The Entomological Researcher; Or, Dialogues Between a Governess and Her Pupil

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William Edward Painter, 1845 - 100 páginas

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Página 21 - WOODMAN, spare that tree! Touch not a single bough! In youth it sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. 'Twas my forefather's hand That placed it near his cot; There, woodman, let it stand — Thy axe shall harm it not! That old familiar tree, Whose glory and renown Are spread o'er land and sea — And wouldst thou hew it down?
Página 75 - ... while the Earth remaineth seed-time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.
Página 42 - Thou know'st that twice a day I have brought thee in this can Fresh water from the brook, as clear as ever ran ; And twice in the day, when the ground is wet with dew, I bring thee draughts of milk, warm milk it is and new.
Página 36 - They don't wear their time out in sleeping or play, But gather up corn in a sun-shiny day, And for winter they lay up their stores : They manage their work in such regular forms, One would think they foresaw all the frosts and the storms, And so brought their food within doors.
Página 26 - To view the structure of that little work A bird's nest. Mark it well, within, without ; No tool had he that wrought ; no knife to cut ; No nail to fix ; no bodkin to insert ; No glue to join ; his little beak was all ; And yet, how neatly finished ! What nice hand, With every implement and means of art, And twenty years...
Página 16 - He hath made you to have dominion over the beasts of the field, the fowls of the air, and the fish of the sea.
Página 65 - WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise...
Página 38 - tis Jesus Holds the helm, and guides the ship : Spread the sails, and catch the breezes Sent to waft us through the deep, To the regions Where the mourners cease to weep.
Página 87 - Lord, how manifold are thy works : in wisdom hast thou made them all ; the earth is full of thy riches. 25 So is the great and wide sea also : wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts. 26 There go the ships, and there is that Leviathan : whom thou hast made to take his pastime therein. 27 These wait all upon thee : that thou mayest give them meat in due season.
Página 20 - ... And there came the Beetle, so blind and so black, Who carried the Emmet, his friend, on his back ; And there came the Gnat and the Dragon-fly too, With all their relations, green, orange, and blue.

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