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DAUGHTER AT SCHOOL.
Rru. Iohu Todd, D.D.
Author of "Student's Guide," "Sunday School Teacher," &c. &c.
IN sending this little Volume out into the world, the Author has no explanation to make, no apology to offer, no wish to express, except that he fervently hopes it may be useful to those for whom it was written. It will drop in the path of some to whom life is new, whose experience is next to nothing, and who will be willing to receive a few hints, even if they are not so full, so pertinent, or so valuable as a professed teacher could give. Till such a teacher does speak, may I not hope that my whispers will be useful ?
How I came to write on a subject so foreign
to my own laborious profession, and to attempt to do that for which I have so many disqualifications, need not now be explained.
May I hope that the daughter, who, away from her home, just entering upon the untried scenes of school, shall open this little Volume, will find something to guide, to encourage, to stimulate and ennoble her, so that she shall return to her home in after days, like the king's daughter, “all glorious within ;" and that the anxious mother, on putting it into the carefully-packed trunk, will feel that her child has not gone wholly unattended by any friend ?
PITTSFIELD, September 1, 1853.