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About Christian herald. (Portland ;) 1882-18?? | View Entire Issue (March 9, 1883)
reading an interesting paper to
see the school, an acquaintance of girl, stood modestly apart, took the
the teacher, who knew how to talk smallest loaf which was left in the reflect that it is paid for. But per
to children. After' telling him of basket, gracefully kitted the gen haps you take a paper and are in
arrears for it. Now, suppose you
the breaking of the glaos and her tleman’s hand, and went away to
The paae is eteLed with wondrous ira-
were, the publisher, and the pub
inability to ascertain who of the , her homO in a quiet and becoming
lisher was one of your subscribers,
Curvw interlaced with curve and line boys had broken it, she asked him manner. 0n the following day the
was in arrears to you, what
to make some remarks to the school, children Were equally ill behaved,
Vi•( 1 H. would you think he ought to do in
Like subtle measures of rWttt harmoby mm ! to SpMlt flf die wtiMIg' INJJ4
Treaetomed to shapes of beauty erysto
were doing in not acknowledging Juaf that was scarcely half the size that case 7 I just ask the Question”
of the others. But when she got I don’t care about the answer.—Dr.
fiVun, graceful vices aod tendrils of ■
The address to the school r there home, her sick mother cut the loaf, Nevin*.
and there fell out of it a number of
As never grew sane in some fairy world fore, was epon the conduct of boys I
If You Please,
Wind up from root* of misted silver in the streets and at their sport-«. blight «¡1 vet-coins.
Francesca carried it bar. k ; but
When the Dfike of Wellington
........—•——' '« I. i i.— He told them in simple words that ;
Through tulip floweis and lilies half un honesty, truthfulness, and kindness the behevol en t^eii ttSTrntn' 'tfec lined “WTltBlt; the last thing betook was—
should govern their conduct every- j to receive it. “No, no,” said he; a little tea. On his servant hand
Hiisg firs sod hemlocks blend with where, even when they were alone “ it was no mistake. I had the ing it to him in a saucer, and ask
and no one but themselves and God money packed in the smallest loit ing him if he would have it, the
TH1ZW‘Wl llt tli e y ‘wt t i c doing. —44*0-» wimply ft reward for you, my good Duke replied “ Yes, if you please,”
¡child. Always continue thus con These were his Iast words.' TTuw
And m »blooms such m rock it. South scholars seemed interested and
somewhat impressed By the re- I tented, peaceable and unassuming much kindness and courtesy is ex
The person who prefers to remain pressed by _■ them ! He who had
Mingle their foamy fronds with sedge marks of the speaker.
A very short time after he bad contented with the smallest loaf, commanded the greatest armies in
And there are flights of birds with iris left school, a little lx>y rose in his rather than quarrel for the larger Europe, and had long used the
one, will find throughout life bles throne of authority, did not despise
seat and said :
That shed in* mid-sir many a brilliant
“ Miss I^ane, I batted the ball sings in this course of action still or overlook the small courtesies of
more valuable than that which was life Ah, how many boys -do!
And scintillating shoals of swimming that broke Mr. Dash’s window.
Another boy threw the ball, but I baked in yuur loaf of bread.” The What a rude tone of command they
That seem to float in clear green ocean batted it, and it struck the window. ¡laming Star.'
often use to their little brothers
and sisters, andsometimes, to their
I a-n willing to pay foritr*
And there are diamond-crusted dia
mothers t ^This is itt-bred and uii -
There w'as almost death-like
stdlness in the room as the little
Give up many thing* before you christian, and shows a coarser nature
And orbs of pearl and sceptres of pale fellow was speaking, and it con- !
■ -ive up your religious newspaper. and a haid heart. In all your
Btored np in crystal grottoes, lit with tinned for a full minute after he sat If any one that ought to take such home talk remember “If you
a paper does not, 1 hope some one please.” Among your playmates
And paved with emeralds of price un
to whom the circumstance is known don’t forget “ If you please.” To all
for Charley Drake to pay the whole will volunteer the loan of this to who wait upon you and serve you,
And marvellous architecture of no for the glass,” said another boy,| him, directing his attention particu believe that “If you please” will
rising in his seat. “ All of us who I larly to this article.
make you better served than all the
Facades and shafts of loveliest form played ball then should pay some
Who is he ? A professor of relig cross or ordering words in the whole
thing, because we were all playing ion, and not taking a religious dictionary. Dont forget three lit
Keen pinnaclos and turrets tipped with
the same as he was. I’ll pay my newspaper ? A member of the vis tle words—“ If you please.”
Life is made up, not of great sac
ible church, and voluntarily with
And fretted domes of purest sapphire part.”
“ And I.”
out the means of information as to rifices or duties, but of little things,
“ And I.”
All these the Genii of the Frost last
what is going on in the church ? ,A of which smiles and kindness and
A thrill of pleasure seemed to follower of Christ, praying daily, as small obligations, given habitually,
Wrought through .the atill cold hours run through the whole school at taught, by liis Master, “Thy king are what win and preserve the
by charm and rune ;
this display of honesty and of right dom come,” and yet not knowing heart, and secure the comfort.— Sir
And now like dreams dispelled before
feeling by the boys. The money nor caring to know, what progress Humphrey Davy.
was brought the next day, and the that kingdom is making ?
They float away in vapor on the noon.
—C has . L. II ilbkth , in Harper'» lesson will not be forgotten either
But I must not fail to ask if this I Laziness is & bad disease, and
by teacher or pupils.— Christian' person takes a secular newspaper. like many other kinds, is often
Oh, certainly he does. He must self-imposed. Mure particularly is
" I'll Pay My Part.”
know what is going on in the world, laziness offensive in young and
and how else is he to know it ? It healthy. To learn to work, and
The Cum panion says that a very
pleasant incident occurred in one
During a time of famine in is pretty clear then that he takes a work cheerfully, is the central lesson
of ou republic sctmofs not tong since France, a rich man invited twanty deeper interest in the world than he of lite. Begin to learn it early—
it :>eeuis that the boys attending of the poor children in the town to does in the church; and this being eschew laziness as the most disgust
the school, most of whom are st his house, and «aid to l em : “ In the case, it is not difficult to say ing of faults, and one that will
.ge of from seven tu eight, had, thi* bast.et is a iosi
el. >t v u ; where his heart is. How can a pro surely end in hopeless mieery; for,
fessor of religion answer for dis depend upon it, none can be so in
\ ' Kip.i hnli,
. k- it, come f.n<l
crimination in favor of the world ? sensible through laziness as to be,
.. ..it.. .» one i.i Lht ’..aJow p „ut-s m
■ • • ¡»»ml »11 G - »
Or Low defend himself against the in the end, incapable of suffering.
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Tn« children, seiz ng the basket, chaig-s it involves ’ He can not do Nature is, in the event of a non
.J -n- wrangled and fought fur the bread. it, and had better not try, but go or payment of her demands, a stern
< hi* Each wished to g'it the largest loaf, write immediately fur some good and merciless creditor. Therefore,
and at last went away without religious newspaper ; and be certain boys, off with your jackets and keep
Tuo ca»u - truu Jiud the teacher. thanking their friend. Francesca of paying for it; let him pay in ad square your accounts with her.—•
The next day a gentleman called to alone, a poor but neatly dressed vance. There is a satisfaction in Ex.