The Life of Hannah More: With Notices of Her Sisters, Volume 1

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T. Cadell, 1838 - 399 pages
 

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Page 371 - THREE Poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpassed; The next in majesty •, In both the last. The force of Nature could no further go ; To make a third, she joined the former two.
Page 395 - Be ye sure that the Lord he is God : it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
Page 58 - Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly. 13: Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Page 7 - Yet empty of all good, wherein consists Woman's domestic honour and chief praise; Bred only and completed to the taste Of lustful appetence, to sing, to dance, To dress, and troll the tongue, and roll the eye...
Page 288 - For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and guide me.
Page 156 - Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee : hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. For, behold, the Lord cometh out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity : the earth also shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.
Page 376 - There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, but he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
Page 398 - But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
Page 386 - A wit's a feather, and a chief's a rod; An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Page 254 - PRACTICAL PIETY; Or, the Influence of the Religion of the Heart on the Conduct of the Life, 32mo, portrait, cloth, 2s.

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