Holiday chaplet of stories, by A.L.O.E.

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Pāgina 221 - Oh ! what can little lips do To please the King of Heaven ? The little lips can praise and pray, And gentle words of kindness say, — Such grace to mine be given...
Pāgina 128 - It's very hard to have to get up so early on these bitter cold mornings, and work hard all day, when others can enjoy themselves without an hour of labour ! It's very hard to have to trudge along through the snow, while others roll about in their coaches."
Pāgina 220 - Gospel, breathed in living faces, preached by a thousand unconscious acts of love and good will, which, like the cup of cold water given in the name of a disciple, shall never lose their reward. " Father, what if thee should get found out again ? " said Simeon second, as he buttered his cake. "I should pay my fine,
Pāgina 105 - Lisper, and then he clapped his hands together, and burst into a loud laugh. " What are you laughing at ? What we have said is the simple truth : we have only a horse and a little mule.
Pāgina 219 - He travelled a considerable distance before he reached the presence of his sovereign and laid his humble offering at his feet. The caliph did not despise the little gift brought to him with so much trouble. He ordered some of the water to be poured into a cup, drank it, and, thanking the Arab with a smile, ordered him to be presented with a reward. The courtiers around pressed forward, eager to taste of the wonderful water; but, to the surprise of all, the caliph forbade them to touch a single drop.
Pāgina 127 - And let us not be weary in well-doing ; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Pāgina 219 - The poor man travelled a long way before he reached the presence of his sovereign and laid his humble offering at his feet. The caliph did not despise the little gift brought to him with so much trouble. He ordered some of the water to be poured into a cup, drank it, and thanking the Arab with a smile, ordered him to be presented with a reward. The courtiers around pressed forward, eager to taste of this wonderful water ; but, to the surprise of all, the caliph forbade them to touch a single drop.
Pāgina 222 - Oh, what can little lips do To please the King of heaven ? The little lips can praise and pray, And gentle words of kindness say. Such grace to mine be given ! Oh, what can little eyes do To please the King of heaven?

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