Our Charlie, and what to do with him

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Page 90 - And the building of the wall of it was of jasper : and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass. And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. And the twelve gates were twelve pearls ; every several gate was of one pearl : and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.
Page 90 - Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain: Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind...
Page 33 - It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.
Page 90 - And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald...
Page 79 - I've heard, this little trout Was young and foolish too, And so he thought he'd venture out, To see if it were true. And round about the hook he played, With many a longing look, And — " Dear me," to himself he said, " I'm sure that's not a hook. " I can but give one little pluck : Let's see, and so I will.
Page 78 - DEAR mother/' said a little fish, " Pray is not that a fly? I'm very hungry, and I wish You'd let me go and try." " Sweet innocent," the mother cried, And started from her nook, " That horrid fly is put to hide The sharpness of the hook.
Page 92 - And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. And they that are wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.
Page 100 - ... it is so small, yet so perfect. It fits into his throat so easily as never to interrupt his eating or breathing ; and it turns whichever way he bends his head. Now, did you ever hear of any musical instrument that was as curious as this ? " " Well, it is strange,
Page 123 - Bracelets. get. 19. Lazy Lawrence and the White Pigeon. 20. The Barring Out. 21. The Orphans and Old Poz. 22. The Mimic. 23. The Purple Jar, and other Tales. 24. The Birth-day Present and the Basket Woman. 25. Simple Susan. 26. The Little Merchants. 27. A Tale of the Universe, by Earle Colne.
Page 25 - Why, no, not all day," said Edward : " but there was a reason for it; for in the morning we had planned to go out to the lake to fish, and it rained, and it made James feel rather cross, I suppose." " But," said his father, " I should have thought, from your account, that there were things enough in the house to have amused you all.

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