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Page 68 - Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O Lord of hosts, my King, and my God.
Page 66 - I am both weak and sinful, But this I surely know, The Lord came down to save me, Because He loved me so. Cho. — I love to hear the story Which angel voices tell, How once the King of glory Came down on earth to dwell.
Page 91 - ... strawberries or blackberries along the hedges; do you, while gathering and managing the goods of this world with one hand, with the other always hold fast the hand of your heavenly Father, turning to Him from time to time to see if your actions or occupations are pleasing to Him ; but take heed, above all things, that you never let go His hand, thinking to gather more ; for should He let you go, you will not be able to take another step without falling.
Page 13 - That which is the truest sign of a thing is always its chief ornament and blessedness. Life, accordingly, is a delight just in the degree that it is consecrated to Action, or the conscious, volitional exercise of our noblest capabilities. Action and enjoyment are contingent upon each other ; when we are unfit for work we are always incapable of pleasure ; work is the wooing by which happiness is won.
Page 4 - Good mothers." Now, what constitutes a goo_d mother? The answer ia conclusive : She who, regarding the future welfare of her child, seeks every available means that may offer to promote a sound physical development, to the end that her offspring may not be deficient in any single faculty with which nature has endowed it. In infancy there is no period •which...
Page 118 - Early to bed and early to rise, Hakes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise,
Page 20 - To serve others seems the very meaning of womanhood; in some sense, a woman serves all the days of her life. No. lam not far-fetched and unpractical.
Page 20 - Women are crying out for work, Uncle Keith," I continued, carrying my warfare into a fresh quarter; hut, alas!