With My Neighbors

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Harper & brothers, 1896 - Conduct of life - 256 pages
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Page 115 - I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that thou shouldst keep them from the evil.
Page 192 - That never come home at night ! And hearts have broken For harsh words spoken, That sorrow can ne'er set right. We have careful thoughts for the stranger, And smiles for the sometime guest, But oft for " our own The bitter tone, Though Ave love. '' our own
Page 15 - Who can find a virtuous woman ? For her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her — she will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.
Page 164 - They shall not build, and another inhabit: they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
Page 130 - Consider the ravens, that they sow not, neither reap; which have no store-chamber nor barn; and God feedeth them: of how much more value are ye than the birds...
Page 163 - ... The invalids would either get better or die : one of two things probably. At any rate, you knew where you were with them. But not so with the caretakers : there was nothing they were not capable of doing — except taking reasonable care of their invalids ! They either fussed about too much, or else they did not fuss about at all. They all began by doing the right thing : they all ended by doing the wrong. The fussy ones had fits of apathy, when the poor irritable patients seemed to get a little...

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