The Mount Vernon reader: a course of reading lessons, selected with reference to their moral influence on the hearts and lives of the young, designed for middle classes
Collins, Keese, & Co., 1839 - 252 ページ
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afraid ancholy asked Bible boys brother called Casabianca cheerful chestnut child Clara conscience countenance DELIRIUM TREMENS desk disobedient door duty Ellen excuse father fear feelings felt fire forgive friends Gamaliel George George Jones George Washington give grave guilty hand happy heard heart Helen Henrietta Henry hour Jack Wilder James Juliet kind kite knew laugh LESSON little John live looked Lucy master MILLDAM morning mother mother's smile never night nuts pain parents passed perhaps play pleasant punishment racters recess replied Sabbath school Samuel scholars school-house seat seemed sick sister sleep smile soon sorrow soul spirit stone stood suppose talk tardy teacher tears tell temptation thing thought tion to-day told took tree trouble voice walk WESTMINSTER ABBEY wild girl William Baker wish Woden wrong
140 ページ - THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but he had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud though childlike form.
87 ページ - Now, I shall be out of sight; So through the valley and over the height, In silence I'll take my way; I will not go on like that blustering train, The wind and the snow, the hail and the rain, Who make so much bustle and noise in vain;— But I'll be as busy as they.
44 ページ - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead who die in the Lord : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours.
44 ページ - MAN that is born of woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
140 ページ - Speak, father!" once again he cried, "If I may yet be gone!" And but the booming shots replied, And fast the flames roll'd on.
44 ページ - FORASMUCH as it hath pleased Almighty God of his great mercy to take unto himself the soul of our dear brother here departed, we therefore commit his body to the ground, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust...
141 ページ - And look'd from that lone post of death, In still, yet brave despair; And shouted but once more aloud, "My father! must I stay?
45 ページ - That hymned the Saviour's birth ! Are ye not singing still on high, Ye that sang,
141 ページ - There came a burst of thunder sound — The boy — Oh, where was he ? Ask of the winds that far around With fragments strewed the sea ! With mast, and helm, and pennon fair, That well had borne their part — But the noblest thing that perished there Was that young faithful heart.