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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The Heavenly Sisters; Or, Biographical Sketches of the Lives of Thirty ...
John Stanford,T Sharp
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ABIGAIL ADAMS affliction afterwards Aspasio balm of Gilead benevolent Bishop Burnet blessed body born called cern chapel character child Christ Christian comfort consolation continued conversation daughter dear death decease delight desire devoted distress divine duties dying Earl of Buchan early ELIZABETH ELIZABETH ROWE eminent enjoy eternal excellent faith father favour fear feel felicity female frequently glory God's gospel grace Graham hand happy heart heavenly Holy Spirit honour husband Jesus knew labours Lady Huntingdon ladyship Legare live Lord Lord Russell ment mercy mind ministers moral mother never noble observed Orphan Asylum peace person piety pious pleasures poor possessed pray prayer Queen Mary received Redeemer religion religious respect retired riences RIGHT HONOURABLE righteousness salvation SARAH HOFFMAN Saviour scene sentiments sickness sister soon soul Southampton sweet tears temper tion virtues Walter Signer widow Widow's Society
Page 102 - 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 67 - ... 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 76 - 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 32 - 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 71 - 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 24 - 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 42 - A cup of cold water given to a disciple, in the name of a disciple, shall not lose its reward.