Madame How and Lady Why; Or, First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children

Front Cover
Strahan, 1873 - 321 pages
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 271 - By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth.
Page 69 - There is a path which no fowl knoweth, And which the vulture's eye hath not seen: The lion's whelps have not trodden it, Nor the fierce lion passed by it.
Page 142 - I wind about, and in and out, With here a blossom sailing, And here and there a lusty trout, And here and there a grayling ; And here and there a foamy flake Upon me, as I travel, With many a silvery waterbreak Above the golden gravel, — And draw them all along, and flow To join the brimming river ; For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever.
Page 319 - Thou art, of what sort the eternal life of the saints was to be, which eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, nor hath it entered into the heart of man to conceive.
Page 206 - created all things, and for his pleasure they are, and were created:
Page 28 - When He prepared the heavens I was there, when He set a compass upon the face of the depth : when He established the clouds above ; when He strengthened the fountains of the deep : when He gave to the sea His decree, that the waters should not pass His commandment : when He appointed the foundations of the earth : then I was by Him, as one brought up with Him ; and I was daily His delight, rejoicing always before Him ; rejoicing in the habitable parts of the earth, and my delights were with the sons...
Page 28 - Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I brought forth; while as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world. When he prepared the heavens I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth: When he established the clouds above: When he strengthened the fountains of the deep; When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment...
Page 176 - Report of the Dredging Operations of the Lightning" says that "The globeigerina mud is not merely a chalk formation, but a continuation of the chalk formation ; so that we may be said to be still living in the age of chalk.
Page 28 - When there were no depths, I was brought forth ; When there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled, Before the hills was I brought forth : While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, Nor the highest part of the dust of the world.
Page 271 - Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded; but ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh...

Bibliographic information