The A, B, C. of religion. Lessons relating to the fear of God, fitted unto the youngest & lowest capacities. And children suitably instructed in the maxims of religion. : [One line from I John]
Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728.
III. The Child at his Food.
At Eating, thus I ever shou'd
Devout and Thankful be;
My God, I Bless thee for my Food;
Let it be Bless'd to me.
A Child, that when he goes to Eat,
Thinks not of GOD at all,
Is like the Bruits, which at their Meat
On God do never call.