Gems of Female Biography

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Lane & Scott, 1852 - Biography - 430 pages

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Page 109 - Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
Page 271 - Thy favour, all my journey through, Thou art engaged to grant : What else I want, or think I do, 'Tis better still to want.
Page 90 - I am the LORD'S"; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto the LORD, and surname himself by the name of Israel.
Page 3 - I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr. Elmer; who teacheth me so gently, so pleasantly, with such fair allurements to learning, that I think all the time nothing whiles I am with him. And when I am called from him, I fall on weeping, because whatsoever I do else but learning, is full of grief, trouble, fear, and whole misliking unto me.
Page 202 - Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, And he bringeth them out of their distresses. He maketh the storm a calm, So that the waves thereof are still.
Page 3 - I am with him. And when I am called from him, I fall on weeping, because whatsoever I do else but learning, is full of grief, trouble, fear, and whole misliking unto me. And thus my book hath been so much my pleasure, and bringeth daily to me more pleasure and more, that in respect of it, all other pleasures, in very deed, be but trifles and troubles unto me.
Page 3 - and tell you a truth which,- perchance, ye will marvel at. One of the greatest benefits that ever God gave me, is, that he sent me so sharp and severe parents, and so gentle a schoolmaster. For when I am in presence...
Page 273 - There is my house and portion fair, My treasure, and my heart are there, And my abiding home ; For me my elder brethren stay, And angels becko'n me away, And Jesus bids me come...
Page 181 - Gospel, breathed in living faces, preached by a thousand unconscious acts of love and good will, which, like the cup of cold water given in the name of a disciple, shall never lose their reward. " Father, what if thee should get found out again ? " said Simeon second, as he buttered his cake. "I should pay my fine,
Page 39 - Thou art, of what sort the eternal life of the saints was to be, which eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, nor hath it entered into the heart of man to conceive.

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