The Standard Third Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing Exercises in the Elementary Sounds, Rules for Elocution ... and an Explanatory Index

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Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1857 - 216 pages
 

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Page 71 - Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold. For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
Page 110 - The Lord is gracious, and full of compassion ; slow to anger, and of great mercy. The Lord is good to all : and his tender mercies are over all his works.
Page 111 - Yet he passed away, and lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.
Page 92 - Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: And whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Page 69 - Live while you live, the Epicure would say, And seize the pleasures of the present day. Live while you live, the sacred Preacher cries, And give to God each moment as it flies.
Page 70 - Little deeds of kindness, Little words of love, Make our earth an Eden, Like the heaven above.
Page 92 - Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep : so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
Page 71 - By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth.
Page 170 - He who tells a lie, is not sensible how great a task he undertakes ; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one.
Page 202 - I never addressed myself in the language of decency and friendship, without receiving a decent and friendly answer; with man it has often been otherwise.

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