Character Through Recreation

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American Sunday-school union, 1915 - Amusements - 291 pages

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Page 200 - She stretcheth out her hand to the poor ; Yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy. ***** She maketh for herself carpets of tapestry ; Her clothing is fine linen and purple.
Page 196 - It is my desire to become a Camp Fire Girl and to obey the Law of the Camp Fire, which is to : Seek beauty, Give service, Pursue knowledge, Be trustworthy, Hold on to health, Glorify work, Be happy. "This Law of the Camp Fire I will strive to follow.
Page 216 - God is no longer simply the ruler over the world ; God is everywhere in the world." " Earth's crammed with heaven And every common bush afire with God ;— But only he who knows takes
Page 13 - When you shall come to your home, they will ask you, ' Where is Pushmataha ?' and you will say to them, ' He is no more !' They will hear the tidings like the sound of the fall of a mighty oak in the stillness of the woods.
Page 132 - Farewell, dear Fatherland, clime of the sun caressed, Pearl of the Orient seas, our Eden lost ! Gladly now I go to give thee this faded life's best, And were it brighter, fresher, or more blest, Still would I give it thee, nor count the cost. " On the field of battle, 'mid the frenzy of
Page 203 - distant places which may be visited, together with the adventures there found, I do give to said boys to be theirs ; and I give to said boys each his own place at the fireside at night, with all pictures that may be seen in the burning wood or coal, to enjoy without let or hindrance and without any encumbrance of cares.
Page 202 - commons, where ball may be played ; and all the snow-clad hills, where one may coast, and all the streams and ponds, where one may skate, to have and to hold the same for the period of their boyhood. And all the
Page 278 - the winds are singing, In your sunny atmosphere. " For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your caresses, And the gladness of
Page 202 - the children the long, long days to be merry in, in a thousand ways, and the Night and the Moon, and the train of the Milky Way to wonder at. I devise to boys, jointly, all the
Page 14 - Very boastful was Iagoo ; Never heard he an adventure But himself had met a greater; Never any deed of daring But himself had done a bolder; Never any marvelous story But himself could tell a stranger.

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