A Course of Lessons; Together with the Tunes, to Which They Are Usually Sung in Infant Schools and Also a Copious Collection of Hymns and Moral Songs Suitable for Infant Instruction, Either in Schools or Private Families

A Course of Lessons; Together with the Tunes, to Which They Are Usually Sung in Infant Schools and Also a Copious Collection of Hymns and Moral Songs Suitable for Infant Instruction, Either in Schools or Private Families

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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. 1836 edition. Excerpt: ...the knee, We are taught that when we pray, God will hear what children say. We may ask for all we want, We may ask, --and He will grant All his wisdom sees is best: Kindly He'll deny the rest. I'll not wish to have what He Knows is really bad for me, But I'll ask to be his mild, Docile, loving little child. THINGS TO BE REMEMBERED. Tune, " Manly Heart." These are the things I ought to mind; To come in time, and ev'ry day, And never idly wait behind, For no good reason, or to play. To put my clothes on neat and tight, And see my hands and face are clean; And mind to say my lessons right, And to remember what they mean. My books I must not tear or lose, But always keep them clean and neat; And wicked words I must not use, Such as I hear about the street. I must remember what I'm told, And always do as I am bid, And not be obstinate, or bold, Or cross, or sulky, when I'm chid. These are the things I ought to mind; And so I will with all my might; Because I'm certain I shall find There's nothing lost by doing right. THE ENGLISH CHILD. Tune, " Condescension." I thank the goodness and the grace Which on my birth have smil'd, And made me, in these Christian days, A happy English child. I was not born as thousands are, Where God was never known; And taught to pray a useless pray'r To blocks of wood and stone. My God, I thank Thee, who hast plann'd A better lot for me; And plac'd me in this happy land, Where I may hear of Thee. OLD ENGLAND, Or THE LITTLE PATRIOT'S SONG. Tune, " Auld Lang Syne." Old England is my native isle, And well I love its ground; For there unnumber'd blessings smile, And circle it around. And there is not a spot on earth That I love half so well, As this dear land that gave me birth, This island where I...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236510402
  • 9781236510402