Lectures on Female Education and Manners (Google eBook)

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J. Milliken, 1794 - Education - 430 pages
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Page 399 - Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years : few and evil have the days of the years of my life been...
Page 235 - You must know, Sir, that I look upon the pleasure which we take in a garden, as one of the most innocent delights in human life. A garden was the habitation of our first parents before the fall. It is naturally apt to fill the mind with calmness and tranquillity, and to lay all its turbulent passions at rest. It gives us a great insight into the contrivance and wisdom of Providence, and suggests innumerable subjects for meditation.
Page 393 - tis madness to defer: Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time ; Year after year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene.
Page 369 - There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
Page 8 - Theirs buxom health, of rosy hue ; Wild wit, invention ever new, And lively cheer of vigour born ; The thoughtless day, the easy night, The spirits pure, the slumbers light, That fly th
Page 351 - ... from that fear and ignorance which are natural to the soul of man. The horror with which we entertain the thoughts of death, or indeed of any...
Page 404 - TIRED Nature's sweet restorer, balmy Sleep! He, like the world, his ready visit pays Where fortune smiles; the wretched he forsakes: Swift on his downy pinions flies from woe, And lights on lids unsullied with a tear.
Page 35 - My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee. For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life...
Page 238 - One fcene of toil, of fuffering, and of fate, Vice in his high career would ftand appall'd, And heedlefs rambling Impulfe learn to think; The confcious heart of Charity would warm, And her wide wifh Benevolence dilate...
Page 9 - Theirs buxom health of rofy hue, Wild wit, invention ever-new, And lively chear of vigour born ; The thoughtlefs day, the eafy night, The fpirits- pure, the flumbers light, That fly th

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