The Wilford family; or, Hero-worship in the schoolroom

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Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1878 - 160 pagina's
 

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Pagina 161 - Most of these Works may be had in Ornamental Bindings, with Gilt Edges, at a small extra charge. • Price.
Pagina 35 - It is not to taste sweet things, but to do noble and true things, and vindicate himself under God's Heaven as a god-made Man, that the poorest son of Adam dimly longs. Show him the way of doing that, the dullest daydrudge kindles into a hero.
Pagina 71 - The wise and active conquer difficulties, By daring to attempt them. Sloth and folly Shiver and shrink at sight of toil and hazard, And make th
Pagina 1 - No nobler feeling than this of admiration for one higher than himself dwells in the breast of man. It is to this hour, and at all hours, the vivifying influence in man's life.
Pagina 137 - Or tell a more marvellous tale. So she keeps him still a child, And will not let him go, Though at times his heart beats wild For the beautiful Pays de Vaud ; Though at times he hears in his dreams The Ranz des Vaches of old, And the rush of mountain streams From glaciers clear and cold ; And the mother at home says, " Hark ' For his voice I listen and yearn : It is growing late and dark, And my boy does not return...
Pagina 145 - Curse on him!" quoth false Sextus; "Will not the villain drown? But for this stay, ere close of day We should have sacked the town ! " "Heaven help him!" quoth Lars Porsena. "And bring him safe to shore; For such a gallant feat of arms Was never seen before.
Pagina 40 - ... English to this day, and call it a " heroic " thing to suffer pain and grief, that we may do good to our fellow-men. We may all do that, my children, boys and girls alike ; and we ought to do it, for it is easier now than ever, and safer, and the path more clear. But you shall hear how the Hellens said their heroes worked, three thousand years ago.

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