The Monitor; A Monthly Journal, Devoted to Parents and Children Volume 1

The Monitor; A Monthly Journal, Devoted to Parents and Children Volume 1

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ... our kind; That still is purchased at the cost Of kingdoms--a transparent mind! And sigh to think earth has so few, --Such price is for refmement paid--As thou, to simple Nature true, A guileless and a trustmg maid. I sighed for her who nobly brought Such wealth from Honolulu's strand; And him, who sending, meekly thought With such to bless its Father land. And yet, 'tis well, this tropic gem All polished--though to these unknown--So early shines, a diadem. Where shines the rainbow-cinctured throne. Thanks for the records of thy worth, Traced by affection's modest pen; Tears gave I to its earnest truth, Though counted not with weeping men; And better thought I of my race, Redeemed by excellence so rare: And richer seemed abounding grace, That sought and doweredfsuch lovely heir. With books that may not perish, be These pages numbered'--youth Bhall know How to perfection's symmetry The daughter of the Lord may grow; And here, as mirrored in a glass. May sea how fair the saint may shine Who lets this world unheeded pass, And surely seeks a world divme Farewell! I weep that flower so young. The nursling of a gentle sky, Should on our shores be coldly flung--In all its loveliness to die. And yet 'twas ordered by His will. Who wisely hath events decreed--Thou wast but lent--ye griefs be still! He but recalled when He had need." We must strive after as perfect a resemblance to God, as is possible to man. It is in prudence, justice and holiness thai man may resemble God.--l'lato. Only pride and idleness have banished honest and thrifty dilligence out of the houses of the great. BUhop Hall. The cause of all errors in every case is to be ascribed to too great self-love.--Plato. " The heart of man has often wept blood, because the eye of childhood...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236652541
  • 9781236652546