Children's Holidays: A Story Book for the Whole Year

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D. Appleton, 1858 - Dogs - 6 pages
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Page 70 - Thanks to the human heart by which we live, Thanks to its tenderness, its joys, and fears ; To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
Page 69 - Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and leads with her The flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale doth boast thy blessing. Thus we salute thee with our early song, And...
Page 71 - Neath cloistered boughs, each floral bell that swingeth And tolls its perfume on the passing air, Makes Sabbath in the fields, and ever ringeth A call to prayer. Not to the domes where crumbling arch and column Attest the feebleness of mortal hand, But to that fane, most catholic and solemn, Which God hath...
Page 68 - Then wherefore, wherefore were they made, All dyed with rainbow light ; All fashioned with supremest grace, Upspringing day and night ? Springing in valleys green and low, And on the mountains high, And in the silent wilderness, Where no man passes by...
Page 55 - Elegance of style is not to be weighed against purity of heart, purity both from the lusts of the flesh, the lusts of the eye, and the pride of life.
Page 71 - Bring flowers, fresh flowers, for the bride to wear, They were born to blush in her shining hair ; She is leaving the home of her childhood's mirth, She hath bid farewell to her father's hearth : Her place is now by another's side. Bring flowers for the locks of the fair young bride...
Page 194 - God so loved the world that he sent his only-begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Page 205 - Life of Punchinello, .^ 75 LIBRARY FOR MY YOUNG COUNTRYMEN. Adventures of Capt. John Smith. By the Author of Uncle Philip 38 Adventures of Daniel Boone.
Page 205 - Strive and Thrive. By do. . . . 88 The Two Apprentices. By do. . . 88 . Tired of Housekeeping. By TS Arthur, 88 Twin Sisters (The).
Page 203 - Theory of Storms, . 1 00 Bourne on tho Steam Engine,. 0 75 Byrne on Logarithms, . 1 00 Chapman on the American Rifle, 1 25 Coming's Preservation of Health, 75...

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