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'How Doth The Little Crocodile' by Lewis Carroll

‘How Doth The Little Crocodile’

by Lewis Carroll

“How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
And pour the waters of the Nile
On every golden scale! 399 more words

Poetry

False Greatness

Tis true, my form is something odd

but blaming me is blaming God

Could I create myself anew

I would not fail in pleasing you… 31 more words

False Greatness

Isaac Watts (1674-1748)

English pastor, author and hymn writer, often called the father of English hymnody. Raised within the Puritan tradition, Watts became minister of an independent church in London.

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Church History

Delighting in the providence of God

  • He was born while his father, a pastor, was imprisoned for his faith.
  • He only grew to be five feet tall, had frail limbs and a disproportionately large head.
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Christianity

The discoverer of Pluto

If you look up at the night sky on a clear night you will gradually see hundreds and hundreds of stars. In fact we know there are hundreds of thousands of millions of them, each one of them a star like our Sun. 706 more words

Unitarian History

All Things Alice: What has she got in her pockets?

Everyone’s gone Alice mad! It’s been 150 years since Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was first published.  And on Saturday July 4th it’s Alice’s Day… 1,220 more words

Victorian

Poetry Saturday—The Privileges Of The Living

Awake, my zeal, awake, my love,

To serve my Savior here below,

In works which perfect saints above

And holy angels cannot do.


Awake my charity, to feed… 99 more words