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Стр. 25 - Hey, diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon!
Стр. 43 - ... time to store your minds with knowledge, and form your hearts to virtue. It is the condition of our being, that all which is most valuable is to be diligently sought. They who would win the prize, must exert themselves earnestly in the race, and not fall back, nor turn aside for small obstacles. Young men of America, can you be ignorant of the high duties to which you are called? Will you pass away the prime of your days in careless indolence, and cheat the hopes of your friends'?
Стр. 68 - God is kind, and knows the best. He will be your mother's protector ; he will be your father. While you are young, remember this great God. Never speak his name but with reverence. Strive to do his will. Remember that his eye is always upon you, and that no evil deed can be concealed from him. Think what he has done for me, and what he will do for all, who love and obey him. " Strive to improve your minds in every kind of useful knowledge. Behave with good order in your -\ school. Respect your teachers,...
Стр. ii - PERKINS, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. CONTENTS.
Стр. 69 - What your fortune is to be in the world, or whether your lives are to be spared, nobody can tell. I have but little to leave you, except a name unstained and a father's blessing. If you do well, these will be sufficient for you. If you are idle, and ignorant and vicious, all the riches in the world could not raise you to true respect.
Стр. 39 - Ay, there is the difficulty, my good fellow, who can change that bag of sand into a smart boy. ? Jack. I should hardly think that any young lad would be such a dolt, as not to try to make himself respectable in the world. Sol. You might as well teach a fish to eat grass in the fields, as to make any thing of that lazy fellow. Jack. We should be very careful, Solomon, about speaking evil of our neighbors. Good bye.
Стр. 67 - I have great reason to be thankful." ing, for he was very weak : and they gave him some drink in a glass to wet his mouth. The bright sun was just shining into the room. " So," said this good man, " the sun of my life is going down, and no rising sun will shine again on me, till the last morning shall beam on the world.
Стр. 190 - ... was he a constitutional Whig. What exactly his politics were, apart from religion, it is difficult to say. He looked at politics through the medium of his religion, and his first and last desire for England was that it should enjoy unshackled religious liberty. His ideal was the old Hebrew one, that every man should sit under his own vine and his own fig tree. For the party politics of the hour he had no taste whatever, and felt indifferent to the bearings of opinion on the interests of Whigs...
Стр. 39 - ... What were those two ? Solomon. One was, the horse was bad to catch. Jack. What was the other ? Solomon. When they had caught him he was good for nothing. Jack. I hope Isaac is not so bad as the horse you tell of; he will make a very decent man yet, if he will only try, in earnest. Solomon. Ay, there is the difficulty, my good fellow;—• who can change that bag of sand into a smart boy ? Jack. I should hardly think that any young lad would be such a dolt as not to try to make himself respectable...