Letters to a Young Lady on a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects: Calculated to Improve the Heart, to Form the Manners and Enlighten the Understanding ...

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W. E. Norman, 1811 - Conduct of life - 239 pages

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Page 78 - MASTERS, give unto your servants that which is just and equal ; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Page 104 - We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life ; but, above all, for thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ ; for the means of grace, and for the hope of glory.
Page 14 - She wrought and temper'd with a purer flame. To these the Sire Omnipotent unfolds The world's harmonious volume, there to read The transcript of Himself. On every part They trace the bright impressions of his hand: In earth or air, the meadow's purple stores, The moon's mild radiance, or the virgin's form Blooming with rosy smiles, they see portray'd That uncreated beauty, which delights The Mind Supreme. They also feel her charms, Enamour'd; they partake the eternal joy.
Page 28 - Direct, control, suggest this day All I design, or do, or say, That all my powers, with all their might, In Thy sole glory may unite ! Praise God, from whom all blessings flow!
Page 221 - ... eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither has it entered into the heart of man to conceive, the things which God has prepared for them that love him; — nor yet, I may add, the wrath which he has prepared for those who do not love him.
Page 197 - Unargued I obey : so God ordains; God is thy law, thou mine: to know no more Is woman's happiest knowledge and her praise.
Page 43 - How can ye believe, which receive honor one of another, and seek not the honor that cometh from God only?
Page 216 - WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise...
Page 143 - Good. Beneath her clear discerning Eye The visionary Shadows fly Of Folly's painted Show. She sees thro' ev'ry fair Disguise, That all, but VIRTUE'S solid Joys, Is Vanity and Woe.
Page 143 - And strew'd with flowers the thorny ways of truth ? O loss beyond repair ! O wretched father! left alone, To weep their dire misfortune, and thy own ! How shall thy weaken'd mind, oppress'd with woe, And drooping o'er thy Lucy's grave, Perform the duties that you doubly owe ! Now she, alas ! is gone, From folly and from vice their helpless age to save...

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