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The Bible Looking Glass

The Bible Looking Glass

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REFLECTOR, COMPANION AND GUIDE TO THE GREAT TRUTHS OF THE SACRED SCRIPTURES, AND ILLUSTRATING THE DIVERSITIES OF HUMAN CHARACTER, AND THE
QUALITIES OF THE HUMAN HEART.


Consisting of Six Books in two Parts.

PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED BY OBJECT TEACHING PICTURES

Showing the pain and misery resulting from vice, and the

PEACE and happiness arising from virtue.

By JOHN W. BARBER and OTHERS.
REFLECTOR, COMPANION AND GUIDE TO THE GREAT TRUTHS OF THE SACRED SCRIPTURES, AND ILLUSTRATING THE DIVERSITIES OF HUMAN CHARACTER, AND THE
QUALITIES OF THE HUMAN HEART.


Consisting of Six Books in two Parts.

PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED BY OBJECT TEACHING PICTURES

Showing the pain and misery resulting from vice, and the

PEACE and happiness arising from virtue.

By JOHN W. BARBER and OTHERS.

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THE BIBLE LOOKIG GLASS REFLECTOR, COMPAIO AD GUIDE TO THE GREAT TRUTHS OF THE SACRED SCRIPTURES, AD ILLUSTRATIG THE DIVERSITIES OF HUMA CHARACTER, AD THE QUALITIES OF THE HUMA HEART. Consisting of Six Books in two Parts. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED BY OBJECT TEACHIG PICTURES Showing the pain and misery resulting from vice, and the PEACE and happiness arising from virtue. By JOH W. BARBER and OTHERS. PART A. Religious Emblems — Religions Allegories — Christian Pilgrim. BRADLEY, GARRETSO & CO., PHILADtLPHIA, o. 66 ORTH FOURTH STREET, WILLIAM GARRETSO & CO., OALESBURG, ILL., COLUMBUS, OHiO, ASHVILLE, TE., HOUSTO, TEXAS, SA FRACISCO, CAL. 1875. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year mdccclxvi,
 
By JOH W. BARBER, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Connecticut. BIBLE LOOKIG GLASS. ITRODUCTORY. The leading features of this work, so far as the writer of tliis preface is concerned, were planned in his youthful days. From early childhood he was strongly attracted and impressed by pictorial representations, and passed much time in making pen-and-ink drawings of such objects as arrested his attention. This inclination increased with his years, but it received only a limited encouragement, and on some occasions its exercise was forbidden aa a waste of time. In the year 1812, when he was about fourteen, he was sent to live with Mr. A. Reed,* of East "Windsor (now South Windsor), Connecticut, to learn the art of engraving. Having served his seven ^^ears of apprenticeship, he returned to his native place, in Windsor, three miles north of Hartford, to live with his widowed mother, then in depressed circumstances. As there appeared to be no opening for his business, he was, for a time, quite uncer- tain what would be his occupation for the future. He, however, felt a confidence that the Divine Being, whom he was trying to serve, would sup- ply every thing needful and direct him to the course he should pursue.
 
In this hope and expectation, in a life began in the last century and already expanded to nearly three-score years and ten, he has not been disappointed. early half a century since, the writer began in a small way as author and publisher. His first attempt in this branch of business was in the year 1819, and was of the pictorial kind. It was a series of wood-cuts, printed on a half-sheet of printing paper, representing the Christian Pilgrim on his *The writer has ever considered it a favorable circumstance that he become a member of the family of Deacon Abner Reed, where Christian rules were adopted, and where its heads felt an interest in the religious welfare of those under their charge. Mr. Reed died in Toledo, Ohio, in 1866, at the advanced age of ninety-four years. He was remarkable for his cheerfulness through all the vicissitudes of life which he experienced. ii JI^TEODUCTOEY.  journey from the city of Destruction to the ISTew Jerusalem. It was entitled, "Banyan's Pilgrim's Progress, Exhibited in a Metamorphosis, or a Trans- formation of Pictures." The print was folded up in the form of a book, and the Pilgrim's course, hi the difl'erent stages of his journey, sho^^n by lifting parts of a divided leaf downward or upward. The next publication was issued in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1822, and was entitled, "A Miniature of the World in the ineteenth Century."