The Book of Children's Hymns and Rhymes, Collected by the Daughter of a Clergyman

The Book of Children's Hymns and Rhymes, Collected by the Daughter of a Clergyman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ... bee Is getting restless in its hive; That the birds will soon arrive; All the singing Summer-band Will on the trees and hedges stand, And one another, all day long, Challenge and answer with a song, Until their wild wood-notes fill Eveiy valley, dale, and hill. "The daisies they are ever young;" When off our silver fringe we've flung, Then to your eyes we still unfold A rounded boss of chastest gold. Oh! would you number us? First try To count the stars upon the sky, The leaves when Summer hangs the land, The grains on ocean's beds of sand; Then pluck as many as you may, And more will come another day. Gather us all, and have no fear, But more will come another year. Then run and laugh, and shout our praises; Your trampling feet can't hurt the daisies. Thomas Miller. WE ALL MIGHT DO GOOD. We all might do good Where we often do ill; There is always the way If there is but the will. Though it be but a word Kindly breathed or suppressed, It may guard off some pain, Or give peace to some breast. We all might do good In a thousand small ways--In forbearing to natter, Yet yielding due praise; In spurning ill rumour, Reproving wrong done, And treating but kindly The heart we have won. We all might do good, Whether lowly or great, For the deed is not gauged By the purse or estate. If it be but a cup Of cold water that's given, Like the widow's two mites, It is something for Heaven.--A. H. P. SATURDAY NIGHT. The week is passing fast away, The hours are almost done; Before I rise, the Sabbath day Will surely be begun. Through all this week what have I done? Have I been kind to all 1 Have I sought any thing but fun, And run at every call? Have I been still when I was bid, And ceased to make a noise? Have I been good in all I did, At lessons or at...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236533569
  • 9781236533562