Elsie's Santa Claus

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De Wolfe, Fiske & Company, 1875

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Page 167 - Poor Indeed thou must be, if around thee Thou no ray of light and joy canst throw — If no silken cord of love hath bound thee To some little world through weal and woe; If no dear eyes thy fond love can brighten — . No fond voices answer to thine own; If no brother's sorrow thou canst lighten By daily sympathy and gentle tone.
Page 167 - Not by martyrdom or vaunted crosses, Canst thou win and wear the immortal crown. Daily struggling, though unloved and lonely, Every day a rich reward will give ; Thou wilt find, by hearty striving only, And truly loving, thou canst truly live.
Page 122 - Scripture, or in the laws of human brotherhood, that forbids this honest, not fraudulent, but honest competition between men's exertions, faculties and wits. We are indeed to do to others as we would have them do to us...
Page 148 - Tom spoke a few kind words to calm her fears, and led her away, for he had no time to lose if he meant to catch the...

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