Things by Their Right Names, and Other Stories, Fables, and Moral Pieces: In Prose and Verse

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Marsh, Capen, Lyon, and Webb, 1840 - Children's literature - 263 pages

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Page 162 - Solomon sought therefore to kill Jeroboam, And Jeroboam arose, and fled into Egypt, unto Shishak king of Egypt, and was in Egypt until the death of Solomon. And the rest of the acts of Solomon, and all that he did, and his wisdom, are they not written in the book of the Acts of Solomon ? And the time that Solomon reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel was forty years. And Solomon slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David his father: and Rehoboam his son reigned in his stead.
Page 253 - Life ! we've been long together, Through pleasant and through cloudy weather ; 'Tis hard to part when friends are dear — Perhaps 'twill cost a sigh, a tear : — Then steal away, give little warning, Choose thine own time ; Say not ' Good night ' — but in some brighter clime Bid me
Page 252 - I know not what thou art, But know that thou and I must part ; And when, or how, or where we met I own to me 'sa secret yet.
Page 206 - does Virtue then reside in the vale?" "I am found," said she, "in the vale, and I illuminate the mountain. I cheer the cottager at his toil, and inspire the sage at his meditation. I mingle in the crowd of cities, and bless the hermit in his cell. I have a temple in every heart that owns my influence, and to him that wishes for me I am already present. Science may raise thee to eminence, but I alone can guide thee to felicity...
Page 174 - Still green with bays each ancient Altar stands, Above the reach of sacrilegious hands; Secure from Flames, from Envy's fiercer rage, Destructive War, and all-involving Age. See, from each clime the learn'd their incense bring!
Page 116 - Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness.
Page 258 - Praise to God, immortal praise, For the love that crowns our days ; Bounteous source of every joy ! Let thy praise our tongues employ. For the blessings of the field ; For the stores the gardens yield ; For the vine's exalted juice ; For the generous olive's use.
Page 28 - The plants and the trees are made to give fruit to man ; but man is made to praise God who made him. We love to praise him, because he loveth to bless us ; we thank him for life, because it is a pleasant thing to be alive. We love God, who hath created all beings ; we love all beings, because they are the creatures of God.
Page 260 - O what a night was that which wrapt The heathen world in gloom ! O what a sun, which broke this day, Triumphant from the tomb ! 3...
Page 261 - The powers of darkness leagued in vain To bind his soul in death ; He shook their kingdom, when He fell, With his expiring breath.

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