The Child at Home: Or, The Principles of Filial Duty Familiarly Illustrated

Harper & Brothers, 1871 - 318 ページ

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174 ページ - Come unto me, all ye that labor, and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
81 ページ - 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?
31 ページ - And will not my daughter bring a glass of water for her poor sick mother ? " 5. I went and brought her the water, but I did not do it kindly. Instead of smiling and kissing her, as I was wont to do, I set the glass down very quickly and left the room. After playing about a short time, I went to bed without bidding my mother good night.
244 ページ - Does God notice little children in school?" He certainly does. And if you are not diligent in the improvement of your time, it is one of the surest of evidences that your heart is not right with God. You are placed in this world to improve your time. In youth you must be preparing for future usefulness. And if you do not improve the advantages you enjoy, you sin against your Maker. " With books, or work, or healthful play, Let your first years be past, That you may give, for every day, Some good...
165 ページ - In like manner, we are informed, that it is not the will of our Father who is in heaven, that one of his little ones should perish.
81 ページ - And shouted but once more aloud, 'My father! must I stay?' While o'er him fast through sail and shroud, The wreathing fires made way. They...
273 ページ - The evening rests our weary head, And angels guard the room ; We wake, and we admire the bed That was not made our tomb. 4 The rising morning can't assure That we shall end the day ; For death stands ready at the door, To seize our lives away.
315 ページ - Just as the sun was going down the western hills, at the close of the day, he alighted from the stage, in the village of strangers, in which he was to find his new home. Not an individual there had he ever seen before. Many a pensive evening did he pass, thinking of absent friends. Many a lonely walk did he take, while his thoughts were far away among the scenes of his childhood. And when the winter evenings came, with the cheerful blaze of the fireside, often did he think, with a sigh, of the loved...
241 ページ - The government of the college soon were compelled to suspend him. He returned in a few months, but did no better ; and his father was then advised to take him from college. He left college, despised by every one. A few months ago I met him in New- York, a poor wanderer, without money or friends.
198 ページ - So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.