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Page 279 - My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord ; neither be weary of his correction : for whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
Page 266 - Alack the change! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled — The level lawn, the trickling brook, The trees I climbed, the beds I rifled: The church is larger than before; You reach it by a carriage entry; It holds three hundred people more, And pews are fitted up for gentry.
Page 277 - Wherefore the Lord said unto Solomon, "Forasmuch as this is done of thee, and thou hast not kept my covenant and my statutes, which I have commanded thee, I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant.
Page 278 - He that spareth his rod hateth his son : but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
Page 265 - THE VICAR SOME years ago, ere time and taste Had turned our parish topsy-turvy, When Darnel Park was Darnel Waste, And roads as little known as scurvy. The man who lost his way, between St. Mary's Hill and Sandy Thicket, Was always shown across the green, And guided to the parson's wicket. Back flew the bolt of lissom lath; Fair Margaret, in her, tidy kirtle. Led the lorn traveler up the path.
Page 282 - The love that lived through all the stormy past, And meekly with my harsher nature bore, And deeper grew, and tenderer to the last, Shall it expire .with life, and be no more...
Page 41 - There is no office higher than that of a teacher of youth; for there is nothing on earth so precious as the mind, soul, and character of the child. No office should be regarded with greater respect. The first minds in the community should be encouraged to assume it.
Page 265 - Mary's Hill and Sandy Thicket, Was always shown across the green, And guided to the Parson's wicket. Back flew the bolt of lissom lath; Fair Margaret, in her tidy kirtle, Led the lorn traveller up the path, Through...