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The Grey Old Cottage.
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The Child And Flower.
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The Tree That Never Fades.
"Mary," said George, "next summer I will not have a garden....

Revelation Of God's Holy Word.
Ye favored lands, rejoice Where God reveals his word...

The Glow Worm.
On a summer's evening about half an hour after bed time, as...

Chinese Proverbs.
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Story About An Indian.
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No Payno Work.
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Lettice Taking Home The Work.
Early in the morning, before it was light, and while the tw...

A Piece Of Red Calico
I was going into town one morning from my suburban residenc...

Benny's First Drawing.
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Pledge.
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Mother's Last Lesson.
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George And His Guinea.
Little George Ames went with his aunt to attend a missionar...

The Happy Family.
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A Good Act For Another.
A man was going from Norwich to New London with a loaded te...

The Market Day.
Mrs. Ford had three little children--Lily, Hetty, and a dea...

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

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

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 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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