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The Children's Portion

Entertaining, Instructive, and Elevating Stories

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 59,068 / 169 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 703
Added to site: 2006.04.11 13283

The Golden Age -- The Merchant of Venice -- The Afflicted Prince -- ''His Ludship'' -- Pious Constance -- The Doctor's Revenge -- The Woodcutter's Child -- Show Your Colors -- Her Danger Signal -- A Knight's Dilemma -- ''His Royal Highness'' -- Patient Griselda -- Let It Alone -- The Man Who Lost His Memory -- The Story of a Wedge -- Prince Edwin and His Page -- Cissy's Amendment -- The Winter's Tale -- A Gracious Deed -- ''Tom'' -- Steven Lawrence, American

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met Him with her dead son, He would have destroyed the plague by a word." "Oh, holy and beautiful Age!" exclaimed the poet, "why dost thou lie in thy soft swathings of light, and power to do mighty deeds, so far behind us in the past?" "But let us use it as a golden background," said the painter. "That is the beautiful Age on which Art is called to portray the Divine form of the Great Physician!" Saying these fine words, the party rode swiftly past.

The terrified villagers were still streaming across the road when Goldmorrow came up. Nothing could exceed the pity which the spectacle stirred in his breast. Tears streamed from his eyes. The bareness, the poverty, the misery of the present time seemed to come into view and gather into a point in what he saw. "Oh!" he cried to his companions, "if Christ were only come! Only He could deal with evils so great as these!" Then, withdrawing his thoughts into himself, and still moved with his humane pity, he breathed this prayer to Christ: "Come, Lord Jesus, co



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