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City and Country Life: Or Moderate Better Than Rapid Gains (Classic Reprint)
Mrs. Mary Ide Torrey
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Page 77 - EXCEPT the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it : except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
Page 273 - Sweet fields, beyond the swelling flood, Stand dressed in living green : So to the Jews old Canaan stood, While Jordan rolled between.
Page 230 - Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin: yet Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Page 91 - Christ, who, though he was rich, yet for our " sakes became poor, that we, through his poverty,
Page 78 - The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.
Page 297 - IN trouble and in grief, O God, Thy smile hath cheered my way ; And joy hath budded from each thorn That round my footsteps lay.
Page 136 - Come, rest in this bosom, my own stricken deer, Though the herd have fled from thee, thy home is still here; Here still is the smile, that no cloud can o'ercast, And a heart and a hand all thy own to the last.
Page 12 - Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned to stray ; Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.