A Solitary Evening Reverie at Home: In Memoriam of Eliza Wilkinson, Founder of the Leeds Unmarried Women's Benevolent Institution

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Bean, 1877 - Bereavement - 28 pages
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Page v - All things are lawful for me," says he, " but all things are not expedient ; all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not. Let no man seek his own, but every man another's wealth,
Page iii - Lives of great men all remind us, * We can make our own sublime; And, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time.
Page iv - To others' failings as your own ; If you're the first a fault to see, Be not the first to make it known. For life is but a passing day, No...
Page v - ... the apostolic injunction, " Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others
Page v - ... hope that shall fail thee then ! But hope thou in God ! To a dying hour This hope sweet assurance brings, When worldly preferments and wealth and power Shall all be forgotten things.
Page iv - twill disappear. Six thousand years have passed away, Since life began at first ; And millions once alive and gay, Are dead and in the dust.
Page vii - We greatly rejoice in these continued evidences that our union is not merely " in word and in tongue, but in deed and in truth.
Page vi - I might never, either in prosperity or adversity, in health or sickness, in joy or sorrow, lose sight of it, but ever unflinchingly adhere to the determination of my childhood.

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