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Cottage Comforts, with Hints for Promoting Them Gleaned from Experience ...
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Cottage Comforts, with Hints for Promoting Them, Gleaned from Experience
Esther Hewlett Copley
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Page 18 - Honour and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Page 89 - A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain b\ the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe naif.
Page 11 - I can't tell a lie, Pa; you know I can't tell a lie. I did cut it with my hatchet.' — 'Run to my arms, you dearest boy,' cried his father in transports, 'run to my arms; glad am I, George, that you killed my tree; for you have paid me for it a thousand fold. Such an act of heroism in my son is more worth than a thousand trees, though blossomed with silver, and their fruits of purest gold.
Page 220 - Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things written in the book of the law to do them.
Page 211 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Page 89 - And again, he adviseth to circumspection and care, even in the smallest matters, because sometimes a little neglect may breed great mischief; adding, for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy; all for want of care about a horseshoe nail...
Page 223 - Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ. Not with eye service, as men pleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart...
Page 20 - I have a good piece of barley loaf at home to finish with. How I long to be at it ! A noise in the hedge now attracted his notice, and he spied a squirrel nimbly running up a tree, and popping into a hole between the branches. Ha...