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E L E M E N T S
Comprehending, among other interesting Particulars,
SHORT SYSTEMS OF
ASTRONOMY, MYTHOLOGY, CHRONOLOGY,
WITH A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE
TRIAL AND EXECUTION OF LOUIS XVI.
THE LATE TRANSACTIONS IN FRANCE.
To be read in Turns with such approved Selections as are generally -
used in Schools; and to be chiefly committed to Memory.
BY THE REV. F. ADAMS, A. M.
Sweet is the Talk to rear the tender Mind,
And teach the young Idea how to shoot.
IN N our intercourle withi die world, general know
ledge is a great recommendation. It gives mankind a favourable opinion of the understanding of those who possess it, and is the source of much satisfaction. To lay the foundation of such knowledge, in early youth, is therefore, highly necessary, as well as to take every future opportunity of raising the superstructure.
To promote the culture of the mind is the design of the following performance ; and the author fatters himself, that the perusal of it will give young people a true relish for useful and polite literature. Perhaps, no book of the same fize, contains a greater variety of important information to youth of both sexes.