The New England primer containing the Assembly"s catechism, the account of the burning of John Rogers, a dialogue between Christ, a youth, and the Devil, and various other useful and instructive matter.

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Published by S. A. Howland in Worcester .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Readers (Primary),
  • Catechisms

Edition Notes

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StatementAdorned with cuts. With a historical introd. by Rev. H. Humphrey ...
ContributionsHumphrey, Heman, 1779-1861., Westminster Assembly (1643-1652).
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1119.A1 N5 1840z
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6532155M
LC Control Number11016116

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The New England Primer, first published aboutcombined lessons in spelling with a short catechism and versified injunctions to piety and faith in Calvinistic fundamentals.

Crude couplets and woodcut pictures illustrated the alphabet, and the child's prayer that begins "Now I lay me down to sleep" first appeared in this.

This book is a faithful reproduction of the New England Primer with a very significant exception. The letter "s" in the old English alphabet (represented sometimes by an "s" and other times by what appears to be an "f") has been standardized to the single modern "s.".

The New England Primer also has examples of religious intolerance, specifically anti-Catholic and anti-Semitic statements, which reflect then-contemporary attitudes.

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The New England primer: a reprint of the earliest known edition ; with many facsimiles and reproductions; and an historical introduction by Ford, Paul Leicester, Pages: Engraving of John Rogers, burnt at the stake.

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