Aunt Ellen, and her pupils; or, A week at Beech grove

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N. Hailes, 1833 - 128 páginas
 

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Página 64 - Tell ye, and bring them near; Yea, let them take counsel together: Who hath declared this from ancient time? who hath told it from that time? Have not I the Lord ? and there is no God else beside me; A just God and a Saviour; there is none beside me. Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: For I am God, and there is none else.
Página 63 - I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Página 97 - Thou ! whose blood was spilt to save Man's nature from a second grave ; To share in whose redeeming care, Want's lowliest child is not too mean, Guilt's darkest victim too unclean, Oh ! thou wilt deign from Heaven to lean, And listen, listen, Listen to an Infant's prayer.
Página 97 - Thou ! who mak'st the Sun to rise, Beam on my Soul, illume mine eyes, And guide me through this world of care : The wandering atom thou can'st see, The falling Sparrow's...
Página 64 - My voice would be lisping thy praise, . My heart would repay thee with love. 0 teach me to walk in thy ways, And fit me to see thee above : For JESUS said, "Let little children come nigh ;" And he will not despise such an infant as I. As long as thou seest it right That here upon earth I should stay, 1 pray thee to guard me by night, And help me to serve thee by day ; That when all the days of my life shall have pass'd, I may worship thee better in heaven at last.
Página 8 - God creates the wood and the stone of which they are made : men sow seeds in the ground ; but God sends rain and sunshine to make the seeds grow. All the things that are in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the waters under the earth, are made by the Lord Almighty. " God is called in Scripture the Lord Jehovah ; by which we understand three persons in one God — namely God the Father, God the Son, and God the...
Página 26 - ... for enjoying the present moment, and thinking it the best that can happen to you ; but you see how necessary it is. that our wishes should not always be complied with. God knows how to govern this world, much better than any human being can pretend to. Had you last winter been indulged in your wish, we should have had neither spring, summer, nor autumn ; the earth would have been perpetually covered with snow. The beasts of the field, and the fowls of the air, would either have been starved or...
Página 9 - Was the world very pretty, papa," said Emily, "before wickedness came into it?" "It is written in the first chapter of Genesis," said Mr. Fairchild, "that when God had made all things, He looked on them, and behold, they were very good. Adam and Eve were made in the image of God; they were, no doubt, most lovely to look upon; and they had no angry, wicked passions to disturb them. They were placed in a garden watered by four streams, and in which was every kind of tree pleasant to the sight, or good...
Página 64 - Oh, how can a poor little creature repay Thy fatherly kindness by night and by day ? My voice would be lisping thy praise, My heart would repay thee with love.
Página 85 - The ladies insisted that he should go, as his visitor was a man of rank, his patron and his friend. As persuasion however had no effect, one took him by the right arm, the other by the left, and led him to the...

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