The national reading books, adapted to the government code. adapted to the new code, 1871, Volumen4

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Página 181 - He prayeth well, who loveth well Both man and bird and beast. He prayeth best, who loveth best All things both great and small; For the dear God who loveth us, He made and loveth all.
Página 192 - BIRD of the wilderness, Blithesome and cumberless, Sweet be thy matin o'er moorland and lea ! Emblem of happiness, Blest is thy dwelling-place. Oh ! to abide in the desert with thee...
Página 181 - I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polished manners and fine sense Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm.
Página 191 - And there lay the steed with his nostril all wide, But through it there rolled not the breath of his pride ; And the foam of his gasping lay white on the turf, And cold as the spray of the rock-beating surf. And there lay the rider distorted and pale, With the dew on his brow, and the rust on his mail : And the tents were all silent, the banners alone, The lances unlifted, the trumpet unblown.
Página 177 - Tiney ; upon him the kindest treatment had not the least effect. He too was sick, and in his sickness had an equal share of my attention ; tut if after his recovery I took the liberty to stroke him, he would grunt, strike with his fore feet, spring forward, and bite.
Página 191 - Ashur are loud in their wail, And the idols are broke in the temple of Baal...
Página 213 - Yet once again, amidst her fright, She tried what sight could do ; When, through the cheating glooms of night, A MONSTER ! stood in view.
Página 177 - Vestris of the party. One evening the cat being in the room had the hardiness to pat Bess upon the cheek, an indignity which he resented by drumming upon her back, with such violence, that the cat was happy to escape from under his paws and hide herself.
Página 176 - He would suffer me to take him up and carry him about in my arms, and has more than once fallen fast asleep upon my knee. He was ill three days, during...
Página 191 - Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen; Like the leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the Angel of Death...

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