Letters to a Young Lady: On a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects. Calculated to Improve the Heart, to Form the Manners and Enlighten the Understanding ...
William Fessenden, 1811 - 318 pàgines
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Pàgina 80 - MASTERS, give unto your servants that which is just and equal ; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Pàgina 14 - She wrought and temper'd with a purer flame. To these the Sire Omnipotent unfolds The world's harmonious volume, there to read The transcript of Himself. On every part They trace the bright impressions of his hand: In earth or air, the meadow's purple stores, The moon's mild radiance, or the virgin's form Blooming with rosy smiles, they see portray'd That uncreated beauty, which delights The Mind Supreme. They also feel her charms, Enamour'd; they partake the eternal joy.
Pàgina 28 - Direct, control, suggest this day All I design, or do, or say, That all my powers, with all their might, In Thy sole glory may unite ! Praise God, from whom all blessings flow!
Pàgina 223 - ... eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither has it entered into the heart of man to conceive, the things which God has prepared for them that love him; — nor yet, I may add, the wrath which he has prepared for those who do not love him.
Pàgina 199 - Unargued I obey : so God ordains; God is thy law, thou mine: to know no more Is woman's happiest knowledge and her praise.
Pàgina 43 - How can ye believe, which receive honor one of another, and seek not the honor that cometh from God only?
Pàgina 218 - WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise...
Pàgina 145 - Good. Beneath her clear discerning Eye The visionary Shadows fly Of Folly's painted Show. She sees thro' ev'ry fair Disguise, That all, but VIRTUE'S solid Joys, Is Vanity and Woe.
Pàgina 145 - And strew'd with flowers the thorny ways of truth ? O loss beyond repair ! O wretched father! left alone, To weep their dire misfortune, and thy own ! How shall thy weaken'd mind, oppress'd with woe, And drooping o'er thy Lucy's grave, Perform the duties that you doubly owe ! Now she, alas ! is gone, From folly and from vice their helpless age to save...