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The beggarly boy : a parable.

Main Author: More, Hannah, 1745-1833.
Related Names: Hazard, Samuel d. 1806., White, R. , Marshall, John printer.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Sold by J. Marshall (Printer to the Cheap Repository for Moral and Religious Tracts) No. 17, Queen Street, Cheapside, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard : [1795]
Subjects: Chapbooks > Specimens.
Faith > Juvenile literature.
Conduct of life > Juvenile literature.
Chapbooks > England > London > 18th century
Note: Includes 3 woodcuts.
First sentence: "Once on a time a poor beggarly boy, who used to carry matches about the streets, was met by a very rich and worthy Gentleman, who observing his hollow eyes, his sallow looks, and his bent body, as well as the extreme filth with which he was covered, was touched with such compassion for the lad, that he was disposed to render him some Effectual Relief; and accordingly the gentleman dropt a hint, that he had a mind to do something considerable for him."
Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 338.
Date of publication supplied from publisher's ads: p. [24] and from Welch, cited below.
Publisher's advertisements on [2] p. following text: p. [23] begins, "This day are published ..."; p. [24] continues, "On the 1st of July, 1795, will be published ..." to "On the 1st of November ..."
At head of title: Cheap repository. Sunday reading.
Woodcut: title page vignette.
"Entered at Stationers Hall."
By Hannah More; author supplied from Rosenbach, cited below.
Physical Description: 22, [2] p. ; 17 x 10 cm.
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