McGuffey’s Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader with Rules for Reading and Exercises in Articulation, Defining, Etc. William H. McGuffey. Winthrop B. Smith & Co., Cincinnati. 1853.
Look at how many entries are from The Bible. I count twelve. Read down through the selections. Why, it’s as if Wm. H. McGuffey, Doctor of Laws, was trying purposefully to teach kids something in addition to rhetoric! Don’t miss the RULE.