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Scenes in America : for the amusement and instruction of little tarry-at-home travellers

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CHILDREN'S BOOKCOLLECTIONLIBRARY OF THEUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIALOS ANGELES^-- -.OFA 3fAPSCENES IN AMERICA,FOR THEAMUSEMENT AND INSTRUCTIONOF LITTLETARRY-AT-HOME TRAVELLERS.BY THEREV ISAAC TAYLOR,HARTFORD:BY S. ANDRUS & SON.PUBLISHED1848.INTRODUCTION.ONCE friend aagain your hearingClaims from little missyou, my ;With a volume neat appearing,,FuL of 'tis this.see,pictures,he aLong ago gave promiseO'er America to roam;far and tho' from hiswide,TravellingHouse, ne'er still at home.moving,Yet o'er a volumemany poring,Such as could readyou hardly ;Distant realms and climes exploring,Your minds to feed.inquiringHe has travelled thro' and thro' them.Often wearied with his toil;That at ease here view them,mightyouall the while.knowledgeGath'ringTrue some scenes will raise your laughter,so :so differenymd strangeThey'reYet after,perhaps, your feelingstoMay approbation change.INTRODUCTION.the climatePossibly veryto modesForces men clumsy ;timeFrozen blasts appropriate it,dark abodes.orThickening dress,View the Ourtes ofNorth West CoastersBuried beneath the :deep groundnot be the boastersThey, we, mayIf warmth and life are found.thusWhile the sun's o'er-head directionMakes West Indian nativespant,Need ?they under-ground protection'Tis the breeze want.cooling theyWonder not ifbut a feather .-J* ..; ; ,Seems a dress for beaux ;HaytiWhile the fierce and weatherstormyin fur theWraps Esquimaux.From the northern ...
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