My Little Friend Annual

My Little Friend Annual

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ...a deep hole, and down this hole was the little duck. I put my arm down, and caught hold of a few feathers on the top of its head, and drew it up. I then carried it home, and fed it. forgotten them. The people listened very attentively--they seemed to think that as only one Sunday came every week, it was quite needful for everyone to drink in as much as they could. Now, if the poor little duck had been able to speak, as you and I do, I should have expected it to say, "I thank you very much; I am so glad to be free from that deep hole;" but as it could only say, Quack, quack, I had to be satisfied with that. One lesson I learned from the duck was, that it knew when it was in a place of danger, was glad to escape, and did not want to linger round the spot, and my wish for you, my reader, is that you may understand when you are in danger, and seek to escape from it, or rather, look to One who is able to save you. THE STOLEN ORANGE. fT is a great many years since I was a little boy, for I see some grey hairs are making their appearance; but one incident of my early boyhood I have not forgotten, and I think I never shall forget. My parents sought to bring up their children carefully, and taught them to do what was right. I do not think we ever went to bed without saying our prayers. And I, for one, have to thank God for Sunday Schools, for there I learned the way to heaven through faith in the Lord Jesus. Close by my mother's cottage door was a shop, where oranges and sweetmeats were sold. As mother dealt at this shop I was frequently sent there on errands. One day I had been sent there, but before going in was looking in the window admiring the beautiful things exposed for sale. While standing there a boy came up, and after talking with me on...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236903943
  • 9781236903945