Female Biography: Containing Notices of Distinguished Women, in Different Nations and Ages

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T. Wardle, 1843 - 501 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 54 - And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.
Σελίδα 23 - On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires; E'en from the tomb the voice of Nature cries, E'en in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who, mindful of th...
Σελίδα 393 - Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him (xxii.
Σελίδα 24 - Mamre in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession of a burying-place. There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife : there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.
Σελίδα 442 - It hath fully been shewed me, all that thou hast done unto thy mother in law since the death of thine husband : and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come unto a people which thou knewest not heretofore. 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.
Σελίδα 97 - But if you have already determined of me, and that not only my death, but an infamous slander must bring you the enjoying of your desired happiness ; then I desire of God, that he will pardon your great sin therein, and likewise mine...
Σελίδα 196 - Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give ; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.
Σελίδα 78 - I once that lov'd the shady woods so well, Now thought the rivers did the trees excel, And if the sun would ever shine, there would I dwell.
Σελίδα 58 - Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts : for the Coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
Σελίδα 212 - ... in the seventieth year of her age, and the forty-fifth of her reign.

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