The Female Student: Or, Lectures to Young Ladies on Female Education. For the Use of Mothers, Teachers, and Pupils

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Leavitt, Lord & Company, 1836 - 439 pages

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Page 192 - Bacon, that the words of prophecy are to be interpreted as the words of one 'with whom a thousand years are as one day, and one day as a thousand years.
Page 19 - Not every one that saith, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven ; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven.
Page 49 - I have mentioned mathematics as a way to settle in the mind a habit of reasoning closely and in train; not that I think it necessary that all men should be deep mathematicians, but that, having got the way of reasoning, which that study necessarily brings the mind to, they might be able to transfer it to other parts of knowledge, as they shall have occasion.
Page 19 - To the weak he became as weak, that he might gain the weak : and was made all things to all men, that he might by all means save some.
Page 20 - When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul; discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee...
Page 270 - Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near ?— 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue.
Page 107 - Let none admire That riches grow in Hell; that soil may best Deserve the precious bane.
Page 18 - Her lot is on you — silent tears to weep And patient smiles to wear through suffering's hour, And sumless riches, from affection's deep, To pour on broken reeds — a wasted shower...
Page 230 - It is to identify them with the happiness of that nature to which they belong ; to give them an interest in every species of being which surrounds them ; and, amid the hours of curiosity and delight, to awaken those latent feelings of benevolence and of sympathy, from which all the moral or intellectual greatness of man finally arises.
Page 23 - Oh that I had wings like a dove ! Then would I fly away, and be at rest.

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