The Primary Class Book: A Selection of Easy Lessons in Reading, for the Younger Classes in Common Schools

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Glazier, Masters and Company, 1827 - 179 páginas

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Página 155 - And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it ? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean?
Página 95 - Exactly so," replied the pendulum; "well, I appeal to you all, if the very thought of this was not enough to fatigue one; and when I began to multiply the strokes of one day by those of months and years, really it is no wonder if I felt discouraged at the prospect; so, after a great deal of reasoning and hesitation, thinks I to myself, I'll stop.
Página 178 - Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Página 74 - And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. 16 She is hardened against her young ones as though they were not hers...
Página 132 - He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding : but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
Página 93 - An old clock, that had stood for fifty years in a farmer's kitchen, without giving its owner any cause of complaint, early one summer's morning, before the family was stirring, suddenly stopped. Upon this, the dial-plate (if we may credit the fable,) changed countenance with alarm; the hands made...
Página 176 - ... mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments. III. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain : for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
Página 95 - The dial could scarcely keep its countenance during this harangue ; but resuming its gravity, thus replied : " Dear Mr. Pendulum, I am really astonished that such a useful, industrious person as yourself should have been overcome by this sudden action.
Página 94 - I am willing, for the general satisfaction, to assign my reasons. The truth is, that I am tired of ticking.
Página 155 - Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? may I not wash in them, and be clean?

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