The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, Volumes 14-15

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David H. Ela, 1849 - Child rearing
 

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Page 81 - For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
Page 108 - Were this frail world our only rest, Living or dying, none were blest. Beyond the flight of time, Beyond this vale of death, There surely is some blessed clime Where life is not a breath, Nor life's affections transient fire, Whose sparks fly upward to expire.
Page 91 - Where the saints of all ages in harmony meet, Their Saviour and brethren, transported to greet; While the anthems of rapture unceasingly roll, And the smile of the Lord is the feast of the soul.
Page 104 - Hope leads the child to plant the flower, The man to sow the seed ; Nor leaves fulfilment to her hour, But prompts again to deed. And ere upon the old man's dust The grass is seen to wave, We look through falling tears, — to trust Hope's sunshine on the grave. Oh no ! it is no flattering lure, No fancy weak or fond ; When hope would bid us rest secure In better life beyond.
Page 63 - How blest are they whose transient years Pass like an evening meteor's flight ! Not dark with guilt, nor dim with tears ; Whose course is short, unclouded, bright.
Page 65 - Verily I say unto you, Wheresoever this gospel shall be preached in the whole world, there shall also this, that this woman hath done, be told for a memorial of her.
Page 60 - Oh ! when a Mother meets on high The Babe she lost in infancy, Hath she not then, for pains and fears, The day of woe, the watchful night, For all her sorrow, all her tears, An over-payment of delight...
Page 105 - Or let him take hold of my strength, that he may make peace with me; and he shall make peace with me.
Page 24 - Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord that He might be glorified.
Page 137 - The Lord recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the Lord God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.

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