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Mrs. Turner's Cautionary Stories by Elizabeth Turner

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MRS. TURNER'S CAUTIONARY STORIES

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The Dumpy Books for Children

Selected by E. V. LUCAS

I. THE FLAMP, THE AMELIORATOR, and THE SCHOOLBOY'S APPRENTICE.

Written by E. V. LUCAS.

II. MRS. TURNER'S CAUTIONARY STORIES

Other Volumes in the Series are in preparation

1s. 6d. each

Mrs. Turner's Cautionary Stories

LONDON: GRANT RICHARDS

1897

CONTENTS

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INTRODUCTION xiii

BAD BOYS AND GOOD

The Window Breaker 3

A Gunpowder Plot 5

Peter Imitates the Clown 7

Ben's Heavy Punishment 9

The Chimney Sweeper 11

The Fighting Wicket keeper 13

The Good Scholar 15

The Good Scholar Fights 16

The Death of the Good Scholar's Foe 17

Robert's Thoughtless Brothers 19

Joe's Light Punishment 20

Falsehood "Corrected" 22

The Superior Boys 24

George's Curious Taste 25

Thomas Brown's Disappointment 27

Considerate Philip 28

The Models 29

Politeness 30

Richard's Reformation 31

James's Sacrifice 32

The Excellent Lord Mayor 34

Clever Little Thomas 36

William's Escape 37

GOOD GIRLS AND BAD

Rebecca's Afterthought 41

A Hint to Mary Anne 42

How to Write a Letter 44

News for Papa 46

Maria's Charity 48

The Neglected Turk 50

Pride and Priggishness 52

How to Look when Speaking 54

Isabella's Parachute 56

Maria Snubbed 57

Matilda's Extravagance 58

Papa's Watchfulness 60

Isabella's Defeat 61

The Two Patients 62

Fanny's Bad Habit 63

Sarah's Danger 64

The Hoyden 65

The Giddy Girl 67

A Warning to Frances 69

Playing with Fire 71

How to Heal a Burn 72

Mary Anne's Kindness 74

Ambitious Sophy 75

Dressed or Undressed 76

Mrs. Birch's Influence 78

Rebellious Frances 80

KINDNESS AND CRUELTY

The Harmless Cow 83

The Harmless Worm 84

The Bad Donkey Boy's Good Fortune 86

Grateful Carlo 88

Grateful Lucy 90

Grateful Trusty 91

Something in Store for Richard 92

The Result of Cruelty 93

THINGS TO EAT

What is Best for Children 97

Billy Gill's Good Fortune 99

Civil Speech 101

The Cook's Rebuke 103

The Lost Pudding 105

Sammy Smith's Sad Fate 106

Stupid William 107

Poisonous Fruit 109

Harry's Cake 111

Peter's Cake 113

William's Cake 115

How to Make a Christmas Pudding 117

Introduction

The sixty nine Cautionary Stories that follow have been chosen from five books by Mrs. Elizabeth Turner, written for the pleasure and instruction of our little grandparents and great grandparents... Continue reading book >>




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