The English Woman's Journal, Volume 9

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Page 205 - Does the road wind up-hill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Will the day's journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend. But is there for the night a resting-place? A roof for when the slow dark hours begin. May not the darkness hide it from my face? You cannot miss that inn. Shall I meet other wayfarers at night? Those who have gone before.
Page 205 - Shall I meet other wayfarers at night ? Those who have gone before. Then must I knock, or call when just in sight ? They will not keep you standing at that door. Shall I find comfort, travel-sore and weak ? Of labor you shall find the sum. Will there be beds for me and all who seek ? Yea, beds for all who come.
Page 265 - Be merciful after thy power. If thou hast much, give plenteously; if thou hast little, do thy diligence gladly to give of that little: for so gatherest thou thyself a good reward in the day of necessity.
Page 64 - HISTORY OF FRANCE; from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Second Empire, 1852.
Page 398 - It occurred to me that woman, having received from her Creator the same intellectual constitution as man, has the same right as man to intellectual culture and development.
Page 70 - Highness's decease, the annual sum of six thousand pounds sterling, to be paid quarterly to Commissioners named for that purpose by Her Britannic Majesty, to be by them received for the sole and separate use of the said Princess, notwithstanding her married state; and which annual sum of...
Page 398 - ... a disposition of my means as should best honor God and benefit my fellow-men. At different periods I have regarded various plans with favor, but these have all been dismissed one after another, until the subject of erecting and endowing a College for the education of young women was presented for my consideration.
Page 33 - ... own knowledge of his works, as I avoid engaging in books from whose subtlety I might perhaps receive some prejudice, and I always take an alarm when virtue in general terms is the idol, without the support of religion, the only foundation that can be our security to build upon ; that great plausibility and pomp of expression is deluding, and requires great accuracy of judgment not to be imposed upon by it.
Page 29 - Le joyeux laboureur ne m'invite à m'asseoir ; Et de loin je vois sa famille, Autour du sarment qui pétille, Chercher sur ses genoux les caresses du soir. Vers la chapelle hospitalière En pleurant j'adresse mes pas, La seule demeure ici-bas Où je ne sois point étrangère.
Page 206 - I receive The inner unseen longings of the soul, I guide them turning towards Me ; I control And charm hearts till they grieve : If thou desire, it yet shall come to pass, Though thou but wish indeed to choose My love ; For I have power in earth and heaven above. — I cannot wish, alas...

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