Each and All: The Seven Little Sisters Prove Their Sisterhood ; a Companion to "The Seven Little Sisters who Live on the Round Ball that Floats in the Air," "Ten Boys who Lived on the Road from Long Ago to Now," "Geographical Plays," Etc

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Ginn, 1905 - Adventure stories - 142 pages
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A story describing the life of the inhabitants of the seven continents.
 

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Page 89 - The following are specimens of their general style : — " There was a boy, whose father was so poor that he could not afford to send him to school, but was obliged to make him work all day in the fields to help to maintain his family. The lad was so anxious to learn that he proposed giving up a part of the night to study ; but as his mother had not the means of supplying him with a lamp for that purpose, he brought home every evening a glowworm, which, being...
Page 136 - ... CHRISTMAS MESSAGE We hear the Christmas message Brought to us long ago, Why have the centuries kept it fresh ? Why do we prize it so ? Because it is rich with the gold of love That with bright, exhaustless flow, From unfailing source in the Heart Divine, Supplies our hearts below. And it tells of the tender, human bond, Since ever the world began, For it teaches the Fatherhood of God, The brotherhood of man. But how can we carry the tidings, Make each man as loving and true To the poor, the oppressed,...
Page 90 - ... could not afford to send him to school, but was obliged to make him work all day in the fields to help to maintain his family. The lad was so anxious to learn that he proposed giving up a part of the night to study ; but as his mother had not the means of supplying him with a lamp for that purpose, he brought home every evening a glowworm, which, being wrapped in a thin piece of gauze and applied to the lines of a book, gave sufficient light to enable him to read; and thus he acquired so much...
Page 89 - There was a boy, whose father was so poor that he could not afford to send him to school, but was obliged to make him work all day in the fields to help to maintain his family. The lad was so anxious to learn that he proposed giving up a part of the night to study ; but as his mother had not the means of supplying him with a lamp for that purpose, he brought home every evening a glowworm, which, being wrapped in a thin piece of gauze and applied to the lines of a book, gave sufficient light to enable...
Page 124 - This old shoemaker, with his spectacles pushed up on his forehead, and his leather apron tied round his waist, had always been kind to Louise ever since her father took her to his shop last summer to be measured for a pair of shoes. He had looked at the little worn shoe that she took off, and had said inquiringly : " That shoe is not made in this country ? "

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