The world at home, a new ser. of geographical readers. 6 standards. [With] Home lesson book. Standard 3-5

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Page 19 - You friendly Earth, how far do you go, With the wheat-fields that nod and the rivers that flow, With cities and gardens, and cliffs and isles, And people upon you for thousands of miles?
Page 19 - With the wheat fields that nod and the rivers that flow, With cities and gardens, and cliffs and Isles, And people upon you for thousands of miles? Ah, you are so great, and I am so small, I tremble to think of you, World, at all ; And yet, when I said my prayers to-day, A whisper within me seemed to say — "You are more than the Earth, though you are such a dot; You can love and think, and the Earth can not !
Page 25 - ALL things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. Each little flower that opens, Each little bird that sings, He made their glowing colours, He made their tiny wings.
Page 19 - Great, wide, beautiful, wonderful world, With the wonderful water round you curled, And the wonderful grass upon your breast, World, you are beautifully drest.
Page 26 - He gave us eyes to see them, and lips that we might tell how great is God almighty, who has made all things well...
Page 89 - O'ercurtained by wild flowers. " One morn I ran away, A madcap, noisy rill ! And many a prank that day I played adown the hill. " And then 'mid meadowy banks I flirted with the flowers, That stooped with glowing lips, To woo me to their bowers. " But these bright scenes are o'er, And darkly flows my wave ; I hear the ocean's roar, And there must be my grave.
Page 39 - ETERNAL Father, strong to save, Whose arm hath bound the restless wave. Who bidd'st the mighty ocean deep Its own appointed limits keep ; O hear us when we cry to Thee For those in peril on the sea.
Page 77 - And when week by week is gone, And the traveller journeys on Feebly ; when his strength is fled, And his hope and heart seem dead, Camel, thou dost turn thine eye On him kindly, soothingly, As if thou wouldst. cheering, say, " Journey on for this one day — Do not let thy heart despond ! There is water yet beyond ! I can scent it in the air — Do not let thy...
Page 34 - ROLL on, roll on, you restless waves, That toss about and roar ; Why do you all run back again When you have reached the shore ? Roll on, roll on, you noisy waves, Roll higher up the strand ; How is it that you cannot pass That line of yellow sand ? Make haste, or else the tide will turn ; • Make haste, you noisy sea ; Eoll quite across the bank, and then Far on across the lea.
Page 34 - OLL on, roll on, you restless waves, -*-^- That toss about and roar ; Why do you all run back again When you have reached the shore...

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