The education of our girls (Google eBook)

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Benziger Brothers, 1907 - Religion - 299 pages
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Page 106 - tis green, sir, I assure ye." " Green!" cries the other in a fury: " Why, sir, d'ye think I've lost my eyes?" " 'Twere no great loss," the friend replies; " For if they always serve you thus, You'll find them but of little use.
Page 105 - Oft has it been my lot to mark A proud, conceited, talking spark, With eyes that hardly served at most To guard their master 'gainst a post ; Yet round the world the blade has been, To see whatever could be seen. Returning from his finished tour, Grown ten times perter than before ; Whatever word you chance to drop, The travelled fool your mouth will stop : ' Sir, if my judgment you'll allow — I've seen — and sure I ought to know.
Page 248 - And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.
Page 107 - My children," the chameleon cries, (Then first the creature found a tongue), "You all are right, and all are wrong: When next you talk of what you view, Think others see as well as you: Nor wonder, if you find that none Prefers your eyesight to his own.
Page 106 - Twere no great loss,' the friend replies ; ' For if they always serve you thus, You'll find them but of little use.' So high at last the contest rose, From words they almost came to blows • When luckily came by a third ; To him the question they referred : And begged he'd tell them, if he knew, Whether the thing was green or blue. ' Sirs,' cried the umpire, ' cease your pother ; The creature's neither one nor t'other.
Page 99 - It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree ; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it.
Page 131 - For to one is given through the Spirit the word of wisdom; and to another the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit...
Page 131 - ... for to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom, to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit ; to another faith by the same Spirit, to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit, to 'another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits, to another divers kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. But all these worketh that one and the self-same Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.
Page 113 - Thus the whole education of women ought to be relative to men. To | please them, to be useful to them, to make themselves loved and honored by them, to educate them when young, to care for them when grown, to counsel them, to console them, and to make life agreeable and sweet to them— these are the duties of women at all times, and what should be taught them from their infancy.

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