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Page 43 - INTO the sunshine, Full of the light, Leaping and flashing From morn till night ; Into the moonlight, Whiter than snow, Waving so flower-like When the winds blow ; Into the starlight Rushing in spray, Happy at midnight, Happy by day ; Ever in motion, Blithesome and cheery, Still climbing heavenward, Never aweary ; Glad of all weathers, Still seeming best, Upward or downward, Motion thy rest ; Full of a nature Nothing can tame, Changed every moment, Ever...
Page 44 - Into the starlight Rushing in spray, Happy at midnight, Happy by day ; Ever in motion, Blithesome and cheery, Still climbing heavenward, Never aweary ; Glad of all weathers, Still seeming best, Upward or downward, Motion thy rest; Full of a nature Nothing can tame, Changed every moment, Ever the same ; Ceaseless aspiring, Ceaseless content, Darkness or sunshine Thy element; Glorious fountain, Let my heart be Fresh, changeful, constant, Upward, like thee...
Page 55 - I have to learn. I must take my turn at the mill, I must grind out the golden grain, I must work at my task with a resolute will, Over and over again.
Page 56 - Once doing will not suffice, Though doing be not in vain, And a blessing, failing us once or twice, May come if we try again. The path that has once been trod Is never so rough to the feet ; And the lesson we once have learned Is never so hard to repeat.
Page 91 - One step and then another, And the longest walk is ended; One stitch and then another, And the largest rent is mended: One brick upon another, And the highest wall is made; One flake upon another, And the deepest snow is laid.
Page 55 - We cannot measure the need Of even the tiniest flower, Nor check the flow of the golden sands That run through a single hour. But the morning dews must fall ; And the sun and the summer rain Must do their part, and perform it all Over and over again. Over and over again The brook through the meadow flows, And over and over again The ponderous mill-wheel goes. Once doing will not suffice, Though doing be not in vain, And a blessing, failing us once or twice, May come if we try again.
Page 118 - tis wiser Than sitting aside. And dreaming and sighing. And waiting the tide. In life's earnest battle They only prevail Who daily march onward And never say fail ! With an eye ever open, A tongue that's not dumb.
Page 77 - So she helped a younger child along, When the road was rough to the feet ; And she sang from her heart a little song, That we all thought passing sweet ; And her father, a weary, toil-worn man, Said, " I too will do the best that I can...
Page 79 - Edinburgh, two gentlemen were standing at the door of an hotel one very cold day, when a little boy, with a poor, thin, blue face, his feet bare, and red with the cold, and with nothing to cover him but a bundle of rags, came and said, ' Please, sir, buy some matches ? ' ' No : don't want any,' the gentleman said. ' But they are only a penny a box,
Page 92 - O'er the work you have to do, And say that such a mighty task You never can get through ; But just endeavour day by day Another point to gain, And soon the mountain which you feared Will prove to be a plain. "Rome was not builded in a day," The ancient proverb leaches ; And Nature, by her trees and flowers, The same sweet sermon preaches.