Never Mind, Or, The Lost Home

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Henry Lea, 1860 - Children - 154 pages
 

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Page 86 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. 15 Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
Page 154 - FOR every evil under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none. If there be one, try and find it; If there be none, never mind it.
Page 86 - For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall. For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Page 153 - Howe'er it be, it seems to me 'Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood.
Page 87 - But the path of the just is as the shining light, That shineth more and more unto the perfect day. The way of the wicked is as darkness : They know not at what they stumble.
Page 12 - I'D be a Butterfly born in a bower, Where roses and lilies and violets meet; Roving for ever from flower to flower, And kissing all buds that are pretty and sweet! I'd never languish for wealth, or for power, I'd never sigh to see slaves at my feet: I'd be a Butterfly born in a bower, Kissing all buds that are pretty and sweet.
Page 67 - THIS truth of old was Sorrow's friend, " Times at the worst will surely mend," The difficulty's then to know, How long Oppression's clock can go ; When Britain's sons may cease to sigh, And hope that their redemption's nigh.
Page 66 - Look on the sunny side of things." Look up with hopeful eyes, Though all things seem forlorn ; The sun that sets to-night will rise Again to-morrow morn. The skipping lamb, the singing lark, and the leaping fish, tell us that happiness is not confined to one place ; God in his goodness has spread it abroad on the earth, and in the air, and in the waters.
Page 51 - life of life," was in all he thought, and all he did. High purposes glowed in his speech, and kindled in his eye. To him the truth shone clear that the American poet expresses,— " Not enjoyment and not sorrow Is our destined end or way ; But to act that each to-morrow Finds us farther than to-day. " Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Foot-prints on the sands of time.

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