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MATTHEW V. 1-12.
BY MRS. CAMERON,
Author of " MARGARET WHYTE,” &c.
[Entered at Stationers' Hall.]
ADDRESSES TO CHILDREN,
“ Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of hea
ven.”-Matt. v. 3.
My beloved children, I earnestly ask you to attend to these words: they were spoken to you by the Lord of Life himself; and with them he begins that discourse which is well known to many of you by the name of the Sermon on the Mount. Some of you have probably learned the whole Sermon by heart, or at least the twelve first verses, containing what are called the Beatitudes. I have known many little ones lisp these words when they were learning their first infant language; and if you have not already done