The Reader's Manual: Designed for the Use of Common Schools in the United States

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Robins & Folger, 1840 - Elocution - 312 pages
 

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Page 261 - So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought ; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worshippeth.
Page 310 - Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. 6 And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.
Page 70 - My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous...
Page 68 - Go to the Ant, thou Sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
Page 67 - My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
Page 265 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Page 281 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Page 310 - Delight thyself also in the Lord ; And He shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord ; Trust also in Him ; and He shall bring it to pass.
Page 230 - WHO can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
Page 155 - Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him (xxii.

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