The Heavenly Sisters; Or, Biographical Sketches of the Lives of Thirty Eminently Pious Females: Partly Extracted from the Works of Gibbons, Germont, and Others, and Partly Original : Designed for the Use of Females in General, and Particularly Recommended for the Use of Ladies' Schools
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Page 110 - Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies. The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
Page 75 - ... Welcome to this reviving breast, And these rejoicing eyes ! 2 The King himself comes near, And feasts his saints to-day ; Here we may sit, and see him here, And love, and praise, and pray. 3 One day, amidst the place Where my dear God hath been, Is sweeter than ten thousand days Of pleasurable sin.
Page 84 - Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With innocence and meditation join'd In soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which thy own Season paints ; when Nature all Is blooming and benevolent, like thee.
Page 36 - I offer my mind any inferior consolation to supply this loss. No ; I most willingly forsake this world, this vexatious, troublesome world, in which I have no other business, but to rid my soul...
Page 13 - Divine love, even in the heart of the lowest and most despised Christian, be the glory given to the great Spring of all grace and benignity!
Page 79 - I will bear the indignation of the Lord, because I have sinned against him, until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me : he will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.
Page 18 - For innumerable evils have compassed me about : mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head : therefore my heart faileth me. 13 Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me: O LORD, make haste to help me.
Page 50 - A cup of cold water given to a disciple, in the name of a disciple, shall not lose its reward.