Governess life, by the author of 'Memorials of two sisters'.

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Page 31 - And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body...
Page 27 - TEACH me, my God and King, in all things thee to see; and what I do in anything to do it as for thee.
Page 27 - A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine : Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that and th
Page 26 - Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting. Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hateth: they are a trouble unto me; I am weary to bear them.
Page 125 - everywhere Two heads in council, two beside the hearth, Two in the tangled business of the world, Two in the liberal offices of life, Two plummets dropt for one to sound the abyss Of science, and the secrets of the mind...
Page 30 - If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
Page 25 - Judge not the preacher; for he is thy judge. If thou mislike him, thou conceiv'st him not. God calleth preaching, folly. Do not grudge To pick out treasures from an earthen pot. The worst speak something good. If all want sense, God takes a text, and preacheth patience.
Page 120 - They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
Page 31 - I have no need of thee : nor, again, the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
Page 43 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.

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