Six Steps to Honor: Or, Great Truths Illustrated

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Carlton & Porter, 1856 - Children - 299 pages
 

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Page 105 - If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there; If I make my bed in hell, behold thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, And dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there shall thy hand lead me, And thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, "Surely the darkness shall cover me"; Even the night shall be light about me. Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; But the night shineth as the day; The darkness and the light are both alike to thee.
Page 38 - If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and that when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them...
Page 142 - As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.
Page 248 - Never give up ! there are chances and changes Helping the hopeful a hundred to one, And through the chaos High Wisdom arranges Ever success, — if...
Page 248 - NEVER GIVE UP! NEVER give up ! it is wiser and better Always to hope, than once to despair; Fling off the load of Doubt's cankering fetter, And break the dark spell of tyrannical care: Never give up ! or the burden may sink you — Providence kindly has mingled the cup, And in all trials or troubles, bethink you, The watchword of life must be, Never give up...
Page 298 - I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths. When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened ; and when thou runnest thou shalt not stumble.
Page 248 - Ever success, — if you'll only hope on : Never give up! for the wisest is boldest, Knowing that Providence mingles the cup, And of all maxims the best, as the oldest, Is the true watchword of, Never give up. "Never give up! though the grape-shot may rattle, Or the full thunder-cloud over you burst: Stand like a rock, — and the storm or the battle Little shall harm you, though doing the worst: Never give up! if adversity presses, Providence wisely has mingled the cup, And the best counsel in all...
Page 243 - I never had a book in my life, sir." " And who was your schoolmaster?
Page 240 - Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men...
Page 282 - I only wish that every grown-up person in England knew as much as she did. But I must try and tell you some of them. She talked to me about sin ; how it first came into the world, when Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit, and how it was to be seen everywhere now.

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