Minty, the policeman's foundling

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Page 60 - DO you ask what the birds say ? The sparrow, the dove, The linnet and thrush say, " I love and I love ! " In the winter they're silent — the wind is so strong, What it says, I don't know, but it sings a loud song. But green leaves, and blossoms, and sunny warm weather, And singing, and loving — all come back together. But the lark is so brimful of gladness and love, The green fields below him, the blue sky above, That he sings, and he sings ; and for ever sings he — " I love my Love, and my...
Page 97 - And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so. And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Page 35 - WE receive this child into the congregation of Christ's flock, * and do sign him with the sign of the cross, in token that hereafter he shall not be ashamed to confess the faith of Christ crucified, and manfully to fight under his banner, against sin, the world, and the Devil, and to continue Christ's faithful soldier and servant unto his life's end.
Page 168 - One family we dwell in him, One church above, beneath, Though now divided by the stream, The narrow stream, of death.
Page 5 - THE world's a room of sickness, where each heart Knows its own anguish and unrest ; The truest wisdom there, and noblest art, Is his who skills of comfort best ; Whom by the softest step and gentlest tone Enfeebled spirits own, And love to raise the languid eye, When, like an angel's wing, they feel him fleeting by...
Page 100 - He made the flowers that smell so sweet, In pretty colours seen. God made the sun that shines so bright, And gladdens all I see...
Page 130 - In age, in infancy, from others' aid Is all our hope; to teach us to be kind: That Nature's first, last lesson to mankind. The selfish heart deserves the pain it feels : More generous sorrow, while it sinks exalts, And conscious virtue mitigates the pang.
Page 179 - Help us to help each other, Lord, Each other's cross to bear; Let each his friendly aid afford, And feel his brother's care.

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