Parley's Magazine, Volume 2

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C.S. Francis & Company, 1834 - Children's periodicals

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Page 4 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet.
Page 57 - Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness ; and your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace ; above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit which is the word of GOD.
Page 31 - GAY, guiltless pair, What seek ye from the fields of heaven ! Ye have no need of prayer, Ye have no sins to be forgiven. Why perch ye here, Where mortals to their Maker bend ? Can your pure spirits fear The God ye never could offend...
Page 31 - tis given To wake sweet Nature's untaught lays, Beneath the arch of Heaven To chirp away a life of praise. Then spread each wing, Far, far above, o'er lakes and lands, And join the choirs that sing In yon blue dome not reared with hands.
Page 93 - Around, and day lies still as death. The busy noise of man and brute Is on a sudden lost and mute ; Even the brook that leaps along, Seems weary of its bubbling song, And so soft its waters creep Tired silence sinks in sounder sleep. The cricket on its...
Page 24 - Their chorus of rapture sung jovial and loud ; From the soft vernal sky to the soft grassy ground, There was beauty above me, beneath, and around. The mild southern breeze brought a shower from the hill, And yet, though it left me all dripping and chill, I felt a new pleasure, as onward I sped, To gaze where the rainbow gleamed broad over head.
Page 125 - A rose's brief bright life of joy, Such unto him was given ; Go — thou must play alone, my boy ! Thy brother is in heaven...
Page 62 - The sight of this amiable young woman, exposed to such horrible danger, filled us with unutterable despair. As for Virginia, with a firm and dignified mien, she waved her hand, as if bidding us an eternal farewell. All the sailors had flung themselves into the sea, except one, who still remained upon the deck, and who was naked, and strong as Hercules. This man approached Virginia with respect, and kneeling at her feet, attempted to force her to throw off her clothes ; but she repulsed him with modesty,...
Page 78 - A parent's blessing- on her son Goes with this holy thing ; The love that would retain the one Must to the other cling ; Remember ! 'tis no idle toy, A mother's gift — Remember boy ! KEEP COOL.
Page 52 - He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much : and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.

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