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vided the food among the multitude. What should we learn from this? Never to sit down to our own meals without thanking God for them, and asking His blessing.

Teacher. After the people were filled, he ordered the fragments to be gathered together, that nothing might be lost ;-another lesson, whence we are taught, that nothing ought to be wasted, or lost. It is a crime to waste even a crumb of bread, or to eat more than is really necessary to satisfy our hunger.—“ Wilful waste makes woeful want,” and it very seldom happens, that careless and wasteful persons do not come to poverty in their old age.

THE END.

I. T. WALTERS, PRINTER, RUGELEY.

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