Letters to Mothers (Google eBook)

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Harper, 1845 - Child rearing - 297 pages
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Page 66 - For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so? Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
Page 234 - Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God : I ant the Lord.
Page 253 - I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too...
Page 198 - Her cares," says her biographer, " extended .even to the animal creation ; while over her domestics she presided with the dispositions of a parent, providing for the improvement of their minds, the decency of their behaviour, and the propriety of their manners. She would have the skill and contrivance of every artificer used in her house, employed for the ease of her servants, and that they might suffer no inconvenience or hardship. Besides providing for the order, harmony, and peace of her family,...
Page 170 - That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth: that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace...
Page 253 - I am come amongst you as you see at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust.
Page 303 - Latin Grammar, Part I. Containing the most important Parts of the Grammar of the Latin Language, together with appropriate Exercises in the translating and writing of Latin.
Page 295 - nay, it is my Saviour's shine. Now farewell world; welcome heaven. The day-star from on high hath visited my heart. Oh speak it when I am gone, and preach it at my funeral; God dealeth familiarly with man. I feel his mercy ; I see his majesty ; whether in the body, or out of the body I cannot tell, God knoweth ; but I see things that are unutterable.
Page 182 - Nothing, in truth, has such a tendency to weaken, not only the powers of invention, but the intellectual powers in general, as a habit of extensive and various reading without reflection.
Page 61 - Our time is like our money. When we change a guinea, the shillings escape as things of small account ; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the rest of the hours lose their importance in our eye.

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Sigourney's Letters to Mothers
Letters to Mothers [excerpts] By Mrs. lh Sigourney. (Hartford: Hudson and Skinner, Printers, 1838). "A Mother's Counsels" -- Frontispiece ...
www.iath.virginia.edu/ utc/ sentimnt/ sneslhshp.html

Internet Archive: Details: Letters to mothers
Letters to mothers (1839). Letters to mothers (1839) ... Title, Letters to mothers. Creator, Sigourney, lh (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865 ...
www.archive.org/ details/ letterstomothers00sigoiala

George Griffin-Lydia H. Sigourney Papers
... and tends to be overtly didactic, as exemplified by works such as How to be happy (1833), Letters to young ladies (1833), and Letters to mothers (1837). ...
www.clements.umich.edu/ Webguides/ S/ Sigourney.html

Mary mccartin Wearn - Subjection and Subversion in Sarah Piatt's ...
Lydia Huntley Sigourney's maternal guidebook Letters to Mothers (1839) ... In Letters to Mothers, Sigourney seems prepared to embrace this limitation. ...
muse.jhu.edu/ journals/ legacy/ v023/ 23.2wearn.html

JSTOR: Origins of the Argument for Improved Female Education
One of the most typical of these, Mrs. Lydia Sigourney's Letters to Mothers, also became one of the most popular because as one reviewer phrased it, ...
links.jstor.org/ sici?sici=0018-2680(196924)9%3A4%3C455%3AOOTAFI%3E2.0.CO%3B2-F

Kyushu University Institutional Repository (QIR): Item 2324/953
Letters to Mothers, written by Lydia Huntley Sigourney, is one of them. ... Letters to Mothers is said " (it) captures to perfection this plan's scheme of ...
qir.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ dspace/ handle/ 2324/ 953

Gendering the Debate over African Americans' Education in the ...
Sigourney, lh Letters to Mothers. Hartford: Hudson and Skinner, 1838. Tate, Claudia. Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine's Text at ...
www.questia.com/ PM.qst?a=o& se=gglsc& d=5001902822

JOHN GATTA, Calvinism Feminized
And of course many works published in nineteenth-century America, including Lydia Sigourney's Letters to Mothers (1838) or Charles Goodrich's The Influence ...
www.uni-tuebingen.de/ uni/ nec/ GATTA523.HTM

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