In a large and elegant mansion dwelt a wealthy man who had three lovely daughters. The house was built on an eminence upon the banks of a river which wound like a thread of silver through the valleys for many miles.
Category: Allegories of Life
Author: Mrs. J. S. Adams
The book contains 23 nice short stories.
A large party of travelers on their way to a distant country were obliged to pass through a dense forest to reach it. Their leader went forward, and, seeing the darkness of the dense woods, was convinced of the impossibility …
A parent sent his children forth one day into a fertile land to gather fruits, flowers, and whatever was beautiful to adorn their homes. They wandered till nightfall, gathering their treasures, …
They lay side by side one morning, while the gardener was preparing the ground in which to plant them and many other varieties. “Just think,” said the more talkative one of the two, “how sad it is that we are going to be put in that dismal ground!
It was with feelings of satisfaction and pride that a builder looked upon a large and costly edifice which, after much exertion, was just completed. Long had the workmen toiled to place one stone upon another.