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Page 110 - A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine; Who sweeps a room as for Thy laws Makes that and th
Page 72 - Lord's will that in this vision I should see the angel in this wise. He was not large, but small of stature, and most beautiful; his face burning as if he were one of the highest angels, who seem to be all on fire ; they must be those whom we call cherubim.
Page 63 - began to recommend myself greatly to this glorious saint. When I .came to his conversion, and read how he heard that voice in the garden, it seemed to me nothing less than that our Lord had uttered it for me, I felt it so in my heart.
Page 119 - The Love of Thee flows just as much As that of ebbing self subsides ; Our hearts, their scantiness is such, Bear not the conflict of two rival tides.
Page 62 - did I feel the evil return I had made for those wounds, that I thought my heart was breaking. I threw myself on the ground beside it, my tears flowing plenteously, and implored him to strengthen me once for all, so that I might never offend him any more.
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Page 62 - observed in the house. It was a representation of Christ most grievously wounded, and so devotional that the very sight of it, when I saw it, moved me, so well did it show forth that which he suffered for us.
Page 88 - came to hate the very wish to be a great lady. God deliver me from this wicked, artificial life! Though I believe that this lady, notwithstanding that she was one of the chief personages of the realm, was a woman of great simplicity, and that few were more humble than she was. I was very sorry for her,