The Family Story Book, Volumen2

J. Allen, 1835 - 233 páginas

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Página 139 - The aerial billows, mixes with the clouds. Or where the Northern Ocean., in vast whirls, Boils round the naked melancholy isles Of farthest Thule, and the Atlantic surge Pours in among the stormy Hebrides; Who can recount what transmigrations there Are annual made? what nations come and go? And how the living clouds on clouds arise? Infinite wings ! till all the plume-dark air And rude resounding shore are one wild cry.
Página 86 - It hurt his goodnature to do so ; but he reflected, that a young man who has his way to make in the world must not only be good-natured, he must be prudent also. " I am resolved," said he, " to employ none but the most sober, regular young men I can get. Evil communications corrupt good manners, and I should be answerable for all the disorders of my own house, if I knowingly took a wild drinking young fellow into it.
Página 78 - Not more than others I deserve, Yet God hath given me more : For I have food, while others starve, Or beg from door to door.
Página 109 - Let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him ; and to our God, and he will abundantly pardon.
Página 119 - A strange feeling came over her, such as she had never had before. She laid her head .on the stone, closed her eyes, and thought she was going to die, and she wished her mother was there. Then she seemed to sleep for a few moments ;— but by and by sh...
Página 120 - Fainting was so unusual in this school, that all was instantly confusion, and it was some minutes before the teacher could restore order. Helen was brought to the air ; two of her companions...
Página 114 - Thomas directed, he improved every day in knowledge and piety, and of course grew more resigned to pain and infirmity. Some months after this, his hard-hearted father, who had never been prevailed upon to see him, or offer him the least relief, was taken off suddenly by a fit of apoplexy ; and, after all his threatenings, he died without a will.
Página 118 - Well, I don't care. I have got my Geography and Atlas to carry ; so take it up, and come along, Miss Fudge. / shan't touch it." Helen took up the basket, without saying another word, though it required all her little strength, and walked slowly behind her sister. She tried hard to keep from crying, but the tears would come, as fast as she wiped them off. They walked on thus in silence for nbout a quarter of an hour.

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