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30. And what is so rare as a day in June ?

Then, if ever, come perfect days;
Then Heaven tries earth if it be in tune,
And over it softly her warm ear lays.

-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;
Erect and sound thy conscience keep;
From hollow words and deeds refrain.


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:
Let man, who hopes to be forgiven,

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,
Know how sublime a thing it is

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.

41. If

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;
And she that doth most sweetly sing,

Sings in the shade when all things rest;
In Lark and Nightingale we see

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
When gold and silver melt away.—Anon.

45. He sendeth sun, He sendeth shower,

Alike they're needful to the flower;
And joys and tears alike are sent
To give the soul fit nourishment.
As comes to me or cloud or sun,
Father! thy will, not mine, be done.

-S. F. Adams.

46. If this great world of joy and pain

Revolve in one sure track;
If Freedom, set, will rise again,

And Virtue, flown, come back;
Woe to the purblind crew who fill

The heart with each day's care,
Nor gain, from past or future, skill

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,
Know this! God rules the hosts of Heaven,

The inhabitants of earth.-Schiller.

49. Rugged strength and radiant beauty,

These were one in nature's plan;
Humble toil and heavenward duty,–

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;
From him who never dreads to meet

Danger and death, they're sure to fly.
To coward ranks the bullet speeds,

While on their breasts, who never quail,
Gleams, guardian of chivalric deeds,
Bright courage like a coat of mail.

-Park Benjamin.

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;
Thy fate is the common fate of all;
Into each life some rain must fall,
Some days must be dark and dreary.


55. Return the civilities thou receivest, and be ever grateful for favors.Penn.

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