The Primary School Reader: Designed for the First Class in Primary Schools, and for the Lowest Class in Grammar Schools, Part 3

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Page 168 - And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
Page 77 - Two of us in the churchyard lie, My sister and my brother; And, in the churchyard cottage, I Dwell near them with my mother.
Page 158 - Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee. Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established. Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.
Page 118 - My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs must fit. "But let me scrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face; And stop and eat, for well you may Be in a hungry case." Said John, "It is my wedding-day, And all the world would stare, If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at Ware.
Page 163 - As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth, "For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more...
Page 78 - And when the ground was white with snow, And I could run and slide, My brother John was forced to go, And he lies by her side." " How many are you, then," said I, " If they two are in heaven ?" Quick was the little Maid's reply,
Page 163 - The Lord is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy. The Lord is good to all : and his tender mercies are over all his works. All thy works shall praise thee, O Lord; and thy saints shall bless thee.
Page 60 - And but the booming shots replied, And fast the flames rolled on. Upon his brow he felt their breath, And in his waving hair, And looked from that lone post of death In still, yet brave despair; And shouted but once more aloud, "My father! must I stay?
Page 160 - The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart: And saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous : But the Lord delivereth him out of them all.
Page 160 - What man is he that desireth life, And loveth many days, that he may see good ? Keep thy tongue from evil, And thy lips from speaking guile. Depart from evil, and do good ; Seek peace, and pursue it.

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