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The Nest in the Honeysuckles, and other Stories   By:

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[Illustration: Mrs. Dudley stood by her little boy, looking from the window.]

THE

Nest in the Honeysuckles,

AND OTHER STORIES.

[Illustration]

WRITTEN FOR THE AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION.

Philadelphia: AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION, No. 316 CHESTNUT STREET. NEW YORK: No. 147 NASSAU ST. BOSTON: No. 9 CORNHILL.... CINCINNATI: 41 WEST FOURTH ST. LOUISVILLE : No. 103 FOURTH ST.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1855, by the AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

No books are published by the AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION without the sanction of the Committee of Publication, consisting of fourteen members, from the following denominations of Christians, viz. Baptist, Methodist, Congregational, Episcopal, Presbyterian, Lutheran, and Reformed Dutch. Not more than three of the members can be of the same denomination, and no book can be published to which any member of the Committee shall object.

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THE NEST IN THE HONEYSUCKLES. 7

"MAY I POP SOME CORN?" 33

"WHICH WOULD YOU RATHER I SHOULD DO?" 36

THE BIRDS AND THE SNOW STORM. 40

THE FIRST STRAWBERRY. 43

"I PRAYED ALL DAY FOR HELP." 44

"EVER SO MANY BEAUTIFUL THINGS." 47

LILY AND HER DUCKLINGS. 51

PRAYING FOR RAIN. 56

THE GRAPE CLUSTERS. 62

"IT ALMOST MAKES ME CRY." 65

THE BOY WHO STEALS. 68

LOOK AT THE BIRDS. 73

THE LOST CHILD. 78

THE UNPLEASANT NEIGHBOUR. 83

THE BOY WHO KEPT HIS PURPOSE. 87

MARY'S STORY. 91

THE SUNNY FACE AND THE SHADY FACE; OR, JUNE AND NOVEMBER. 93

"IT ISN'T FAIR I PEEPED." 96

THE CHRYSALIS. 99

CHRISTMAS AT THE COTTAGE. 102

I WILL CONQUER MYSELF. 106

SELFISH ELLA. 110

"OUR FATHER WHO ART IN HEAVEN." 114

HATTIE AND HERBERT. 117

THE TWO WILLS. 119

"BLESS GOD FOR THIS DOLL." 122

BESSIE HARTWELL. 126

"MARY'S GREAT TREASURE." 131

"SUSAN WILL BE HAPPIER IF I GO WITH HER." 133

THE NEWS BOYS' BANK. 135

IDA'S DRESS. 144

WHAT MADE WILLIE HAPPY. 148

DO YOU INTEND TO BE A GENTLEMAN? (A QUESTION FOR BOYS.) 150

GENEROUS NELLY; OR, THE WILLING MIND. 153

LOVEST THOU ME? 155

MY LITTLE BAG. 158

DO YOU LIKE YOUR SEAT? 160

THE LITTLE BEGGAR. 164

LITTLE CHARLEY. 170

DARLING WILLIE. 173

WIDOW CAHOON AND HER GRANDSON. 178

THE

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