A Little Leaven and what it Wrought at Mrs. Blake's School

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Anson D.F. Randolph, 1858 - Moral education (Elementary) - 252 pages
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Page 252 - He is a path, if any be misled ; He is a robe, if any naked be ; If any chance to hunger, he is bread ; If any be a bondman, he is free ; If any be but weak, how strong is he ! To dead men life he is, to sick men health, To blind men sight, and to the needy wealth ; A pleasure without loss, a treasure without stealth.
Page 23 - Would furnish all we ought to ask ; Room to deny ourselves ; a road To bring us daily nearer God. Seek we no more ; content with these, Let present Rapture, Comfort, Ease, As Heaven shall bid them, come and go : — The secret this of Rest below.
Page 48 - Sundays the pillars are, On which heaven's palace arched lies : The other days fill up the spare And hollow room with vanities. They are the fruitful beds and borders In God's rich garden : that is bare Which parts their ranks and orders.
Page 22 - New mercies, each returning day, Hover around us, while we pray; New perils past, new sins forgiven, New thoughts of God, new hopes of heaven.
Page 215 - Lo ! such the child whose early feet The paths of peace have trod ; Whose secret heart, with influence sweet, Is upward drawn to God. 3. By cool Siloam's shady rill The lily must decay ; The rose that blooms beneath the hill Must shortly fade away.
Page 197 - CHANGELING. I HAD a little daughter, And she was given to me To lead me gently backward To ,the Heavenly Father's knee, That I, by the force of nature, Might in some dim wise divine The depth of his infinite patience To this wayward soul of mine. I know not how others saw her, But to me she was wholly fair, And the light of the heaven she came from Still lingered and gleamed in her hair ; For it was as wavy and golden, And as many changes took, As the shadows of sun-gilt ripples On the yellow bed...
Page 22 - New mercies each returning day Hover around us while we pray ; New perils past, new sins forgiven, New thoughts of God, new hopes of heaven. If on our daily course our mind Be set to hallow all we find, New treasures still of countless price God will provide for sacrifice.
Page 219 - His anguished soul surveyed Those pangs He would not flee, What love His latest words displayed,
Page 215 - BY cool Siloam's shady rill How sweet the lily grows! How sweet the breath beneath the hill Of Sharon's dewy rose! 2 Lo, such the child whose early feet The paths of peace have trod; Whose secret heart, with influence sweet, Is upward drawn to God! 3...
Page 177 - I want to be an angel, And with the angels stand, A crown upon my forehead A harp within my hand...

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