Queer Stories for Boys and Girls (Google eBook)

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884 - Children - 186 pages
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Page 40 - When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompense be made thee. But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: and thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
Page 189 - THE BOY'S MABINOGION. Being the Earliest Welsh Tales of King Arthur in the famous Red Book of Hergest Edited for Boys.
Page 122 - So she went into the garden to cut a cabbage-leaf, to make an apple-pie; and at the same time a great she-bear, coming up the street, pops its head into the shop. 'What! no soap?
Page 187 - This volume is intended as a companion to " The Story of Siegfried.'* As Siegfried was an adaptation of Northern myths and romances to the wants and the understanding of young readers, so is this story a similar adaptation of the middle-age romances relating to Charlemagne and his paladins. As Siegfried was the greatest of the heroes of the North, so, too, was Roland the most famous among the knights of the Middle Ages. " We congratulate the boys of the land upon the appearance of this book. We commend...
Page 193 - The long silence of this favorite author is at length broken, and it is the young people whom he now invites to the feast which he has prepared for them. The somewhat quaint title of the book faithfully indicates its contents. In the Preface...
Page 36 - Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me. I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
Page 185 - School boy, as its title shows, belongs to the same locality, and depicts some of the characteristics of boy life, years ago, on the Ohio, characteristics, however, that were not peculiar to that section only. The story presents a vivid and interesting picture of the difficulties which in those days beset the path of the youth aspiring for an education.
Page 189 - Amid all the strange and fanciful scenery of these stories, character and the ideals of character remain at the simplest and purest. The romantic history transpires in the healthy atmosphere of the open air on the green earth beneath the open sky. * * * The figures of Right, Truth, Justice, Honor, Purity. Courage; Reverence for Law, are always in the background ; and the grand passion inspired by the book is for strength to do well and nobly in the world." The !ndcpencient.
Page 189 - The Boy's King Arthur: Being Sir Thomas Malory's History of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. Edited for Boys with an Introduction by Sidney Lanier, Editor of "The Boy's Froissart.
Page 188 - THE AMERICAN BOY'S HANDY BOOK; Or, What to Do and How to Do It.

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