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The New England Primer
93
Human Frailty.
O UR days begin with trouble here, Our life is but a fpan ; And cruel death is always near, So frail a thing is man !
Believe in Jefus Chrift while young Then when thou com'ft to die,
Thou fhalt fing forth that pleafant fong, " Death, where is thy victory ? "
Acts 13:11.                             John4:57. '
Two Pictures. From Emerson's The Evangelical Primer. 1810.
A modification of The New England Primer that continued to enjoy a wide circulation for many years was Emerson's The Evangelical Primer. It was a little larger and thicker than The New England Primer and contained considerable more matter but less variety. Among those who vouched for its value and recommended its use in families and schools were Noah Webster, Jedidiah Morse, and the president of Yale College. The contents were
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