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The Boy And The Dew Drops.
A little boy who had been out early in the morning playing ...

The Way To Overcome Evil.
A little girl, by the name of Sarah Dean, was taught the pr...

Harriet And Her Squirrel.
It was on a Sabbath eve, when at a friend's house, we were ...

The Bracelet;
...

Story About An Indian.
A poor sick man might go to the door of some rich person's ...

The Reward.
A teacher in a Sabbath School promised to supply all the ch...

Look Up.
A little boy went to sea with his father to learn to be a s...

The Lady Or The Tiger?
In the very olden time there lived a semi-barbaric king, wh...

Pleasant Play.
There are many plays in which children may amuse themselves...

Arthur And His Apple Tree.
One summer day little William was sitting in the garden cha...

Flora And Her Portrait.
"And was there never a portrait of your beautiful child," s...

The Portrait Of Flora Purchased.
Anna started for her home, and when she had arrived, she sl...

Harvest Song.
Now the golden ear wants the reaper's hand, Banish eve...

Julia's Sunset Walk.
It was a beautiful June day, just at the sun's setting, whe...

Anecdotes.
A poor Arabian of the desert was one day asked, how he came...

A Tale Of Negative Gravity
My wife and I were staying at a small town in northern Ital...

My Early Days.
My father's house was indeed a pleasant home; and father wa...

Jane And Her Lessons.
It is a mark of a good scholar to be prompt and studious. S...

Comfort And Sobriety.
Let me here give you a few maxims to commit to memory:---- ...

Jonas And His Horse.
A horse is a noble animal, and is made for the service of m...



PLEASANT PLAY.








There are many plays in which children may amuse themselves so as to
benefit both the mind and body. Exercise is very essential to the
health, and all children should accustom themselves to such exercise
as will give elasticity too all the muscles of the body. Some
children often play too hard, and others, before they get through
playing, get to quarrelling. Children never appear so badly as when
they quarrel with each other. Joseph and William, Jane and little
Susan, are out in the garden playing "hide and seek," around the
summer house. William became a little contrary, because everything in
the play did not suit him, and declared he would run away. Children
should never let anger rise in their bosoms because of some small
mistake on the part of others. They should always overlook all
mistakes, forgive all injuries, and learn to love each other when at
play, as well as when at school. Good children will play together,
without getting angry, and it is a pretty sight to see such children
all happy in each other's society and enjoying their pleasant pastimes
with cheerful and happy hearts.

Our evil actions spring like trees,
From small and hidden seeds;
We think, or wish some wicked thing,
And then do wicked deeds.

Whoever dares to tell a lie,
Whoever steals a pin,
Whoever strikes an angry blow,
Has done a deed of sin.





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