The Church at Play: A Manual for Directors of Social and Recreational Life

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Abingdon Press, 1922 - Počet stran: 317
 

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Strana 87 - We may either smother the divine fire of youth or we may feed it. We may either stand stupidly staring as it sinks into a murky fire of crime and flares into the intermittent blaze of folly or we may tend it into a lambent flame with power to make clean and bright our dingy city streets.
Strana 55 - Do ye hear the children weeping, O my brothers, Ere the sorrow comes with years? They are leaning their young heads against their mothers, And that cannot stop their tears. The young lambs are bleating in the meadows: The young birds are chirping in the nest; The young fawns are playing with the shadows; The young flowers are blowing toward the west — But the young, young children, O my brothers, They are weeping bitterly ! 10 They are weeping in the playtime of the others, In the country of the...
Strana 131 - On my honor I will do my best: 1. To do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the Scout law. 2. To help other people at all times. 3. To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
Strana 173 - As fuel is brought to the fire So I purpose to bring My strength My ambition My heart's desire My joy And my sorrow To the fire Of humankind. For I will tend As my fathers have tended And my father's fathers Since time began The fire that is called The love of man for man The love of man for God.
Strana 130 - The Boy Scouts of America maintain that no boy can grow into the best kind of citizenship without recognizing his obligation to God. The recognition of God as the ruling and leading power in the universe and the grateful acknowledgment of His favors and blessings are necessary to the best type of citizenship and is a wholesome thing in the education of the growing boy.
Strana 222 - S wrote a let • ter to my love And on the way I dropped it. I Some one of you has picked it up And put it in your pock -et; It i E£ _r — — .-,. — _ ..._ _ — .... ^_ — — — dropped it, I dropped it, And on the way I dropped it.
Strana 193 - ... that their lives are spent, from day to day, at least among the waving trees, and not in the midst of dreadful engines which make young children old before they know what childhood is, and give them the exhaustion and infirmity of age, without, like age, the privilege to die.
Strana 298 - Row, row, row your boat Gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily Life is but a dream.
Strana 117 - Happy hearts and happy faces, Happy play in grassy places — That was how, in ancient ages, Children grew to kings and sages.
Strana 216 - The child takes a nurse, etc. The nurse takes a cat, etc. The cat takes a rat, etc., The rat takes the cheese, etc. The...

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