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Oh, what can little eyes do

To please the King of Hearen ?
The little eyes can upward look,
Can learn to read God's holy book-

Such grace to mine be given.

Oh, what can little hearts do

To please the King of Heaven? The hearts, if God His Spirit send, Can love and trust their Saviour Friend

Sach grace to mine be given.

Though small is all that we can do

To please the King of Heaven,
When hearts and hands and lips unite,
To serve the Saviour with delight,
They are most precious in His sight-

Such grace to mine be given.

STIRLING TRACTS.

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PRETTY bee, pray tell me why
Thus from flower to flower you fly,
Culling sweets the livelong day,
Never leaving off to play ?

Little child, I'll tell you why
Thus from flower to flower I fly :
Let the truth thy thoughts engage,
From thy youth to riper age.

Summer flowers will soon be o'er; Winter comes—they bloom no more: Fairest days will soon be past; Brightest suns will set at last.

Little child, now learn of me:
Let thy youth thy seed-time be;
Then when wintry age has come,
Ricbly bear thy harvest home.

SONGS FOR LITTLE ONES.

MORNING PRAYER.

I THANK Thee, Lord, for quiet rest,

And for Thy care of me;
Oh let me through this day be blest,

And kept from harm by Thee.
Oh take my naughty heart away,

And make me clean and good !
Lord Jesus, save my soul, I pray,

And wash me in Thy blood !
Oh let me love Thee! kind Thou art,

To children such as I:
Give me a gentle, holy heart;

Be Thou my friend on high.

Help me to please my parents dear,

And do whate'er they tell;
Bless all my friends, both far and near,
And keep them safe and well.

SONGS FOR LITTLE ONES.

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Mary had a little lamb,

Its fleece was white as snow;
And everywhere that Mary went,

The lamb was sure to go.
He follow'd her to school one day--

That was against the rule;
It made the children laugh and play,

To see a lamb at school.

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So the teacher turn'd him out,

But still he linger'd near, And waited patiently about,

Till Mary did appear.

Then he ran to her, and laid
His head

upon

her

arm, As if he said, I'm not afraid;

You'll keep me from all harm.

“What makes the lamb love Mary so?" The

cry. “Oh, Mary loves the lamb, you know,"

The teacher did reply.

eager children

And you each gentle animal

In confidence may bind,
And make them follow at your will,
If you are only kind.

Songs FOR CHILDREN.

ON GOING TO BED.

Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord my soul to keep;
If I should die before I wake,
I pray the Lord my soul to take ;
And this I ask for Jesus' sake.

INFANT'S MAGAZINE,

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