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Asaph
About a hundred feet back from the main street of a village...

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

Flying The Kite.
Flying the kite is a pleasant amusement for boys, and when ...

George And His Guinea.
Little George Ames went with his aunt to attend a missionar...

Agnes And The Mouse.
One brilliant Christmas day, two little girls were walking ...

Or The Unexpected Meeting.
I must tell you who were Lettice and Myra. They were the da...

Margaret And Herbert.
In a large family there are often diversity of character an...

A Scene In London.
My young readers may have heard about the poor people in Lond...

Lizzy And Her Dog.
I wish to relate to you a very affecting story about a good...

The Boy And The Gold Robin.
A bright eyed boy was sleeping upon a bank of blossoming cl...

Gather The Flowers.
Two little girls went into the fields to gather flowers. Bu...

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

The Plum Boys.
Two boys were one day on their way from school, and as they...

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

Anna Seeking Employment.
It was a wearisome day to poor Anna, as she walked from squ...

His Wife's Deceased Sister
It is now five years since an event occurred which so color...

Chorus
As the manna lay, on the desert ground, So from day to d...

Young Usher.
You have read of that remarkable man, Mr. Usher, who was Ar...

Benny's First Drawing.
You have perhaps heard of Benjamin West, the celebrated art...

The Boy Found In The Snow.
One winter's night when the evening had shut in very early,...



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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