School Work, Volume 6

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Editors of School Work, 1907 - Education
 

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Page 411 - you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit? "If ye then be not able to do that thing which is least, why take ye thought for the rest? "Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I
Page 201 - Mountains. They are a dismembered branch of the great Appalachian family, and are seen away to the west of the river, swelling up to a noble height and lording it over the surrounding country. Every change of season, every change of weather—indeed every hour of the
Page 197 - Rip Van Winkle, however, was one of those happy mortals of foolish, welloiled dispositions, who take the world easy, eat white bread or brown, whichever can be got with least thought or trouble, and would rather starve on a penny than work for a pound.
Page 18 - The gingham dog and the calico cat Side by side on the table sat; Twas half-past twelve, and (what do you think!) Nor one nor t'other had slept a wink! The old Dutch clock and the Chinese plate Appeared to know as sure as fate There was going to be a terrible spat.
Page 232 - your own care, wit, and learning; your smelting furnace is your own thoughtful soul. Do not hope to get at any good author's meaning without those tools and that fire; often you will need sharpest, finest chiselling, and patientest fusing, before you can gather one grain of the metal.''*
Page 148 - servant kept his father's sheep and there came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock; and I went after him and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth : and when he arose against me, I caught him by his beard and slew him. I slew both the lion and the bear: and this Philistine shall be as one
Page 411 - Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have store-house nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls? "And which
Page 11 - wouldn't treat a poor bird so. I gave wool the nest to line, But the nest was none of mine. Baa! Baa!" said the sheep; "oh, no, I wouldn't treat a poor bird so." "To-whit! to-whit! to-whee! Will you listen to me? Who stole four eggs I laid, And the nice nest I made
Page 7 - over the stile; and I shan't get home to-night." But the stick wouldn't. She went a little farther and she met a fire. So she said: "Fire, fire, burn stick; stick won't beat dog; dog won't bite pig; piggy won't go over the stile; and I shan't get home to-night.
Page 125 - Good again, When I am thirsty To have nice rain; Now I am stronger, Now I am cool; Heat cannot burn me, My veins are so full." Little white Lily Smells very sweet; On her head sunshine, Rain at her feet. Thanks to the sunshine, Thanks to the rain, Little white Lily Is happy again.

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