Mr. Rutherford's children, Volume 1

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G.P. Putnam & Co., 1853 - Pictorial bindings
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Page 227 - Yet still to His footstool in prayer I may go, • And ask for a share in His love ; And if I thus earnestly seek Him below, I shall see Him and hear Him above, In that beautiful place He has gone to prepare For all who are washed and forgiven ; And many dear children are gathering there, " For of such is the kingdom of heaven.
Page 227 - I think, when I read that sweet story of old, When Jesus was here among men, How He called little children as lambs to His fold, I should like to have been with them then.
Page 227 - His arms had been thrown around me, And that I might have seen His kind look, when He said, "Let the little ones come unto me.
Page 33 - ... fire-room were opened and secured against closing, so that at least two large compartments of the ship would certainly fill up with water. In addition, two smaller compartments were also filled, either by exploding bombs — this at night — or by firing shells into them. For a time the ship would totter about as if she did not know what to do with herself. Deeper and deeper she would sink 'until finally the rail would be awash. The waves would eagerly lap over the decks of the doomed vessel....
Page 238 - ... in situations which the tide occasionally reaches, they learn to keep their shells closed in the intervals. Although no special organs of sensation can be detected in them, except the tentacula around the mouth, they are evidently very susceptible of the influence of light, having been observed to close their shells when the shadow of a boat passes over them.
Page 142 - I'd be the violet, modest and sweet ! And almost unseen in my shady retreat ; Yet there can be no doubt I should soon be found out, For my perfume would spread itself all around about.

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