Evening at Home
The Juvenile Budget Opened
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Evening at Home The Juvenile Budget Opened

By John Aikin, Mrs. L. E. Barbauld
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  • EVENINGS AT HOME; OR, THE JUVENILE BUDGET OPENED.
  • PREFACE BY THE AMERICAN PUBLISHERS.
  • PREFACE TO THE FIFTEENTH LONDON EDITION.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE YOUNG MOUSE.—A Fable.
  • THE WASP AND BEE.—A Fable.
  • THE GOOSE AND HORSE.—A Fable.
  • THE FLYING-FISH.
  • THE LITTLE DOG.—A Fable.
  • TRAVELLERS’ WONDERS.
  • THE DISCONTENTED SQUIRREL.
  • ON THE MARTEN.
  • MOUSE, LAPDOG, AND MONKEY.—A Fable.
  • ANIMALS AND THEIR COUNTRIES.
  • THE MASK OF NATURE.
  • THE FARMYARD JOURNAL.
    • JOURNAL.
  • THE PRICE OF PLEASURE.
  • THE RAT WITH A BELL.—A Fable.
  • THE DOG BALKED OF HIS DINNER.—A Tale.
  • THE KID.
  • HOW TO MAKE THE BEST OF IT.
  • ORDER AND DISORDER.—A Fairy Tale.
  • LIVE DOLLS.
  • THE HOG AND OTHER ANIMALS.
  • THE BULLIES.
  • THE TRAVELLED ANT.
  • THE COLONISTS.
  • THE DOG AND HIS RELATIONS.
  • THE HISTORY AND ADVENTURES OF A CAT.
  • CANUTE’S REPROOF TO HIS COURTIERS.
    • Scene—The seaside, near Southampton. The tide coming in.
  • DIALOGUE, ON THINGS TO BE LEARNED, BETWEEN MAMMA AND KITTY.
  • ON THE OAK.—A Dialogue.
  • ALFRED.—A Drama.
    • Scene—The Isle of Athelney.
    • Scene—Before the Cottage.
  • ON THE PINE AND FIR TRIBE.—A Dialogue.
  • ON DIFFERENT STATIONS IN LIFE.—A Dialogue.
  • THE ROOKERY.
  • THE SHIP.
  • THINGS BY THEIR RIGHT NAMES.
  • THE TRANSMIGRATIONS OF INDUR.
  • THE SWALLOW AND TORTOISE.
  • THE GRASS-TRIBE.
  • A TEA LECTURE.
  • THE KIDNAPPERS.
  • ON MANUFACTURES.
  • A LESSON IN THE ART OF DISTINGUISHING.
  • THE PHENIX AND DOVE.
  • THE MANUFACTURE OF PAPER.
  • THE TWO ROBBERS.
    • Scene—Alexander the Great in his tent. Guards. A man with a fierce countenance, chained and fettered, brought before him.
  • THE COUNCIL OF QUADRUPEDS.
  • TIT FOR TAT.—A Tale.
  • ON WINE AND SPIRITS.
  • THE BOY WITHOUT A GENIUS.
  • HALF A CROWN’S WORTH.
  • TRIAL[2]
  • THE LEGUMINOUS PLANTS.
  • ON MAN.
  • WALKING THE STREETS.—A Parable.
  • THE COMPOUND-FLOWERED PLANTS.
  • ON PRESENCE OF MIND.
  • PHAETON JUNIOR: or, The Gig Demolished.
  • WHY AN APPLE FALLS.
  • NATURE AND EDUCATION.—A Fable.
  • AVERSION SUBDUED.—A Drama.
    • Scene—A Road in the Country.
  • THE LITTLE PHILOSOPHER.
  • WHAT ANIMALS ARE MADE FOR.
  • TRUE HEROISM.
  • ON METALS. PART 1.
  • FLYING AND SWIMMING.
  • THE FEMALE CHOICE.—A Tale.
  • ON METALS. PART II.
  • EYES AND NO EYES; OR, THE ART OF SEEING.
  • WHY THE EARTH MOVES ROUND THE SUN.
  • THE UMBELLIFEROUS PLANTS.
  • HUMBLE LIFE; OR, THE COTTAGERS.
  • THE BIRTHDAY GIFT.
  • ON EARTHS AND STONES
  • SHOW AND USE; OR, THE TWO PRESENTS.
  • THE CRUCIFORM-FLOWERED PLANTS.
  • THE NATIVE VILLAGE.—A Drama.
    • Scene—A scattered Village almost hidden with trees.
    • Scene II.—The inside of the cottage. An old man sitting by the hearth.
  • PERSEVERANCE AGAINST FORTUNE.—A Story.
  • THE GOLDFINCH AND LINNET.
  • THE PRICE OF A VICTORY.
  • GOOD COMPANY.
  • THE WANDERER’S RETURN.
  • DIFFERENCE AND AGREEMENT OR, SUNDAY MORNING.
  • THE LANDLORD’S VISIT.—A Drama.
    • Scene—A room in a farmhouse. Betty, the farmer’s wife; Fanny, a young woman grown up; children of various ages differently employed.
  • ON EMBLEMS.
  • LEDYARD’S PRAISE OF WOMEN.
  • GENEROUS REVENGE.
  • THE POWER OF HABIT.
  • THE COST OF A WAR.
  • GREAT MEN.
  • THE FOUR SISTERS.
  • THE GAIN OF A LOSS.
  • WISE MEN.
  • A FRIEND IN NEED.
  • EARTH AND HER CHILDREN.
  • A SECRET CHARACTER UNVEILED.
  • A GLOBE-LECTURE.
  • ENVY AND EMULATION.
  • PROVIDENCE; OR, THE SHIPWRECK.
  • EPILOGUE.
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