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Entered according to act of Congress, on the second day of January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four. by T. H. GAL LAUDET, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern Distric3 of New-York.

Right of publishing transferred to American Tract Society.

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JAMEMs case within MASS.
CONTENTS.

Prefatory address to Parents and Teachers.
Chap. 1. -To the youthful reader.

CHAP. 2.-Joseph's parentage. Jacob's removal from

Mesopotamia. Death of Rachel. Birth of Benja-

min. How children ought to treat their mothers. 15

CHAP. 3.-Jacob arrives at Mamre. Description of He-

bron. Joseph's character. Jacob's affection for him.

His brethren envy him. Sin, if not repented of, in-

creases rapidly.

Chap. 4.-Joseph's dreams. His brethren go to She-

chem. Description of this place. Joseph sent to in-

quire after his brethren.

CHAP. 5.-Joseph approaches his brethren. Their great

wickedness in designing to take his life. Sin is the

cause of misery. It is the greatest of evils. To what

it leads, if not repented of.

Chap. 6.—Reuben pleads for Joseph's life. Joseph cast

into a pit. His brethren hard-hearted. Judah pleads

for Joseph's life. He is sold to the Ishmaelites, and

carried to Egypt. The providence of God.

CHAP. 7.--Reuben's sorrow at finding Joseph gone. Jo-

seph's brethren lead their father to believe that he

is dead. Their great guilt. The commission of sin

leads to deception and falsehood.

Chap. 8.-Joseph sold to Potiphar. His history given

to us to show us the providence of God. Potiphar's

great regard for Joseph. Duties to others to be per-

formed in the fear of God.

Chap.9.-Joseph made overseer of Potiphar's house. He

is tempted to great wickedness by Potiphar's wife.

He fears to sin against God. He is falsely accused,

and cast into prison. His good conduct there. He

has the whole care of the prison. The great happi-

ness of having God with us.

Chap. 10.—The fear of God, what it is; its benefit. The

dream of the chief butler. Its interpretation by Jo-
Chap. 11.-The dream of the chief baker and its inter-

pretation. What Joseph foretells comes to pass. Pro-

phecy. Sin of ingratitude.

CHAP. 12.-Pharaoh's dreams. He sends for Joseph.

Joseph's humility. We should not receive the ap-

probation which is due to others, or which we do

not deserve.

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