American Primary Teacher, Volume 2

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1879 - Education
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Page 54 - ways are ways of pleasantness, and all whose paths are peace.
Page 201 - He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth...
Page 232 - A wonderful thing is a seed, The one thing deathless forever; The one thing changeless, utterly true, Forever old and forever new, And fickle and faithless never.
Page 57 - He had come into the garden to gather flowers to stick in his coat when he went to church. He saw the boy, and, breaking off the most beautiful of his carnations, — it was streaked with red and white, — he gave it to him.
Page 186 - ... much more the effect of use and practice. I do not deny that natural disposition may often give the first rise to it; but that never carries a man far without use and exercise, and it is practice alone that brings the powers of the mind as well as those of the body to their perfection.
Page 269 - It is the ringing of an alarm-bell, whose melancholy sounds may reverberate through eternity. Like the sudden, sharp cry of " Fire " under our windows by night, it should rouse us to instantaneous action, and brace every muscle to its highest tension.
Page 57 - ... gave it to him. Neither the giver nor the receiver spoke a word, and, with bounding steps, the boy ran home. And now here, at a vast distance from that home, after so many events of so many years, the feeling of gratitude which agitated the breast of that boy expresses itself on paper. The carnation has long since withered ; but it now blooms afresh.

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