Kind Words for His Young Friends

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Religious Tract Society, 1842 - Children

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Page 23 - Tis now become a history little known, That once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession ! but the record fair, That memory keeps of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many a storm, that has effaced A thousand other themes less deeply traced.
Page 28 - When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother ; Woman, behold thy son ! Then saith he to the disciple ; Behold thy Mother ! And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own iiome.
Page 24 - Thy nightly visits to my chamber made, That thou might'st know me safe and warmly laid...
Page 28 - CHILDREN, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
Page 63 - For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die. But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
Page 41 - The wise and active conquer difficulties, By daring to attempt them. Sloth and folly Shiver and shrink at sight of toil and hazard, And make th
Page 20 - I view the old cottage so dear, Where I sported, a babe, without sorrow or fear : I would leave this great city, so brilliant and gay, For a peep at my home on this fair summer-day.
Page 24 - These were the old-fashioned boxes that had garnished his mother's toilette, when he, a sickly child, slept in her dressing-room — the silver taper-stand which the young advocate had bought for her with his first five-guinea fee — a row of small packets inscribed with her hand, and containing the hair of those of her offspring that had died before her — his father's snuff-box and etui-case — and more things of the like sort, recalling *
Page 24 - On lifting up his desk, we found arranged in careful order a series of little objects, which had obviously been so placed there that his eye might rest on them every morning before he began his tasks.
Page 20 - I view the old mansion so dear, Where I sported, a babe without sorrow or fear : I would leave this great city, so brilliant and gay, For a peep at my home on this pure summer- day.

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