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

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

The Orphans' Voyage.
Two little orphan boys, whose parents died in a foreign lan...

The Echo.
Little Charles knew nothing about an echo. As he was playin...

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

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

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

The Sailor Boy.
Yarmouth is the principal trade sea-port town in the county...

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

The Pleasant Sail.
Down by the sea-coast is the pleasant town of Saco, Where M...

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

Anna With A Pleasant Home.
Anna, having obtained leave of her mistress, soon found her...

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

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

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

Good Companions.
One day, says a Persian poet, I saw a bunch of roses, and i...

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

A Good Mother.
Mrs. Savage was the eldest sister of Matthew Henry. When sh...

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

Mother's Last Lesson.
"Will you please teach me my verse, mamma, and then kiss me...



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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