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good at home, and will ask to read his Book; and when he is up in the Morning, he will wafh his Face and Hands clean, comb out his Hair, and make Hafte to School, and will not play by the Way as bad Boys do.
When a good Boy is at School, he will mind his Book, and try to learn to spell and read well, and not play in School-time; and when he goes to, or comes from School, he will pull off his Hat, or bow to all he meets; and when he goes to Church he will fit, or kneel, or ftand ftill; and when he comes Home, he will read God's Word, or fome good Book, that God may blefs him
As for that Boy that minds not his Church, his School, nor his Book; but plays with bad Boys, that tell Tales, tell Lies, fwear, fteal, and takẹ God's Name in vain; he will come to fome ill End; and no Way fo good as to whip him well, at School and at Home, Day and Night.
A Trial in Capitals.
HE THAT LOVES GOD, HIS SCHOOL, AND HIS Book, WILL NO DOUBT DO WELL AT LAST: BUT HE THAT HATES HIS SCHOOL AND HIS BOOK, WILL LIVE AND DIE A SLAVE, A FOOL, AND A DUNCE.
Words of two Syllables, accented on the firft Syllable.
Eafy Leffons of Words of one and two Syllables, being
Select moral. Precepts divided.
LESSON I. Duty to God.
My Du-ty to-wards God, is to be-lieve in him, to fear him, to love him with all my Heart, with all my Mind, with all my Soul, and with all my Strength; to wor-fhip him; to give him Thanks, to put my whole Trust in him, to call up-on him, to ho-nour his ho-ly Name and his Word; and to. ferve him truly all the Days of my Life.
LESSON II. Of God, &c.
There is but one God, the Ma-ker of all Things, both in Hea-ven and Earth; and this God is a ho-ly, wife, juft, and good Be-ing, hating all, and all Man-ner of Sin. He fills Heaven and Earth with his Pow-er, Wif-dom, Juf-tice, Mer-cy, and Truth. He loves all those that love and fear him, and will blefs all those that love, honour, and obey their Pa-rents.
As for the Wick-ed, such as fwear, lie, and fteal, he will judge and con-demn them to Shame and Sor-row. Learn then be-times to know thy Du-ty to God and Man, and God will bless you in this World; and when you die, he will take you to him-felf, into Hea-ven, will clothe you in Garments of Gold, and fet a Crown of Gold on your Head; the An-gels will re-joice to fee you, and you shall be hap-py for e-ver and e-ver.
LESSON III. Being a proper Exercife of Advice, and undivided for Trial.
My good Child, you have heard your Duty towards God and Man, and can you read and know thefe Things, without doing your Duty? Can you hear thefe Marks of divine Favour, and not ftrive, with all your Heart and Mind, to love and ferve God; to honour your Parents; to mind your Book; to love your Church and School; and not to play with bad Boys? For be you certain, that if you feek God, he will be found of thee; but if thou forfake him, he will caft thee off for
LESSON IV. Of Praife, &c.
Praise the Lord, O my Soul; and all that is within me, praise his holy Name.
As long as I live will I praise the Lord: I will give Thanks unto God while I have my Being. Sing unto the Lord, O ye Kingdoms of the Earth, O fing Praises unto the Lord..
Give the Lord the Honour due unto his Name; worship the Lord with holy Worship.
In the Time of Trouble I will call upon the Lord, and he will hear me.
Turn thy Face from my Sins, and put out my Mifdeeds.