This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 Excerpt: ...wonderful it is that all this great weight falls so gently upon the earth as to produce no disturbance, no shock, and generally goes away as ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 Excerpt: ...wonderful it is that all this great weight falls so gently upon the earth as to produce no disturbance, no shock, and generally goes away as quietly and peaceably as it came. Like everything else that God has made, the snow is very beautiful. Did you ever hear that poem which begins: "Beautiful snow! beautiful snow! Falling so lightly, Daily and nightly, Alike 'round the dwellings of the lofty and low; Horses are prancing, Cheerily dancing, Stirred with the spirit that comes from the snow." We oftentimes think that God is seen in the fields and flowers in the spring and summer, but He is also seen in the beautiful snow of winter. If you will let some of the snow fall upon the sleeve of your coat and then examine it carefully, you will be surprised at its beauty. It is beautiful when examined without a microscope, but much more beautiful and wonderful when examined with a microscope. Each flake is fashioned into stellar shape. It is formed and fashioned by the same hand which made the stars of the heavens and gave them their sparkle and beauty. Each u flake is a beautiful crystal. Each somewhat like the others, and yet no two exactly alike. There are hundreds of varieties, each beautiful and all glorious. These beautiful little snow stars are all formed with perfect geometrical accuracy. Some have three sides and angles, some six, others eight, and some have more. One resembles a sparkling cross, while others seem almost like the leaves of an open flower. Some are like single stars, others like double stars and clusters of stars; and although the ground in winter is covered with myriads of them, yet each one is formed with as much correctness and beauty as if God had made each one for special examination and as an exhibition of His infinite skill a...
Frontispiece. Fair. No Jacket. Hard Back. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The hard cover has shelf wear and some fade spots. The binding is starting to get loose. The outside of the pages has yellowing. The boards has a slight bow.........................We are very careful when we list our books, but sometimes something minor may get by..
Collectible-Very Good. No Dust Jacket. 8vo-8"-9" Tall. Green cloth binding with illustrated paper pastedown on front. Rubbed at corners, front illustration has chip to lower corner. Clean and unmarked. 330pp. Black and white illustrations and color plates.
Tips frayed, cover rubbed, soiled, text VG. Aid to parents to make Sunday 'brightest, happiest & best day...the sweetest, tendersest & most sacred recollections of childhood'. Playing church, object lessons, nuts, bank, anchor, pocket rule, magnet, traps, bread, rope, watch, pearls, lantern, candle, chain, sowing, reaping, frogs, balance, camera, phonograph, aquarium, &c. Philadelphia: Uplift Publishing Company, copyright 1911. 330 pages, 4pp testimonials. Frontispiece portrait, 8 color plates by T.M. Burd, many drawings. 9 x 7", black lettered green cloth, color panel on upper board.
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