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Page 60 - old, she said ; Her hair was thick with many a curl That clustered round her head. " Sisters and brothers, little maid, • How many may you be ?" " How many ? seven in all," she said, And, wondering, looked at me. And two of us at Conway dwell, And two are gone to sea ; " And where are they, I pray you tell
Page 43 - among the rest, to be the animal alluded to by Job, chap, xxxix. verses 10 and 11, where it is written, ' Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow ? or will he harrow the valleys after thee ? Wilt thou trust him, because his strength is great
Page 109 - good night. But once more let me impress it upon you that the one way to happiness in this world is ' to do our duty in that state of life into •which it has pleased God to call us.' May he grant that each of you may be always good, useful, and happy !
Page 60 - Two of us in the churchyard lie, My sister and my brother ; And in the churchyard cottage I Dwell near them with my mother. 1 ' " You say that two at Couway dwell, And two are gone to
Page 60 - dwell, And two are gone to sea, Yet you are seven ; I pray you tell, Sweet maid, how this may be." Then did the little maid reply, " Seven boys and girls are we ; Two of us in
Page 53 - THE BOY THE FATHER OF THE MAN. SOLOMON said, many centuries ago : "Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right." Some people seem to think that
Page 197 - must act and feed—upon the pure spirit of knowledge or upon the foul dregs of polluting passions. Therefore, when I say, in conducting your understanding, love knowledge with a great love, with a vehement love, with a love coeval with life, what do I say, but love innocence—love virtue—love purity of conduct—love that which, if
Page 32 - that reach The Majesty on high. Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice, Returning from his ways : While angels in their songs rejoice, And cry,
Page 215 - And it was so, that when any man came nigh to him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him. And on this manner did Absalom to all Israel that came to the