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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Isaac Watts. (1674–1748) (continued)
 
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    But, children, you should never let
  Such angry passions rise;
Your little hands were never made
  To tear each other’s eyes.
          Divine Songs. Song xvi.
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    Birds in their little nests agree;
  And ’t is a shameful sight
When children of one family
  Fall out, and chide, and fight.
          Divine Songs. Song xvii.
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    How doth the little busy bee
  Improve each shining hour,
And gather honey all the day
  From every opening flower!
          Divine Songs. Song xx.
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    For Satan finds some mischief still
  For idle hands to do.
          Divine Songs. Song xx.
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    In books, or work, or healthful play.
          Divine Songs. Song xx.
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    I have been there, and still would go;
’T is like a little heaven below.
          Divine Songs. Song xxviii.
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    Hush, my dear, lie still and slumber!
  Holy angels guard thy bed!
Heavenly blessings without number
  Gently falling on thy head.
          A Cradle Hymn.
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    ’T is the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain,
“You have wak’d me too soon, I must slumber again.”
          The Sluggard.
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    Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear
My voice ascending high.
          Psalm v.
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    From all who dwell below the skies
Let the Creator’s praise arise;
Let the Redeemer’s name be sung
Through every land, by every tongue.
          Psalm cxvii.
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    Fly, like a youthful hart or roe,
Over the hills where spices grow.
          Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 79.
 

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