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Page 137 - Suppo_se your task, my little man, Is very hard to get; Will it make it any easier For you to sit and fret? And wouldn't it be wiser Than waiting, like a dunce, , To go to work in earnest And learn the thing at once? Suppose that some boys have a horse, And some a coach and pair; Will it tire you less while walking To say, "It isn't fair"?
Page 44 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Page 260 - Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again; The eternal years of God are hers; But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies among his worshippers.
Page 68 - Sweet is the pleasure, Itself cannot spoil! Is not true leisure One with true toil? Thou that wouldst taste it, Still do thy best; Use it, not waste it, Else 'tis no rest. Wouldst behold beauty Near thee, all round? Only hath duty Such a sight found.
Page 161 - THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed, A modest violet grew, Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view.
Page 39 - I have to learn. I must take my turn at the mill; I must grind out the golden grain; I must work at my task with a resolute will, Over and over again.
Page 161 - DOWN in a green and shady bed A modest violet grew ; Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flower, Its colors bright and fair ! It might have graced a rosy bower, Instead of hiding there.
Page 60 - Do you wish the world were better? Let me tell you what to do. Set a watch upon your actions, Keep them always straight and true. Rid your mind of selfish motives, Let your thoughts be clean and high. You can make a little Eden Of the sphere you occupy.
Page 269 - Thou must be true thyself, If thou the truth wouldst teach; Thy soul must overflow, if thou Another's soul wouldst reach! It needs the overflow of heart To give the lips full speech. Think truly, and thy thoughts Shall the world's famine feed ; Speak truly, and each word of thine Shall be a fruitful seed; Live truly, and thy life shall be A great and noble creed.