Daisies and buttercups, Volume 2

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Page 88 - Death takes the good — too good on earth to stay, And leaves the bad — too bad to take away.
Page 180 - As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia." Observe the gentleness of the expression, more like that of a servant than of a master. For he does not say " I commanded," or " bade" or even " exhorted," but
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