An Introduction to Spelling and Reading: In Two Volumes. Being the First and Second Parts of a Columbian Exercise. The Whole Comprising an Easy and Systematical Method of Teaching and of Learning the English Language

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J.T. Buckingham, 1808 - English language - 204 pages
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Page 167 - Forfake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable to him ; a new friend is as new wine ; when it is old, thou fhalt drink it with pleafure.
Page 190 - as you love yourfelf. Think how God loves all mankind, how merciful He is to them, how tender He is of them, how carefully He preferves them, and then ftrive to love the world as God loves it. God would have all men to be happy ; therefore, do you will and
Page 191 - in every part of your life, in conformity to the will of God. Study how to fill your heart full of the love of God, and the love of your neighbour, and then be content to be no deeper a fcholar, no finer a gentleman, than thefe tempers will make you.
Page 191 - The greateft finners receive daily inftances of God's goodnefs towards them ; He nourifhes and preferves them, that they may repent and return to Him ; do you, therefore, imitate God, and think no one too bad to receive your relief and kindnefs, when you fee that he wants it.
Page 190 - all the actions of all men are written ! your name is there, my child, and when you die this Book will be laid open before men and angels ; and according as your actions are there found, you will either be received to the happinefs of thofe holy men who have died before you, or be turned away
Page 189 - out of it; but, my child, you belong to a much greater family than mine ; you are a younger member of the family of this Almighty Father of all nations, who has created infinite orders of angels, and numberlefs generations of men, to be
Page 188 - But, my child, though you now think yourfelf mighty happy, becaufe you have hold of my hand ; you are now in the hands, and under the tender care of a much greater Father and Friend than I am ; whofe love
Page 171 - gold. By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches, and honour, and life. Train up a child in the
Page 192 - therefore, be careful of all the motions of your heart towards thefe people. Let all your behaviour towards them, be governed by unfeigned love. Have no defire to put any of your equals below you, nor any anger at thofe
Page 189 - and the frequent pains of your head are plain proofs that I have no power to remove them. I can bring you food and medicine, but have no power to turn them into your relief and

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