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BEING A SERIES OF
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS,
FACILITATE INSTRUCTION IN INFANT SCHOOLS.
A VARIETY OF PIECES IN PROSE AND VERSE,
ORIGINAL AND SELECTED
THE USE OF FAMILIES,
COMMON AND SABBATH SCHOOLS.
REVISED AND ENLARGED.
BY THE REV. ELI MEEKER.
STEREOTYPE OF A PELL & BROTHER.
PUBLISHED BY J. & W. DAY,
CORNER OF FULTON ANDIDUTCH STREETS.
Southern District of New-York, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the twenty-sixth day of May, A. D. 1830, in the
"The Infantile Instructer: being a Series of Questions and Answers, intended to
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled "An act for
FREDERICK J. BETTS,
THE system of Infantile Instruction should be extended and introduced into all our common schools, and, indeed, into every family. To aid as much as possible in the promotion of this worthy object, the author of this little book devotes his time to improvement and lecturing on the various subjects of education, adapted to the different ages and attainments of children. To numerous Ladies and Gentlemen is he much indebted for hints and remarks, relating to the art of teaching. He rejoices to look forward and contemplate brighter prospects as to the opportunities of little children, both intellectual and moral. Should this work prove beneficial in this respect, his labour in preparing it for the press, will be abundantly compensated.
HYMNS ADAPTED TO THE TUNE "BRUCE'S
1 How we love our infant-school,
And the play-ground clean and neat,
There we have such merry games,
2 When we get upon the swing,
Though we are so low.
But, if we were rich and great,
3 May we ever grateful be,