Stories published in 1829.
A young girl from a modest family is hurt by another young girl from a wealthy family.
A selfless daughter who has taken up her deceased mother's family duties is rewarded with a trip to visit a family friend, whose son develops romantic feelings for her.
After a father's financial loss, his young son secretly works as a gardener while at boarding school to help earn money for his family.
A description of Niagara Falls, followed by a conversation between and mother and son about the sublimity of nature and God.