The boys' school; or, Traits of character in early life

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Page 78 - ONE there is, above all others, Well deserves the name of Friend ; His is love beyond a brother's, Costly, free, and knows no end.
Page 81 - And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Page 93 - The necessities of our condition require a thousand offices of tenderness, which mere regard for the species will never dictate. Every man has frequent grievances which only the solicitude of friendship will discover and remedy, and which would remain for ever unheeded in the mighty heap of human calamity, were it only surveyed by the eye of general benevolence equally attentive to every misery.
Page 89 - The hint malevolent, the look oblique, The obvious satire, or implied dislike ; The sneer equivocal, the harsh reply, And all the cruel language of the eye ; The artful injury, whose...
Page 101 - Sees the gale of prosperity veering, Which promised to waft him to port. Our hopes are the gales that serenely Waft onward our sails as we float; Our tears are the whirlwinds that keenly O'erwhelm our poor perishing boat; And reason's the beacon that gives...
Page 116 - ... seldom of those things which habit has made common, otherwise we should correct many of them : there needed only 'to give one's feelings room on this theme, and they could prompt no other conduct than mine. Your approbation, however, is not lost upon me : the best of our resolutions are bettered, by a consciousness of the suffrage of good men in their favour ; and the reward is still higher, when that suffrage is from those we love.
Page 82 - Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down ; for to-day 1 must abide at thy house. 6 And he made haste, and came down, and received him joyfully.

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