,
Great Exhibition, parting

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glance at the

133 Leap-year.

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Globe in Leicester- Little Irish girl, the
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Little Mary and her Setting sun, the

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Miner's daughter, the 71 Sit up, Pompey
Mother's best gift, a . 54 Sixty years ago :

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New bonnet, the

97 Sun, distance of the

Nothing to do

135 The reason why

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Orphans, the

374 Threepenny omnibus, the 33

Peach and the sparrow,

Try back

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287 Trying to be happy 289

Peevish Peggy; or, wash.. Village school, the. 193

ing-day

312 Violet, the

Pilgrim's Progress, les- Welsh girl, the

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sons from the, 19, 41, 81, What is self-application ? 5
121, 156, 181, 209, 228, 276, White cat, the

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301, 317 Who is the coward ? 239

Quite another thing 85 Widow's son, the

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Sabbath day, the 297 | Wishing and working;
Saviour, the all.seeing 271 or, Harry Bates and
Sere leaf and drowning • Alan Binns

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A NEW EXHIBITION;

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PLEASANT VISITS TO KEW GARDENS:

No. 1. The Industrial Exhibition in Hyde Park has closed. The jewels, the statues of marble, the

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painted glass, the loud-pealing, organs, the powerful machines, the curious things in gold, silver, pearls, ivory, silk, lace, china, glass, and tapestry are sold or removed by their owners. They will not be seen again as they have been seen, filling the people of many lands with astonishment and delight. Like all the works of man, they have passed away.

In the CHILD'S COMPANION of last year some of the most singular of these works of art and skill were described, and, it is hoped, not without some pleasure and profit to youthful readers. To what shall we look to interest them for the year 1852?_We have a thought a wish-a purpose. We will conduct them to an Exlibition filled with the wonderful works of God. Its roof is the blue and lofty sky; its flooring is of emerald green; its treasures are a thousand objects from nearly every country of the world. In its midst is a small

palace of glass,” full of the grand and the beautiful. Around it are productions of all tints and colours, from the deepest green to the purest white: there the crimson, the yellow, the purple, the ruddy, and the russet, all mingle in sweetest beauty. The rare and the common, the lofty and the lowly, that which can please the

eye, the taste, or the sense of smell, are seen side by side. It is an Exhibition for all the year round, though at some geasons it is more lovely than at others. Nor does it pass away with a single year, but from age to age it continues to gladden the hearts and promote the good of old and young. And what proves an attraction to many is, that it may be en. tered without payment of money ; the poor are

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