Home Culture: A Self-instructor and Aid to Social Hours at Home, Comprising New and Intellectual Entertainments in the Form of Test-exercises with Answers, in the Various Departments of Education ...

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Thomas Hunter
E.B. Treat, 1884 - Home schooling - 672 pages
 

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Page 414 - When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools . pay that which thou hast vowed. Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.
Page 397 - Past, But the hopes of youth fall thick in the blast, And the days are dark and dreary. Be still, sad heart ! and cease repining ; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining ; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.
Page 407 - Oh, the grave ! — the grave ! It buries every error, covers every defect, extinguishes every resentment ! From its peaceful bosom spring none but fond regrets and tender recollections.
Page 388 - Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike...
Page 484 - We believe that there is one God, whose nature is Love, revealed in one Lord Jesus Christ, by one Holy Spirit of Grace, who will finally restore the whole family of mankind to holiness and happiness.
Page 428 - When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union : on States dissevered, discordant, belligerent ; on a land rent with civil feuds or drenched it may be in fraternal blood...
Page 217 - Resolved, That the United States ought to co-operate with any State which may adopt gradual abolishment of slavery, giving to such State pecuniary aid, to be used by such State, in its discretion, to compensate for the inconveniences, public and private, produced by such change of system.
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Page 405 - No man e'er felt the halter draw, With good opinion of the law...

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