Womanhood: Lectures on a Woman's Work in the World

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Putnam, 1880 - Women - 315 pages
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Page 46 - Who can find a virtuous woman ? For her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, So that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil All the days of her life. She seeketh wool and
Page 89 - I lead in the way of righteousness, In the midst of the paths of judgment. Blessed is the man that heareth me, Watching daily at my gates. Waiting at the posts of my doors. For whoso findeth me findeth life. And shall obtain favor of the Lord. But
Page 47 - rejoice in the time to come. She openeth her mouth with wisdom, And in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household; And eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and call her blessed; Her husband also, and he praiseth her. € % ' Many daughters have done virtuously, But tliou
Page 269 - Whosoever will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for My sake and the Gospel's, the same shall
Page 47 - of tapestry ; Her clothing is silk and purple. Her husband is known in the gates, When he sitteth among the elders of the land. She maketh fine linen and selleth it, And delivereth girdles unto the merchant. Strength and honor are her clothing, And she
Page 48 - cxcellest them all.' Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain, But a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands, And let her own works praise her in the gates.
Page 89 - voice ? She standeth in the top of high places, By the way in the places of the paths. She crieth at the gates, at the entry of the city, At the coming in of the doors. Unto you, O men, I call; And my voice is to the sons of
Page 89 - the doors. Unto you, O men, I call; And my voice is to the sons of man. Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom : I am understanding ; I have strength. By me kings reign. And princes decree justice. By me princes
Page 188 - The daughters of Zion are haughty, And walk with stretched forth necks And wanton eyes, Walking and mincing as they go, And making a tinkling with their feet: Therefore the Lord will take away The bravery of their ankle-rings, And their little suns, and
Page 143 - And girdled her with music. Happy he With such a mother ! faith in womankind Beats with his blood, and trust in all things high Comes easy to him, and tho' he trip and fall He shall not blind his soul with clay.

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