Our Dumb Companions, Or, Conversations of a Father with His Children, about Dogs, Horses, Donkeys, and Cats

S.W. Partridge, 1864 - 136 ページ


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4 ページ - Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour: and he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance, and saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth: wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air. And there came a voice to him, Kise, Peter; kill, and eat.
2 ページ - And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out ? How much then is a man better than a sheep ? Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.
4 ページ - And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered. Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you ; even as the green herb have I given you all things.
2 ページ - Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing ? And one of them shall not fall to the ground without your Father.
3 ページ - The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither...
96 ページ - He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha! And he smelleth the battle afar off, The thunder of the captains, and the shouting.
16 ページ - He was scarcely a year old, and knew so little of herding, that he had never turned a sheep in his life; but as soon as he discovered that it was his duty to do so, and that it obliged me, I can never forget with what anxiety and eagerness he learned his different evolutions.
110 ページ - tis an animal, be in what hurry I may, I cannot bear to strike. There is a patient endurance of suffering wrote so unaffectedly in his looks and carriage which pleads so mightily for him that it always disarms me, and to that degree that I do not like to speak unkindly to him. On the contrary, meet him where I will...
97 ページ - Arabians never beat their horses ; they never cut their tails ; they treat them gently ; they speak to them, and seem to hold a discourse ; they use them as friends ; they never attempt to increase their speed by the whip, nor spur them, but in cases of great necessity.
98 ページ - To whom is it (he exclaimed) that I am going to yield thee up ? To Europeans ! who will tie thee close, who will beat thee, who will render thee miserable !. Return with me, my beauty ! my jewel ! and rejoice the hearts of my children ! " As he said these words, he sprang upon her back, and was out of sight almost in a moment.