The Home ; Or, Family Cares and Family Joys

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George P. Putnam, 1850
 

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Page 341 - For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: And the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind. But be ye glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create: For, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.
Page 131 - And brings — that dove во mild — From the Father in heaven, who hears her speak, A blessing for every child. Then, children, lift up a pious prayer,' It hears whatever you say, That heavenly dove, so white and fair, That sits on the lily spray.
Page 130 - There sitteth a dove so white and fair, All on the lily- spray, And she listeneth how, to Jesus Christ, The little children pray. Lightly she spreads her friendly wings, And to heaven's gate hath sped, And unto the Father in heaven she bears The prayers which the children said.
Page 214 - ... days near her heart ; she preserved them through her whole life as one of the endeared means by which she had gone happily through the chromatic scale of existence. Louise was joked much about Cousin Thure; Cousin Thure was joked much about Louise ; it pleased him very much to be joked about her, to be told that Oestanvik wanted a mistress, that he himself wanted a pretty wife, and that without doubt Louise Frank was one of the most sensible as well as one of the prettiest girls in the country...
Page 20 - My eleven-years-old boy is, alas ! very — his father says — very unmanageable. Still, notwithstanding all his wildness, he is possessed of a deep and restless fund .of sentiment, which makes me often tremble for his future happiness. God defend my darling, my summer child, my only son ! Oh, how dear he is to me ! Ernst warns me often of too partial an affection for this child ; and on that very account I will now pass on from No. 1 to No. 2. Behold then the little Louise, our eldest daughter,...

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