Fenelon's Treatise on the Education of Daughters: Tr. from the French, and Adapted to English Readers, with an Original Chapter, "On Religious Studies."

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H. Ruff, 1805 - Women - 240 pages
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Page 239 - She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar. She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
Page 239 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household; for all her household are clothed with scarlet. She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple. Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land. She maketh fine linen and selleth it, and delivereth girdles unto the merchant.
Page 240 - Many daughters have done virtuously, But thou excellest them all." Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain : But a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands ; And let her works praise her in the gates.
Page 239 - She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. 13 She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. 14 She is like the merchants' ships : she bringeth her food from afar.
Page 239 - Strength and honour are her clothing and she shall rejoice in time to come. She openeth her mouth with wisdom, and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up and call her blessed, her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Page 239 - ... she layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff : she stretcheth out her hand to the poor, yea she reacheth forth her hands to the needy : she is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all her household are clothed with scarlet : she maketh herself covering of tapestry, her clothing is silk and purple.
Page 4 - With every gentle care-eluding art. To raise the virtues, animate the bliss, And sweeten all the toils of human life: This be the female dignity, and praise.
Page 7 - ... half of the human race, redeemed by the blood of Jesus Christ, and destined to eternal life.
Page 132 - ... not made for himself; that his soul is the image of God; that his body has been formed...
Page 125 - yes' any, ' but have you ever seen his wisdom? Of what color is it? Have you heard it? Does it make much noise? Have you touched it? Is it cold or hot?

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