Lackington's Confessions, Rendered Into Narrative: To which are Added Observations on the Bad Consequences of Educating Daughters at Boarding-schools

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B. Crosby and Company, 1804 - Boarding schools - 150 pages
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Page 79 - But yet all is not done; man disobeying, Disloyal, breaks his fealty, and sins Against the high supremacy of Heaven, Affecting godhead, and, so losing all To expiate his treason hath nought left, But to destruction sacred and devote, He, with his whole posterity, must die. Die, he or justice must; unless for him Some other, able, and as willing, pay The rigid satisfaction ; death for death.
Page 76 - Not me? They, therefore, as to right belong'd, So were created, nor can justly accuse Their Maker, or their making, or their fate, As if predestination over-rul'd Their will, dispos'd by absolute decree, Or high foreknowledge. They themselves decreed Their own revolt...
Page 75 - Almighty Father from above, From the pure empyrean where he sits High thron'd above all height, bent down his eye, His own works and their works at once to view.
Page 97 - Behold even to the moon, and it shineth not ; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? and the son of man, which is a worm?
Page 63 - Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering ; forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
Page 76 - Not what they would ? what praise could they receive? What pleasure I from such obedience paid, When will and reason (reason also...
Page 95 - Rests too in hope of meeting once again Its better half, never to sunder more. Nor shall it hope in vain: — The time draws on, When not a single spot of burial earth, Whether on land, or in the spacious sea, But must give back its long-committed...
Page 98 - A lewd young fellow seeing an aged hermit go by him barefoot, Father, says he, you are in a very miserable condition, if there is not another world. True son, said the hermit; but what is thy condition if there is?
Page 117 - But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes ; and the servant of the Lord must not strive, but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves ; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth...
Page 61 - T' improve those charms, and keep them in repair, For which the spoiler thanks thee not? Foul feeder ! Coarse fare and carrion please thee full as well, And leave as keen a relish...

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