Third Book for Reading and Spelling

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Jenks, Palmer & Company, 1849 - Readers (Elementary) - 288 pages
 

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Page 169 - Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With blossomed furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school; A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee, At all his jokes, for many a joke had he...
Page 252 - A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand ; but it shall not come nigh thee. 8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.
Page 170 - Yet he was kind, or, if severe in aught, The love he bore to learning was in fault...
Page 244 - And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house and when thou walkest by the way and when thou liest down and when thou risest up.
Page 239 - And it came to pass, when the king of Israel had read the letter, that he rent his clothes, and said, Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man doth send unto me to recover a man of his leprosy ? Wherefore consider, I pray you, and see how he seeketh a quarrel against me.
Page 266 - And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee : for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.
Page 250 - Soon as the evening shades prevail The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth...
Page 280 - And so he that had received five talents came and brought other five talents, saying, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me five talents : behold, I have gained beside them five talents more.
Page 275 - Unto what is the kingdom of God like? and whereunto shall I resemble it ? 19 It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree ; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it.
Page 167 - To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain by turns dismayed, The reverend champion stood. At his control Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul ; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whispered praise.

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