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30. And what is so rare as a day in June ?
Then, if ever, come perfect days;
-J. R. Lowell.
31. Fancies, like wild flowers, in a night may grow, But thoughts are plants whose stately growth
is slow.-Mrs. E. C. Kinney.
32. If two angels were sent down from heaven to execute the divine command, and one was appointed to conduct an empire and the other to sweep a street, they would feel no inclination to change employ. ments. -Newton.
33. Sow truth, if thou the true would'st reap;
Who sows the false shall reap the vain;
34. The golden beams of truth and the silken cords of love, twisted together, will draw men on with a sweet violence whether they will or not. Cudworth.
35. The cure of an evil tongue must be done at the heart. The weights and wheels are there, and the clock strikes according to their motion. A guileful heart makes a guileful tongue and lips.— Leighton.
36. Politeness is not always a sign of wisdom; but the want of it always leaves room for a suspicion of folly.-Landor.
37. The sandal tree perfumes, when riven,
The ax that laid it low:
Forgive and bless his foe.-Sadi.
38. Education should bring to mind the ideal of the individual. - Richter.
39. Oh, fear not in a world like this,
And thou shalt know, ere long,
To suffer and be strong.-Longfellow.
40. If a man empties his purse into his head no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.—Franklin.
you have an enemy treat him kindly, and you will make him your friend. You may not win him over at once, but continue your kindness and you will succeed. Repeated kindness will soften the hardest heart.-Anon.
42. Fight hard against a hasty temper. Anger will sometimes come, but resist it stoutly. A spark may cause a conflagration. A fit of passion may cause regret all vour life. Never revenge an injury.Anon.
43. The bird that soars on highest wing
Builds on the ground her lowly nest;
Sings in the shade when all things rest;
What honor hath humility.--Montgomery.
44. Mind what you run after. Never be contented with a bubble that will burst, nor with a fire-work that will end in smoke and darkness. Get that which is worth keeping and that you can keep.
Get something sterling, that will stay
45. He sendeth sun, He sendeth shower,
Alike they're needful to the flower;
-S. F. Adams.
46. If this great world of joy and pain
Revolve in one sure track;
And Virtue, flown, come back;
The heart with each day's care,
To bear and forbear.- Wordsworth.
47. Perform a good deed, speak a kind word, bestow a pleasant smile, and you will receive the same in return. The happiness you bestow upon others is reflected back to your own bosom.—Anon.
48. Have Faith! where'er thy bark is driven,
The calm's disport, the tempest's mirth,
The inhabitants of earth.-Schiller.
49. Rugged strength and radiant beauty,
These were one in nature's plan;
These will form the perfect man.-Mrs. Hale.
50. Politeness is the outward garment of good will.
51. Good nature, like a bee, collects honey from every herb. Ill nature, like a spider, sucks poison from the sweetest flower.-Anon.
52. Press on! if once and twice thy feet
Slip back and stumble, harder try;
Danger and death, they're sure to fly.
While on their breasts, who never quail,
53. If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading, or do things worth writing.–Franklin.
54. Be still, sad heart, and cease repining;
Behind the clouds is the sun still shining;
55. Return the civilities thou receivest, and be ever grateful for favors.—Penn.