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The brothers ; or, Consequences. A story of what happens every day. With a short account of saving banks, and other essays, upon various subjects.

Author: Mary Hays; Benjamin Franklin; William Espy
Publisher: Dublin : Printed by William Espy, Little Strand-Street., 1818.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Hays; Benjamin Franklin; William Espy
OCLC Number: 723252894
Notes: By Mary Hays (cf. J. Todd's Dictionary of British and American women writers, p. 156-7).
Illustrations: Frontispiece woodcut (p. [2]), depicting the widow Jennings bringing supper to the table for her two sons; William sits, as Robert prepares to exit. Woodcut (p. [16]), depicting Robert approaching Fanny on the retired walk. -- Woodcut (p. [38]), depicting Robert and Fanny exiting the church as bride and groom. -- Woodcut (p. [53]), depicting Fanny busy with needle-work as Robert sits at the table to eat a paltry meal. -- Woodcut (p. [88]), depciting William and his happy family.
Description: 173, [1] pages : illustrations ; 14 cm
Contents: The brothers, &c. --
A short essay on savings banks. --
Advice to a young tradesman [by B. Franklin]. --
Necessary hints to those that would be rich [by B. Franklin]. --
The way to make money plenty in every man's pocket [by B. Franklin]. --
Preliminary address to he Pennsylvania almanack, entitled "Poor Richard's almanac," for the year 1758, written by Dr. Franklin. --
Remarks concerning the savages of North America [by B. Franklin]. --The art of procuring pleasant dreams [by B. Franklin]. --
The handsome and deformed leg [by B. Franklin]. --
The whistle, a true story [by B. Franklin].

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