Mentoria, Or, The Young Ladies Instructor: In Familiar Conversations on Moral and Entertaining Subjects : Calculated to Improve Young Minds, in the Essential, as Well as Ornamental, Parts of Female Education

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J. Fry and Company, 1778 - Conduct of life - 207 pages

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Page 131 - ... of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter. And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him ; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come unto him.
Page 88 - Ask where's the North? at York, 'tis on the Tweed; In Scotland, at the Orcades; and there, At Greenland, Zembla, or the Lord knows where.
Page 202 - Let your light fo fhine before men, that they may fee your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Page 61 - Father of light and life, thou Good Supreme ! O teach me what is good ; teach me Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit; and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure; Sacred, substantial, never-fading bliss...
Page 130 - And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city ; the one rich, and the other poor. The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds: but the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe...
Page 176 - Aries the Ram, Taurus the Bull, Gemini the Twins, Cancer the Crab, Leo the Lion, Virgo the Virgin, Libra the Balance, Scorpio the Scorpion, Sagittarius the Archer, Capricornus the Goat, Aquarius the Waterbearer, and Pisces the Fishes...
Page 122 - ... the ftranger that is within thy gates. For in fix days the Lord made heaven and earth, the fea, and all that in them is, and refted the feventh day: wherefore the Lord bleffed the feventh day, and hallowed it.
Page 62 - Heavens ! what a goodly profpeft fpreads around, Of hills, and dales, and woods, and lawns, and fpires,, And glittering towns, and gilded dreams, till all The ftretching landfcape into fmoke decays!
Page 63 - What if lhe foot, ordain'd the duft to tread, Or hand, to toil, afpir'd to be the head ? What if the head, the eye. or ear, repin'd To ferve mere engines to the ruling mind? Juft as abfurd for any part to claim To be another, in this gen'ral frame: Juft as abfurd, to mourn the tafks or pains, The great directing MIND OF ALL Ordains.
Page 118 - Saint of England, St. Andrew of Scotland, St. Patrick of Ireland, St. David of Wales, St.

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