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Pàgina 155 - Ye who can smile, to wisdom no disgrace, At the arch meaning of a kitten's face : If spotless innocence, and infant mirth, Excites to praise, or gives reflection birth, In shades like these pursue your fav'rite joy, ' Midst Nature's revels, sports that never cloy.
Pàgina 61 - Wood-Mouse once, Like Oberon in his hall, With the green, green moss beneath his feet, Sit under a mushroom tall. I saw him sit and his dinner eat, All under the forest tree ; His dinner of chestnut ripe and red, And he ate it heartily. I wish you could have seen him there ; It did my spirit good, To see the small thing God had made Thus eating in the wood.
Pàgina 60 - YE know the little Wood-Mouse, That pretty little thing, That sits among the forest leaves, Beside the forest spring? Its fur is red as the red chestnut, And it is small and slim ; It leads a life most innocent Within the forest dim.
Pàgina 60 - Tis a timid, gentle creature, And seldom comes in sight ; It has a long and wiry tail, And eyes both black and bright. It makes its...
Pàgina 132 - 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 101 - I have sojourned in all the countries that adjoin ours, and they are truly good countries, and full of people ; but what of that ? It is not people that we lack, it is land; and I should like to know how we are to take this land, that is full of people, and yet do those people no wrong ! If we go to take that land, we shall find the people ready to defend their homes and their children ; and if we fight in a bad cause, we shall probably get beaten, like thieves and robbers, for our pains ; — and...
Pàgina 104 - Now, it being the time of low water, and the tide being gone down very far, they began to dig up the earth, and to make a mighty bank. So when the sea came up again, it saw the bank and the people upon it in great numbers; but it took no notice thereof.
Pàgina 111 - Sentinels were placed in different parts of the garrison, particularly before the governor's house ; and a regiment of armed men was drawn up in another place, with their general in the front. The whole was made up of a kind of clay which the place affords, was ingeniously contrived, and the light that was thrown upon it gave it a very pretty effect.
Pàgina 61 - I saw a little Wood-Mouse once, Like Oberon in his hall, With the green, green moss beneath his feet, Sit under a mushroom tall. I saw him sit and his dinner eat, All under the forest tree; His dinner of chestnut ripe and red, And he ate it heartily. I wish you could have seen him there...
Pàgina 153 - THIS world hath not a feeling given, So holy and so fair, So like the intercourse in heaven Which blessed spirits share, As those sweet friendships which entwine Young kindred hearts around, And make an earthly Eden shine In home's delightful bound. Bright seraphs, pausing on the wing, Might gaze on and approve That beautiful and precious thing, An elder sister's love. To those who never knew that tie, Oh ! how shall I express The charms that in its compass lie Their worth and loveliness ? To lean...