Fireside Education

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William Smith, 1841 - Child rearing - 111 pages
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Page 71 - go mark him well ; For him no minstrel raptures swell ; High though his titles, proud his name, Boundless his wealth as wish can claim ; Despite those titles, power, and pelf, The wretch, concentred all in self, Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And, doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust from whence he sprung, Unwept, uuhonour'd, and unsung.
Page 45 - had St. Paul preached to the church of Ephesus, when he said to its assembled elders, at their last solemn meeting, ' Therefore watch and remember that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one, night and day, with tears.
Page 73 - there be, go mark him well ; For him no minstrel raptures swell ; High though his titles, proud his name. Boundless his wealth as wish can claim ; Despite those titles, power, and pelf, The wretch, concentred all in self, Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And, doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust from whence he sprung, Unwept, uuhonour'd, and unsung.
Page 66 - Blow, blow, thou wintry wind ; Thou art not so unkind As man's ingratitude ; Thy tooth is not so keen, Because thou art not seen, Although thy breath is rude. Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky;
Page 65 - woe, To hide the fault I see ; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.*' " Of him that hopes to be forgiven, it is indispensably required that he forgive. On this great duty, futurity is suspended, and to him who refuses to practise it, it might seem that mercy
Page 62 - expected that such cultivation will scatter seeds, so that in. the language of Scripture, ' instead of the thorn shall come up the fir-tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle-tree?
Page 65 - The bridegroom may forget the bride Was made his wedded wife yestreen ; The monarch may forget his crown, That on his head an hour hath been. The mother may forget the child That smiles sae sweetly on her knee ; But
Page 65 - To err is human ; to forgive, divine." " Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see ; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.*
Page 65 - The discretion of a man defers his anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression. By taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
Page 14 - track. There is a Power whose care Teaches its way along that pathless coast, The desert and illimitable air, Lone wandering, but not lost.

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