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Mentoria, Or the Young Ladies' Instructor: In Familiar Conversations (1835)
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Page 154 - And David's anger was greatly kindled against the man, and he said to Nathan, As the LORD liveth, the man that hath done this thing, shall surely die. And he shall restore the Lamb four-fold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.
Page 151 - 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 lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children ; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom and was unto him as a daughter.
Page 151 - 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 to him.
Page 47 - And understood not that a grateful mind By owing owes not, but still pays, at once Indebted and discharged...
Page 226 - O'er other creatures. Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best.
Page 215 - It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad : for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again ; was lost, and is found.
Page 143 - In it thou shalt do no manner of work ; thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, thy cattle, and the stranger that is within thy gates. For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it.
Page 153 - Nathan came 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...
Page 141 - Saint of England, St. Andrew of Scotland, St. Patrick of Ireland, St. David of Wales, St.
Page 164 - ... it was ordained that the ceilings of their houses should only be wrought by the axe, and their gates and doors smoothed only by the saw. Epaminondas's famous dictum about his own table, that " Treason and a dinner like this do not keep company together," may be said to have been anticipated by Lycurgus.