The Resource The looking-glass for the mind, or, Intellectual mirror : being an elegant collection of the most delightful little stories and interesting tales, chiefly translated from that much admired work L'ami des enfans ; with numerous wood cuts engraved by John Thompson

The looking-glass for the mind, or, Intellectual mirror : being an elegant collection of the most delightful little stories and interesting tales, chiefly translated from that much admired work L'ami des enfans ; with numerous wood cuts engraved by John Thompson

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The looking-glass for the mind, or, Intellectual mirror : being an elegant collection of the most delightful little stories and interesting tales
Title
The looking-glass for the mind, or, Intellectual mirror
Title remainder
being an elegant collection of the most delightful little stories and interesting tales
Statement of responsibility
chiefly translated from that much admired work L'ami des enfans ; with numerous wood cuts engraved by John Thompson
Title variation
  • Looking-glass for the mind
  • Intellectual mirror
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Contributor
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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1749-1791
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Berquin, M.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1747-1791
  • 1785-1866
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  • Berquin
  • D. Appleton and Company
  • Thompson, John
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  • Children's stories
  • Children's literature
  • Children
  • Conduct of life
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The looking-glass for the mind, or, Intellectual mirror : being an elegant collection of the most delightful little stories and interesting tales, chiefly translated from that much admired work L'ami des enfans ; with numerous wood cuts engraved by John Thompson
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"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
Contents
  • 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
Edition
21st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 239 pages
Form of item
online
Note
  • Book, cloth; spine and front cover loose.
  • Purchased from James T. Hickey, Illinois State Historical Library, Old State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois 62706.
  • Binding signed: Appletons people.
  • Bears holograph inscription: Alice Edwards from her Grandmother J.D. Dodge--January 1st, 1854.
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The looking-glass for the mind, or, Intellectual mirror : being an elegant collection of the most delightful little stories and interesting tales, chiefly translated from that much admired work L'ami des enfans ; with numerous wood cuts engraved by John Thompson
Link
Publication
Note
"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
Contents
  • 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
Edition
21st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 239 pages
Form of item
online
Note
  • Book, cloth; spine and front cover loose.
  • Purchased from James T. Hickey, Illinois State Historical Library, Old State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois 62706.
  • Binding signed: Appletons people.
  • Bears holograph inscription: Alice Edwards from her Grandmother J.D. Dodge--January 1st, 1854.
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote

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