Familiar Tales for Children

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Benjamin F. Griffin, 1841 - 155 pages
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Page 143 - Forgive, me, LORD, for Thy dear SON, The ill that I this day have done ; That with the world, myself, and Thee, I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
Page 143 - Thine own almighty wings. 2. Forgive me, Lord, for Thy dear Son, The ill that I this day have done ; That with the world, myself, and Thee, I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
Page 141 - HEN daily I kneel down to pray, As I am taught to do, God does not care for what I say, Unless I feel it too. Yet foolish thoughts my heart beguile; And when I pray or sing, I'm often thinking all the while About some other thing.
Page 62 - To do to others as I would That they should do to me, Will make me honest, kind, and good, As children ought to be.
Page 139 - Tis the blessed Saviour's rule; Ev'ry little one is brother To his play-fellows at school. We're all children of one Father, The great God who reigns above ; Shall we quarrel ? No, much rather Would we be like him, all love.
Page i - A manual of botany adapted to the productions of the southern states, in two parts: Part I.
Page 54 - And every thing she says to me I must directly mind ; For when I was a baby, And could not speak or walk, She let me in her bosom sleep, And taught me how to talk. I must not tease my mother ; And when she likes to read, Or has the headache, I will step Most silently indeed.
Page 68 - How long does it take the earth to go round the sun ? The earth goes round the sun once in a year.
Page i - The Southern Second Class Book is a compilation judiciously selected, and aptly designed to catch the attention, awaken the interes and promote the love of reading among the children for whose benefit it has been prepared.

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