Animal Land: Containing 300 Delightful, Entertaining, Instructive Stories about Animals, Birds, and Insects, for Children, Mothers, and Teachers

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Willard Allen Colcord
Judson Press, 1925 - 437 Seiten
A collection of stories about the virtues and lessons that people can learn from animals.

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Seite 404 - JESUS, Lover of my soul, Let me to Thy bosom fly, While the nearer waters roll, While the tempest still is high : Hide me, O my Saviour, hide, Till the storm of life be past ; Safe into the haven guide ; O receive my soul at last...
Seite 65 - ... good name, may become traitors to their faith. The money that a man has he may lose. It flies away from him, perhaps when he needs it most. A man's reputation may be sacrificed in a moment of illconsidered action. The people who are prone to fall on their knees to do us honor when success is with us, may be the first to throw the stone of malice, when failure settles its cloud upon our heads. The one absolutely unselfish friend that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts...
Seite 82 - Little drops of water, Little grains of sand Make the mighty ocean, And the pleasant land.
Seite 65 - He guards the sleep of his pauper master as if he were a prince. When all other friends desert, he remains. When riches take wings, and reputation falls to pieces, he is as constant in his love as the sun in its journey through the heavens.
Seite 193 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
Seite 48 - But the poor dog, in life the firmest friend, The first to welcome, foremost to defend, Whose honest heart is still his master's own, Who labours, fights, lives, breathes for him alone...
Seite 148 - Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow, And everywhere that Mary went, The lamb was sure to go.
Seite 227 - Starting, and looking half round, I saw the lion just in the act of springing upon me. I was upon a little height. He caught my shoulder as he sprang, and we both came to the ground below together. Growlixg horribly close to my ear, he shook me as a terrier dog does a rat.
Seite 351 - As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings: So the Lord alone did lead him, and there was no strange god with him.
Seite 356 - Now is the moment to witness the display of the eagle's powers. He glides through the air like a falling star, and, like a flash of lightning...

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