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The Entertaining, moral & religious repository; [electronic resource] : containing, many separate performances, all of which are written in a pleasing stile, and are eminently calculated for the amusement and instruction of the youth of both sexes. : Published by a society in Great Britain, instituted for the beneficent purpose of aiding the intention of His Majesty, as expressed in his royal proclamation for the suppression of vice and immorality
Bib ID 3731005
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description New-York: : Printed by G. and R. Waite, for Cornelius Davis, no. 167, Water-Street., 1801 
106, [2] p. : ill. ; 17 cm. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 455.

Full contents
  • The carpenter; or, The danger of evil company
  • The gin-shop; or A peep into a prison
  • The execution of Wild Robert. Being a warning to all parents
  • The horse-race; or The pleasures of the course
  • The bad bargain; or The world set up to sale
  • The honest miller of Glocestershire
  • The roguish miller; or Nothing got by cheating.
  • Patient Joe; or the Newcastle collier
  • The middle way's the best
  • The Hackney coachman; or The way to get a good fare
 
Notes

A collection of religiously inspired ballads; some are signed, "Z." (i.e., Hannah More). Some of the ballads have specific tunes named. Originally published in England in the series Cheap repository tracts. The society referred to on the title page is the Religious Tract Society (Great Britain). Cf. A.S.W. Rosenbach, Early American children's books (1966), entries 235 and 258.

Last page blank.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Shaw & Shoemaker 455

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 455). 
Subjects Christian life.  |  Conduct of life -- Juvenile poetry.  |  Honesty -- Juvenile poetry.  |  Horse racing -- Juvenile poetry.  |  Poor -- Juvenile poetry.  |  Slavery -- Juvenile poetry.  |  Sunday school literature.  |  Temperance -- Juvenile poetry.
Form/genre Ballads.  |  Juvenile literature  |  Poems
Place United States New York New York.
Other authors/contributors More, Hannah, 1745-1833  |  Religious Tract Society (Great Britain)
Also Titled

Cheap repository tracts.

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