Pleasant readings for homely people, by the author of 'Words of consolation and counsel for the tried and sorrowful'.

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Page 11 - It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes. 72 The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.
Page 9 - AT that time Jesus went on •**• the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were an hungred, and began to pluck the ears of corn, and to eat.
Page 6 - MUCH. THEY never blister the tongue or lips. And we have never heard of any mental trouble arising from this quarter. Though they do not cost much, yet they accomplish much.
Page 10 - Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep : for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations ; that ye may know that I am the Lord that doth sanctify you.
Page 16 - Home's not merely four square walls, Though with pictures hung and gilded ; Home is where affection calls — Filled with shrines the heart hath builded.
Page 14 - The next world's gladness prepossessed in this ; A day to seek ; Eternity in time ; the steps by which We climb above all ages ; lamps that light Man through his heap of dark days ; and the rich And full redemption of the whole week's flight ; The pulleys unto headlong man ; time's bower ; The narrow way ; Transplanted paradise ; God's walking hour ; The cool o...
Page 5 - Words are like leaves; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.
Page 14 - Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep ; so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
Page 2 - Hope deferred maketh the heart sick : but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life. 13 Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed : but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
Page 13 - And lifting his new Bible before the congregation, with the excited energy of a feeble old " man, he said: — ' My Brethren and Sisters, this is my resolve. The dust shall never cover " my new Bible. The moths shall never eat it. The mildew shall never rot it. My light! "My joy!!

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