First Lessons in Gentleness and Truth

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John P. Jewett, 1854 - 104 sider
 

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Side 131 - Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work; but the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: for in six days...
Side 57 - Little drops of water, Little grains of sand Make the mighty ocean, And the pleasant land.
Side 131 - Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work: but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates...
Side 131 - Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth : thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them...
Side 22 - The little girl did as her Bible taught, And pleasant, indeed, was the change it wrought ; For the boy looke'd up in glad surprise, To meet the light of her loving eyes ; His heart was full, he could not speak, But he pressed a kiss on his sister's cheek ; And God looked down on the happy mother, Whose " little children loved each other.
Side 89 - ... would leave her home — For children must be fed ; And glad was she when she could buy A shilling's worth of bread. And this was all the children had On any day to eat ; They drank their water, ate their bread, But never tasted meat. One day when snow was falling fast, And piercing was the air, I thought that I would go and see How these poor children were. Ere long I reached their cheerless home ; 'Twas searched by every breeze ; When going in, the eldest child I saw upon its knees.
Side 57 - Little deeds of kindness, Little words of love, Make our earth an Eden, Like the heaven above.
Side 25 - Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.
Side 90 - Asks God for bread each day ; So in the corner, sir, I went ; And that's what made me pray." I quickly left that wretched room, And went with fleeting feet, And very soon was back again With food enough to eat.
Side 119 - IN THE MEADOWS. I LIE in the summer meadows, In the meadows all alone, With the infinite sky above me, And the sun on his midday throne. The smell of the flowering grasses Is sweeter than any rose, And a million happy insects Sing in the warm repose. The mother lark that is brooding Feels the sun on her wings, And the deeps of the noonday glitter With swarms of fairy things. From the billowy green beneath me To the fathomless blue above, The creatures of God are happy In the warmth of their summer...

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