The governess: or, The young female academy (Google eBook)

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Printed for O. D. Cooke & Co. Hartford [by] J. & J. Harper, 1827 - Children's stories - 222 pages
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Page 4 - I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.
Page 19 - 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 78 - For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept ; line upon line, line upon line ; here a little, and there a little...
Page 25 - 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 31 - 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 97 - If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
Page 189 - For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever bclieveth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Page 169 - Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; Blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out.
Page 161 - Adam might learn to mount up with wings as eagles; to run and not be weary; to walk and not faint.
Page 9 - Miss Sukey Jennett, Miss Dolly Friendly, Miss Lucy Sly, Miss Patty Locket, Miss Nancy Spruce, Miss Betty Ford, Miss Henny Fret, and Miss Polly Suckling. The eldest of these was sixteen years old, and neither of the others had yet attained her fifteenth year.

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