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- The Danger of Premature Interment : Proved from Many Remarkable Instances of People Who Have Recovered After Being Laid out for Dead, and of Others Entombed Alive, for Want of Being Properly Examined Prior to Interment. Also a Description of the Manner the Ancient Egyptians, and Other Nations Preserved and Venerated Their Dead, and a Curious Account of Their Sepulchral Ever Burning Lamps and Mausoleums. Likewise the Pernicious Effects of Burying in the Body of Churches, and Confined Church Yards Pointed out, Whereby Many Valuable Lives Have Been Lost to the Public, and Their Friends. Selected from Historical Records
This Collection of Stories is well chosen, and affords a fund of amusement that is cheap at the price of five shillings. By putting such a book as this into the hands of children, parents will more effectually guard their minds against weak credulity, than by grave philosophic admonition.