Home Influence A Tale for Mothers and Daughters
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Home Influence A Tale for Mothers and Daughters

By Grace Aguilar
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  • HOME INFLUENCE:
  • A Tale
  • FOR MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS
    • NEW EDITION.
    • NEW YORK: HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS, NOS. 329 AND 331 PEARL STREET, (FRANKLIN SQUARE.) 1856.
  • PREFACE.
  • MEMOIR OF GRACE AGUILAR.
  • CONTENTS
  • HOME INFLUENCE.
  • PART I.
    • THE SISTERS.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • A LAUNCH.—A PROMISE.—A NEW RELATION.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • GLIMPSES INTO A CHILD'S HEART.—A DEATHBED.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • RETROSPECTION.—THE LOWLY SOUGHT.—THE HAUGHTY FOILED.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • RETROSPECTIVE.—EFFECTS OF COQUETRY.—OBEDIENCE AND DISOBEDIENCE.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • A HEART AND HOME IN ENGLAND.—A HEART AND HOME IN INDIA.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • DOMESTIC DISCORD AND ITS END.
  • PART II.
    • TRAITS OF CHARACTER.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • YOUTHFUL COLLOQUY—INTRODUCING CHARACTER
  • CHAPTER II.
    • THREE ENGLISH HOMES, AND THEIR INMATES.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • HOME SCENE.—VISITORS.—CHILDISH MEDITATIONS.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • VARIETIES.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • A YOUNG GENTLEMAN IN A PASSION.—A WALK.—A SCENE OF DISTRESS.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • CECIL GRAHAME'S PHILOSOPHY.—AN ERROR AND ITS CONSEQUENCES.—A MYSTERY AND A CONFIDENCE.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • MR. MORTON'S STORY.—A CONFESSION.—A YOUNG PLEADER.—GENEROSITY NOT ALWAYS JUSTICE.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • AN UNPLEASANT PROPOSAL.—THE MYSTERY SOLVED.—A FATHER'S GRIEF FROM A MOTHER'S WEAKNESS.—A FATHER'S JOY FROM A MOTHER'S INFLUENCE.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • TEMPTATION AND DISOBEDIENCE.—FEAR.—FALSEHOOD AND PUNISHMENT.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • PAIN AND PENITENCE.—TRUTH IMPRESSED, AND RECONCILIATION.—THE FAMILY TREE.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • THE CHILDREN'S BALL.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • EFFECTS OF PLEASURE.—THE YOUNG MIDSHIPMAN.—ILL-TEMPER, ITS ORIGIN AND CONSEQUENCES.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • SUSPICION.—A PARTING, A DOUBLE GRIEF.—INNOCENCE PROVED.—WRONG DONE AND EVIL CONFIRMED BY DOUBT.
  • PART III.
    • SIN AND SUFFERING.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • ADVANCE AND RETROSPECT.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • A LETTER, AND ITS CONSEQUENCES.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • A SUMMONS AND A LOSS.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • THE BROKEN DESK
  • CHAPTER V.
    • THE CULPRIT AND THE JUDGE.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • THE SENTENCE, AND ITS EXECUTION.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE LIGHT GLIMMERS.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • THE STRUGGLE.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • ILLNESS AND REMORSE.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • MISTAKEN IMPRESSIONS ERADICATED.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • THE LOSS OF THE SIREN.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • FOREBODINGS.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • FORGIVENESS.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • THE RICH AND THE POOR.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • A HOME SCENE, AND A PARTING.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • THE BIRTHDAY GIFT.
    • THE END
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