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The Jew And His Daughter.
A Jew came to this country from London, many years ago, and...

Anecdotes.
TRUE BENIFICENCE.--Mark Antony, when very much depressed, a...

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

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

Chinese Proverbs.
What is told in the ear is often heard a hundred miles. ...

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

Old Pipes And The Dryad
A mountain brook ran through a little village. Over the bro...

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

Or, Honesty Rewarded.
At St. Petersburgh, the birth day of any of the royal famil...

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

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

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

The Grey Old Cottage.
In the valley between "Longbrigg" and "Highclose," in the f...

The Uncertainty Of Life.
Josiah Martin was a young man of whom any mother might have...

The Brother And Sister.
(In three Stories.) ...

The Shepherd And His Bible.
A poor shepherd, living among the Alps, the father of a lar...

The Flower That Looks Up.
"What beautiful things flowers are," said one of the party ...

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

Anne Cleaveland.
Anne was the daughter of a wealthy farmer. She had a good N...

The Philosophy Of Relative Existences
In a certain summer, not long gone, my friend Bentley and I...



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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