The Children's Great Texts Of The Bible (volume 6)

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byJames Hastings

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Excerpt: ... A MAY-DAY SERMON. His name shall be on their foreheads.--Rev. xxii. 4. The first of May--May-day! I wonder if you boys and girls like the sound of that word "May-day" as well as some of us older people do. We like it because the May-days of long ago seem very beautiful to us now. I remember one specially, as it was spent by a quaint little girl of seven years old. She had rather a dull home. Her father was a very strict man, and her mother never thought of playing with her little boy and girl. But Louie woke very, very happy on May-day morning. "Louie, Lou--ie!" she heard her mother calling, "it is six o'clock; rise and wash your face with the May dew." Louie jumped out of bed very willingly indeed, for she remembered--how could she forget it ?--that she had been chosen to be the May Queen. Her crown of sweet spring flowers was ready. It lay covered up on the top of a chest of drawers in her room. She was a clever little girl, and had learnt quite a number of pieces of poetry. You will scarcely believe it, but as she dressed herself she kept reciting in a childish voice: Yon have waked and called me early, called me early, mother dear; This is the most lovely day of all the glad New-year; Of all the glad New-year, mother, the maddest, merriest day; For I'm to be Queen o' the May, mother, I'm to be Queen o' the May. As soon as she was dressed she trotted out to the garden, and, gathering the dew from the grass, wiped her face all over with it. "Heckie!" she asked softly, for her wee brother had followed her, "is my face beautiful?" "Yes, Louie; yes, it's like--it's like one of the little angels in father's big Bible." Later, dressed in a simple white frock, and wearing a crown of spring flowers, Louie walked in front of a long procession of school children. Her king was a little fell...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Excerpt: ... A MAY-DAY SERMON. His name shall be on their foreheads.--Rev. xxii. 4. The first of May--May-day! I wonder if you boys and girls like the sound of that wo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217620787

ISBN - 13:9780217620789

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