Children Birds in their little nest agree; and ‘Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight. Birds in their little nest agree; and ‘Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »‘Tis the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain, you have waked me too soon, I must slumber again.Satan always finds some mischief for idle hands to do.Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there’s always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my childrenAll my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset to fight other wills, but that they simply do not exist for him. Like the artist, he goes forth to the work of creation, gloriously alone.