The Crystal palace, a little book for little boys for 1851

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Page 69 - And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God, Having the glory of God : and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal...
Page 78 - O God, O good beyond compare, If thus thy meaner works are fair, If thus thy bounties gild the span Of ruined earth and sinful man, How glorious must the mansion be Where thy redeemed shall dwell with Thee.
Page 70 - ... water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb." Rev. xxi. and xxii. Poor Frank began to cry again, and think that he could hardly bear this second trial. But Mrs. Scott looked cheerful, to his great astonishment, and begged that they would walk up stairs, and see her son, who knew of their arrival, and would be glad to see them. Frank had mixed feelings as he listened to the invitation. He longed to see dear Harry, and yet he was afraid of a sick chamber,...
Page 46 - He it is who is come a great light into the world, that whosoever follows him, should not walk in darkness, but should have the light of life.
Page 45 - Jesus was the only perfect Crystal Palace, then, Grandma ? I should have thought of that before." " Yes, Jesus was God, and God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all.
Page 34 - Louvre, to receive similar contributions; and people were still so pleased by them, that a fourth succeeded. "The fourth was on a larger scale, for Bonaparte had then become an Emperor, and wished all things he did to be Imperial, or very grand. "A building, therefore, was erected for the purpose, by the side of the river that runs through Paris. Can you recollect its name?
Page 42 - ... head: look here, Grandma, I only reach as high as this," said he, posting himself against the wall, "and this globe will be higher than the ceiling, I should think?" "It will be higher than the house, my dear, but, to remedy the difficulty, there will be galleries all round it, and staircases to mount them, so that there will be no danger, and nothing to prevent the sight, and I think you will find it a great treat.
Page 6 - I can't see any good in it," said George. "I know, that I am very proud to show my presents, when I get any; and I see no harm in it, I'm sure." "But my grandma knows more than you about it, a great deal," said Frank; "and so she shall tell you, when you see her; for I mean to ask her, if you may go with us, to see The Crystal Palace.'" "Oh no; I think you had better not; she might be angry if you did," said George, with a look that plainly contradicted what he said.
Page 13 - I shan't wait for you," said the impatient George; "I do hate waiting, above all things." "But you must try to be more patient," said Frank gently. "Does not your poor mamma say so, to you?" "Ah! very often; almost every day," cried George; "but what's the good of that? for I keep hammering on, for anything I want. Oh! how I wish the holidays were here just now; I am so wretched!" "Dear me! and instead of that, I feel so happy," said dear Frank. "Ten days will soon be gone, I think, and then ...
Page 35 - A pleasanter and better thing is peace than war, I think, Grandma," said Frank. "I wish there was no quarreling at all." "I join you heartily, my dear, and hope the time will shortly come when wars shall cease for ever. But the building raised by Louis Phillippe in La Place de la Concorde, consisted of four pavilions, joined by galleries together; and as many as 2500 persons sent in their contributions.

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