Youthful piety

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Page 126 - For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall. For they eat the bread of wickedness and drink the wine of violence.
Page 42 - Jesus can make a dying bed Feel soft as downy pillows are, While on his breast I lean my head, And breathe my life out sweetly there.
Page 36 - You desire it from the highest motives; and godliness is profitable in all things, having the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come...
Page 55 - Call upon me in the day of trouble, and I will hear, and thou shalt glorify me...
Page 58 - LOVE thy mother, little one ! Kiss and clasp her neck again, — Hereafter she may have a son Will kiss and clasp her neck in vain. Love thy mother, little one...
Page 125 - God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him might not perish, but have everlasting life.
Page 87 - ... yes, sir, I know she is right, and I am wrong; I have seen her firm under reproach, and patient under provocation, and cheerful in all her sufferings. When in, her late illness she was looking for dissolution, heaven stood in her face. Oh that I was as fit to die!
Page 54 - To be my parents' hope and joy ; And, O ! preserve my brothers both From evil doings and from sloth, And may we always love each other, Our friends, our father, and our mother : And still, O Lord, to me impart, An innocent and grateful heart, That after my last sleep I may Awake to thy eternal day ! Amen.
Page 59 - Too early Death, led on by Care, May snatch save one dear lock away. Oh ! revere her raven hair ! Pray for her at eve and morn, That Heaven may long the stroke defer, — For thou may'st live the hour forlorn When thou wilt ask to die with her. Pray for her at eve and morn ! STANZAS.
Page 99 - He that is down needs fear no fall; He that is low no pride; He that is humble ever shall Have God to be his guide.

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