The golden picture-book

T. Nelson and Sons, 1876 - 320 pàgines

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Pàgina 32 - Within this* awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries : Happiest they of human race, To whom their God has given grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch, to force the way ; And better had they ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn.
Pàgina 110 - Far up in the ether piped they, " We but obey One who calleth us far away. " He calleth and calleth year by year, Now there, now here ; Ever He maketh the way appear.
Pàgina 144 - The true principles of the brotherhood of man are the fundamental principles of the order — ,Do unto others as you would they should do unto you,
Pàgina 226 - the old sheaf is taken down, and a fresh one put up." What a pretty custom ! And how kind and thoughtful ! For in that country the winter is very long, and the snow lies on the ground for eight or nine months; so the poor little birds have hard work to pick up food. But by this kind act the birds, too, have a little brightness at Christmas. They have...
Pàgina 82 - Through the darkness be Thou near us ; Keep us safe till morning light. 2. All this day Thy hand has led us, And we thank Thee for Thy care ; Thou hast clothed us, warmed us, fed us.
Pàgina 36 - With bread, the heart of man to cheer, See, bending low, the ripened ear Bow its luxuriant head ! In vain, ye swains, had been your care, Had not He caused the blight to spare The promise of the summer fair, .And bid the sun, the rain, the air, Their kindly influence shed.
Pàgina 124 - The marigold which goes to bed with the sun, And with him rises weeping.
Pàgina 108 - ... creatures loose on board. Gazelles, which were inoffensive enough, I must grant, a legion of ill-behaved monkeys, and a tame civet The monkeys never stopped playing spiteful tricks on everybody all day long, and at night they all huddled together, clasping each other, with their tails sticking out like the rays of a star or the spokes of a wheel. If by anybody's fault or misfortune one of those tails got trodden on, the whole cluster of monkeys yelled for an hour, just as journalists do if a...
Pàgina 23 - SERIES. 2. At the old, old clock oft wonders Nell, For she can't make out what it has to tell; She has ne'er yet read, in prose or rhyme, That it marks the silent course of time. 3. When I was a child, as Nell is now, DEFINITIONS.
Pàgina 125 - He is pleased to call us; by worshipping and adoring Him as our Lord and our God, whensoever we come into His special presence ; by celebrating and praising His glory, His power, His goodness, and the wonderful works that He hath done for the sons of men, as we do all along in that Divine hymn, " We praise Thee, O God, we acknowledge Thee to be the Lord...

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