Letters to a Young Lady: On a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects. Calculated to Improve the Heart, to Form the Manners and Enlighten the Understanding ...

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William Fessenden, 1811 - 318 pages

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Page 284 - WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise...
Page 98 - MASTERS, give unto your servants that which is just and equal ; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Page 24 - My soul breaketh out for the very fervent desire : that it hath alway unto thy judgements. 21 Thou hast rebuked the proud : and cursed are they that do err from thy commandments.
Page 290 - ... eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither has it entered into the heart of man to conceive, the things which God has prepared for them that love him; — nor yet, I may add, the wrath which he has prepared for those who do not love him.
Page 14 - But if God doth so clothe the grass in the field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is cast into the oven; how much more shall he clothe you, O ye of little faith?
Page 184 - O shades of Hagley, where is now your boast ? Your bright inhabitant is lost, You she preferr'd to all the gay resorts Where female vanity might wish to shine, The pomp of cities, and the pride of courts.
Page 133 - We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life; but, above all, for thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world, by our Lord Jesus Christ ; for the means of grace ; and for the hope of glory.
Page 13 - The impassion'd soul? and whence the robes of light Which thus invest her with more lovely pomp Than Fancy can describe? Whence but from Thee, O source divine of ever-flowing love! And Thy unmeasured goodness?
Page 156 - Thus the men Whom Nature's works can charm, with God himself Hold converse; grow familiar, day by day, With his conceptions, act upon his plan; And form to his, the relish of their souls.
Page 184 - And banish'd every passion from her breast, But those, the gentlest and the best, Whose holy flames with energy divine The virtuous heart enliven and improve, The conjugal and the maternal love.

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