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The rich lands where our food grows ; the fields where our flocks graze; and the heavens that are over us, and give us light; all invite to greatful joy,
0, let us, who are happy witnesses of the wonders of God, pay him that tribute of adoration, so justly his due. IDLENESS.
do, Some people complain, who have nothing to
That time passes slowly away ; They loiter about, with no object in view;
And long for the end of the day. In vain are their riches,or honour, or birth;
They nothing can truly enjoy: [earth, The wretchedest creatures that live on the
For want of some pleasing employ. You, who never needed to labour for breading
And indolent always have been ;
That, wasting your time is a sin?
From earth's first creation till now. [joy, And 'tis good for his health, his comfort, and
To live by the sweat of his brow. And those who of riches are fully possessid,
Are not for that reason exempt : And if they give up to an indolent rest,
They are objects of real contempt. The pleasure that useful employments create
Cannot be by them understood; [great, And tho’they may rank with the rich and the
They never can rank with the good.
What sweets are these, which so agreeably salute my nostrels? they are the breath of the flowers, the incense of the garden.
How liberally does the jessamine dispense herodoriferous riches ! how deliciously has the woodbine embalmed this morning walk! the air is all perfume.
And is not this a most engaging inducement to forsake the bed of sloth ?
Who would lie dissolved in sensless slumbers, while so many breathing sweets invite to a feast of fragrancy?
See the gardner ! how diligently he works ; how pleasant his task.
The productions of the spot will amply repay his labour, while his fancy is employed, and his mind amused, in making the arrangement agreeable.
In one part we see squares, neatly laid out in beds, and planted with vegetables of Various kinds.
In another we are delighted with pleasant walks, bordered with flowers, and lead
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The taste here displayed, adds beauty to utility, and pleasure to toil.
Who quickeneth the seeds in the ground? Who causeth the plants to take root and grow?
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He causeth the seed to sprout, and to put forth the tender blade; it groweth upward, it buddeth, and assumes a new form.
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The butterfly alighteth thereon, and bees gather honey from its expanded flowers.
When the flowers decay, and the petals fall off; when the leaves grow yellow with age ; then do the fruit and seed appear.
The birds of the air delight in its branches, and the beasts of the field feast on its fruits.
Even men are nourished by eating thereof; and numbers of insects feed on its leaves.
These are a part of his works, who causeth the grass to grow for the beasts of the field ; and herbs, and fruits, for the sustenance of men.
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Come little children, attend to the admonition of your father, and be mindful of the instruction of your mother.
Give ear unto their words, for they are spoken for your good; remember their advice, for it proceedeth from love.
Behold the bee, and the ant, they teach us industry; they labour in summer, and lay up a store for winter.
The stork attends upon its feeble parent ; conveyeth her from danger, and seeketh food for her support.
The young foal knoweth its dam, and the lamb its own mother ; even the bear loveth her own whelps, and they imitate her actions with delight.
The hen gathereth her chickens under