Cœlebs in Search of a Wife: Comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits and Manners, Religion and Morals, Volume 2

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T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1809

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Page 202 - To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him ; Neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws, which he set before us by his servants the prophets.
Page 161 - Then they that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.
Page 340 - Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils : for wherein is he to be accounted of?
Page 279 - BLESSED is he that considereth the poor and needy : the Lord shall deliver him in the time of trouble.
Page 247 - I knew them both; and to know, was to revere them. In them let our young ladies contemplate profound and various learning, chastised by true Christian humility. In them, let them venerate acquirements, which would have been distinguished in a university, meekly softened, and beautifully shaded, by the gentle exertion of every domestic virtue; the unaffected exercise of every feminine employment.
Page 23 - I have often heard it regretted that ladies have no stated employment, no profession. It is a mistake. Charity is the calling of a lady ; the care of the poor is her profession.
Page 1 - That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom...
Page 261 - God hath set forth us apostles, the last, as it were men appointed to death: we are made a spectacle to the world, and to angels, and to men.

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