A legacy of affection, advice, and instruction, from a retired governess, to the present pupils of an establishment for female education (Google eBook)

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Page 86 - AWAKE, my St John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die...
Page 97 - Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing lingering look behind?
Page 24 - The earth also was corrupt before God ; and the earth was filled with violence. And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt ; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
Page 218 - He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.
Page 28 - He is now exalted to be a Prince and a Saviour, to give repentance and forgiveness of sin.
Page 77 - Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!
Page 25 - And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true ; and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
Page 219 - Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
Page 86 - Th' adventure of the Bear and Fiddle Is sung, but breaks off in the middle. W HEN civil dudgeon first grew high, And men fell out they knew not why...
Page 263 - Yet shall this wonderful machine go, night and day, for eighty years together, at the rate of a hundred thousand strokes every...

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