Student and Family Miscellany, Volúmenes1-2

N.A. Calkins, 1850

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Página 35 - Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun...
Página 161 - I am long since persuaded, that to say or do aught •worth memory and imitation, no purpose or respect should sooner move us than simply the love of God, and of mankind. Nevertheless, to write now the reforming of education, though it be one of the greatest and noblest designs that can be thought on, and for the want whereof this nation perishes; I had not yet at this time been induced, but by your earnest entreaties and serious...
Página 153 - THE morning bright, With rosy light, Has waked me from my sleep ; Father, I own, Thy love alone Thy little one doth keep. All through the day, I humbly pray, Be thou my guard and guide ; My sins forgive, And let me live, Blest Jesus ! near thy side.
Página 162 - There's a fount about to stream, There's a light about to beam, There's a warmth about to glow, There's a flower about to blow ; There's a midnight blackness changing Into gray; Men of thought and men of action, CLEAR THE WAY...
Página 102 - And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests ; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
Página 161 - Hereafter, richer still with its transcendent hopes and unfulfilled prophecies. We stand on the threshold of a new age, which is preparing to recognize new influences. The ancient divinities of Violence and Wrong are retreating to their kindred darkness.
Página 163 - As that melody of nature, that subdued, subduing strain, Which is played upon the shingles by the patter of the rain!
Página 79 - The little girl did as her Bible taught, And pleasant indeed was the change it wrought; For the boy looked up in glad surprise, To meet the light of her loving eyes ; His heart was full — he could not speak — But he...
Página 136 - There is a lesson in each flower, A story in each stream and bower ; On every herb on which you tread Are written words which, rightly read, Will lead you from earth's fragrant sod To hope, and holiness, and God.
Página 4 - Live for something. Do good, and leave behind you a monument of virtue that the storm of time can never destroy.

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