Annual Report of the Baldwin Place Home for Little Wanderers, Volume 12

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Page 26 - They are idols of hearts and of households ; They are angels of God in disguise ; His sunlight still sleeps in their tresses ; His glory still gleams in their eyes. Oh, those truants from home and from heaven, They have made me more manly and mild, And I know now how Jesus could liken The Kingdom of God to a child.
Page 86 - Association, with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, liabilities, and restrictions, set forth in the forty-fourth chapter of the Revised Statutes...
Page 26 - I shut them for breaking a rule; My frown is sufficient correction; My love is the law of the school. I shall leave the old house in the autumn. To traverse its threshold no more; Ah! how I shall sigh for the dear ones. That meet me each morn at the door! I shall miss the " good-nights
Page 18 - John, dear, when the world went wry, Hard and sorrowful then was I, Ah, lad, how you cheered me then; Things will be better, sweet wife, again; Always the same, dear John, my own, Always the same to your old wife Joan.
Page 19 - Placed ulxjn my infant head, That she taught my lips to utter Carefully the words she said ; Never can they be forgotten, Deep are they in mem'ry riven — " Hallowed be thy name, O Father ! Father ! thou who art in heaven.
Page 26 - All radiant, as others have done. But that life may have just enough shadow To temper the glare of the sun; I would pray God to guard them from evil. But my prayer would bound back to myself; Ah! a seraph may pray for a sinner. But a sinner must pray for himself. The twig is so easily bended, I have banished the rule and the rod; I have taught them the goodness of knowledge. They have taught me the goodness of God...
Page 18 - Hand in hand when our life was May, Hand in hand when our hair is gray, Shadow and sun for every one as the years roll on, Hand in hand when the long...
Page 18 - HUSH ! my dear, lie still and slumber, Holy angels guard thy bed ! Heavenly blessings without number Gently falling on thy head. Sleep, my babe, thy food and raiment, House and home, thy friends provide ; All without thy care or payment, All thy wants are well supplied. How much better thou'rt attended Than the Son of God could be ; When from heaven he descended...
Page 19 - Rise up, proud eagle, rise up to the clouds; Spread thy broad wings o'er this fair western world; Fling from thy beak our dear banner of old, Show that it still is for freedom unfurled. Hail, three times hail, to our country and flag! Rulers as well as ruled, "One and all," Girdle with virtue, the armor of night.
Page 24 - The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their...

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