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Other Spellers                              195
Today with pleafure chriftians meet,
To pray, and hear thy word; And I will go with cheerful feet
To learn thy will, O Lord.
I'll leave my fport and read and pray, And fo prepare for heaven;
O may I love this blessed day, The beft of all the feven.
For the Lord's Day Morning*
From Alexander's Spelling Book.
The Columbian Spelling Book, Wrentham, Massa­chusetts, 1799, was similar to Alexander's in size, but was more roughly made, and the cuts were mar­vels of crudity. Two of these queer engravings are here given with the fables they illustrated.
The Dove and the'Bee.
A POOR Bee came to a brook to drink, but in her hafte fhe fell in, and would have loft her life, had it not been for a dove, who broke off a fmall twig from a
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