Maternal counsels to a daughter

Darton and Company, 1855 - 312 pagina's

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Pagina 50 - And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury : for all they did cast in of their abundance ; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.
Pagina 151 - Since Trifles make the Sum of human things And half our misery from our foibles springs...
Pagina 146 - The man that hails you Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed, .
Pagina 183 - Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh ; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers ; but in singleness of heart, fearing God : and whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men ; knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.
Pagina 65 - They are, under the point of view of religion and philosophy, wholly rotten, and from the sole of the foot to the crown of the head there is no soundness in them.
Pagina 153 - And mistress of herself, though china fall. And yet believe me, good as well as ill, Woman's at best a contradiction still. Heaven, when it strives to polish all it can Its last best work, but forms a softer man...
Pagina 111 - The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that time has made : Stronger by weakness, wiser men become, As they draw near to their eternal home 1 Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view, That stand upon the threshold of the new.
Pagina 59 - strained ; It droppeth, as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath : it is twice bless'd ; It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes...
Pagina 149 - True love in this differs from gold and clay, That to divide is not to take away.
Pagina 15 - I asked an aged man, a man of cares, Wrinkled and curved, and white with hoary hairs ; " Time is the warp of life," he said, " Oh tell The young, the fair, the gay, to weave it well...

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