Great and Good Women: Biographies for Girls

W. P. Nimmo, 1866 - 159 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 95 - I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain :" yet surely my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God.
Σελίδα 15 - Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
Σελίδα 54 - Thus saith the Lord: I remember thee, the kindness of thy youth, the love of thine espousals, when thou wentest after me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.
Σελίδα 39 - Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness : According to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
Σελίδα 136 - Mrs. Judson was the author of those eloquent and forcible appeals to the government which prepared them by degrees for submission to terms of peace, never expected by any, who knew the hauteur and inflexible pride of the Burman court.
Σελίδα 55 - Cavallo, in Italy, April 20th, 1822, aged five years and three months. ' I shall go to her, but she shall not return to me.
Σελίδα 134 - Here at this place my personal bodily sufferings commenced. While your brother was confined in the city prison, I had been allowed to remain in our house, in which I had many conveniences left, and my health had continued good beyond all expectations. But now I had not a single article of convenience — not even a chair or seat of any kind, excepting a bamboo floor. The very morning after my arrival, Mary Hasseltine was taken with the small pox, the natural way.
Σελίδα 40 - Lady Jane Grey, had," says the historian, Fuller, "the innocence of childhood, the beauty of youth, and the solidity of middle age, and all at the age of seventeen. She had the birth of a princess, the learning of a divine, and the life of a saint; yet, for the offences of her parents, suffered the death of a malefactor." So early wise ? Ah ! beauty was to thee No traitor friend, to steal the key Of knowledge from the mind, Making thee gorgeous to the eye, Flaunting, and flushed with vanity, •...

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