Primary Education Volume 5

Primary Education Volume 5

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ... all who were sick and suffering. As he turned away he saw again the leper who sat there when he rode out on that bright summer morning. Sir Launfal stopped, spoke to him gently and gave him half the crust of bread. Then he went to the brook, broke its icy cover and carried some of the fresh, cold water in a wooden bowl to the poor man. What do you think happened? The leper looked with shining tender eyes into Sir Launfal's, and stood up straight and strong and well just like the beautiful Christ. In a sweet calm voice He said, "Lo, it is I, be not afi aid! In many climes without avail, Thou hast spent thy life for the Holy Grail; Behold, it is here, --this cup which thou Didst fill at the streamlet for me but now; This crust is my body broken for thee, This water His blood that died on the tree; The Holy Supper is kept, indeed, In what we share with another's need, --Not that which we give, but what we share, --For the gift without the giver is bare; Who bestows himself with his alms feeds three, --Himself, his hungering neighbor, and Me." Then Sir Launfal awoke. He knew now that the Holy Grail could be found in his own castle, and that he need not go riding into every country in search of it. The castle gate always stands open. Summer looks in and smiles all over the place. Beggars are welcome, "And there's no poor man in the North Countrie. But is lord of the earldom as much as he." Lilies Lily bells! lily bells! swinging and ringing Sweet golden bells on the still summer air, Are ye calling the birds to their matins of singing, Summoning nature to worship and prayer? Lily bells! lily bells! daintily swaying, Poising your petals like butterflies wings, As the breeze murmurs round yon, pray what is he saying? Is he whispering...show more

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  • Paperback | 442 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 785g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236655605
  • 9781236655608