The Ladies' Repository, Volume 30

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A. Tompkins., 1861

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Page 382 - He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.
Page 382 - He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city,
Page 116 - Tender-handed stroke a nettle, And it stings you for your pains ; Grasp it like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains.
Page 477 - You must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear ; To-morrow 'ill be the happiest time of all the glad New year ; Of all the glad New-year, mother, the maddest merriest day; For I'm to be Queen o' the May, mother, I'm to be Queen o
Page 195 - Why art thou cast down, 0 my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me ? Hope thou in God ; for I shall yet praise him for the help of his. countenance.
Page 104 - The stately-sailing swan Gives out his snowy plumage to the gale; And, arching proud his neck, with oary feet Bears forward...
Page 104 - Like silent-working Heaven, surprising oft The lonely heart with unexpected good. For you the roving spirit of the wind Blows Spring abroad ; for you the teeming clouds Descend in gladsome plenty o'er the world; And the sun sheds his kindest rays...
Page 199 - I need not blush at recollecting the object of my choice ; and though my love was disappointed of success, I am rather proud that I was once capable of feeling such a pure and exalted sentiment.
Page 499 - Now in the place where he was crucified there was a garden ; and in the garden a new sepulchre, wherein was never man yet laid. There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jews' preparation day ; for the sepulchre was nigh at hand.
Page 200 - The minister of Grassy soon afterwards died ; his stipend died with him; his daughter retired to Geneva, where, by teaching young ladies, she earned a hard subsistence for herself and her mother; but in her lowest distress she maintained a spotless reputation and a dignified behaviour.

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