The first (second) English reader, ed. by G.D. Abbott, Volume 1

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Gorham Dummer Abbott
1848

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Page 114 - THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but him had fled ; The flame that lit the battle's wreck, Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud, though child-like form.
Page 125 - A coat of mail that need not fear The downward point of many a spear That he hung on its margin far and near Where a rock could rear its head. He went to the windows of those who slept, And over each pane like a fairy crept. Wherever he breathed, wherever he...
Page 16 - Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth : make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.
Page 54 - Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.
Page 16 - The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, To all that call upon him in truth. He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: He also will hear their cry, and will save them.
Page 124 - THE Frost looked forth one still, clear night, And whispered, " Now I shall be out of sight ; So through the valley and over the height, In silence I'll take my way. I will not go on like that blustering train, — The wind and the snow, the hail and the rain, Who make so much bustle and noise in vain, But I'll be as busy as they...
Page 6 - I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Page 57 - SPEAK gently ! it is better far To rule by love than fear ; Speak gently ! let not harsh words mar The good we might do here.
Page 15 - To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.
Page 114 - And shouted but once more aloud, 'My father! must I stay?' While o'er him fast, through sail and shroud, The wreathing fires made way. They...

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