The Governess; Or: The Little Female Academy (Google eBook)

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F. Houlston and son, 1827 - Christian education - 252 pages
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Page 2 - I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.
Page 212 - God, from Whom all holy desires, all good counsels, and all just works do proceed ; Give unto Thy servants that peace which the world cannot give ; that both our hearts may be set to obey Thy commandments, and also that by Thee we being defended from the fear of our enemies may pass our time in rest and quietness ; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Page 193 - Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; Blow upon my garden, That the spices thereof may flow out.
Page 27 - Look at the generations of old, and see; did ever any trust in the Lord, and was confounded? or did any abide in his fear, and was forsaken? or whom did he ever despise, that called upon him?
Page 21 - My good Child, know this, that thou art not able to do these things of thyself, nor to walk in the Commandments of God, and to serve him, without his special grace ; which thou must learn at all times to call for by diligent prayer.
Page 212 - As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings: So the Lord alone did lead him, and there was no strange god with him.
Page 33 - Behold, how good and joyful a thing it is : brethren, to dwell together in unity ! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down unto the beard : even unto Aaron's beard, and went down to the skirts of his clothing. Like as the dew of Hermon : which fell upon the hill of Sion. For there the Lord promised his blessing : and life for evermore.
Page 34 - Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Page 88 - For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept ; line upon line, line upon line ; here a little, and there a little...
Page 238 - That he might present it to himself a glorious Church, not having spot or wrinkle, or any such thing, but holy and without blemish

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