New Plays from Old Tales, Arranged for Boys and Girls

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Macmillan, 1921 - Children's plays - 178 pages
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Page 129 - He that is down needs fear no fall; He that is low, no pride. He that is humble, ever shall Have God to be his guide.
Page 131 - Whoso beset him round With dismal stories, Do but themselves confound ; His strength the more is. No lion can him fright, He'll with a giant fight, But he will have a right To be a pilgrim.
Page 97 - Then Apollyon broke out into a grievous rage, saying, I am an enemy to this Prince ; I hate his person, his laws, and people: I am come out on purpose to withstand thee.
Page 84 - Wouldst thou divert thyself from melancholy ? Wouldst thou be pleasant, yet be far from folly ? Wouldst thou read riddles, and their explanation : Or else be drowned in thy contemplation ? Dost thou love picking meat ? or wouldst thou see A man i...
Page 129 - Fulness to such a burden is, That go on pilgrimage ; " Here little, and hereafter bliss, Is best from age to age.
Page 91 - AS I walked through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a Den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep : and, as I slept, I dreamed a dream. I dreamed, and behold, I saw a man clothed with rags,' standing in a certain place, with his face from his own house, a book in his hand, and a great burden upon his back.
Page 84 - A man i' the clouds, and hear him speak to thee ? Wouldst thou be in a dream, and yet not sleep ? Or wouldst thou in a moment laugh and weep ? Wouldst thou lose thyself and catch no harm, And find thyself again without a charm ? Wouldst read thyself, and read thou know'st not what, And yet know whether thou art blest or not, By reading the same lines ? O then come hither, And lay my book, thy head and heart together.
Page 108 - You are going now, said they, to the paradise of God, wherein you shall see the tree of life, and eat of the never-fading fruits thereof; and when you come there, you shall have white robes given you, and your walk and talk shall be every day with the King, even all the days of eternity.
Page 101 - Then went the jury out, whose names were Mr. Blindman, Mr. No-good, Mr. Malice, Mr. Love-lust, Mr. Live-loose, Mr. Heady, Mr. High-mind} Mr. Enmity, Mr. Liar, Mr. Cruelty, Mr. Hate-light, and Mr. Implacable ; who every one gave in his private verdict against him among themselves, and afterwards unanimously concluded to bring him in guilty before the judge. And first, among themselves, Mr. Blindman, the foreman, said, I see clearly that this man is a heretic.
Page 93 - He said, I think I do. Then said Evangelist, Keep that light in your eye, and go up directly thereto : so shalt thou see the gate ; at which, when thou knockest, it shall be told thee what thou shalt do.

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