Anecdotes of Alamayu, the late king Theodore's son, by C.C.

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1870
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Page 55 - JESUS, who lived above the sky, Came down to be a man and die ; And in the Bible we may see How very good He used to be. 2 He went about, He was so kind, To cure poor people who were blind, And many who were sick and lame, He pitied them, and did the same.
Page 56 - And so he died ! — and this is why He came to be a man and die: The Bible says he came from heaven, That we might have our sins forgiven. He knew how wicked man had been, And knew that God must punish sin ; So, out of pity, Jesus said, He'd bear the punishment instead.
Page 7 - How can I praise thee, Father! how express My debt of reverence and of thankfulness! A debt that no intelligence can count, While every moment swells the vast amount. For the week's duties thou hast given me strength, And brought me to its peaceful close at length; And here, my grateful bosom fain would raise, A fresh memorial to thy glorious praise.
Page 7 - Sure as to-morrow, shall the awful light Of the eternal morning hail my sight Spirit of good ! on this week's verge I stand, Tracing the guiding influence of thy hand; That hand, which leads me gently...
Page 7 - God ! on the past year's verge I stand, Tracing the guiding influence of Thine hand, — That hand which leads me kindly, gently still, Up life's uncertain, rough and toilsome hill.
Page 40 - Without one moment's hesitation he took up a book which was lying on the table, and...
Page 59 - Bible always formed a part of his daily lessons, and we can but fervently pray and hope that the seed thus sown may spring up and bear much fruit...

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