Mrs. Martyn spends fourteen evenings with her children George (13), Charles (11) and Suan (9) in the challenging book written to instruct children on the vital place of the Sabbath in the life of the Christian. The topics included are: THE SABBATH SET APART IN PARADISE THE SABBATH DESIGNED FOR ALL THE CHANGE OF THE SABBATH THE SABBATH NECESSARY FOR THE BODY THE SABBATH NECESSARY FOR THE MIND THE SABBATH NECESSARY FOR SOCIETY THE MANNER OF KEEPING THE SABBATH VIOLATIONS OF THE SABBATH MOTIVES FOR KEEPING THE SABBATH DANGERS THREATENING THE SABBATH Horace Hooker was born in Berlin, Connecticut, in 1793; and died in Hartford, Connecticut, 17 December, 1864. He was graduated at Yale in 1815, and also studied at Andover theological seminary. Many years before his death, in connection with Rev. Thomas H. Gallaudet, he labored in the preparation of religious books for the young. He was for more than twenty years secretary of the Connecticut missionary society, and was for several years chaplain of the insane retreat at Hartford. As a writer he was distinguished for the elegance and purity of his style.