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Page 47 - early to bed and early to rise, is the way to be healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Page 46 - Some time after this a poor lamb had lost its dam, and the farmer being about to kill it, she bought it of him, and brought it home with her to play with the children, and teach them when to go to bed, for it was a rule with the wise men of that age (and a very good one, let me tell you) to " Rise with the lark, and lie down with the lamb.
Page 17 - IT was about seven o'clock in the morning when we set out on this important business, and the first house we came to was farmer Wilson's. Here Margery stopped, and ran up to the door, tap, tap, tap. " Who's there ? " " Only little Goody Two-Shoes," answered Margery, "come to teach Billy.
Page 15 - UVWXYZ and having got an old spelling-book, she made her companions set up all the words they wanted to spell, and after that she taught them to compose sentences. You know what a sentence is, my dear? "I will be good,
Page 8 - It would both have excited your pity and have done your heart good, to have seen how fond these two little ones were of each other, and how, hand in hand, they trotted about. They were both very ragged, and Tommy had two shoes, but Margery had but one. They had nothing, poor things, to support them (not being in their own parish) but what they picked from the hedges, or got from the poor people, and they lay every night in a barn.
Page 21 - God, with all my heart, with all my soul, and with all my strength ; and, above all, to seek the kingdom of heaven, and the glories thereof.
Page 79 - There are people enough who would appear in my defence, were it necessary ; but I never supposed that any one here could be so weak as to believe there was any such thing as a witch. If I am a witch, this is my charm; and " (laying a barometer on the table) " it is with this that I have taught my neighbours to know the state of the weather.
Page 7 - was not to be had, and where he died miserably. Margery's poor mother survived the loss of her husband but a few days, and died of a broken heart, leaving Margery and her little brother to the wide world ; but, poor woman, it would have melted your heart to have seen how frequently she heaved up her head, while she lay speechless, to survey with languishing looks her little orphans, as much as to say, " Do Tommy, do Margery, come with me.
Page 15 - I will be good, is a Sentence, and is made up, as you see, of several Words. The usual Manner of Spelling, or carrying on the Game, as they called it, was this : Suppose the Word to be spelt was Plum Pudding (and who can suppose a better) the Children were placed in a Circle, and the first brought the Letter P...