A Spelling Book: Containing Exercises in Orthography, Pronunciation, and Reading

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W. Bolles, 1828 - Spellers

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Page 106 - THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed, A modest violet grew ; Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view.
Page 104 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths : their soul is melted because of trouble. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.
Page 77 - Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths...
Page 58 - The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down : for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.
Page 58 - A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.
Page 109 - What though yet no losses grieve you, Gay with health and many a grace, Let not cloudless skies deceive you ; Summer gives to autumn place. 5 " Yearly in our course returning, Messengers of shortest stay, Thus we preach this truth concerning, Heaven and earth shall pass away.
Page 78 - But when ye pray use not vain repetitions as the heathen do ; for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking. Be not ye therefore like unto them ; for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of before ye ask him.
Page 74 - There we shall see Jesus, who is gone before us to that happy place ; and there we shall behold the glory of the high God. We cannot see him here, but we will love him here. We must be now on earth, but we will often think on heaven.
Page 63 - We that are so young are but lately made alive; therefore we should not forget His forming hand who hath made us alive. We that cannot speak plain should lisp out praises to Him who teacheth us how to speak, and hath opened our dumb lips. When we could not think of Him, He thought of us; before we could ask Him to bless us, He had already given us many blessings. He fashioneth our tender limbs, and causeth them to grow; He maketh us strong, and tall, and nimble.
Page 76 - Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn : for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peace-makers: for they shall be called sons of God. Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness'...

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